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Jazz Handbook – Sophomore

Sophomore 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. Joy Spring
2. Have You Met Miss Jones
3. In Your Own Sweet Way
4. Beautiful Love
5. Alone Together
6. It Could Happen to You (keys of F and Ab)
7. Night and Day
8. ‘Round Midnight
9. Daahoud
10. Up Jumped Spring

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

Sophomore 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. Beatrice
2. Nica’s Dream
3. Invitation
4. Dolphin Dance
5. Along Came Betty
6. Stablemates
7. Whisper Not
8. Bolivia
9. Yes or No
10. Giant Steps

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