JAZZ REHEARSALS: Week of 4/21/14Monday..................………..Full Rehearsal
Tuesday........................…..No Rehearsal
Wednesday............…………Full Rehearsal
Thursday..................………Full Rehearsal
Friday........................……..No Rehearsal

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.

*4/24/14: CHS TALENT SHOW @ 7:00 p.m.

* 4/29/14: SPRING CONCERT @ 7:00 p.m.
JIMMY MAK's Plan for 4/21/14
We play from 6:30 to 7:30. The timeline is as follows:

4:00 ….. Dressed and ready to load
4:15 ….. Load bus
4:30 ….. Depart CHS
5:30 ….. Arrive at Jimmy Mak's and set-up … 221 NW 10th Ave. (between Davis and Everett) … 503-295-6542
JIMMY MAK's
6:00 ….. Sound check
6:30 ….. Play our set
7:30 ….. Break down our set-up and load instruments and stands onto bus
8:00 ….. Listen to the Dick Titterington Band
Dick Titterington Three Trumpet Band
9:00 ….. Depart for CHS
10:00 … Arrive at CHS
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"