All-State Scoreform - Jazz Bass

Solo
Melodic AccuracyThe student performs;
all notes accurately.
most notes accurately.
majority of notes accurately; has some difficulty with melodic precision.
some notes accurately.
numerous inaccurate notes but displays basic understanding of melodic control
inaccurate notes throughout the performance (i.e. missing key signatures, accidentals, etc.).
Rhythmic AccuracyThe student performs;
all rhythmic patterns accurately.
almost all rhythmic patterns accurately, but lacks precise interpretation of some rhythmic patterns.
many rhythmic patterns accurately, but lack some precision (approximation of rhythmic patterns).
some rhythmic patterns accurately.
many rhythmic patterns inaccurately or inconsistently.
the majority of rhythmic patterns inaccurately.
TempoThe student's tempo;
is accurate and consistent with the printed tempo marking(s).
approaches the printed tempo marking(s), yet the performed tempo does not detract significantly from the performance.
is different from the printed tempo marking(s), resulting in an inappropriate tempo for the selection, yet remains consistent.
is inconsistent (i.e., rushing, dragging, inaccurate tempo changes).
is inaccurate or inconsistent
MusicianshipThe student _
TechniqueThe student _
IntonationThe student's intonation;
is accurate in all ranges and registers.
is mostly accurate. Student adjusts inaccurate pitches quickly.
is almost accurate. Student adjusts many inaccurate pitches.
is somewhat accurate. Student adjusts some inaccurate pitches.
is often inaccurate. Student attempts to adjust the pitches.
InterpretationThe student's demonstrates;
the highest level of musicality including well-shaped phrases and dynamics.
a high level of musicality, but has some phrases or dynamics that are not consistent with the overall level of expression.
a moderate level of musicality and/or expression in the performance.
a limited level of musicality and/or expression in the performance.
an absence of musicality and/or expression in the performance.

Comping
Harmonic Context and PlacementThe student bass lines;
Voice LeadingThe student bass lines;
Altered ChordsThe student bass lines;
Rhythmic PatternsThe student bass lines;

Sightreading
Melodic AccuracyThe student performs;
all notes accurately.
almost all notes accurately.
some notes accurately.
numerous inaccurate notes.
inaccurate notes throughout the performance (i.e. missing key signatures, accidentals, etc.).
Rhythmic AccuracyThe student performs;
all rhythmic patterns accurately.
almost all rhythmic patterns accurately.
some rhythmic patterns accurately.
numerous rhythmic patterns inaccurately.
the majority of rhythmic patterns inaccurately.
InterpretationThe student;
TempoThe student's tempo;
DynamicsThe student performs;
ArticulationsThe student performs;

Scales
Scales

Adjudicator should fill in the names of the required scales for assessment in the spaces provided. Check the box in the column that best describes the student's performance (one box per scale.)

all notes accurately.
almost all notes accurately.
some notes accuratly.
numerous notes inaccurately.
the majority of notes inaccurately.
Overall Scale TechniqueThe student performs;

Improvisation
TonalityThe student performs;
RhythmThe student performs;
Conceptual UnderstandingThe student;
CreativityThe student;