Piano

Track #1- Standard - Ba-Lue Bolivar Ba-Lues, performed with included Mp3 play-along recording. Play the melody first & third times and 1 chorus of improvisation during the second chorus.
* If you would like to be considered for the solo chair, play 1 chorus of melody, 3 choruses improvisation and 1 chorus of melody for a total of 5 choruses. The Mp3 track is set up with 5 choruses in mind.




Track #2 Key Center: medium swing with jazz articulation ascending and descending.  Tempo qt.=120



Track #3 Chords Key of C, F, G- Demonstrate voicings of four basic chords: Major 7, Dominant 7, minor 7, and minor 7b5.



Track #4 Jazz Etude #1 Relaxed Samba



Track #5 Jazz Etude #2 Moderate Swing



Electric or Upright Bass

Track #1- Standard - Ba-Lue Bolivar Ba-Lues, performed with included Mp3 play-along recording. Play the melody first & third times and 1 chorus of improvisation during the second chorus.
* If you would like to be considered for the solo chair, play 1 chorus of melody, 3 choruses improvisation and 1 chorus of melody for a total of 5 choruses. The Mp3 track is set up with 5 choruses in mind.



Track #2 Key Center: medium swing with jazz articulation ascending and descending.  Tempo qt.=120



Track #3 Walk- play a walking bass line on at least two choruses of a blues progression in Bb.Tempo qt.=120.



Track #4 Jazz Etude #1



Track #5 Jazz Etude #2



Guitar

Track #1- Standard - Ba-Lue Bolivar Ba-Lues, performed with included Mp3 play-along recording. Play the melody first & third times and 1 chorus of improvisation during the second chorus.
* If you would like to be considered for the solo chair, play 1 chorus of melody, 3 choruses improvisation and 1 chorus of melody for a total of 5 choruses. The Mp3 track is set up with 5 choruses in mind.



Track #2 Chords Key of C, F, G- Demonstrate voicings of four basic chords: Major 7, Dominant 7, minor 7, and minor 7b5.



Track #3 Jazz Etude #1 Moderate Swing



Track #4 Jazz Etude #2 Moderate Swing




Drum Set

Track #1- Standard - Ba-Lue Bolivar Ba-Lues, performed with included Mp3 play-along recording. Play the melody first & third times and 1 chorus of improvisation during the second chorus.




Track #2 Demonstrate Time/Style-Play 16 measures (4/4 time) of swing, followed immediately by 16 bars of Latin.



Track #3 Demonstrate time/Style-Play 16 measures (4/4 time) of funk/rock, followed immediately by 16 measures (4/4 time) of swing time with brushes.



Track #4 Jazz Etude #1 Moderate Swing



Track #5 Jazz Etude #2 Bossa Nova