PAIGE’S MUSIC ASSIGNMENTS

PAIGE’S MUSIC ASSIGNMENTS

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


LESSON OVERVIEW/PRACTICE LIST

  • WARM UPS:
      • CHROMATIC SCALE
      • KLOSE or the Allegro from “Adagio & Allegro” | PDF
      • PRACTICAL STUDIES:  #28, Page 14
          • LISTEN TO VIOLIN VERSION: Violin Sonata №6 in E major, Op.1-15
          • 1. Adagio | YouTube
          • 2. Allegro | YouTube

AGOURA HS SUMMER ASSIGNMENT

  • TRANSCRIBING / AHS SUMMER ASSIGNMENT
  • Chad Lefkowitz-Brown > YARDBIRD SUITE | YouTube | PDF

  • TECHNICAL STUDIES > ONGOING: PRACTICAL STUDIES as follows:
      • Page 32 / Chromatic exercises #1-3 > slur two, tongue two
      • Page 31 / Playing your > Dominant 7ths > your V chord (5-chord)
      • Page 13, #26 > click rhythm @92 bpm > then play.
      • Page 15, #29 > practice @76-80
  • ADAGIO & ALLEGRO
      • 1. Review the Adagio part.
      • 2. LEARN the Allegro part. 

  • TENOR SAX | HIGH SCHOOL HONOR BAND | CLASSICAL

    • SCALES: ALL SAXOPHONE HS SCALES, SET A | PDF
    • Contest Caprice, L. Ostransky (Rubank) | PDF
        • Beginning through m. 26
        • Andante Cantabile through End

    AHS JAZZ BIG BAND CHARTS | 2021 

      • STRUTTIN’ WITH BBQ | PDF
      • SELECTED STUDIES | PDF
      • NEW! MELODIOUS/EXPRESSIVE STUDIES | PDF
      • Giampieri #1 | PDF
      • CLASSICAL SOLO: ADAGIO & ALLEGRO | PDF

STUDIO GOLD | PERFORMANCE SONGS


IMPROV – THE REAL DEAL

PICK A SONG, LEARN THE MELODY, CHORDS & SCALES

  • FALLING IN LOVE WITH LOVE. Write out chords & play with iReal | YouTube
  • MUST WORK ON THIS! >>> STRUTTIN’ WITH SOME BBQ | PDF | YouTube | Audio
  • THERE WILL NEVER BE
      • 1a. Jan 24 & 31 > Dexter Gordon > The Montmartre Collection | YouTube | PDF
      •  MORE SOLO VERSIONS > SEE BELOW

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 31, 2021 – AHS Classical Solo 2021
      • Adagio > Beg-M13 > Try for all > Write out any difficult phrases & clap to metronome @69
      • Allegro | PDF
          • LISTEN TO VIOLIN VERSION: Violin Sonata №6 in E major, Op.1-15
  • DECEMBER 6, 2020 – Write out major scale > key signatures & play them. Next time full range.
      • PRACTICAL STUDIES (see below).

PRACTICAL STUDIES / SCALES & SIGHTREADING

  • ONGOING EXERCISES. REVIEW AS OFTEN AS YOU CAN:
      • Pages 28-29 |  Scales & Thirds (both pages) >> Articulations (see the bottom of page 29): a & b
      • Page 30 – Major Arpeggios > C, G & F Major (first 3)

TRANSCRIPTIONS

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

KLOSE – 25 DAILY STUDIES

  • JAN 17 & 24 > 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

STUDIO GOLD | PERFORMANCE SONGS

MORE TRANSCRIPTIONS > THERE WILL NEVER BE:
1a. Jan 24 & 31 > 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