Noah G > Music Assignments

AHS AUDITION

  • SCALES: CONCERT Ab, G & D (Your F, E & B) > FULL RANGE > PDF
  • SONATA No 3, page 2 > PDF > YouTube
  •  A TRAIN > Perform 1-2 choruses of a solo to the tune > PDF> YouTube
      • At a medium tempo (Quarter = 140).
      • Play the melody prior to the solo beginning.
  • TENOR MADNESS > Prepare two choruses of a Bb blues solo  > PDF > YouTube
  • Blues Up and Down > PDF > YouTube

LESSON OVERVIEW | ALL BLUE FONTS ARE LINKS

  • PRACTICE BAGS GROOVE WITH AN ONLINE VIDEO > LINK
  • BACKLASH > PDF
  • HIGH SCHOOL AUDITION: CONCERT Ab, G & D > FULL RANGE
  • FINGERING CHART > PDF
  • TENOR MADNESS > LEARN MELODY & IMPROV
  • MAJOR SCALES > Two Octave ScalesPDF
  • PRACTICAL STUDIES > PREVIEW:  Exercises #9 & 10 > Approx 92bmp.
  • KLOSE > #5 (page 7)

LESSON BASICS

      • CHROMATIC SCALE | 3, 6, 12 – BOTH LINES IN ONE BREATH
      • LONG TONES > Use scorecard. Fill in date & how many seconds. Don’t hyperventilate before starting your note. 
      • KLOSE #4, 12 & 16 > Rotate the exercises
      • PRACTICAL STUDIES | PDF
          • Exercise #3-5, Page 4 > Tempo=92 > Breath every 4 measures!
      • GOALS:
          • Articulations. Tonguing technique (don’t hammer the notes). Dynamics. Steady tempos.
      • COMMON MUSICAL TERMS | PDF

SCALES: MAJOR, MINOR, CHROMATIC & MODES

  • COMPLETE CHROMATIC SCALE | PDF
      • FINGERING CHART | PDF
  • MAJOR SCALE EXERCISES
      • Circle of Fifths | PDF
      • Two Octave Scales | PDF
      • Grand Master Scales | PDF
  • ALL MINOR SCALES | PDF
      • Natural Minor
      • Harmonic Minor
      • Melodic Minor
  • COMMON MUSICAL TERMS | PDF

MUSIC BOOKS & STUDIES

  • KLOSE > EXERCISE #4, 11 & 16 > PDF

JAZZ STUDIES

  • Saxophone Solo by Phil Woods “Shaw Nuff” | PDF | YouTube

  • LATIN LESSON >
  • RIFFOLOGY > PRACTICE JAMMING TO THIS BACKING TRACK > AUDIO
  • BASIE-CALLY THE BLUES > PDF > Play along with recording > MANY TIMES > AUDIO