Impressions Jazz Ensemble

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    The Impressions Jazz Ensemble  is a select performing group that meets at 7:15 AM in the band room on Monday through Friday

    • Flute
    • Clarinet
    • Saxophone (alto, tenor, bari)
    • Trombone
    • Baritone
    • Trumpet
    • French Horn
    • Drum set
    • Piano
    • Guitar
    • Bass Guitar
    • Vibraphone

    Auditions will be held on the following dates:

    Monday, September 18th: Woodwinds

    Tuesday, September 19th: Brass

    Wednesday, September 20th: Rhythm (guitar, piano, bass, drums)

     

    Jazz auditions will consist of the following (except drummers):

    1.        Perform 12 to 16 measures of a pop or jazz piece of your choosing.
    2.        Sight-read a piece of the director’s choosing
    3.        Bb and Eb concert major scales memorized

    Drum set:

    1.        Rock beat
    2.        Swing beat
    3.        Sight-read