Undergraduate jazz bass students will be expected to play the melody, walk, and improvise on two of the four songs, listed below, from memory, unaccompanied. It will be at the discretion of the faculty to determine what two selections are chosen. Please be prepared to play any of the four.
Oleo – B-flat
Perhaps – F
Polka Dots and Moonbeams – F
Softly as in a Morning Sunrise - C minor
An excerpt from a big band chart, a small group chart, or bass transcription.
Bass excerpts from Gustav Holst's Jupiter: The Bringer of Jollity.