PAIGE’S MUSIC ASSIGNMENTS

  • WARM-UP > Scales, Modes & Chords on Harmonic Minor
  • PRACTICING > LIMITED TIME? > PRACTICE ALL 12 MAJOR SCALE > ONE OCTAVE + KLOSE (Repeat 2x)
  • 9/11/22 – Mozart’s K622 > clarinet concerto.

ANALYZING JAZZ SONGS

  • HOW HIGH THE MOON (7/31)
      • Playing chords & scales/partial scales.
  • FUTURE
      • JUST FRIENDS (CONCERT F)
      • BLUE BOSSA
      • HAVE YOU MET MISS JONES
      • A TRAIN
      • AUTUMN LEAVES

MUSIC ASSIGNMENTS & Materials

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

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”.

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
  • DEXTER GORDON> The Montmartre Collection | YouTube | PDF
  • BLOWIN’ FOR DOOTSIE  (Concert Eb Blues) > PDF Solo | YouTube
  • DEXTER GORDON | APPLE JUMP> PDF YouTube
  • LULLABY OF BIRDLAND / SCOTT HAMILTON > 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

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!

PARES SCALES FOR CLARINET

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

MINOR SCALES FOR CLARINET | LINK