Jazz Drum Set

Graduate Audition Requirements

  1. All 26 American Rudiments, open and closed.
  2. Choose two (2) Jazz Standards of different tempos and feel. Play to minus one tracks or standard recording from memory.
  3. Perform one (1) Jazz Standard unaccompanied, three (3) choruses.
    1. sing melody/play time
    2. sing melody/play melody
    3. Improvise one (1) chorus
      (If song is less than 32 measures play two (2) choruses each)
  1. Sight read one (1) big band chart (to be determined)

For more information contact Jocelyn Pleasant.