Category Archives: Bebop

The Bebop Phrase That Will Change Your Playing

Charlie Parker and his gang of beboppers discovered a new style of music named bebop.
There are some essential qualities in the sound that makes it sound right. Because of the strong nature of certain phrases they are still being used in improvised music today.
Get the bebop sound!

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50+ pages full exercises and licks
-Octave Displacement licks
-Exercises that train the Pivot into your playing
+ all lesson examples are transposed to the Tenor, Alto and Concert keys.

In this tutorial
00:00 The Coolest Melodic Trick in Bebop
00:35 What is Octave Displacement
01:16 Why Pivots Sounds Amazing
03:25 Pivot Technical Exercises
04:33 How To Make Pivot Licks
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What The Bebop Scale Can Do For Your Playing
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Alto – The Martin Alto
Soprano – Yanagisawa Elimona

How Coltrane Took Chromatic Phrasing Beyond Bebop

Coltrane’s chromatic wisdom is something we all need to learn from.
The simplicity and at the same time intelligent and super direct way of using chromatic passing tones is a milestone in jazz which many after Coltrane have integrated in their own playing.
This video explains some of the principles.

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LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
50+ pages full exercises and licks
-bebop, major bebop, major bebop dominant scale exercises
-Coltrane inspired Chromatic lines and licks
-all exercises and licks are transposed to all 12 keys
+ all lesson examples are transposed to the Tenor, Alto and Concert keys.

In this tutorial
00:00 Coltrane – King Of Chromatic Licks
00:47 Bebop Chromatics like Coltrane
02:32 Chromatics Alters Chord Progression
03:06 Chromatics in Minor
04:11 Move the Timing
04:52 Chromatics between 3rds
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The Best Method To Master All Keys
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John Coltrane Blue Train solo Transcription
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SHORT VIDEOS+PDF’s

Short video overview and pdf download list.
Full access on tier 5 on Patreon

3 Step Scale Licks Construction https://www.patreon.com/posts/83283784 https://youtube.com/shorts/fjda07LGrks

Most Important Skill For Melodic Jazz Lines https://www.patreon.com/posts/83283715 https://youtube.com/shorts/YGEAn33ppCw

Chord Scale Exercises For Better Solos https://www.patreon.com/posts/83283633 https://youtube.com/shorts/xrZXzYUCs2Q

3 Genious Michael Brecker II-V-I Licks https://www.patreon.com/posts/83227723 https://youtube.com/shorts/bPTynbYLZ7E

3 Amazing ø7 Chord Hacks You Must Know https://www.patreon.com/posts/82744171 https://youtube.com/shorts/CnroGJlyC7I

Easy Trick To Get A Great Sound – play reed 5 https://www.patreon.com/posts/82744104 https://youtube.com/shorts/DH6BM0JdNc8

3 Best Chord Exercises For Jazz Standards https://www.patreon.com/posts/82744041 https://youtube.com/shorts/EduFcHn6PfU

Giant Steps II-V-I Short Licks https://www.patreon.com/posts/82743922 https://youtube.com/shorts/l7GaBU0d75M

Is Bmaj7 Altered Dominant?
https://www.patreon.com/posts/82323335 https://youtube.com/shorts/-TTJPJw7hjE
Bebop Approach To All Scales
https://www.patreon.com/posts/82323318 https://youtube.com/shorts/Z-SZdWpdHzM

Most Easy To Use Chromatic Approach Note Patterns
https://www.patreon.com/posts/82323293 https://youtube.com/shorts/p5b26pJ1LpE

Surprising ø7 Arpeggio Sounds https://www.patreon.com/posts/82323275 https://youtube.com/shorts/XyfcAVQCWJs

The Best Bebop Arpeggio Lines https://www.patreon.com/posts/81926455 https://youtube.com/shorts/l-EQKFEvBHU

Solid Articulation Like The Pros https://www.patreon.com/posts/81926423 https://youtube.com/shorts/nhZbucIbfIQ

