AIDEN’S MUSIC ASSIGNMENTS

NPHS CLASSICAL


CLASSICAL STUDIES

  • SELECTED STUDIES > PDF
  • 10/22/2021 > Warm up: Page 7
  • 10/15/ 2021 > #5 (bottom part) > Moderato Assai – in 4

  • KLOSE > Exercise #14 & *13.
  • Play twice.
  • Catch and execute all articulations accurately.
  • Play at a “controlled speed” so you can “be in control”.
  • If you “slip” or have a “mishap” go back to the beginning of the line and work out the problem area(s).

  • RUBANK INTERMEDIATE BOOK
  • Page 16 > #1 at 96bpm.  #2 at 88-96 bpm. #3-6 at 8th=144
  • Page 17 > Hunter’s Chorus > Top & Bottom Parts


  • PRACTICAL STUDIES
  • Review #35, Page 17
  • Review #42, Page 20

  • MELODIOUS & PROGRESSIVE STUDIES
  • MAY 14 > NEW:  Page 8, #13 – Eb Major > Learn.

  • PARES SCALES:

  • Exercise: #83 @120-126 bpm | Review & Polish (8/28)
  • Practice straight & swing style
  • Exercise: #85 @120-126 bpm = 8th note | Review & Polish (8/28)
  • As you approach low notes rush, just a bit, the notes leading into the low note(s).
  • NEW: page 26-28?

JAZZ ETUDES

  • GORDON GOODWIN’S JAZZ DUETS >
  • JAZZ POLICE > Tempo=120 > PDF
  • LA ALMEJA PEQUENA > Tempo=120
  • TRACKS > GOOGLE DRIVE > LINK

  • SNIDERO JAZZ BOOK > EASY JAZZ CONCEPTIONS
  • LINK FOR ALL TRACKS  [click here]
  • JULY 7 > Page 24 – “Duke’s Convoy”
  • REVIEW all previous songs

HIGH SCHOOL HONOR BAND > 2022 “Set A”

    • HONOR BAND SCALES
        • Ab Maj/F Melodic — E Maj/C# Melodic | PDF
    • TABLEAUX DE PROVENCE | PDF
        • I. Farandoulo | 1ST PAGE = 5 bars after [1] through 3 bars after [6]
        • II. Cansoun Per Ma Mio | Beginning through 1 before [2] > YouTube  | YouTube-2
        • III. La Boumiano | Beginning through [4]
        • IV. Lou Cabridan (VCHB only)
    • SCALES >  AbMaj/F Melodic & EMaj/C# Melodic | PDF

  • HONOR BAND JAZZ 2022 CBDA
      • HS JAZZ > ETUDES > PDF
      • BACKING/PRACTICE TRACKS
      • SWING ETUDE (Moment’s Notice, JARVIS) > AUDIO < UPDATED!
      • LATIN ETUDE (Besame Mucho, JARVIS) > AUDIO
      • BALLAD ETUDE (Body & Soul, JARVIS) > AUDIO

BIG BAND CHARTS


  • ALL MINOR SCALES | PDF
  • April 30 > Harmonic Minor | Two Octaves * Start at C#
  • March 19 > Melodic Minor| Two Octaves
  • April 23 > Natural Minor | Two Octaves

JAZZ TRANSRCIPTIONS, ONGOING