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Jazz Handbook – Freshman

Freshman Year, First Semester

I: “Tune List” Play melody, know the harmony and improvise. Piano, Guitar and Vibes should play at least one tune unaccompanied.
1. Autumn Leaves
2. Au Privave
3. Solar
4. Blues for Alice
5. Just Friends (keys of F and G)
6. Body and Soul
7. Four
8. Tenor Madness
9. Footprints
10. Recordame

II: You are responsible for 2 transcriptions each semester.
1. Pre 1945, 24-32 bars minimum.
2. Post 1945, 48-64 measures minimum.

Freshman Year, Second Semester

I:”Tune List” Play melody, know the harmony, and improvise. Piano, Guitar, and Vibes should play at least one tune unaccompanied.
1. All The Things You Are
2. Stella By Starlight
3. Anthropology
4. There is no Greater Love
5. Rhythm Changes (Oleo)
6. Ornithology
7. I Love You
8. Donna Lee
9. Green Dolphin Street
10. Well you Needn’t

II: You are responsible for 2 transcriptions each semester.
1. Pre 1945, 24-32 bars minimum.
2. Post 1945, 48-64 measures minimum.