Jazz All-State

New Mexico Jazz All-State Information

The New Mexico Jazz All-State Conference will be held January 25-27 at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales.
Auditions for high school Jazz All-State Bands 1, 2, and 3 are held concurrently with NMMEA Band All-State auditions during the week of November 5-9:
  • November 5 – Aztec
  • November 6 – Albuquerque
  • November 7 – Albuquerque
  • November 8 – Las Cruces
  • November 9 – Portales
For questions regarding this event, please contact Bruce Dalby jazzvp@nmmea.com
Jazz All-State Conductors
Band 1: Steve Wiest
Band 2: Richard Schwartz
Band 3: Brad Dubbs
  • Music folders are available from Musicality. Directors are expected to purchase All-State folders directly from the music vendor. 

Band 1,

The Showme Shuffle. (Steve Wiest, Published by Ejazzlines)
Jackson Square (Denis DiBlasio, Northeastern Music Publications) 
Heart and Soul (Arranged by John Clayton, published by Ejazzlines)
Follow the Leader (Fred Sturm, Lorenz Publishing)
Side Effects May Include Swinging (Denis DiBlasio, Northeastern Music Publications) 


Band 2

“Shiny Stockings” by Frank Foster/arranged by Sammy Nestico, published by Hal Leonard
“The Doomsday Machine Meets Mr. Gelato” by Ellen Rowe, published by Sierra Music Publications
“Te Wero Nui” by Bill Cunliffe, published by Walrus Music Publishing
“Song for Jaco” by Peter Erskine/arranged by Bill Dobbins, published by Alfred Music


Band 3

Just Friends – arr. Scott Ragsdale (Alfred)
Stompin at the Savoy – arr. Greg Yasinitsky (Alfred)
There Will Never Be Another You – arr. Mark Taylor (Hal Leonard)
Ciudad De Oro – Bob Washut ( Kendor)

Honor Jazz Band 

2019 Jazz All-State Audition Information 

Audition Registration 

Jazz All State Commitment Form (2019)

Audition Registration (must be NMMEA member)