All-State Jazz

All-State Jazz Audition Policies and Procedures

Click here for a PDF version of the Jazz Audition Policies and Procedures (Revised 2022)

2023-2024 TMEA All-State Jazz Audition Material

It is required that each school that has a student or students auditioning for TMEA Region and All-State Jazz purchase a FULL packet, which includes the drum and improv play along recordings. You may distribute the music to teachers and students at your school, but packets should not be shared between schools.

Buy a Full Packet

Individual Instrument Packets

Individual instrument packets have been provided so that students and private lesson teachers can get the music quickly. Individual instrument packets, which include the play along recordings, are for individual use only and cannot be distributed.

More information and MIDI practice files of the jazz etudes can be found on the Texas Jazz Educators Association website.

Jazz Audition Material Errata

This page is the official location for posting of TMEA jazz audition material errata.


  • C Minor Blues (Region)
    • m8: (m4 of the blues chorus) should be the following (posted 5/16/2023):
      • Eb: A7alt
      • Bb: D7alt
      • Bass Clef: C7alt
      • Concert: C7alt


  • No errata at this time.


  • No errata at this time.

Tenor Trombone

  • Etude One
    • m4: Beat 3 should be an F# (not F natural) (posted 5/30/2023)

Bass Trombone

  • No errata at this time.


  • No errata at this time.

Jazz Guitar

  • No errata at this time.

Bass Guitar

  • No errata at this time.


  • No errata at this time.

Area Auditions

Area recordings will be adjudicated Saturday, November 11 (Trumpet and Trombone Pre-Area), and Sunday, November 12 (Area).

Results for directors/sponsors are available through the audition entry pages (TMEA membership required) immediately after the auditions have finished each day. They are intended for the private use of directors/sponsors and their students. These results are not public and are subject to appeals for 72 hours.

Final public audition results will be available on the All-State Audition Results page at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, November 14.

TMEA All-State Jazz Ensemble Instrumentation

Instrument Jazz Ensemble I Jazz Ensemble II
Alto Saxophone 2 2
Tenor Saxophone 2 2
Baritone Saxophone 1 1
Trumpet 5 5
Tenor Trombone 3 3
Bass Trombone 2 2
Drums 2 2
Jazz Guitar 1 1
Bass Guitar 1 1
Piano 1 1