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Søren Ballegaard, Denmark 1975. Saxophone player (tenor- and soprano -saxophone), arranger, composer and teacher. Søren Ballegaard started at the age of 5 studying the piano, and till the age of 18 he played classical piano and gave various concerts. At the age of 19 Søren caught interest for the saxophone and the world of jazz. After three years intense study of the saxophone he got admitted to the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, where he finished his bachelor degree, only to continue with his master’s degree, performing artist, which he finished in 2005 at the Rotterdam Conservatory. During his study he have been studying with many excelent teachers and have been involved in many projects and master classes with many very highly skilled muscians and performers, among others: John Roucco (sax), Benjamin Herman (sax), Kenny Werner (pia), Ben Van Den Dungen (sax), Rick Margitza (sax), Bennie Maupin (sax), Played on North Sea Jazz festival with Bobby Sanabrio Latin/Cuban big band, Kenny Werner big band and Peter Herbolzheimer big band. At the moment Søren Ballegaard is involved in many different styles of music: Træben is a jazz quartet which performs the music of the muscians in the band in Holland but also in the international scene. Træben came out with their first cd ”Nordic Project” in 2009 and their second cd ”Push” was released in january 2012. Jazz trio Jazzsupply which mostly performs at private parties and receptions have been playing on many different locations and many different people. To name a few; more times for Former Dutch Premier, Balkenende, Queen Beatrix of the netherlands by the opening of the new Europol building in The Hague, further they have played for Shell international on more occations, GelreDome, Arnhem, Vip program for Andre Rieu and the netherlands embassy in Tunis. Jazz trio Jazzsupply plays around 100 till 150 performances pr year. Søren Ballegaard´s involvement in jazz education shows in the project Jazz4kids, where he is co-writer of much of the music and also plays the saxophone. Søren Ballegaard als works as saxophone teacher at the VAK in Delft, the musicschool in Delft where he have 50 students. In the pop music scene Søren Ballegaard runs the SB Showband, which is a band of proffessional pop and funk musicians accompanying singing artists. SB Showband played before a 2500 people public in 2009 in congres center in The hague with the artists, JMT and again in 2011. Further they played for a 5000 people audience at the Leiden Pleinfestival also in 2011 with the artists, Roselle, Mike Pieterson and Glenn Bell. Søren Ballegaard is also a sideman in various pop- and jazz -music projects, works occasionally with local big bands and also writes and arranges music for many kinds of different projects.

Solo Preparation in 6.35 simple steps

Solo Preparation in 6.35 simple steps
This video is about how to prepare for a solo you play in a band, with a play along, and or in some way performing in front of an audience. 
Maybe your first solo or a solo when you are beginning to play solos.
What do you need to prepare and what you absolutely do not need to prepare. 
Taking you through all steps on the way there!

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In this tutorial
00:00 Solo Preparation in 6.35 simple steps
00:46 What actually happens in real life
02:19 What do and do you not need to prepare
03:28 Thank you Chad
04:04 Remember these things to the gig
04:48 How do you prepare the music?
09:23 Examples on a simple tune – Cantaloupe Island
12:54 Do not do this!!!!
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8 chord pattern you need to know
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4 Scale exercises you must know these
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CHAD LB WARMING UP EXERCISES

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Cantaloupe Island – Chris Potter
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3 scale patterns you must know

Scale patterns – 3 scale patterns you must learn
Training your scale patterns is great exercise, but are you training the right scale patterns?
Are you actually using the patterns you are training in your playing?
You do not want to use hours of practice time on something which you can not directly apply to your playing and improvising.
You want to practice the patterns which you actually do use and which sounds the best when playing and using these in your improvisation.

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In this video
I will show you 3 great scale patterns you must know
We will apply these to the major scale
I will show you how to practice these in you daily routine
You will learn how to use the patterns on different chords
At the end of the video I walk through two licks using the scale patterns for you to see how to use these in your playing and improvising.

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00:00 Scale patterns – 3 scale patterns you must learn
00:32 Søren is playing “Like someone in love”
00:53 In this video
01:28 Why do you want to practice patterns?
02:32 The third pattern in the scale
04:43 Apply the third pattern on functial chords
05:30 The 1-3-2-1 pattern
06:34 1-2-3-5 + 5-3-2-1 pattern
07:45 We want to know how to apply the pattern, else the practice is worthless
08:14 Two pattern based II-V-I licks played, analyzed and explained
09:21 2nd pattern based II-V-I lick
10:12 60 scale patterns on functional harmony + 20 II-V-I licks using scale patterns
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Amazing Jazz Lines – Play This Scale Exercise

Amazing Jazz Lines – Play This Scale Exercise
There is one most efficient scale exercise to improve your technique and improve your music!
And it is no secret – it is playing thrills through any scale. 
This exercise will move your technique the most and the fastest. 
I will go through different forms of how to play this exercise and show you how to apply this into your playing. 

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In this tutorial
00:00 Amazing Jazz Lines – Play This Scale Exercise
00:15 The scale exercises
00:58 Thrills in the scale
01:54 Flexibility – Focus on difficult parts
03:27 Thrills with chromatic approach note and encircling
04:45 Coltrane and Rollins play this
05:30 Adding this to your own playing
07:47 The method: from technique to music
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Carles Margarit – amazing transcriptions
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Tenor madness – Coltrane Rollins transcription
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This is how to play music while practicing your scales

SCALE EXERCISES – DON’T WASTE YOUR TIME
This is how to play music while practicing your scales
We love music, we love to play music, we love to practice music.
So we are really into music, how to play it, how to listen to it, how to perform it. 
How much of your time do you spend on practicing music?
You should spend all your time, practicing and playing, working on music and musicality.
This is why our focus always has to be on practicing and playing musically.

