SOLOMON’S MUSIC ASSIGNMENTS

    • PLEASE DOWNLOAD ALL MATERIALS. 
      • PRINT OUT ALL MUSIC IN ADVANCE (do not expect to play it from your computer and have a pencil on hand to mark music). 
      • HAVE PRINTED MUSIC READY TO GO OVER AT THE LESSON. PLEASE DO NOT USE LESSON TIME TO STOP AND PRINT IT OUT. Your parents should not pay me to wait for you to print your music out. 
      • START LEARNING AND PRACTICING ETUDES. WE WILL GO OVER THEM AT THE LESSON.
    • REQUIREMENTS TO RECORD AND UPLOAD:
    • CHROMATIC SCALE, FULL RANGE (LOW Bb to high F)
    • AUDITION MUSIC, SET B > LINK
    • 2 CHORUSES OF 12 BAR BLUES. USE TRACKS FROM #54 MAIDEN VOYAGE TRACKS. Attached
      • LINK to buy track on Amazon for Bb Blues
    • IMPROV ON SUMMERTIME (TRACK ATTACHED). HEAD & 1-2 CHORUSES (NO MORE THAN 2). USE BACKING TRACK
    • ATTACHED/DOWNLOADS:
    • SUMMERTIME CHART (PDF)
    • SUMMERTIME BACKING TRACK (MP3)
    • Bb Blues from “Vol #54-Aebersold” (MP3)

  • JAZZ AUDITION > PDF | SWING DRUM TRACK @184

  • SCALE STUDIES > ONGOING
    • 12 MAJOR SCALES IN ALL KEYS > PDF
    • 3 MINOR SCALES > PDF
    • CHROMATIC SCALE > PDF
  • WARM UP
    • GIAMPIERI #1 > PDF
    • GIAMPIERI #3 > PDF
  • AUGUST
    • CRAZEOLOGY / HANK MOBLEY TRANSCRIPTION | PDF | YouTube
    • Write out the counting. Circle the rhythm – then count & clap outloud

  • LESSON REVIEW 

  • ALL IMPORTANT SCALES
  • CHROMATIC SCALE
  • ALL Major Scales > FULL RANGE > Circle of Fifths

  • MAJOR SCALES
  • Circle of Fifths | PDF
  • Two Octave Scales | PDF
  • Grand Master Scales of ALL MAJOR SCALES (one octave) | PDF 

  • MINOR SCALES PDF

      • MARCH 23 > Natural Minors | 2 octaves
      • Jan 27 > Harmonic Minor | 2 Octaves
      • Feb 2 & 9 > Melodic Minor

  • SAXOPHONE ETUDES
      • KLOSE: FEBRUARY 2 > #22, Page 26 & 27 > Tempo=72
      • REVIEW THESE: #8, 9, 10, 12
      • RANDOM NUMBER GENERATOR TO CHOOSE AN EXERCISE > LINK

  • JAZZ A ASSIGNMENT | HACKETT
  • JAZZ TRANSCRIPTIONS
      • TRANSCRIBING “All Clean”  from The Meeting / Dexter Gordon / YouTube / PDF
      • Dootsie > Dexter Gordon > PDF | YouTube
      • MANTECTA” 1947” transcription: click here”
      • INDIANA TRANSCRIPTION / James Moody  (June23)

  • CLASSICAL ETUDES FOR AUDITION

    • TECHNICAL – “First Concertino”. PAGE 1 ONLY > PDF
    • OPTIONAL TECHNICAL STUDY:  C Major Etude > PDF > Audio
    • SLOW & EXPRESSIVE:  A minor (not C Major) > PDF > Audio

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CLARINET ASSIGNMENTS

  1. KLOSE > Choose an exercise | RANDOM NUMBER GENERATOR > LINK
  2. CHROMATIC SCALE  | *You can use a fingering chart > LINK
  3. MAJOR SCALES > LINK
  4. BOOK “Pares Scales” (ordered in Feb) > Page 2 > C major

Jazz Audition for Mtn Vista HS (Dec 2020)

SCALES: MAJOR, MINOR, CHROMATIC & MODES

  • COMPLETE CHROMATIC SCALE | PDF
  • MAJOR SCALE | TWO OCTAVES | PDF
  • Circle of Fifths | PDF
  • Two Octave Scales | PDF
  • Grand Master Scales of ALL MAJOR SCALES (one octave) PDF
  • ALL MINOR SCALES | PDF
      • Natural Minor
      • Harmonic Minor
      • Melodic Minor

SCALES/MODES & CHORDS PDF