4/4, 3/4, 2/4 meters
Syncopated up/down beat rhythms
Switch between straight/swung rhythms
Determine straight/swung by style marking
Switch rhythm between the hands
Identify chord quality, Major/minor
Write the rhythm heard
ADV: identify Major 2nds, 3rds and perfect 4ths, 5ths by ear
ADV: learn the melody of one of the songs by ear
Walking bass line I-IV
I-ii-IV-V chord patterns.
Triads, R5 and R7 chords
Create an accompaniment for a folk melody
ADV: write chord patterns for improvisation using known chords
Major, minor and Blues five-finger patterns in all 12 keys
Major/minor triads in all 12 keys
Major & Natural/Harmonic minor scales in C, F, G HT 1 octave
ADV: C through C Major & Natural/Harmonic minor scales
Create accompaniment patterns using bass lines and triads o Play licks over original accompaniments
Learn and improvise over 12-bar Blues in C
Boogie R5 accompaniment
Call and Response
ADV: notate improvisation
The songs in this book are designed to move students into different keys while also giving them new improvisational material to expand their creative vocabulary. Songs: Kimmy's So Cool...
RHYTHM Perform rhythms straight and swung Quarter notes/rests, vocalize and play Eight notes/rest, vocalize and playUnderstand upbeats/downbeats EAR TRAINING Identify simple rhythms and melodies Sing different DO-RE-MI patterns from five-finger Major...
RHYTHM Perform rhythms straight/swungQuarter notes/rests, vocalize and playEight notes/rest, vocalize and playHalf notes, vocalize and playIntroduce tiesMore syncopated up/down beat rhythms o Left hand steady beat EAR TRAINING Identify rhythms...