KAYLA MUSIC ASSIGNMENTS | Fridays 4:30

TENOR SAXOPHONE ASSIGNMENTS

Zoom | 4:30-5:15pm

  • LESSON OVERVIEW | 01.08.2021
  • LONG TONES with an “AIR START“.
      • Don’t tongue notes.
      • SLOW to fast air. 
      • Tempo=60 / USE SCORECARD
      • Hold out until you’re blowing dust. SQUEEZE!!!!
      • Take in MORE air!!

  • KLOSE | 25 DAILY STUDIES
      • 01/15/2021 > #22 – Two Pages!
      • 01/08/2021 > LEARN: Exercise #19 > Tempo=108, 112, 116 or ?
      • 01/08/2021 > REVIEW:  Exercise #18 > Tempo=152 > in 3/4 time

  • NPHS JAZZ SONGS
      • Sunny Side of the Street | PDF | Audio
      • Third Bass Line | PDF | AUDIO | Tempo=160 … work up to 180
      • Recordame (Mike Kamuf) @126, 132, 138, 144, 152 | PDF | YouTube
          • WRITE A NEW SOLO for the 2nd chorus!
      • Watermelon Man (review & check). Watch out for measure #64
          • Clicking the rhythm for W. Man from measure 70+
      • Bob Mintzer (PDF) > Dorian Exercise #1 > Play with tracks I sent (80 & 100bpm)

NEWBURY PARK HS JAZZ

  • Third Bass Line | PDF | AUDIO
  • Flight of the Foo Birds | MP3
  • Watermelon Man | PDF | YouTube | Dexter Gordon solo on YouTube
  • Recordame (Mike Kamuf) @126, 132, 138, 144, 152 | PDF | YouTube
      • WRITE A NEW SOLO for the 2nd chorus!
  • Bob Mintzer | Playing the Changes | PDF | audio

NPHS – COMBO SONGS TO LEARN

CBDA JAZZ | PDF – ALL ETUDES
– 9/11 – Swing Etude | MP3
– 9/11 – Latin Etude | MP3

MINOR SCALES | LINK
– 7/10 – Natural Minors
– 7/17 – Harmonic Minors
– 7/24 – Melodic  Minors

CHORDS & SCALES
– 8/7 – Harmonic Minors > Scales & Modes > PDF
8/7 – Keys of D, G, C
, A & E

KLOSE / 25 DAILY STUDIES
10/30 – #12 – Allegro
8/21 – #15 – Allegro Moderato
7/24 – #14, Vivo
OR >>> Pick a different one everytime you practice! 

Jim SNIDERO JAZZ BOOK > EASY JAZZ CONCEPTIONS

  • LINK FOR ALL TRACKS:  click here
  • December 18
  • December 4
      • Prince Charming | Tempo = 128
      • Click upbeats @120 w/metronome set to 3/4 time
      • Measure 39 > replace E & G quarter notes with two 8th notes & alternate with sub-division and what is written.

MELODIOUS STUDIES
Page  4 ————————-
– A Major, Tempo = 126/132/138
– F# Major, Tempo = 50 (or 8th=152)

SCALE EXERCISE
Modes/Scales/Chords
All 12 Major Scales starting on low Bb and going up in 1/2 steps.

JAZZ TRANSCRIPTION | TAKEDOWNS:
 Dexter Gordon | Billie’s Bounce | Solo Image | Play with YouTube Recording

JAZZ TRANSCRIPTIONS | WRITTEN TRANSCRIPTIONS
BLOWIN’ FOR DOOTSIE / DEXTER GORDON > PDF
     — Play with the YouTube recording > slowing it down to .75 or .50 > LINK
     — Play with iRealPro backing track > TRACK
APPLE JUMP / DEXTER GORDON > PDF
 — Play with the YouTube recording > slowing it down to .75 or .50 > LINK

 — 132bpm > Play with iRealPro backing track > TRACK
— Practice all the way to the triplet groups on page 4.

CLARINET MUSIC ASSIGNMENTS

BAERMANN CLARINET ETUDES
Page 31. Tempo = 160
Page 32, Tempo=120-132

SONATE (Saint Saens) / CBDA
Movement 1 > Working on the whole solo /  8th=144bpm
Movement 2 > Tempo =  128-138 (Learning tempo) // Beg to [2]

CBDA Scales – CLICK HERE    > AM, F#m, DbM, Bbmi

PARES SCALES
#39-45