Chris Potter Fast Arpeggio Exercises
https://www.patreon.com/posts/81926366 https://youtube.com/shorts/KLLDjvLEypg

3 Step Approach To Playing Fast
https://www.patreon.com/posts/81926214 https://youtube.com/shorts/Pu3nmsS454w

Fast Chords Like Joe Henderson
https://www.patreon.com/posts/81218806 https://youtube.com/shorts/XUKpnSyqmsc

How To Play G7alt
https://www.patreon.com/posts/81218770 https://youtube.com/shorts/Fd6oEMCo9GI

Short Cut to Soloing on Autumn Leaves https://www.patreon.com/posts/81218742 https://youtube.com/shorts/Jk_ZxiEQzDQ

Coltranes Direct II-V-I Approach https://www.patreon.com/posts/81218707 https://youtube.com/shorts/ibzrzeItEDo

Tasteful Double Time In Pop Music https://www.patreon.com/posts/81217751 https://youtube.com/shorts/pthsVCV1nPM

Double Time Scale And Chord Training https://www.patreon.com/posts/81217673 https://youtube.com/shorts/2di9LaxfNuI

5 Step Approach To Strong 8th Notes https://www.patreon.com/posts/81217118 https://youtube.com/shorts/YAHtIaWwVIY

Strongest Chords and Scales Jazz Exercise https://www.patreon.com/posts/80917738 https://youtube.com/shorts/EqgJ92w04H0

The Most Powerful Chord to Scale Jazz Exercises https://www.patreon.com/posts/80917591 https://youtube.com/shorts/PiHFrvYn8nw

Do You Know These Triad Upper Structures https://www.patreon.com/posts/80917448 https://youtube.com/shorts/vLus3u373tI

The Best Scale Practice On Tunes https://www.patreon.com/posts/80894969 https://youtube.com/shorts/d6u30G6qUHU

The Best Arpeggio Exercise On Tunes https://www.patreon.com/posts/80474615 https://youtube.com/shorts/jN-qPk8wgJE

Solo practice tips for stronger improvising https://www.patreon.com/posts/80474562 https://youtube.com/shorts/7pTCtJqVdMQ

Scale Exercises You Must Know For Jazz https://www.patreon.com/posts/80474615 https://youtube.com/shorts/jg-FOnOIxPs

Coltrane Played Minor On Dominants https://www.patreon.com/posts/80288203 https://youtube.com/shorts/KWtOQ93RtCw

Crazy Triads + Pentatonic scales in Pop https://www.patreon.com/posts/80287959 https://youtube.com/shorts/_3lOzieCVbc

Most Beautiful Dominant Chord Sound https://www.patreon.com/posts/80287889 https://youtube.com/shorts/Dyl7eXyRolg

3 levels of knowing your arpeggios https://www.patreon.com/posts/79821446 https://youtube.com/shorts/8E1PNrQeJoU

Use Hip Chromatic Lines in Pop/Soul/Funk https://www.patreon.com/posts/79821400 https://www.youtube.com/shorts/8X6OUnmPAV4

Which Chromatic Line Sounds Better? https://www.patreon.com/posts/79821284 https://www.youtube.com/shorts/_LH9O0LT8vQ

Full Range Chords Using the Diminished Scale https://www.patreon.com/posts/79543544 https://youtube.com/shorts/qmff3gCcLLY?feature=share

AMAZING TRIADS IN THE DIMINISHED SCALE https://www.patreon.com/posts/79543514 https://youtube.com/shorts/vWGXXDmviZ0?feature=share

Diminished Scale Runs on Dominants https://www.patreon.com/posts/79543425 https://youtube.com/shorts/QZSsB4z1GMg?feature=share

The Impossible Bridge of Invitation https://www.patreon.com/posts/79229703 https://youtube.com/shorts/M5Nqz3Ky3bc?feature=share

Play Natural II-V to Minor https://www.patreon.com/posts/79229625 https://youtube.com/shorts/9GNcpTkzAVM?feature=share

