JAZZ REHEARSALS: Week of 4/14/14Monday..................………..Full Rehearsal
Tuesday........................…..No Rehearsal
Wednesday............…………Full Rehearsal
Thursday..................………Full Rehearsal
Friday........................……..No School…..full rehearsal from 9:00 - 12:00 ???

Note: Rehearsals start at 6:35 a.m. (Wednesday starts at 7:35)

UPCOMING JAZZ BAND PERFORMANCES:

* 4/21/14: JIMMY MAK's from 6;30 P.M. TO 7:30 P.M.

* 4/29/14: SPRING CONCERT @ 7:00 p.m.
Jimmy Mak's Play ListThis play list is your assignment.

Most of these tunes have been on our play list for several weeks to several months. You are responsible for learning (practicing) your part on your own time. Rehearsal time is not for your individual practice; its' for putting together a piece as a group.

-American Patrol
-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
-Days of Wine & Roses
-I'm Beginning to See the Light
-Ja Da
-Little Brown Jug
-Li'l Darlin'
-Love is Blue
-Porch Swingin'
-See If I Don't
-Stompin' At The Savoy
-Synonymic Bossa
YEARBOOK PHOTOS ON FEB 12th
Yearbook photos will be on Wednesday, February 12th during "0" period. Bring your concert attire.
Jazz cancelled for Monday, 2/10/14Due to weather, Jazz is cancelled for Monday, 2/10/14…so is school! Have a great weekend.
CREATING JAZZ BASS LINES (links)
International Institute of Bassists

Create a Walking Bass Line for Dummies

Walking Bass Lines 101

Creating Jazz Bass Lines
(click on "View Document" to see this one)

Jazz Bass Course Online
(this is an online Jazz Bass course from Berklee School of Jazz-a great jazz school)
DAN BALMER link
This is a link to the best jazz guitar on the West Coast:

DAN BALMER - guitar
Inside the Big Band: U.S Army Jazz Ambassadors
The piece is at 34:20 in the recording:
The Army's Jazz Ambassadors (Porch Swingin')
PORCH SWINGIN' changesThese changes are due written out in your key on Tuesday, January 7, 2014.

In concert pitch:

LEAD-IN MEASURES
B-flat
/..../..../..../....|./..../..../..../....|

LETTER "E"
B-flat B-flat Ma7…..|.| F mi7 B-flat7 | E-flat7 E dim7 | B-flat D aug7(#9) |
/ / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /

G mi9 G mi (Ma7) | C9 sus C9 | F9 sus | F7 (flat 9) |
/ / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /



LETTER "F"
B-flat B-flat Ma7 | F mi7 B-flat7 | E-flat7 E dim7 | B-flat Ma7/D G7 alt |
/ / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /

C9 sus C9 | F9 sus F aug7 (flat 9) | B-flat6 | F7mi9 E aug7 (flat 9) |
/ / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /



LETTER "G"
E-flat13 | E dim7 | B-flat13 | |
/ / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /

C13 | | F9 sus | F aug7 (flat 9) |
/ / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /



LETTER "H"
B-flat B-flat Ma7 | F mi7 B-flat7 | E-flat7 E dim7 | B-flat Ma7/D G aug7(flat 9) |
/ / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /

C7 sus C7 | F7 sus F aug7 (flat 9) | B-flat | F7 sus) |
/ / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
"Hot Chocolate" Listening File
Go to the link below and click on "Listen" for the first file:
"Hot Chocolate"
WRITING ASSIGNMENTS INFO
In an effort to support the CHS commitment to improving the ability of our students to effectively express themselves in writing, part of the requirement for this class is to complete two writing assignments of one paragraph each. The details are below:

1) Write one paragraph discussing your reason(s) for taking this class, and whether or not the class validated those reasons.

2) Write one paragraph discussing your favorite music style or group, and tell why.

In each paragraph, you will be evaluated on the following:
a) capitalization,
b) punctuation,
c) support for points made.

Paragraph #1 is due on Monday, 11/18/13.
Paragraph #2 is due at the beginning of the finals day for this class.

NOTE: If you are taking more than one class from Mr. Rayfield, you are only required to complete this assignment for one class.