Interrobang Records


Materials for:
THE BASS COLLECTIVE
Dave D'aranjo • daranjo@me.com • 917-318-4700

TECHNIQUE:
Play three major scales, two octaves, any sequence of keys.
Play two harmonic minor scales, two octaves, any sequence of keys.
Play two melodic minor scales, two octaves, any sequence of keys.
Play two maj7, min7, dominant 7, min7(b5), dim7 arpeggios, two octaves, from any root.

    Scales, 2 octaves:
    D Major
    F# Major
    A Major
    E Harmonic minor
    G Harmonic minor
    A Harmonic minor
    F# Melodic minor
    A Melodic minor
    B Melodic minor

    Arpeggios, 2 octaves:
    C Major 7
    F Major 7
    Bb minor 7
    Eb minor 7
    Ab Dom 7
    Db Dom 7 / C# Dom 7
    F# m7(b5)
    B m7(b5)
    E dim 7
    A dim 7
    D min. Maj 7
    G min. Maj 7
    C Major 7


    STYLES
    Play each of the following styles for a minimum of two choruses (any chord progression). Play at a comfortable tempo. 
    Rock • Blues • Funk • Bossa Nova.
    Play a Jazz Standard that you are comfortable with (melody and solo).

    Styles Example: ROCK
    "Tarred & Feathered" by Plini

    Styles Example: BLUES
    "Bum's Blues" by Ki-Boom Cho

    Styles Example: FUNK
    "Glide" by Pleasure

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    Styles Example: JAZZ FUSION
    "Tipatina's" by Mike Stern


    READING
    Rate yourself on a level of 0-10.
    (Note: you will be placed in our integrated reading program based on a day-one evaluation by a faculty member.)
    A minimum of Intermediate level reading skill is a required for this program.


      MUSICIANSHIP:
      Rate your music theory level on the following levels:
      1. Beginner: No theory knowledge nor can identify intervals by ear
      2. Intermediate: Understand key signatures, diatonic and chromatic intervals, and understand the circle of 5ths.
      You can identify diatonic and chromatic intervals.
      3. Advanced: Indicates that you understand diatonic chords, 7th chords, chords with upper extensions.
      Can identify chords and various progressions by ear.


      Dave D'aranjo • daranjo@me.com • 917-318-4700