Lead Sheet Challenge - Bradley Sowash (PDF)

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Lead Sheet Challenge - Bradley Sowash (PDF)

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Leveled lead sheets and ready-made festival rolled into one!

Students to learn and demonstrate practical skills used by professional gigging pianists. Select from two sets of 10 levels of lead sheets (20 total!), each with sample stock accompaniment styles, improvisation tips, and fully-notated teacher realizations. Then, test their skills by playing both Learned and On-the-spot lead sheets in a friendly competition.

Download includes a studio license authorizing you to copy or print up to 25 copies of Lead Sheet Challenge as needed for current students taught in real time exclusively by an individual teacher. Additional teachers in multi-teacher organizations or associations are required to purchase this product individually.

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How to use Lead Sheet Challenge

1. Guide your students through beginning to late intermediate lead sheets with sample stock accompaniments and improvisation tips. 

2. Compare their interpretations with fully-notated secret teacher realizations. 

3. Host a friendly "Lead Sheet Challenge," event where students play both Prepared" and At Sight lead sheets before a sympathetic judge.

Contents: 62 pages include:

- Detailed directions that lay it all out for you.
- Chord glossary to clear up questions about chord construction.
- 10 original leveled student learned lead sheets w/sample accompaniment styles and improvisation challenges.
- 10 fully-notated matching learned teacher realizations to check student work.
- 10 well-known leveled student on-the-spot lead sheets w/sample accompaniment styles and improvisation challenges.
- 10 secret fully-notated matching on-the-spot teacher realizations to check student work.
- Judge’s rubric provides scoring guidelines for a festival.
- Evaluation sheet to tabulate scores and make comments.