PAIGE’S MUSIC ASSIGNMENTS

PAIGE’S MUSIC ASSIGNMENTS

* All text in blue are “links” to music, videos or other online materials


Major/ Natural Minor Scales in the “Circle of 5th” pattern.

  1. START on any Major Scale.
  2. Play that scale up and back.
  3. Walk down four-1/2 steps to find your relative minor.
    1. Or the 6th note of the major scale.
  4. THEN walk down two-1/2 steps (a whole step) to find your NEXT MAJOR SCALE.
  5. Keep practicing this and it will come to you without not much thought – and you will “hear it”.

TENOR SAXOPHONE  CLASSICAL                               

  • JANUARY 3, 2021 – AHS Classical Solo 2021 | Adagio & Allegro | PDF
  • 12.06.20 – Write out key signatures & play them. Next time full range.
  • PRACTICAL STUDIES (see below).

PRACTICAL STUDIES / SCALES & SIGHTREADING

JANUARY 3, 2021

  • Page 6 | Exercise #10 
      • 4 bar breathing
      • Tempo=104
      • Play lyrically. All notes legato.  
  • Page 7 | Exercises #11 & 12
  • Page 28 – Scales & Thirds – #1 >> Articulations (see the bottom of page 29): a & b
  • Page 30 – Major Arepeggios > C, G & F Major (first 3)

TRANSCRIPTIONS

  • 9/22/19YouTube: Dexter Gordon  “The Meeting / ALL CLEAN” with Jackie McLean | Tenor Solo Image
  • 8/13/19 – Gigi Gryce – Blue Concept / solo image
  • Upcoming – Dexter Gordon “Half Nelson” | YouTube

KLOSE – 25 DAILY STUDIES

  • Exercise #22 – Both pages
  • Exercise #19 – PREVIEW on your own.
  • Exercise #18 
      • REVIEW & take all repeats.  01/03/2021
      • METRONOME set to 120/126 > set to a “3 click pattern”
      • Work out measures #26-30. Repeat. Get muscle & melody memory.
      • Articulations!  : D

WARM-UP | MINOR SCALES | PDF

  • 1/10 – Melodic Minor | 1-2 octaves
        • Maj-Melodic formula:   Ascending: b3 | Descending: b7, b6, b3 (natural minor)
  • 12/21 – Natural Minors | 2 octaves
  • 11/29 – Harmonic Minor | 2 Octaves | ** Scales & Modes on A, D & G

TRANSCRIPTIONS

STUDIO GOLD | PERFORMANCE SONGS

SEPT 13 > “Anything More” | PDF | AUDIO

1. THERE WILL NEVER BE ANOTHER YOU | HANK MOBLEY  | TEMPO =  140
PDF SOLO
YouTube | Another YouTube
— MP3 BACKING TRACK
> CLICK HERE!
— Video yourself playing the solo to iReal Pro.  With or without the music.

MORE TRANSCRIPTIONS > THERE WILL NEVER BE:
1a. Dexter Gordon > The Montmartre Collection | YouTube | PDF
1b. Dexter Gordon > LIVE San Francisco | YouTube | PDF

1c. Namm Show Jody Jazz Jam | YouTube | PDF
1d. Chad Lefkowitz-Brown | YouTube | PDF
1e. Stan Getz | YouTube | PDF

2. BLOWIN’ FOR DOOTSIE  (Concert Eb Blues) | Tempo + _______
PDF Solo
YouTube
— Example track, slower > LINK
— iReal Pro Backing Track at 150bpm > LINK

3. APPLE JUMP / DEXTER GORDON
PDF Solo
YouTube > LINK

— Play with iRealPro backing track @132 > TRACK LINK

4. LULLABY OF BIRDLAND / SCOTT HAMILTON
AHS Assignment (10/18/20)
YouTube | Solo Image


SCALES & MODES
— Start out by playing the scale full range like AHS requests
— Play all modes based on each tone of the scale.
 — Play all chords based on each tone of the scale. 1357, 7531. Start on the lowest “root note” or “one chord”
— Check your boxes

IMPROV

  • Work / Jam on your blues everyday. Concert keys:  Bb, F, C

Bb CLARINET                         _________

MELODIOUS & PROGRESSIVE STUDIES / NEW EDITION
— Page 1, Review: A minor | 58 bpm
— Page 2, Preview: G major & E minor  / try written tempos.

12 MAJOR SCALES FULL RANGE
— Follow the Circle of Fifths
— PLAY every other scale every other day — OR “power through” all 12 and you’ll get faster at it!

MOZART CLARINET CONCERTO  – PDF MUSIC
— AHS Audition Music for 2021

PARES SCALES FOR CLARINET

SHEET MUSIC FOR CLARINET
— CLARINET FINGERING CHART | PDF
— 12 MAJOR SCALES FOR CLARINET
PDF

MINOR SCALES FOR CLARINET | LINK

10/4 – Natural Minors > 2-3 octaves (Left off at C# minor) > F# to G minor: One octave.

AHS FALL 2020 AUDITION (CHAIR PLACEMENT):
WTAMU Band Camp JH Odd Year – All