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Coltrane And Potter – Unlock Jazz Phrasing Mastery Now!

John Coltrane and Chris Potter have a special place in my world when it comes to articulation and phrasing.
I am going to dig into how you should phrase and articulate jazz lines to really make them sound pro.

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50+ PAGES LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
-Phrasing and articulation exercises
-Phrases and licks with clear articulation and phrasing notation.
+ all lesson examples are transposed to the Tenor, Alto and Concert keys and bass clef 
+ all released lesson manual material are available in all 12 keys

In this tutorial
00:00 Unlock Jazz Phrasing Mastery Now!
00:23 The John Coltrane Phrasing
01:43 Intensify Your Sound
02:09 How To Exercise Jazz Phrasing
03:17 Most Important Phrasing Exercise
04:11 Master Articulation
05:01 Chris Potter Staccato Articulation
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The Mind Blowing Rhythms Of Chris Potter
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https://www.patreon.com/posts/83943312
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Lesson Manuals – Check This Link
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Solo Manuals Check them here
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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 Makes Every Chris Potter Solo Genius?

The melody is one of the most important things in music.
Chris Potters can teach you his amazing ability to always play amazing melodic lines.

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50+ PAGES LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
-Melodic and rhythmic scale exercises
-blues etudes + II-V-I licks holding the melodic and rhythmic scale concept
+ all lesson examples are transposed to the Tenor, Alto and Concert keys and bass clef
+ all released lesson manual material are available in all 12 keys

In this tutorial
00:00 Chris Potters Melodic Genius Will Teach You Jazz
02:02 Practice and Play The Most Beautiful Melodies
03:01 Rhythm Is Stronger Than Melody
03:55 Melodic Scale Practice
05:01 Make The Melody Count
06:57 Horizontal Melody connections
07:53 Chromatic Passing Phrases
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How Powerful Melodies Makes You King Of Improvisation https://youtu.be/vSun2z61j2w
https://www.patreon.com/posts/92629324
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/how-powerful-melodies-makes-you-king-of-improvisation/

Lesson Manuals – Check This Link

https://sorenballegaard.dk/saxophonetopics/

Solo Manuals Check them here
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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

Study Jazz Licks Like Michael Brecker Did

Michael Brecker knew how difficult it is to add new material into your working vocabulary.
This is how to add practiced licks and lines into your vocabulary, using the Michael Brecker philosophy. 

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50+ PAGES LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
-written out licks + rhythmic exercises
-Phrases containing the licks in both Blues Form Etudes and on different progressions
+ all lesson examples are transposed to the Tenor, Alto and Concert keys and bass clef 
+ all released lesson manual material are available in all 12 keys

In this tutorial
00:00 How To Study Jazz licks Like Michael Brecker
00:38 What Is The Process To Learn Licks? 
01:40 Make Licks Into Music
03:01 Connect The Chords
04:26 Learn From The intuitive Michael Brecker
05:34 You Must Practice To Play
06:03 Michael Brecker Creative Super Power
06:47 Advanced Licks Practice
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How Michael Brecker Got His Chops
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Lesson Manuals – Check This Link

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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

Every Jazz Beginner Needs These 4 Scale Exercises

There are 4 very important scale exercises that start all jazz development. Know these or know thede better and you get so much insight and enable yourself to get better adoun the instrument and create more beautiful jazz lines

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50+ PAGES LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
-4 most important scale exercises in different variations written out
-II-V-I licks + solo etudes on Autumn Leaves based on the 4 scale exercises
+ all lesson examples are transposed to the Tenor, Alto and Concert keys and bass clef 
+ all released lesson manual material are available in all 12 keys

In this tutorial
00:00 The 4 Most Important Scale Exercises
00:32 The Scales in the Scale
01:54 3rds In The Scale
02:22 3rd Interval Enclosure
04:11 Wonderful Triads
05:19 Triad Extensions
06:32 7th chords
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Practicing Like Parker, Brecker and Coltrane Will Change Your Playing Forever
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https://www.patreon.com/posts/90886701
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/michael-breckers-advice-on-technique-practice/

Michael Brecker – Recorda Me
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=29-qAVU8nIs

Lesson Manuals – Check This Link
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Solo Manuals Check them here
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Rigotti reeds webshop
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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 Michael Brecker Got His Chops

How Michael Brecker gets around in the tunes he plays keeps amazing me. Im digging into a few tips given in the newly released practice book of Michael Brecker.
Always learn from the best. Let’s dig into how to learn these skills from this amazing player.

