Bass Guitar: Basics 2 COMING SOON

Lessons Overview:

Lesson 1: Basics Review

  • Basics 1 review
  • Intervals
  • Intervals ear training

Lesson 2: Pentatonic Scales

  • Chords
  • Arpeggios
  • Pentatonic Scales
  • Major and Minor Blues Scale

Lesson 3: Chords and Scales

  • Power Chords
  • Basic Slap
  • Two Octave Major scales

Lesson 4: Walking Bass Line

  • Walking Bass line

Lesson 5: 5th and 7th Position

  • Notes in 5th position
  • Notes in 7th position
  • Improvising bass lines: Funk

Lesson 6: 9th Position

  • 16th note rhythms
  • Simple solo
  • Reading in 9th position

Lesson 7: Slap Bass

  • Slap Bass techniques

Lesson 8: 12th Positioin

  • 16th note rhythms
  • Improvising a solo
  • Reading in 12th position

Lesson 9: 15th Position

  • 16th note rhythms
  • Improvising a solo
  • Reading in 15th position
  • Treble Clef

Lesson 10:

  • Composition
  • Performance Review

*Please note: there are other lesson components and assignments that are not reflected on this summary.

Required Materials:

  • Bass Guitar
  • Computer and internet access
  • Tuner (electronic tuner, computer program, or phone app are all suitable options)

Contemporary Keyboarding: Basics 2 COMING SOON

Lessons Overview:

Lesson 1: Basics Review

  • Keys G and F
  • Chromatic Exercise
  • Primary Chords

Lesson 2: Triplets

  • Triplets
  • Diatonic Triads
  • Improvisation

Lesson 3: Technique

  • 1st and 2nd endings
  • Syncopation
  • Technique exercises

Lesson 4: Chords and Pedals

  • History Lesson
  • Key of D
  • Primary chords
  • D Major scale
  • Damper pedal

Lesson 5: Blues

  • I-IV-V Chords
  • Blues scales
  • Blues accompaniment
  • Improvisation

Lesson 6: Advanced Rhythms

  • History Lesson
  • Key of Bb and Bb Major Scale
  • Primary Chords
  • 16th notes

Lesson 7: More chords!

  • Major 7th chords
  • Minor 7th chords
  • Dominant 7th chords
  • Close and Open position
  • Introduction to leadsheets

Lesson 8: Classical

  • Key of A
  • Chord inversions
  • Classical exercises

Lesson 9: Styles and Grooves

  • Leadsheets continued
  • Classical
  • Country
  • Blues
  • Funky

Lesson 10: Key of Eb

  • Eb primary chords and 7th chords
  • Eb scales
  • Classical piece in Eb
  • Simple 9th chords

*Please note: there are other lesson components and assignments that are not reflected on this summary.

Required Materials:

  • Piano or Keyboard
  • Computer and internet access
  • Recording device (video camera, smart phone, tablet, computer, etc.)

Saxophone: Basics 2

Lessons Overview:

Lesson 1: Basics 1 ReviewScale Review

  • Articulation Review
  • Embouchure Review
  • Long Tones

Lesson 2: Expressive Markings

  • Key Signatures
  • Notation
  • Dynamics
  • Notation Instructional Terminology

Lesson 3: Sharp Key Major Scales

  • New Scales: E, B, F♯, C♯
  • Patterns for New Scales
  • Saxophone History

Lesson 4: Flat Key Major Scales

  • Classical Saxophonists
  • New Scales: E♭, A♭, D♭, G♭
  • Patterns for New Scales

Lesson 5: The Chromatic Scale

  • Chromatic Scale Exercises
  • Rhythm Study: Quarter-note Triplets

Lesson 6: Arpeggios

  • Arpeggios in Sharp and Flat Keys
  • Reeds
  • Performance Review Preparation

Lesson 7: The Pentatonic Scale

  • Sharp Key Pentatonic Scales
  • Flat Key Pentatonic Scales

Lesson 8: New Notes

  • Quadruplets in Compound Meter
  • High F♯ key
  • Low A key (Baritone Saxophone)

Lesson 9: The Blues

  • Blues Form
  • Blues Scale
  • Improvisation

Lesson 10: Trills

  • Famous Saxophonists
  • Trills

*Please note: there are other lesson components and assignments that are not reflected in this summary.

Required Materials:

  • Saxophone
  • Tuner
  • Computer and internet access
  • Recording device (video camera, smart phone, tablet, computer, etc.)

Ukulele: Basics 2—UC Approved

Lessons Overview:

Lesson 1: C Major

  • Review of Basics 1
  • C major scale
  • Interval study
  • Ear training
  • Barre chords
  • History

Lesson 2: A Minor

  • A minor scale
  • Diatonic chords
  • Interval study
  • D.C. al Fine
  • History

Lesson 3: F Major

  • F major scale
  • Diatonic Chords + chord progressions
  • Double-stops
  • Ear training
  • History

Lesson 4: D Minor

  • D minor scale
  • Interval study
  • Ear training
  • “Tag-the-end”
  • Composition

Lesson 5: G Major

  • G major scale
  • D.S. al Fine
  • 1st and 2nd endings
  • Swung eighth notes
  • Slurs—slides and pull-offs
  • History

Lesson 6: E Minor

  • E minor scale
  • Interval study
  • 6/8 time signature
  • History

Lesson 7: D Major

  • D Major Scale
  • Scale review
  • Ear training
  • Practice habits and routines

Lesson 8: B Minor

  • Alternate tuning
  • B minor scale
  • Interval study
  • Ear training

Lesson 9: B-flat Major

  • B-flat major scale
  • Interval study
  • Ear training
  • String-skipping

Lesson 10: G Minor

  • G minor scale
  • Interval study
  • 5/4 time signature
  • Eighth-note triplets
  • Slurs—hammer-ons

Lesson 11: A Major

  • A major scale
  • Interval study
  • Seventh chords
  • Ear training

Lesson 12: F-sharp Minor

  • F-sharp minor scale
  • Ear training
  • Cut time
  • History
  • Performance review

Required Materials:

  • Ukulele
  • Tuner
  • Pick
  • Computer and internet access
  • Recording device (video camera, smart phone, tablet, computer, etc.)

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