Applied Music

Its purpose is cultivating musicians who are capable of personal performance, and performing in ensembles.

This can be achieved as prospective musicians are trained professionally to be able to keep basic postures, play musical instruments, and acquire advanced techniques.

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  • Basic knowledge and techniques
  • Acquiring major scales and basic playing techniques
  • Basic understanding of Dorian and other important modes as well as code tones
  • Code progression and code melodies practice
  • Learning standard songs and in-depth code tone practice
  • Various mode applications and understanding of code melodies and melodic minors

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  • Basic rhythm training and fingerboard harmony
  • Chord and scale, Bossanova, and chord tone solo
  • Swing rhythm training, walking bass, and blues form
  • Jazz blues, bird blues, minor blues and modal tune
  • Rhythm change, bebop line and intervallic line

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  • Basic sticking through sticking patterns of Gary Chaffee
  • Drum playing by time based on billboard records (1970s)
  • Basic sticking and rhythm through sticking patterns of Gary Chaffee
  • Billboard, look at age-specific playing drums (1980s)
  • Analysis of 25 pop drummers
  • Drum recording

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[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Jazz Piano part

  • Understanding jazz, basic scales, swing rhythm, and LHV (left hand voicing)
  • Swing, ballad and various improvisation techniques
  • Understanding Bossanova & Latin rhythms and improvisation techniques
  • Understanding Waltz and solo monk music

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  • Understanding saxophone as a musical instrument, basic playing techniques, and abdominal breathing
  • Basic scale and practicing repertoire (ballad, pop, etc.)
  • Understanding basic rhythm and techniques
  • Practicing Major 12 Keys and Jazz Pattern Codes
  • Understanding and application of harmonics, high-note fingering, and mode
  • Blues scale, method of codes application, and solo blues

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