BRANDON’S MUSIC ASSIGNMENT

BRANDON’S LESSONS ON ZOOM

SUMMER WORKSHOP > JAZZ

TUESDAYS AT 6:30PM


  • LESSON OVERVIEW
      • WARM UP > CHROMATIC SCALE | PDF
      • KLOSE:
          • NEW: 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
  • Prepare at least 1 unaccompanied chorus of a Jazz Transcription by a Jazz legend who plays your instrument | 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