Jazz

Overview

Jazz Bands
Otto Lee, director

Auditions (September 19 and 20)
  • Schedule an audition online first. A Zoom link will be shared with you once you sign up for a time.

  • Auditions for the Big Bands will consist of:

    • Performance of a prepared piece of your choice

    • Sight reading

  • Auditions for the Combos will consist of:

    • Performance of “Along Came Betty” accompanied with a metronome only (Half-note = 54bpm) where you will play the melody and one chorus of an improvised solo.

  • *Drummers auditioning for either band will be asked to play a variety of styles. A kit will be available on campus.

  • Please arrange an audition date and time and pose questions to director Otto Lee (oglee@ucdavis.edu).

Prior jazz ensemble experience is not required
and all majors may audition.

Course Information

  • MUS 140

    • Big Bands: Tuesdays 4:10–6:00 pm (CRN:41867), 7:10–9:00 pm (CRN:41865)

      Small Groups (combos): Thursdays 4:10–6:00 pm (CRN:41867), 7:10–9:00 pm (CRN:41865)

  • 2 Units

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