Owen – keep practicing modes of all scales. Parents, help Owen by looking into buying the book “Modern Jazz Theory”. Practicing is going well, please make sure Owen has lots of time to play.
Sam – keep practicing “Tell Me” with the recording on YouTube. Parents, help Sam with converting the three major scales I gave him to minor scales. Sam is doing very well, please keep up the encouragement and make sure there is ample time for practice.
Eliot – Parents, help Eliot with Eight Days Week, particularly with the series of chords that go from B minor to G to B minor to E. Ideally Eliot will become more familiar with these chords and will be able to change the quickly and smoothly. Then move to section beginning with the chord