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AGOURA HS JAZZ AUDITION PREP:

AUDITION INFO FOR AHS:  Studio Jazz (Trumpets, Saxophones, Trombones, Piano, Guitar, Bass) / Agoura STUDIO

  • Prepare the Wind Ensemble Honors Requirements.
  • From memory, play the melody to “____(to be determined _____” and Improvise 1-2 choruses over the chord changes.
  • Prepare at least 1 unaccompanied chorus of a transcription by someone on your instrument.
  • Improvise over 1-2 choruses of a Bb Blues
  • Participation in a classical course (Wind Ensemble, Choir, Orchestra) is highly encouraged.

WIND HONORS:

TRANSCRIPTION

  • WHAT’S NEW / JACKIE McLEAN > YouTube

SCSBOA HONOR JAZZ

  • AHS JAZZ A
  • WARM-UP 
      • COMPLETE CHROMATIC SCALE | PDF
      • KLOSE > DAILY STUDIES | Try to play 2-3 times before moving onto another task
        • EXERCISE #12
        • EXERCISE #11
        • EXERCISE #5 > Aug 15
  • METRONOME ONLINE

  • MAJOR SCALE EXERCISES
      • Circle of Fifths | PDF
      • Two Octave Scales | PDF
      • Grand Master Scales | PDF
      • SCALES & MODES > Remember to mark your scorecard! > PDF

JAZZ & MUSIC THEORY

  • ANALYZING SONGS
      • HOW HIGH THE MOON (7/31 – 8/22)
          • Chord & Modes > next time improv
      • JUST FRIENDS > Check key for most commonly used
      • BLUE BOSSA
  • MEMORIZING KIM > PDF
      • 8/15 – Line #9
      • Practice with the recording > YouTube
  • PLAY 2-5-1S in all 12 keys (CIRCLE OF 5TH) > PDF
  • Saxophone Transcription: Dewey Square / Charlie Parker

2023 AGOURA HS AUDITION | STUDIO

      • HONOR BAND SCALES > PDF
      • CLASSICAL ALTO > Concerto, Glazounov (Leduc) > 1 to 9 <and> 11 to 16 > PDF

CLARINET

      • CHROMATIC SCALE with 3 note slurs & pause > Try to Memorize
      • RUBANK LESSON 3 & 4. Challenge: Can you play both pages – non-stop without crying like a baby. 
      • Order this book > Practical Studies

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