DOMINIC’S MUSIC ASSIGNMENTS

SUNDAYS | 10:30am | Skype


JANUARY 24, 2021

Captain Ferber | PDF | YouTube  | YouTube

JANUARY 10 & 17, 2021

  1. Luminescence  | PDF | YouTube | SCORE ONLINE * enlarge the score and use arrows to page back and forth
  2. Heavenly Light | PDF |  YouTube1YouTube 2  | YouTube 3 
  3. Heavenly/Luminescence | YouTube

JANUARY 3, 2021

  1. CHROMATIC SCALE > EVERYDAY! PDF
  2. KLOSE > Exercise #4, 12, 16 >
    1. Repeat 2-3 times.
    2. MIX it up/Rotate between those 3 exercises.
  3. JAZZ SOLO
      1. Phil Woods Solo, All The Things You Are
      2. SWING DRUM TRACKS
  4. TWO MAJOR SCALES:   HIGH SCHOOL VERSION | 12 Major Scales Saxophone

  • ALL MINOR SCALES: PDF
      • Sept 20 – Natural Minor | 2-3 octaves
      • Oct 18 – Melodic Minor | 2-3 octaves
      • July 16- Harmonic Minor

WESTLAKE HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC:

CBDA 2022 | Set A > WHS Audition Music
—- Sonata in A, Benedetto Marcello | PDF
—- Bb BASS & CONTRABASS CLARINET
—- Sonata in A Minor, Marcello, ed. Hite 
(Southern)

  • I. Adagio and Allegro: Beginning through m. 21 (learn @120)
      • 9/13 – Allegro portion, moving the metronome @112-168 <- goal
  • III. Allegro: m. 23 through End

PARES SCALES STUDIES
Key of D Major:  #35-45
– Take repeat
– Use your metronome. Whole notes, set to a slow tempo like 66 bpm.

SELECTED STUDIES
10/18/2020 – Page 5 | Tempo=72 for the 8th note | Try to figure out the music theory.

JAZZ IMPROV
Improv – Write the chords. Write out modes you will use for each measure/chord. Play with backing track!
Blue Bossa, Take the A Train

ALL 12 MAJOR SCALES | FULL RANGE
CIRCLE OF FIFTHS
Grand Master Scales
12 Major Scales Clarinet

NATURAL, HARMONIC, MINOR SCALES

SAXOPHONE / JAZZ

  1. CHROMATIC SCALE > EVERYDAY!
  2. KLOSE > Exercise #4 (page 6)
  3. BIG BAND SONGS | BELOW:
  • Count Bubba’s Revenge | PDF | Audio | YouTube
      • Practice with the track at 100% speed.
      • Articulations > match the trumpets & if you can hear the altos.
      • Aggressive song > match the energy.
  • Flight of the Foo Birds (Arr: Roy Phillippe) | PDF | Audio | YouTube1 | YouTube2 | YouTube3
  • Shuffle Stop | Arr: Mike Kamuf) | PDF | Audio | YouTube
  • Sticks | Arr: Mike Kamuf | PDF | Audio | YouTube
  • Step Lightly (Mike Kamuf) | PDF | Audio | YouTube