How to Play Major II-V to Minor https://www.patreon.com/posts/79223335 https://youtube.com/shorts/O2uho8tiIV0?feature=share

Altered Scale Licks You Must Know https://www.patreon.com/posts/79051765 https://youtube.com/shorts/LHlCko2kWTo?feature=share

Lydian Altered Dominant https://www.patreon.com/posts/78448427 https://youtube.com/shorts/CRP-8443ldQ?feature=share

Tritone Substituted Dominant https://www.patreon.com/posts/78448400 https://youtube.com/shorts/SOdz8VAUoVI?feature=share

Michael Brecker Favorite Pentatonic Lick
https://www.patreon.com/posts/78448355 https://youtube.com/shorts/YfK32edQsXI?feature=share

Jerry Bergonzi Pentatonic Patterns https://www.patreon.com/posts/78448313 https://youtu.be/SukRqexhDRc

Michael Brecker Don’t Play The Root https://www.patreon.com/posts/78448270 https://youtube.com/shorts/qFXWErFSETs?feature=share

Candy Dulfer Bebop Lines https://www.patreon.com/posts/78448229 https://youtube.com/shorts/QoEzTtRhlOY?feature=share

Michael Brecker Chromatic Pentatonic Licks https://www.patreon.com/posts/78448175 https://youtube.com/shorts/ax5_oOnCgSs?feature=share

The Best Of Sanborn Licks https://www.patreon.com/posts/78448105 https://youtube.com/shorts/SHKIfjxwMFs?feature=share

Michael Brecker Open Up Your Lines / Sanborn Maputo Lick https://www.patreon.com/posts/78258876 https://youtube.com/shorts/SHmdzzyXN5M?feature=share https://youtube.com/shorts/SHKIfjxwMFs?feature=share

Coltrane Tenor Madness Lick / Rollins Octatonic Lick https://www.patreon.com/posts/77903474 https://youtube.com/shorts/SjEbgpATphk?feature=share https://youtube.com/shorts/oKQswMttBAY?feature=share

Amazing Precision / Clear Lines / Play What You Hear https://www.patreon.com/posts/77583461 https://youtube.com/shorts/yGSoanGYq-o?feature=share https://youtube.com/shorts/4wBkLVND-sk?feature=share

Coltrane 4 note shapes / Giant Steps Licks https://www.patreon.com/posts/77365646 https://youtube.com/shorts/szw37ioZMfw?feature=share https://youtube.com/shorts/I0p89JHUSCw?feature=share

DOUBLE TIME EXERCISE / ARTICULATION EXERCISE https://www.patreon.com/posts/77092131 https://youtube.com/shorts/SDKTk4Msp_E?feature=share https://youtube.com/shorts/RdQfOYFK7Mg?feature=share

Michael Brecker on Dominants https://www.patreon.com/posts/75569657 https://youtube.com/shorts/jrMXM7lEsVc?feature=share https://youtube.com/shorts/cXwnHR0TLFE?feature=share

BEBOP SCALES ON DOMINANT CHAINS https://www.patreon.com/posts/75569657 https://www.patreon.com/posts/77266144

Minor Chord Hack / How to growl / Michael Brecker Pentatonics https://www.patreon.com/posts/75569657 https://youtube.com/shorts/NSnTMF4RXb0?feature=share https://youtube.com/shorts/aB4B_4OEK8I?feature=share

Coltrane Blues Patterns
https://www.patreon.com/posts/75201469 https://youtube.com/shorts/uMY6I6k4Oeg?feature=share https://youtube.com/shorts/5KLfJY-Mf-Q?feature=share

Moving Melodic Shapes
https://www.patreon.com/posts/75164442 https://youtube.com/shorts/L2h0KonELak?feature=share https://youtube.com/shorts/Kgmr5TUNt30?feature=share

Bebop in funk + Coltrane Double time enclosures https://www.patreon.com/posts/74513222 https://youtube.com/shorts/-wGzMq9z6sw?feature=share https://youtube.com/shorts/9yNhAnJrnYg?feature=share

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My setup:
Tenor saxophone: Selmer MKVI 82xxx
mouthpiece is an old Otto Link Babbit – refaced from opening 6 to opening 8/8,5
Alto – The Martin Alto
Soprano – Yanagisawa Elimona

Tier 20 Patreon Access

Consider joining me on Tier 20 on Patreon.

