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  1. General Discussion
    Hello, I am in 7th grade and at the end of April I will be trying out for jazz band with the song 'The Groove Merchant' by Rich Sigler (link to songhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4iV9dEG9q8) And I need help on what I should do to impress the judges/ improve my playing. Like my username...
  2. High School and College
    Just a brief description of my situation right now. I'm planning on auditioning for the jazz programs at 4 -5 colleges this winter, including Cal State Northridge, Cal Arts, UNLV, and Shenendoah University. I'm happy (as much as I can be) with my current setup based on my financial situation. I...
  3. High School and College
    Hello! I'm trying to find some pieces for an upcoming audition. I need one technical and one lyrical piece to prepare. I browsed some of the threads on here, but most seem to be suggestions written for Alto, etc. I'm looking for some good tenor pieces to play. Any suggestions? I'd really...
  4. Sax Lifestyle & Sax Related Health Problems
    A response from Tim Price would mean the world to me, since I know of his experience from working at the New School, and since he can answer my questions on their jazz history program and can tell me what they're looking for in a student. I'm a few weeks into my junior year in high school and...
  5. Clarinet
    Hey guys, i REALLY need your help here. I'm doing some recorded auditions for summer programs, and today is the last day for me to finish my recording. In addition to some excerpts and some stuff on bass clarinet, i'm playing the Poulenc Sonata and the Weber Concertino. Here's the problem: I can...
  6. High School and College
    I'm looking for some kind of relative whereabouts as to how much I should be practicing, what I should be practicing, and what the level of playing I should be able to do in my auditions for FSU, or a better music school, early next year. I plan on playing the Glazounov Concerto along with the...
  7. Practicing
    When someone writes (i.e. auditions) that you need to play a minor scale, are they referring to the melodic or the harmonic minor?
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