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Check Out This Great Saxophone Web Site

Jeff Rzepiela is a talented reed player and arranger.  His web site contains many transcriptions of solos by the masters of jazz.   Check out his latest newsletter… 57 more words


The purpose of aural tests in exams

…a letter to my young students (Beginner to Level 3)…

Dear Students,

The purpose of Aural tests is to assess whether you have developed all the musical skills necessary, for your level, to enable you to play, understand and interpret your piece well. 213 more words


Melodic Bean Bag Toss

Running, jumping, throwing, climbing, and running – and all kinds of active play – are very important for young children’s development. Young children are not only strengthening their muscles and improving their coordination when they engage in physical play; every game and physical activity is a chance to learn concepts and to practice getting along with others. 173 more words


Ear training - melodic second

So I started my ear training regimen starting with melodic minor/major seconds. My goal is to hit 90 percent success rate before moving on to next scale degree. 8 more words


Relative Pitch part?

Everything moves.

If you have been following these discussions, you might notice you can just keep going with the work. Don’t stop with a few accomplishments. 306 more words

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Ear Training Part 8

ear training part 8

This series on relative pitch was not designed to be rushed through in an evening. I have tried to give some foundation and the bare minimum  info on what you need to know to work out all these pitch puzzles. 663 more words

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Ear Training Part 7p

Ear Training part 7

We started with hearing a reference pitch

Then we used a different reference pitch

Then we used multiple reference pitches

Now lets add to that. 227 more words

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