Freshman - 2nd term
All second term freshmen
guitar students must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the following
areas during their second jury to pass onto the third term study. Students
failing to meet the following technical standards may continue to study
at the 2nd term level until proficiency is
required material is selected from the Complete Jerry Hahn Method For
Jazz Guitar unless otherwise noted.
Scales and Arpeggios
Five positions in the key of G transposed to any key. Pages 26-28
Be able to play a Ma9, Ma6/9 and Ma7#5 chord without open strings
in any key. Page 137
Memorize the chord melody and chord changes to All the Things
Memorize the chord changes to Blue Bossa and Autumn
Chord forms are selected from pages 137-140.
Be able to play lines e, f, and g on page 146. Chord forms are selected
from pages 137-140.
Memorize the Study #1 In G page 150.
Memorize the exercises on pages 57-60, 64 and 65.
Memorize at least one chord melody arrangement per term
Be able to play the first 11 pages of Rhythms Complete by Charles
Be able to play through page 5 of Melodic Rhythms for Guitar by William
including comping the chord changes in both books.
You will be expected to read an appropriate piece on sight during
each jury. The Real Book is a sight-reading source.
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