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Jazz Handbook-Senior

I: Demonstrate what you are working on in your private lessons.

Senior 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 Impressions
2 How High The Moon
3 Monent's Notice
4 Perdido
5 Au Privave
6 I Love You
7 Confirmation
8 Take Five
9 Joy Spring
10 Rhythm-a-ning
 

Senior 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 Equinox
2 Ornithology
3 Work Song
4 It Could Happen to You
5 I Mean You
6 Tune Up
7 Sonnymoon for Two
8 I Thought About You
9 St. Thomas
10 Blues for Alice

II: 3 Transcriptions.
The first transciption must be a minimum of 24-32 measures in any style. You will perform this transciption during combo class, midway through the semester, with your current combo. Writing this transcription out is optional.
The other two transcriptions must be memorized, played with the original recording, and written out using a notation program of your choice. Chord changes must be included above the solo.
1. Pre 1945, 24-32 bars minimum.
2. Post 1945, 48-64 measures minimum.