This is a random list of things we’ve worked on in class and ideas for you at home. It will be improved and updated from time to time.
Stuff We’ve Done in Class
I Got Rhythm
Things Ain’t What They Used to Be
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
Willow Weep For Me
C7 = C, E, G, Bflat
C9 = C, E, G, Bflat, D
C13 = C, E, G, Bflat, D, A
cm7 (c-7) = C, Eflat, G, Bflat
Ideas for You at Home
Get the irealpro app! Spend some time playing purely by ear and some time aiming for certain notes in certain chords.
Research great jazz solos. Make sure some of them are women!
Come to the monthly jam session. (Get location and time from me.)
Try transcribing a solo.