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Learning Goal:

Through performance of current music, students will: Demonstrate characteristic tone on his/her instrument, Understand musical symbols for rhythm and pitch, Develop balance and blend with the ensemble, Continually increase the level of musical expression, Develop an appreciation for the aesthetics of music. SCALE: I / II / III / IV / V


Gb Bebop scale

B Bebop scale

E Bebop scale

A Bebop scale

D Bebop scale

Solos - Dexter's Hat

Improv - Smart Music Jazz Blue Bossa

Sight-Reading/new literature


minor 12-bar blues, Dorian mode, Aeolian mode, Phrygian mode


Practice Journals

SmartMusic Assignments 

The Articulate Jazz Musician - Dexter's Hat

Improv - Alfred Jazz - Bright Blues   

Scales (Above)

Lesson Plans Jazz I - VI - Weeks 10 - 18

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