Freshman - 3rd term
third term freshmen guitar students must be able to demonstrate proficiency
in the following areas during their third jury to pass on to sophomore
level. Students failing to meet the following technical standards may
continue to study at the 3rd term freshman level until proficiency is
required material is selected from Complete Jerry Hahn Method For Jazz
Unless otherwise noted.
Scales and Arpeggios
Dorian Minor Five positions in the key of G transposed
to any key. Pages 29-32. Scales must be performed in eighth notes at
m.m. quarter note=184. Corresponding arpeggios must be performed in
quarter notes at 184.
Be able to play any chord form in any key from pages 137, 138,
139, and the first row of page 140.
the chord melody and the chord changes to Stella by Starlight.
Chord forms are selected from pages 137-140.
able to play Modal Comping on pages 144 and 145
Memorize Study #2 In C, page 151
Comping Rhythm Changes Study #1 pages 126-128
EXERCISES: Be able to play any exercise from the exercise section page
Memorize at least one chord melody arrangement per term
Be able to play the first half of Rhythms Complete by Charles
Colin at m.m. quarter note = 80 and eleven pages of Melodic Rhythms
For Guitar by William G. Leavitt at m.m. quarter note = 72 Including
comping the chord changes
You will be expected to read an appropriate piece on sight during
each jury. The Real Book is a sight-reading source.
major, mixolydian, and dorian minor scales must be performed with eighth
notes at m.m. quarter note=184. Corresponding arpeggios must be performed
with quarter notes at m.m. quarter notes=184. The 190 level student
should be able to solo on a twelve bar blues and tunes which have only
a few chord changes such as modal based tunes. The student should have
adequate harmonic and chordal knowledge to comp the chord changes to
most of tunes which appear on the STANDARDS
& JAZZ CLASSICS LIST.
jury performance will include a single line etude and a chord study
or a chord melody solo.
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