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JAZZ.FM 91 Youth Big Band Auditions

Announcing Auditions for the JAZZ.FM91 Youth Big Band Program!


Saturday September 8th and Sunday September 9th, 2018

#100, 4 Pardee Avenue (King and Dufferin)

Established in 2008 the JAZZ.FM91 Youth Big Band is a free music education program available to successful candidates! It provides an opportunity for selected middle and high school students to work in an 18-piece jazz ensemble where students develop skills in ensemble playing, improvisation and jazz techniques while interacting in a diverse, professional setting.

The JAZZ.FM91 Youth Big Band and the JAZZ.FM91 Seminar Big Band each hold rehearsals on Saturday afternoon under the direction of Jules Estrin at the JAZZ.FM91 studio in Liberty Village (King and Dufferin).

The JAZZ.FM91 Youth Big Band has performed with such jazz luminaries as Randy Brecker, Joey DeFrancesco, Lew Tabakin, Tom Scott, PJ Perry, Guido Basso and maintains a busy concert schedule during the year!

Audition requirements for piano, guitar, bass, saxophone, trumpet and trombone

• three major and three minor scales (range of the instrument)
• classical etude or study
• be bop head or jazz melody
• improvised solo (optional)
• sight reading (to be provided)

Book your audition time at youthbigband@jazz.fm

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