4/4, 3/4, 2/4, 6/8 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
Identify Major 2nds, 3rds, perfect 4ths, 5ths, Major/minor 7ths by ear
Learn the melody of two of the songs by ear
12-bar blues walking bass line
Triads, R5, R7, R3 chords
Create an accompaniment for folk song melodies
Write chord patterns for improvisation using known chords
Review Major/minor triads in all 12 keys
Major & Natural/Harmonic minor scales in C through C HT 1 octave
Identify and understand modes of the Major scale
Learn 12-bar blues in 2 keys (C+G or F)
Improvise over bass line, chordal and oom-pah accompaniments
Modal improvisation with Phrygian mode
Montuno “vamp” soling
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...