MARCO’S MUSIC LESSONS


LAYPO SONGS > YouTube link:

LAYPO MUSIC > LINK

 

WARM-UP / MAINTAINING SKILLS

KLOSE – 25 DAILY STUDIES

  • ALWAYS REPEAT TWO to THREE TIMES in a row
      • 2024
        • May 21 – #5
        • March 11 –  #11

 

LAYPO DOC > LINK

  • IN THE ABOVE DOCUMENT
      • MUSIC DOWNLOAD INFO
      • BINDER REQUIREMENT INFO
      • DRESS CODE / SEND IN A PHOTO in the format they request
      • DUE Wed, May 15 — Acceptance Speech 


2025 — AGOURA HS AUDITION 

  • CHROMATIC SCALE – front of Klose book
      • Intermediate (D1 to D3)  
      • Advanced:  Bb1 to E3
  • SCALES – front of your Klose book
      • JAZZ B:  Please prepare the Concert Ab, G and D Major the full range of your instrument
      • JAZZ A:  Check audition list for required scales (major & melodic)
  • LEGIT SOLO:  AHS & LAYPO 2025
  • Jazz II (Jazz A) (Winds, Bass & Guitar)

      • Wind players: complete the classical audition requirements for Wind Ensemble II or Honors:  CONTEST CAPRICE
      •  Perform 1-2 choruses of a solo to the tune __________________ (to be determined) – Lead Sheet and/or play along track will be posted soon!
      • Prepare two choruses of a Bb blues solo on Tenor Madness. (Tenor Madness Lead-sheet Folder HERE)
      • TRANSCRIBE CHAD LB > YouTube

LAYPO 2025 > ALL MAJOR SCALE ARPEGGIOS > PDF

TECHNICAL WORK


PARES SCALES BOOK

  • Dec 4 – Page 2. Key of C Major
  • #1 – Whole note scales @80bpm
  • Exercises #2, 3 & 4

PRACTICAL STUDIES BOOK

  • Any terms you do not understand, look at the back of this book!
  • Feb 19, 2024 / Feb 18, 2023
      • Play #14 – ALL with no errors @92 bpm
      • Learn #13
  • Feb 5 –#13 Giocoso (82bpm), #14 – Andante Moderato
  • Jan 29 – #11 Cantabile,  #12 Grazioso

 


LINDERO MUSIC


JAZZ STUFF!

  • CHEESECAKE SOLO BY DEXTER GORDON > PDF > YouTube
  • SCALES, MODES & CHORDS > 7/3/23
  • HOW DID THESE TEENAGERS GET TO BE SO GOOD! > YouTube


TECHNICAL STUDIES / MUSICIANSHIP

  • LONG TONES > READ DISCUSSION NOTE > LINK
  • ONLINE METRONOME > LINK
  • FINGERING CHART > PDF
  • LONG TONE SCORECARD > PDF
  • CHROMATIC SCALE > PDF
      • Feb 7 – 3 note slurs with a pause. Memorize top line ending on high D fermata.

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