ATSSB Region 14

Jazz Region Music


The region jazz music is taken from the Abersold book Vol. 54 "Maiden Voyage".


The audition music for this year will be:


Horns-trumpet, trombone, alto sax, tenor sax, bari sax

  • Doxy - 1 time through the melody
  • Canteloupe Island - 1 time through the melody
  • Bb Blues - improvise a solo for 12 measures


  • Rhythym Section-guitar, piano, & vibes

  • Doxy - play melody 1 time through and play chords 1 time through
  • Canteloupe Island - play melody 1 time through and play chords 1 time through
  • Bb Blues - improvise a solo for 12 measures


  • Bass

  • Doxy - play the bass line 1 time through
  • Canteloupe Island - play the bass line 1 time through
  • Bb Blues - improvise a solo for 12 measures


  • Percussion

  • Play along with Bb Blues Etude CD
  • Latin Beat - play at least 16 measures @ 120bpm
  • Funk Beat - play at least 16 measures @ 120bpm
  • Swing Beat - play at least 16 measures @ 120bpm




  • Region Jazz Band Instrumentation

  • Alto Sax - 2
  • Tenor Sax - 2
  • Bari Sax - 1
  • Trumpet - 5
  • Trombone - 5
  • Guitar - 1
  • Bass - 1
  • Piano - 1
  • Drums - 2