Drumset Competition Guidelines (PDF Download)

Drumset Competition Guidelines

 

 ABOUT:

  • Takes into account the student's ability to play with an ensemble, improvise an demonstrate different styles
  • Participants asked to play through the head of the tune as well as open soloing and/or some trading solos.
  • Participants will play with a live rhythm section
  • Perform 1 tune from 2 of the 3 categories listed below

2017 TUNE LIST  / CATEFGORIES: 

JAZZ / SWING

1. A Train

2. Billies Bounce

3. Footprints

4. Cherokee

5. Four

6. Doxy

7. Don’t get Around much

8. All the Things You Are

9. Straight No Chaser

10. All Blues

 

 

LATIN / AFRO-CUBAN

1. Samba de Orfeo

2. Wave

3. 500 miles High

4. Ipanema

5. Corcovado

6. Triste

7. Afro Blue

8. Ran Kan Kan

9. Blue Bossa

10. Black Orpheus

 

ROCK / FUNK

1. Mercy, Mercy

2. Chameleon

3. Cantaloupe Island

4. Squib Cakes

5. Song for my Father

6. Bernies Tune (as a Hip Hop)

7. Cold Duck Time

8. Cold Sweat

9. Cissy Strut

10. Mustang Sally