BRANDON’S MUSIC ASSIGNMENT

AGOURA HS AUDITION MUSIC

  • CLASSICAL AUDITION > SONATA No 3 > PDF
    • Learn page 2

LINDERO CANYON > JAZZ & CONCERT BAND


  • LESSON OVERVIEW
      • WARM UP > CHROMATIC SCALE | PDF
      • KLOSE:
          • 10/5 > NEW: Exercise #7, Page 9
          • REVIEW:  Exercise #6
          • REVIEW:  Exercise #4, 5
      • MAJOR SCALES (1-2 octaves):   C, G, D, A & E   *new notes & fingerings.

JAZZ STUDIES

  • HONOR BAND JAZZ AUDITION MUSIC > PDF
      • Saxophone Solo by Phil Woods “Shaw Nuff” | PDF | YouTube
          • June 8 > Adding from measure #19 to the first note in measure #27.
          • May 25 > Learn up to measure 19
      • JAZZ B > The Last Lap | PDF | YouTube | SOLO

SCALES: MAJOR, MINOR, CHROMATIC & MODES

    • COMPLETE CHROMATIC SCALE | PDF
    • MAJOR SCALE EXERCISES
        • Circle of Fifths | PDF
        • Two Octave Major Scales | PDF
        • Grand Master Scales | PDF
    • ALL MINOR SCALES | PDF
        • Natural Minor
        • Harmonic Minor
        • Melodic Minor
    • FINGERING CHART | 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 octave > PDF

      • MAJOR & CHROMATIC SCALES:  Aim for all in one breath. One long slur. Fermata on the last note.
      • 10/12 > Concert Ab > Start at low F1 > play your major scale . . . go to high F3 . . . continue down to low Bb . . . pivot back to your starting note – F1. Key signature is: Bb
      • 10/12 > Concert G > Start on low E1 > play up to high E3  . . . rotate back down to low B (not Bb) . . . then loop back up to low E1 and hold! Key signature is: F#, C#, G#, D#
      • 10/12 > Concert D > Start on low B1 > play up to high E3 . . . rotate back down to A# (don’t think Bb) then go up a 1/2 step for your ending note. Key sig: F#, C#, G#, D#, A#
      • COMPLETE CHROMATIC SCALE | PDF
  • Prepare at least 1 unaccompanied chorus of a Jazz Transcription by a Jazz legend who plays your instrument > Tempo 92 | SHAW NUFF/PHIL WOODS
  • Improvise over 3 choruses of an F blues (D, F, G, G#, A, C, D )> Backing Track
  • BLUES SCALES IN ALL KEYS > PDF

  • SUMMER MUSIC WORKSHOP > 2021

  • BEN’S BLUES  |  Bb Basic Track | Audio
  • BEEN THERE, DONE THAT > AUDIO
  • DRESSED IN BLACK > AUDIO
  • ROCKIN’ ROBIN > AUDIO
  • BASIE-CALLY THE BLUES > AUDIO
  • WATERMELON MAN > YouTube