You will get access to almost unlimited amounts of material. 
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All materials on tier 5 and 10. 

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Full solo manual – Autumn Leaves
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Full solo manual – Blue Bossa
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Full solo manual – Pent Up House – for both Alto and Tenor
https://www.patreon.com/posts/44332147

Full solo manual – Perdido – for both Alto and Tenor
https://www.patreon.com/posts/43528942

Full solo manual – Take The A-train – for both Alto and Tenor
https://www.patreon.com/posts/44883581

Full solo manual – There Will Never Be Another You
https://www.patreon.com/posts/43814415

Full solo manual – Rhythm Changes
https://www.patreon.com/posts/47414602

Full solo manual – Blues in concert, alto and tenor key
https://www.patreon.com/posts/72950631

Solo transcription – Blue Bossa – diatonic chord and scale solo
https://www.patreon.com/posts/46780162

Solo transcription – On the sunny side of the street – diatonic chord and scale solo
https://www.patreon.com/posts/46123983

Pentatonic manual vol.1
https://www.patreon.com/posts/39388094

Bebop practice manual – chromatic surrounding notes – exercises and licks
https://www.patreon.com/posts/39557131

The overtone manual – exercises and licks Get better control
http://patreon.com/posts/38835806

23 functional major scale exercises + 46 example licks on how to apply
https://www.patreon.com/posts/38397480

Train your rhythm feel – exercises exploring quarter note and eight notes phrases
https://www.patreon.com/posts/37622527

60 scale patterns on functional harmony + 20 II-V-I licks using scale patterns
https://www.patreon.com/posts/37364646

64 ways to play a Cmaj chord + 20 I-V-I-V licks to be played on Rhythm Changes
https://www.patreon.com/posts/37364560

50 shades of Blues – dominant seven building blocks and 20 I-IV dominant lines
https://www.patreon.com/posts/36808560

20 basic minor II-V-I building blocks + 20 basic minor II-V-I licks – by Søren Ballegaard
https://www.patreon.com/posts/36620722

32 chromatic approach note bulding blocks + 20 II-V-I using chromaticism
https://www.patreon.com/posts/36621031

3 of the greatest bebop licks and 100 ways to practise and use them
https://www.patreon.com/posts/44072387

18 musical scale exercises applied to the major scale+examples licks on how to use
https://www.patreon.com/posts/38124808

32 chromatic bebop approach note structures and 20 chromatic bebop
https://www.patreon.com/posts/36621031

64 minor + alternate minor chord building blocks + 24 II-V-I lines using alternate minor
https://www.patreon.com/posts/37917989

64 ways to play a Cmaj chord + 20 I-V-I-V licks to be played on Rhythm Changes
https://www.patreon.com/posts/64-ways-to-play-37364560

74 one bar tritone substitute dominant lines + 20 II-V-I
https://www.patreon.com/posts/39102946

Add ons for minor chord solos – minor 6, minor 9, minor major, dominant 7(b9)
https://www.patreon.com/posts/43252315

Beginning the blues with one pentatonic scale
https://www.patreon.com/posts/44581076

Blues licks and scales compendium
https://www.patreon.com/posts/47710439

Chord note solo manual – effortless soloing using only chord notes
https://www.patreon.com/posts/41934321

Chord pattern exercise manual – basic 7th chords of the major scale
https://www.patreon.com/posts/41195255

Coltrane basic pattern practise module – major 9 – minor 9 – dominant 9 chords
https://www.patreon.com/posts/42239209

