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Happy Birthday

Here are the notes for Happy Birthday!  Use the notes from your White Belt Scale.  (Note the 7 is a half step lower) -- Ab, Bb, of F

 

1  1  2  1  4  3

 

1  1  2  1  5  4

 

1  1  8  6  4  3  2

 

7  7  6  4  5  4  

 

Trombones!  Use these slide positions instead!

 

1  1  6  1  3  4

 

1  1  6  1  1  3

 

1  1  1  4  3  4  6

 

3  3  4  3  1  3  

 

 

Tuner!

Use this Tuner at Home!  Free!
 

https://theonlinemetronome.com/instrument-tuner 

Band Karate

Bristow Band Karate

White Belt - Concert B-flat Scale

Red Standard of Excellence Book, #88.

Blue Standard of Excellence Book, #2

 

Yellow Belt - Concert F Scale

Red Standard of Excellence, Book #96

Blue Standard of Excellence, Book #12

 

Orange Belt - Concert E-flat Scale

Red Standard of Excellence Book, #126

Blue Standard of Excellence Book, #6

 

Purple Belt - Concert Ab Scale

Red Standard of Excellence Book, Page 42

Blue Standard of Excellence Book, #36

 

Green Belt - Concert C Harmonic Minor Scale

Blue Standard of Excellence Book, #47

 

Blue Belt - Concert C Scale

Blue Standard of Excellence Book, #77

 

Red Belt - Concert G Harmonic Minor Scale

Blue Standard of Excellence Book, Page 42

Green Standard of Excellence Book, #5

 

Brown Belt - Concert D Harmonic Minor Scale

Green Standard of Excellence Book, #39

 

Black Belt - Chromatic Scale

Red Standard of Excellence Book, Page 42

Blue Standard of Excellence Book, Page 43

Green Standard of Excellence Book, Page 40

 

Reed Players!
Reed Players!
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Honor Jazz Band Information

Contra Costa County
Honor Jazz Band
2023 19th Annual Honor Jazz Band
Sponsored by
Generations in Jazz Foundation- gijf.org
(a non-profit public benefit corporation)


Students who are selected will be required to attend all rehearsals, sound checks, and
performances. Please have your students consider all dates. If they cannot commit to
100% attendance they should not participate. See important dates below.

 

Winds will be required to play the CBDA Jazz Swing Etude.

Rhythm Section: Swing, Ballad, Latin.


Students will also be asked to submit an Improvisation sample with backing track.
This is not required to make the band, but preference will be given to those who do.


January 20th School Registration Due by Google Form.
February 2nd All auditions due by audio submission
Middle School Rehearsals
See dates for locations
Walnut Creek Intermediate 

February 24 6-8:30
February 25 10-4 (12:30 lunch break)
Liberty High School Brentwood
March 4 11-1:30


Concert
Pittsburg High School
March 5th
3pm Concert

Middle School Sound Check 1:45-2:30pm
$5 donation tickets will be sold at the door (open seating)
After Auditions, the names of those selected will be emailed to all schools by February 10th
If you have any questions please email me at kelloggl@luhsd.net
Thank you- Lindsay Kellogg Coordinator

 

Click here to find your audition music!

 

 Auditions will be by audio only. Students should not speak on the recording. Students will need to submit their audition by February 2, 2023, at 5pm. Please make sure they listen to the entire recording before submit.

 

  1. Please complete the school registration form no later than January 20th. All payments must be to me by January 27th in order for your students audition to be accepted. Registration is $20 per student auditioning. 
    1. Mail Payments to: Lindsay Kellogg 850 2nd Street, Brentwood CA 94513

    2. Payments: Checks made out to Generations in Jazz. Cash cannot be accepted. 
Mr. Morello's email

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Showtime!
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Mr. Morello and Dr. Hammer
Mr. Morello and Dr. Hammer
Courses

Jazz Band

Wind Ensemble

Choir

Cadet Band

Contact Information

mmorello@brentwood.k12.ca.us

925-513-6460 ext. 4252