There are 2 short videos, under a minute a piece to submit to audition for jazz singers, as well as a Google Form to fill out. Videos should be shared with Professor Gwinnell via Google at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please label videos with "jazz singers 2022", last name and number. (ex. Jazz Singers 2022 Gwinnell 1) The number is for video 1 or 2.
1. Sing, a cappella, with a warm, pop pronounced, straight tone, m.52-59 of the provided arrangement of “Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me” at quarter note=80. Please use a swing feel. Choose the voice most comfortable to your range.
2. Send video of yourself singing Autumn Leaves with backing track.
Autumn Leaves Backing Track in Cm
Sing from 1:09 to 2:01 (one time through the song)
Above is a downloadble lead sheet of Autumn Leaves in C minor. Remember that a lead sheet is just the frame of the song and you can and should interpret the melody in your own style. How interpretive you are is up to you.