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50+ PAGES LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
-Michael Brecker Inspired technical exercises
-All exercises transformed into jazz licks
+ all lesson examples are transposed to the Tenor, Alto and Concert keys and bass clef 
+ all released lesson manual material are available in all 12 keys

In this tutorial
00:00 Michael Brecker King Of Timing
00:28 Always Practice Timing – Exercises
01:01 Remove Distractions
01:31 Add Exercises Into Musical Context
02:08 Work Out With Metronome
03:11 Metronome Challenge
03:37 12 Keys Magic
04:49 You Must Add Technique Into Your Music
05:25 Any Line Is A Technical Exercise
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Practicing Like Parker, Brecker and Coltrane Will Change Your Playing Forever
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https://www.patreon.com/posts/95103451
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Video links:
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https://www.patreon.com/posts/90886701
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/michael-breckers-advice-on-technique-practice/

Michael Brecker – Recorda Me
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=29-qAVU8nIs

Lesson Manuals – Check This Link
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Solo Manuals Check them here
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Rigotti reeds webshop
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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

Practicing Like Parker, Brecker and Coltrane Will Change Your Playing Forever

There are a few core things we all must practice. All greats have practiced these 5 things and we should too. 
These 5 things will keep your playing sharp and on edge – ever moving forward.

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50+ PAGES LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
-Full Solo Transcription Of Gene Ammons Solo On Walkin
-II-V-I Licks and Exercises in rhythmic variations and syncopation
+ all lesson examples are transposed to the Tenor, Alto and Concert keys and bass clef 
+ all released lesson manual material are available in all 12 keys

In this tutorial
00:00 The 5 Things That Will Improve Your Playing The Most
00:36 Practice Daily
01:21 Play With Great Sound
02:33 Play Along With Solos Of GOATS
03:47 Michael Brecker’s Timing
04:34 Get Extreme Articulation
06:22 Do you like my videos – support me on Patreon
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Michael Brecker’s Advice On Technique Practice https://youtu.be/VQdYQTdVkt4
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Michael Brecker’s Advice On Technique Practice https://youtu.be/VQdYQTdVkt4
https://www.patreon.com/posts/90886701
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/michael-breckers-advice-on-technique-practice/

Michael Brecker – Recorda Me
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=29-qAVU8nIs

Lesson Manuals – Check This Link
https://sorenballegaard.dk/saxophonetopics/

Solo Manuals Check them here
https://sorenballegaard.dk/saxophonetopics/patreon-tier-20-access/

Rigotti reeds webshop
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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

Their Rhythm Chops Will Blow Your Mind

Joe Henderson and Chris Potter both have an unique approach to rhythm that makes so much sense. Learn their way of thinking and playing syncopations and over the barline to immediately level up your own playing

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LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
-Syncopation and Rhythmic Groupings Scale Exercises
-II-V-I Licks Using Syncopation and Rhythmic Groupings
+ all lesson examples are transposed to the Tenor, Alto and Concert keys and bass clef 
+ all released lesson manual material are available in all 12 keys

In this tutorial
00:00 Learn Rhythm From The Best
00:50 Chris Potter On Practicing Syncopation
02:14 Rhythm And Articulation Hand in Hand
02:53 Melodic Groupings
03:27 The Metronome Gives Better Timing
03:47 Make Up New Phrases
04:45 Play Melodic Lines Using Rhythmic Groupings
05:48 Compose Phrases On Jazz Progressions
06:56 Do you like my videos – support me on Patreon
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The Mind Blowing Rhythms Of Chris Potter
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Video links:
Michael Brecker’s Advice On Technique Practice https://youtu.be/VQdYQTdVkt4
https://www.patreon.com/posts/90886701
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/michael-breckers-advice-on-technique-practice/

Michael Brecker – Recorda Me
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=29-qAVU8nIs

Lesson Manuals – Check This Link
https://sorenballegaard.dk/saxophonetopics/

Solo Manuals Check them here
https://sorenballegaard.dk/saxophonetopics/patreon-tier-20-access/

Rigotti reeds webshop
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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

Why Learning Solos By Ear Is Incredibly Important

I have learned so much from transcribing, practicing and applying great masters’ licks and lines into my own playing. I believe that this is the part of my musical training where I have learned the most in all aspects of my playing. This is: Why transcribing, practicing and applying licks is the best lesson you will ever have.

