TARA’S MUSIC ASSIGNMENTS

LESSON OVERVIEW

  • FEBRUARY, MARCH, APRIL 2021
  • OAK PARK HS > Audition Music (Past)
  • TWO OCTAVE SCALES > PDF

  • FEBRUARY 9, 2021
    Pirates of the Caribbean At World’s End (Ted Ricketts) | PDF | CUED/YouTube | YouTube1 | YouTube2

  • JANUARY 28, 2021
    Reviewing  Walkin’ Shoes

    JANUARY 21, 2021
    Mambo Jambo | PDF | Audio


  • JANUARY 13,  2021
    HIGHLIGHTS FROM RAGTIME | PDF | YouTube | Audio


  • JANUARY 6, 2021
    FOUR (Jazz Band, Mark Taylor) | PDF | YouTube
    WALKIN’ SHOES | Gerry Mulligan Transcription | PDF | YouTube 


  • DECEMBER 23, 2020
    Outstanding Soloist piece


  • DECEMBER 16, 2020
    To Challenge the Sky and Heavens Above | PDF | YouTube | Audio


  • DECEMBER 9, 2020
    Bacon Suite Blues | PDF | YouTube


  • NOVEMBER 18, 2020
    Six by Six – Jazz / Bari | PDF MUSIC | YouTube
    Gypsy Dance – Concert Band / Flute+Piccolo | PDF Music | Audio


  • OCTOBER 28, 2020
    Outstanding Soloist with backing track | PDF MUSIC


  • OCTOBER 21, 2020
    BARI: ROMPE CABEZA
    FLUTE: ALL MINOR SCALES | PDF | will start next week

*Everything in BLUE is a link to music or a music video.


FLUTE ASSIGNMENTS

Everything in BLUE is a link to music or a music video.


LINDERO JAZZ A
Summertime | PDF | YouTube
I Love Lucy | PDF | Audio | YouTube
Big Noise from Winnetka |
Bari-PDF | Flute-PDF | Audio
Boogie Stop Shuffle | PDF | Audio

Limbo Jazz, Bari Sax | PDF | Audio
Limbo Jazz, Flute | PDF | Audio
10/07 – SOS (George Shutack) | PDF | Audio
10/14 – Rompe Cabeza | PDF | YouTube-1 | YouTube-2 | audio


JAZZ DRUM TRACKS – MANY TEMPOS!

CHROMATIC SCALE | EXERCISES & MATERIALS
FINGERING CHART >PDF
CHROMATIC SCALE, COMPLETEPDF
             July 22 – 3 note slurs, then 6 note slurs, 12 slurs, then the whole scale
UPPER NOTES, LAST OCTAVE

ALL MINOR SCALES | PDF

MAJOR SCALES
GRAND MASTER SCALES > PDF
TWO OCTAVE SCALES > PDF

PRACTICAL STUDIES | Repeat difficult exercises until you have some mastery over them.

  • Hold half-notes and anything longer to work on VIBRATO! Add fermatas to those note.
  • 4 bar breathing
  • AUGUST 12 – Page 9, #8 > Tempo =4/4= 96-100 … then set to cut time = 48-50

    • Practice fast parts without the metronome. THEN when you feel you’re ready to play it fast, add bring the metronome back in. 
  • AUGUST 12 – LEARN pages 10 & 11 > all exercises and etude(s)

PARES SCALES FOR FLUTE
JULY 8, 2020 | See assignment in PINK
REVIEW: 
#29 – Repeat 4x in a row | Tempo = 112
          Breath after the 1st 8th note after the group of 16ths. 
          And take small sips of air between the “staccato” 8th notes.
REVIEW: #30 –  Repeat 4xs in a row | Tempos = 104, 108 & 112
          Breath in the pockets as you have them marked in the music.

REVIEW: #31 & 32 – Embourchure studies. “Slur as many tones as possible”
          Two choices of slurs marked. All in the one breath. Or in 3 breaths.  Hold the last note as long as possible!
Take note of the embourchures changes need for a “smooth transtition”.
NEW! #33 – D MAJOR STUDIES | Scales top & bottom. Watch out for the NEW key signature
NEW! #34, 35 – Exercises in D Major
NEW! #36 – Challenging exercise in D Major
NEW! EXTRA/BONUS | Preview #37, 38 & 39 (same rules apply as before)

PREVIEW/LEARN
          – #33, 34, 35, 36 – Tempo = 84/88

Summer band / jazz