COVID-19 Updates

All in-person TMEA meetings and events are suspended for the remainder of the school year. For the latest updates, go to the COVID-19 Updates page. The information on the COVID-19 webpage supersedes any standard program information presented on this website.


All-State Jazz Audition Policies and Procedures

Click here for a PDF version of the Jazz Audition Policies and Procedures (Revised 2017)

2019-2020 TMEA All-State Jazz Audition Material

Audition material will be released by TJEA and available from sheet music vendors on May 15, 2019.

Audition material for the Region and All-State Jazz Ensembles will be selected from the TMEA-TJEA All-State Jazz Ensemble Audition Etudes and the All-State Jazz Ensemble Audition Compact Disc.  You can use our Exhibitor Directory to find contact information for music retailers.

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

Jazz Audition Material Errata

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


Etude #1
Ms. 6 -  The eighth note on beat 4 should be a C#. (posted 5/20)
Ms. 12 - Beat 4 should be an E-natural, not an E# extending through the measure. (posted 5/21)
Ms. 19 - The upbeat of beat 1 should be a C#. (posted 5/21)

Etude #2
Ms. 15 - The last note should be a C natural, not a Cb. (posted 6/25)


No errata at this time.


No errata at this time.


No errata at this time.


No errata at this time.


No errata at this time.


Etude #2
Ms. 4 & Ms. 6 - the chord changes need to be C7, not CMaj7 (posted 8/5)


Etude #2
Ms. 3 - The note on beat 3 should be an E natural. (posted 7/8)
Ms. 3 - The chord symbol on the upbeat of beat 3 should be B diminished (b6). (posted 7/8)

Area Audition Results

Results for directors will be posted immediately after the Pre-Area and Area auditions.

All-State members will be posted Tuesday, November 12th.

TMEA All-State Jazz Ensemble Instrumentation

InstrumentJazz Ensemble IJazz 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