KAYLA MUSIC ASSIGNMENTS | Fridays 4:30

TENOR SAXOPHONE ASSIGNMENTS

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  • 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!!

  • GIAMPIERI > Will start these on April 16+
  • Exercise #1
  • Exercise #3

  • KLOSE | 25 DAILY STUDIES
  • 03/05/2021 > #21 – Two pages. Allegro vivo
  • 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
  • Lullaby of Birdland | PDF | YouTube
  • Sunny Side of the Street | PDF | Audio
  • Third Bass Line | PDF | SOLO AUDIO | 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)
  • Audio @70bpm > 2nd page
  • Audio @80bpm
  • Audio @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



  • MINOR SCALES | LINK
      • 4/2 – Natural Minors
      • 3/26 – Harmonic Minors > FULL RANGE
      • 7/24 – Melodic  Minors

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


  • MELODIOUS STUDIES
      • March 12 > Page 6, Exercise 10 >  C# Minor, Tempo = 50 (or 8th=152)
      • March 12 > Page 6, Exercise 11 >  Ab Major

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

  • JAZZ TRANSCRIPTION | TAKEDOWNS:
  • 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

  • MARCH 12 >> 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