Dominant chord and scale alteration manual – b9 and b13
https://www.patreon.com/posts/41666654

Jazz Improvisation step 1 – the chords – blues in C
https://www.patreon.com/posts/40669564

Jazz improvisation step 2 – from chords to scales – tenor and alto
https://www.patreon.com/posts/42483935

Play great melodies toolbook
https://www.patreon.com/posts/41448250

The overtone exercise manual 1.0
https://www.patreon.com/posts/38835806

The Ultimate Practice Program Planner
https://www.patreon.com/posts/37806877

SØREN BALLEGAARD SCALE PRACTICE PDF
https://www.patreon.com/posts/37806462

How Coltrane Double Time Licks Work

John Coltrane can teach us how to play great 16th notes lines. 
Get inspired on how to play double time. How to keep inventing new jazz lines on the same chords.
Learn to fill out the bars by adding nifty chords and enclosures to the progression.

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LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
50+ pages full exercises and licks
-double time pattern scale exercises
-short lines using Coltrane 4 note patterns
-II-V-I licks using Coltrane double time strategies  
-all exercises and licks are transposed to all 12 keys
+ all lesson examples are transposed to the Tenor, Alto and Concert keys.

In this tutorial
00:00 How Coltrane Double Time Licks Work
00:27 Double The Amount Of Notes
00:56 The Backdoor Dominant
02:10 Coltrane Enclosures
03:17 4 note short lines
03:57 Do you like my videos – support me on Patreon
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3 Licks That Will Teach You The Coltrane Sound
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https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/practice-arpeggios-like-chris-potter-and-sound-amazing/
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3 Coltrane Bebop Licks Explained
https://youtu.be/c8TmL_AO1Jw
https://www.patreon.com/posts/56850554
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/3-coltrane-bebop-licks-explained/

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My setup:
Tenor saxophone: Selmer MKVI 82xxx
mouthpiece is an old Otto Link Babbit – refaced from opening 6 to opening 8/8,5
Alto – The Martin Alto
Soprano – Yanagisawa Elimona

The 5 ingredients of a Brecker Lick

Michael Brecker was and is still one of the best saxophonists in the world, no doubt.
Get an inside look in his amazing world of patterns and lines.

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LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
50+ pages full exercises and licks
-pentatonic, octatonic scale and altered licks and exercises
-Michael Brecker inspired material
-all exercises and licks are transposed to all 12 keys
+ all lesson examples are transposed to the Tenor, Alto and Concert keys.

In this tutorial
00:00 The 5 ingredients of a Brecker Lick
00:12 Overtones And False Fingerings
00:40 Do As Brecker – Master Pentatonic Scales
01:16 Always Work On Creativity
02:52 Michael Brecker Octatonic licks
03:51 Bebop and Chromatic Encirclings
04:30 Do you like my videos – support me on Patreon
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5 levels of Pentatonic Scales for Jazz
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https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/5-levels-of-pentatonic-scales-for-jazz/

Play Outside Using This simple Minor Chord Method https://www.patreon.com/posts/61147968
https://youtu.be/DqXv8vXbK_s
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/play-outside-using-this-simple-minor-chord-method/

LEARN OVERTONES
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4uQjYLp2ixM&t=10s

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Subscribe for more free saxophone videos and lessons: https://www.youtube.com/c/SørenBallegaard

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My setup:
Tenor saxophone: Selmer MKVI 82xxx
mouthpiece is an old Otto Link Babbit – refaced from opening 6 to opening 8/8,5
Alto – The Martin Alto
Soprano – Yanagisawa Elimona

How Only Two Alterations Can Change Your Playing

By playing simple chord extensions your playing can lift to a whole new level.
Showing you these dominant chord extensions and easily play and  voice lead these into beautiful jazz lines.

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LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
50+ pages full exercises and licks
-Altered II-V-I Licks using b9, #5, Coltrane whole tone and augmented scale
-all exercises and licks are transposed to all 12 keys
+ all lesson examples are transposed to the Tenor, Alto and Concert keys.

