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8.13 What Did You Learn

After finishing Lesson 8, ask yourself the following questions.

New Vocabulary

  • Can I hear and play the new vocabulary with the major Pentatonic scales in 8.1?
  • Can I hear and play the new ii7-V7-IΔ7 Vocabulary in 8.2?
  • Can I play the new vocabulary with Pentatonic pairs in 8.3?
  • Can I play the new 8.4 vocabulary patterns with precision and rhythmic accuracy?

Etude

  • Can I hear and play the new Major Pentatonic vocabulary in Etude 8.5?
  • Can I play 16th notes in Etude 8.5 with accuracy?
  • Can I play Etude 8.5 from memory?
  • Improvisation
  • Can I improvise with the Pentatonic scale concepts in 8.7 and 8.8?
  • Can I improvise with the pentatonic pairs through the ii7-V7-IΔ7 in 8.9?
  • Can I improvise with all chromatic embellishments on the ii7-V7-IΔ7 changes?

Ear Training

  • Can I imitate 8.6 patterns with correct jazz style and without mistakes?

Inspiration

  • Did I watch and listen to Charles Mingus with his quintet?
  • Did I research and find out more about Charles Mingus?

If you answer yes to all of these questions, you're ready to move on to Lesson 9 with the Intermediate Corner.