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In this video
Why do you need to practice music?
What do you have to include when practicing music
How do you practice your scales musically?
Dynamics, articulation and phrasing
And rhythm
Breaking down a scale exercise – adding music!
Show, play and analyse 2 jazz lines applying musical scale exercises

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“Articulation – 4 ways to practice + played and transcribed jazz solo w/articulation”
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3 Coltrane Bebop Licks Explained

COLTRANE THE BEST BEBOP
3 Coltrane Bebop Licks Explained
John Coltrane was a young musician caught in the magic of Bebop as played by Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie in the late 40s.

Coltrane came from a crazy jazz environment where jazz was
invented. 
He was literally living jazz and inventing jazz in his time. 

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In this tutorial
00:00 COLTRANE – THE BEST BEBOP
02:18 First bebop lick
06:11 bebop lick turned around
08:29 Sørens Jazz Rule
07:42 2nd bebop lick
10:32 Bebop in three keys
10:51 Third bebop lick
13:19 8 bars of Coltrane Rhythm Changes analysed
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The most important melodic Coltrane structures – explained and how to use
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5 Tips To Speed Up Your Playing

5 Tips To Speed Up Your Playing
We are constantly inspired by the great heroes of saxophone. 
One of the things that inspires me and I know inspires a lot of saxophone players out there, is the Effortless playing and Unlimited skill.

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In this tutorial
00:00 5 tips to Speed up your playing
00:30 Mirror practice
04:03 Slow things down
08:29 Silent practice
11:48 Ear-training – Hearing in advance
14:04 Learning by heart – overview
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Triads – A Massive Boost To Your Solos

Triads – A Massive Boost To Your Solos
When listening to Chris Potter I get very inspired.
This video is how to add triads to your playing and practice and get a hint of some of the sound Chris Potter is using.
About how to play clearly when playing super advanced music.
Thank you Chris Potter.

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In this tutorial

00:00 Thank you Chris Potter
00:04 Practicing Confirmation
00:42 Playing with clarity
01:39 G major triad lick
02:12 E minor lick
02:29 Db major lick
03:05 How does he do it?
03:28 Triads and guide tone line
04:52 Be Flexible – practice triads in the scale – musically
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TRITONE SUBSTITUTION – USE THIS METHOD AND GET THE SOUND
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Chord note solos – strong melodies with awesome rhythm

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The 8 most important chord patterns you need to know
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10 Killer Solo Strategies on Funky Modal Grooves

10 Killer Solo Strategies on Funky Modal Grooves
How to keep your one chord solo funky?
How do you play one chord groove and keep it exciting?
In this video I will work with funky solo strategies and build up from simple to advanced.
We will begin with a simple pentatonic scale and go all the way to adding bebop.

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In this tutorial
10 killer Solo Strategies on Funky Modal Grooves
Play with great timing and rock steady groove
G minor pentatonic scale
Music theory with Albert Einstein 
Build up with Candy Dulfer
Repeating patterns in the pentatonic scale
The Dorian minor scale extension
Triads
4 and 5 note chords
Blues scale and bebop
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PENTATONIC SCALES HOW TO PRACTICE AND USE IMMEDIATELY
https://youtu.be/ZRs1W9SJ57o

3 great melodic tools to develop strong melodies
https://youtu.be/F8gWYGhOKUs

10 ways to improve your timing
https://youtu.be/2k3NPy0qSPg

Play Amazing Bebop Lines Like This
https://youtu.be/hkEZhgq75cs

The best thing about the Blues and How to Use It
https://youtu.be/EwyfRuIWgAg

Dennis Chambers – Chameleon
https://youtu.be/WtaKRY8wqhA

Candy Dulfer – Lily was here
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SfSQ3lQmJw

Candy Dulfer – Strasbourg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNx4EbTu10w

Miles davis – “so what”
https://youtu.be/ylXk1LBvIqU

Funky G minor groove
https://youtu.be/MJIMlr8tI2s

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JAZZ CHORDS – THIS IS HOW TO LEARN AND REMEMBER

Learn and remember jazz chords by following these 8 steps
When you are starting with playing jazz and improvising you are confronted with tons of material you “need” to know. 
In this video I will walk you through one of the most essential topics you need to go through for learning jazz – the chords. 

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In this tutorial
Why is it important to learn the chords and the progressions by heart?
Begin with the root
Learn the chord notes
Play a guide tone line
Develop the rhythm
What is approach notes
More rhythm
Show, play and analyse a blues solo using chord notes
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THE 8 MOST IMPORTANT CHORD PATTERNS

The 8 most important chord patterns
You need to know your chords.
With the chords you also need to know how to play these. 
The more ways you can play a certain group of notes the more flexibility you have. 
Here are 8 of the most used and played chord patterns in jazz and how to use them.

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Why is it important to learn chord patterns?
What is a chord pattern?
Chord pattern number 1 + example on how to practise.
Chord pattern number 2  + example on how to practise.
Chord pattern number 3  + example on how to practise.
Chord pattern number 4  + example on how to practise.
Chord pattern number 5  + example on how to practise.
Chord pattern number 6  + example on how to practise.
Chord pattern number 7  + example on how to practise.
Chord pattern number 8  + example on how to practise.
Show, play and analyse short a solo on “There will never be another you” using chord patterns
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