In this tutorial
00:00 How Only Two Alterations Can Change Your Playing00:34 Add The b9
00:54 Bebop and b9
01:54 The Diminished Arpeggio
02:41 #5 Augmented
03:20 Augmented Triad
03:50 Augmented Scale
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How To Sound Like Modern Jazz
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Using Triads Can Change Your Playing
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My setup:
Tenor saxophone: Selmer MKVI 82xxx
mouthpiece is an old Otto Link Babbit – refaced from opening 6 to opening 8/8,5
Alto – The Martin Alto
Soprano – Yanagisawa Elimona

The Best Method To Master All Keys

Mastering all 12 keys is like a super power in music.
This will open up your playing, your creativity and your inspiration. 
All your playing will immediately get easier, because of the perspective towards the other keys. 

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LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
50+ pages full exercises and licks
-scale and chord exercises 
-Major, dominant and II-V licks
-all exercises and licks are transposed to all 12 keys through the circle of 5th or chromatically up or down
+ all lesson examples are transposed to the Tenor, Alto and Concert keys. 

In this tutorial
00:00 Learn This – Listening, Technique, Sound, Timing
00:32 Listen and get inspired
01:16 Keep your fingers on your instrument
02:49 Technique must enable your music
04:30 Work on your timing
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3 Coltrane Bebop Licks Explained
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Practice Arpeggios Like Chris Potter and Sound Amazing
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My setup:
Tenor saxophone: Selmer MKVI 82xxx
mouthpiece is an old Otto Link Babbit – refaced from opening 6 to opening 8/8,5
Alto – The Martin Alto
Soprano – Yanagisawa Elimona

What Outside Sounds Can Do For You Playing

From light alterations to full blown outside playing.
What tricks, scale patterns and arpeggios sound amazing when you want to play outside the key.
Working through a few standard progressions playing outside the box.

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LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
50+ pages full exercises and licks
-Chromatic embellishment and chord exercises in the scale-Altered dominant and shape shifting II-V-I licks
-all exercises and licks are transposed to all 12 keys
+ all lesson examples are transposed to the Tenor, Alto and Concert keys. 

In this tutorial
00:00 What Outside Sounds Can Do For You Playing
00:20 Bebop lines a half step up
01:29 Move licks to the tritone
02:12 Play the major 7 chord below the tonic
03:33 Amazing pattern displacement
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Chris Potter – Epic Dominant Licks
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What Coltrane Can Teach You About Dominants
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My setup:
Tenor saxophone: Selmer MKVI 82xxx
mouthpiece is an old Otto Link Babbit – refaced from opening 6 to opening 8/8,5
Alto – The Martin Alto
Soprano – Yanagisawa Elimona

How Licks Can Level Up You Solos

Learning licks from master players and adapting these into your playing is a major jazz skill you need to develop.
Get around the major issues like add licks to your practice and into the tunes you play.
Transpose and alter licks into music fitting your music.

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LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
50+ pages full exercises and licks
-Lick based scale exercises
-Dexter Gordon, Sonny Rollins and Hank Mobley inspired licks
-all exercises and licks are transposed to all 12 keys
+ all lesson examples are transposed to the Tenor, Alto and Concert keys.

In this tutorial

00:00 How You Can Play Licks To Learn Jazz
00:23 Dexter Gordon on F major
01:06 Add Licks To Your Tunes
01:59 Hank Mobley On Dominant Chords
03:11 Sonny Rollins II-V-I lick
04:30 Pull Out Ideas From The Licks You Learn
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What You Will Learn From Transcribing
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 The Three Solos That Will Teach You Jazz Saxophone
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https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/the-three-solos-that-will-teach-you-jazz-saxophone/

 

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My setup:
Tenor saxophone: Selmer MKVI 82xxx
mouthpiece is an old Otto Link Babbit – refaced from opening 6 to opening 8/8,5
Alto – The Martin Alto
Soprano – Yanagisawa Elimona