ALEXANDRA’S MUSIC ASSIGNMENT PAGE

AHS JAZZ A

JAZZ > ANALYZING STANDARDS

  • How High The Moon (8/15 & 8/22)
      • Chords & Modes > Next week review & improv!
  • (Next time) Just Friends (Check key w/Chad Lefkowitz-Brown)
  • Blue Bossa

TENOR REGULAR PRACTICE & MAINTENANCE (and clarinet too!)

  • KLOSE 4, 11, 12 > EVERY DAY, PICK ONE OR NEW ONE

CLARINET MATERIALS

  • PARES SCALES (coming soon)
  • MELODIOUS & PROGRESSIVE STUDIES
      • D Major etude | PDF
  • GRAND MASTER SCALES | PDF
  • CHROMATIC SCALE (ms) | PDF 
  • CLARINET FINGERING CHART | PDF
  • CLARINET MAJOR SCALES (High School level) | PDF
  • GLOSSARY OF TERMS | PDF

AGOURA HIGH SCHOOL AUDITION MATERIALS

  • Please prepare the Concert Ab, G and D Major the FULL RANGE of your instrument, and a chromatic scale one octavePDF
  • MAJOR & CHROMATIC SCALES:  Aim for all in one breath. One long slur. Fermata on the last note.
      1. CONCERT Ab (Your Bb scale) > Start at low Bb . . . play the scale to high F3 . . . continue down to low Bb and hold! >  Key signature: Bb, Eb.
      2. CONCERT G > (Your A scale) > Start on low A . . .  play the scale to high E3  . . . continue down to low B natural & pivot back to your starting note. | Key signature:  F#, C#, G#.
      3. CONCERT D > (Your E scale) > Start on E > play the scale up to high E3 . . . rotate back down to low B natural & pivot back to your starting note. > Key signature:  F#, C#, G#, D#.
  • COMPLETE CHROMATIC SCALE | PDF
  • Prepare at least 1 unaccompanied chorus of a Jazz Transcription by a Jazz legend who plays your instrument > “Blowin’ for Dootsie” by Dexter Gordon > PDF | YouTube
  • Improvise over 3 choruses of an F blues (D, F, G, G#, A, C, D )> Backing Track

BLUES SCALES IN ALL KEYS > PDF

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REGULAR PRACTICE & MAINTENANCE