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LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
-A few scale exercises on Blue Bossa
-Tons of solo etudes based on Dexter Gordons Solo On Blue Bossa
+ all lesson examples are transposed to the Tenor, Alto and Concert keys and bass clef 
+ all released lesson manual material are available in all 12 keys

In this tutorial
00:00 The Best Jazz Lesson You Will Ever Get
00:47 Find Solos Fitting Your Level And Playing
01:36 The Most Important Thing To Learn From Transcribed Solos
02:02 Set Realistic Goals
02:29 The Best And Fastest Way
03:12 Playing Dexter’s Solo On Blue Bossa
04:43 Add The Phrases Into Your Music
06:05 Learning Full Solos
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Why You Need To Study Jazz Licks
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Dexter Gordon Blue Bossa
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=006DFPEAvRQ

Coltrane Blues To You
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gQXb7GH3k7Y

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Solo Manuals Check them here
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Rigotti reeds webshop
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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

The Best Method To Master Jazz Solos (A Must Know)

Composing is one of the strongest tools we have in jazz.
Improvising is instant composing but to get there we need to learn how to.
This is how to get jazz lick composing started and how to apply it directly into your playing.

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LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
-Ready to use chord and scale exercises
-developing lick order using known material
+ all lesson examples are transposed to the Tenor, Alto and Concert keys and bass clef 
+ all released lesson manual material are available in all 12 keys

In this tutorial
00:00 Jazz Lick Composing – The Fast Lane To Great Jazz Phrases
01:00 Get The Material Tight
01:58 The First Simple Jazz Lick Composing
02:39 Don’t Be Boring – add Rhythm
03:23 Do Not Invent The Wheel
04:59 Build On What You Already Know
05:17 Always Learn From The Best
06:06 Add The Pro Idea Into You Playing
06:47 How To Choose What To Play
07:30 Do you like my videos – support me on Patreon
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The Three Solos That Will Teach You Jazz Saxophone https://youtu.be/6gxNfN9b4vg
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https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/the-three-solos-that-will-teach-you-jazz-saxophone/

Lesson Manuals – Check This Link
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Solo Manuals Check them here
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Rigotti reeds webshop
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Subscribe for more free saxophone videos and lessons: https://www.youtube.com/c/SørenBallegaard

Lesson tutorials and live online lessons – check my shop:
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Website: https://sorenballegaard.dk
Twitter: https://twitter.com/SorenBallegaard

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 Powerful Melodies Makes You King Of Improvisation

To get people to listen to your improvisation you need to play strong melodies. Because strong melodies are one of the main reasons we listen to music.
Chris Potter is one of the Masters of incorporating strong melodic lines into his playing. Let’s work out his secret and get it into your playing.

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LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
-Easy repeating patterns through the scale
-Full Blues Etudes using repeating pattern – from easy to advanced 
+ all lesson examples are transposed to the Tenor, Alto and Concert keys and bass clef 
+ all released lesson manual material are available in all 12 keys

In this tutorial
00:00 The Strongest Solos Comes From Powerful Melodies
01:24 Repeating Patterns – Chord Notes On A Blues
02:30 Make Repetition Interesting By Changing The Rhythm
03:30 Embellishment Adds Amazing Detail
04:05 The Power Of Repeating One Note
04:19 Add New Notes
05:02 Repeat The Idea
05:46 Practice The Technique Behind The Idea
06:43 Repeating Scale Patterns
08:09 Do you like my videos – support me on Patreon
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Video links:
The Mind Blowing Rhythms Of Chris Potter
https://youtu.be/bxkncI8JaBo
https://www.patreon.com/posts/83943312
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/5-steps-to-get-the-best-sound

Lesson Manuals – Check This Link
https://sorenballegaard.dk/saxophonetopics/

Solo Manuals Check them here
https://sorenballegaard.dk/saxophonetopics/patreon-tier-20-access/

Rigotti reeds webshop
http://www.reedsonline.fr/boutique_reedsonline/en/accueil-gb/

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

Lesson tutorials and live online lessons – check my shop:
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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