- 7 Surprising Qualities of the World’s Best Improvisers
- A Better Way to Practice : Here is an approach to practicing that makes practice time more efficient.
- The Talent Code : Daniel Coyle's excellent book about the way that skills are developed. There are lots of examples from the field of music education - also from sports, academics, and other arenas. Every parent should read this!
- Why Should My Child Take Private Music Lessons? : Great article by clarinet teacher Amanda Proctor
- Saxophone Overtone Warm-up - .pdf
- Major - Natural Minor Scale Sequence One Octave (Saxophone Range) - Full Score.pdf
Includes insights by Dr. Allan McMurry about the "Path of the Artist" (pp. 4-5 of document)
John Douglas Lesson Policies.pdf
Major Scales I to IX.pdf
Major Scales up and down from first to ninth scale steps. Low C bottom note.
Melodic Minor Scales I to IX.pdf
Melodic Minor Scales from first to ninth scale step. Low C bottom note.
Scales, ascending then descending, on ii-V7(alt)-I7(#11) (Dorian-Dominant Alt-Lydian Dominant). Bottom note Low C.
ii-V7(alt)-I7(#11) - scales, descending first. Bottom note Low C.
ii-V7(alt)-I7(#11) shuffled notes. Each measure is shuffled, so the exercise for each key is a different exercise. Low B bottom note.