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CHRISTMAS CONCERT RELATED:
----------- Play-along: Christmas Time Is Here (AABA, solo AABA, AABA with tag (one more time, the last 4 measures); qn=72) ****
----------- Play-along: Christmas Time Is Here (full arrangement with tag (one more time, the last 4 measures); qn=72, 144)
----------- Play-along: Christmas Time Is Here (full arrangement; qn=72, 144)
----------- Play-along: Christmas Time Is Here (qn=72)


JAZZ LISTENING:
Bill Evans: Waltz for Debby (1961)
Joey Alexander: Blues in F (audio, 2015)
Joey Alexander: Blues in F (video, 2015)
Wynton Kelly: If I Should Lose You (1960)


12-Bar Blues
12-Bar Blues: List of Blues Heads (sorted by title; can also sort by composer or concert key) ***


----------- Play-along: Blues in Concert C (qn=80, 160, etc.)
----------- Play-along: Blues in Concert C (qn=92, 140, etc.)
----------- Play-along: Blues in Concert C (qn=92, 184, etc.)
--------- iReal Pro track: C Blues (Concert Bb) with solo break on odd numbered choruses (8 choruses, qn=140)


--------- iReal Pro track: Blues By Five (Concert Bb Blues) (Miles Davis solo tempo: qn=xxx)
--------- iReal Pro track: Blues For Brenda (Concert Bb Blues) (Freddie Hubbard solo tempo: qn=xxx)


----------- Play-a-long: Blues in Concert Bb (7 choruses, qn=108)
Chwalik Play-a-long: "Guide Me, Man" (Blues in Concert Bb, head and 10 choruses, qn=140)
----------- Play-a-long:  Blues in F (10 choruses with guitar, qn=130) (3:48)


TRANSCRIPTIONS (Rhythms/Notes):
Transcribing: Transcribing Rhythms - 03a (swinging)
Transcribing: Transcribing Rhythms - 03b (swinging)
Transcribing: Transcribing Rhythms - 03c (swinging)
Transcribing: Transcribing Rhythms - 03d (swinging)
Transcribing: Transcribing Rhythms - 02a (non-swinging)
Transcribing: Transcribing Rhythms - 02b (non-swinging)
Transcribing: Transcribing Rhythms - 02c (non-swinging)
Transcribing: Transcribing Rhythms - 02d (non-swinging)
Transcribing: Transcribing Rhythms - 01a (non-swinging)
Transcribing: Transcribing Rhythms - 01b (non-swinging)
Transcribing: Transcribing Rhythms - 01c (non-swinging)
Transcribing: Transcribing Rhythms - 01d (non-swinging)


TRANSCRIPTIONS (Solos):
Wynton Kelly: Kelly Blue (Kelly Blue, 1959)
Wynton Kelly: Keep It Moving (Kelly Blue, 1959)
anomaliebeats: Improv #1 (2018)
7notemode: Blue Monk (2018)
Wynton Kelly: Softly as in a Morning Sunrise (Kelly Blue, 1959)


JAZZ IMPROV PLAY-A-LONGS:
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long Blues in C with solo breaks on odd numbered choruses (8 choruses, qn=140)


Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long Blues in C (4 choruses w/guitar, qn=108)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long Blues in C (48 bars, qn=130)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long Blues in C (48 bars, qn=170)


Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 1 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars, qn=100)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 1 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars, qn=112)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 1 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars, qn=120)

Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 2 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars, qn=100)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 2 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars, qn=112)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 2 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars, qn=120)

Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 3 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars, qn=100)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 3 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars, qn=112)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 3 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars, qn=120)

Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 4 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars, qn=100)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 4 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars, qn=120)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 5 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 6 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars)


Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's, 1st 3 lines 4x (qn=120)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's, 1st 3 lines 4x (qn=140)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's, 1st 3 lines 4x (qn=160)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's, lines 4-6 4x (qn=120)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's, lines 4-6 4x (qn=140)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's, lines 4-6 4x (qn=160)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's, lines 7-9 4x (qn=120)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's, lines 7-9 4x (qn=140)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's, lines 7-9 4x (qn=160)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's, lines 10-12 4x (qn=120)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's, lines 10-12 4x (qn=140)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's, lines 10-12 4x (qn=160)


Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's (qn=88)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's (qn=108)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's (qn=120)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's (qn=140)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's (qn=160)


Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: Fourth Voicings, keys 1-4 4x (qn=84)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: Fourth Voicings, keys 5-8 4x (qn=84)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: Fourth Voicings, keys 9-12 4x (qn=84)


Sample Tune and Solo:Checkin' It Out (head, 1 solo chorus, head, qn=120)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long: Checkin' It Out (qn=96)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long: Checkin' It Out (qn=120)


TUNES (Current)
John Coltrane, et. al.: I Hear A Rhapsody (Lush Life, 1958)
Red Garland, piano (solo): I Hear A Rhapsody (Lush Life, 1958)
Bill Evans, piano: I Hear A Rhapsody (Jim Hall, "Undercurrent", 1962)
Bobby Timmons, piano: I Hear A Rhapsody (Art Blakey, "Impulse", 1961)
Jackie McLean, et. al.: I Hear A Rhapsody ("Action, Action Action", 1961)
Mulgrew Miller, piano, et. al.:I Hear A Rhapsody (live with Ira Coleman - Bass, Mark Johnson - Drums)
Chick Corea, piano, et. al.: I Hear A Rhapsody (with Niels Hanning Orsted Pedersen - Bass, Jorge Rossy - Drums)


Exercises and Scales (Current)
TTN: Piano Exercises and Warm-ups


EXERCISES (with a jazz backing track)
Hanon Play-a-Long:Hanon Play-a-long (for #1), qn=104 (in C)
Hanon Play-a-Long:Hanon Play-a-long (for #1), qn=120 (in C)
Hanon Play-a-Long:Hanon Play-a-long (for #1), qn=140 (in C)
Hanon Play-a-Long:Hanon Play-a-long (for #1), qn=160 (in C)
Hanon Play-a-Long:Hanon Play-a-long (for #2, on), qn=132 (in C)
Hanon Play-a-Long:Hanon Play-a-long (for #2, on), qn=138 (in C)
Hanon Play-a-Long:Hanon Play-a-long (for #2, on), qn=160 (in C)
Hanon Play-a-Long:Hanon Play-a-long (for #2, on), qn=176 (in C)


LISTENING / MUSIC APPRECIATION:
Horace Silver (piano): Song For My Father ***


Miles Davis (trumpet), Bill Evans (piano): So What


Langston Hughes:The Story of Jazz - Beginnings
Langston Hughes:The Story of Jazz - The Blues
Langston Hughes:The Story of Jazz - Characteristics


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