Category Archives: Blues

How To Develop Your Rhythm Like Chris Potter

Chris Potter is truly a Rhythm Genius. He learned from the greatest and kept developing.
Check out how to start with simple rhythms and develop your rhythmic approach.

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50+ PAGES LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
-blues Etudes developing your rhythm from simple 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 Chris Potter – How To Develop Epic Rhythm
00:55 Rhythmic Flexibility
01:37 The Chris Potter method
02:55 Listen With A Rhythmic Ear
03:56 Rhythmic Groupings
05:50 Change The Reference to The Timing
06:51 Add More Notes and Keep Develop
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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

7 Steps To Improve The Most Important Skill In Music

Ear-training is not sitting down and listening to chords and recognizing them, It’s not hearing all the musical intervals.
Ear-training is how you learn music and how you should practice music.
These 7 steps show you how pro’s learn music and how they sound great.

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50+ PAGES LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
-Chord exercises aiming for hearing the chords, timing and rhythm
-Blues etudes working slowly through the chord structure, moving towards hearing semi advanced jazz lines 
+ 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 REAL Ear-training
01:07 Transcribe Solos
02:15 Apply Transcribed Material To Your Solos
03:36 How To Hear The Chords
05:21 Instant Ear-Training Ear To Instrument Technique
06:48  Play Your Own lines Using transcribed Solos
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Their Rhythm Chops Will Blow Your Mind
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Alto – The Martin Alto
Soprano – Yanagisawa Elimona

Why Michael Brecker Copied Sonny Rollins (and you should too)

Sonny Rollins is so articulate and plays such fine lines. His playing screams out that we need to learn from him.
This is what Michael Brecker did and he became that good. 

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50+ PAGES LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
-Sonny Rollins Approach scale, chord and approach note exercises
-II-V-I lines working out the Sonny Rollins Sound into musical 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 Sonny Rollins Is the One To Copy
00:28 The Epic Rhythm
02:00 Why Michael Brecker Copied Sonny Rollins
03:31 Harmonic Rhythm Displacement
04:28 Tritone Substituted Dominants
05:41 Don’t Play The Root
07:28 The Best Technical Exercise That Sounds Amazing
08:14 Chromatic Enclosures
09:23 Bebop Scales and Diatonic Enclosures
10:24 Triads Are The Most Solid Chord
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What Coltrane Can Teach You About Dominants
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My setup:
Tenor saxophone: Selmer MKVI 82xxx
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Alto – The Martin Alto
Soprano – Yanagisawa Elimona

5 Things To Get Right In Your Practice in 2024

These 5 practice tips will take you so far when getting into your training sessions.
Down to earth tips that brings you to the core of practicing no matter what level you are on

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50+ PAGES LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
-Chord and scale exercises all in added to a blues form.
-Lots of blues etudes using the basic chord and 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 5 Things To Get Right In Your Practice in 2024
00:29 Music And Technique is One and The Same Thing
02:45 Play Songs – Play Beautiful Melodies
03:40 Focused Practice – 15 min Planning
05:33 Play Into The Target Notes
06:39 Keep Being Inspired – Michael Brecker Advice 
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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

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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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

Coltrane Pentatonic Scales – How To Practice And Apply

Coltrane pentatonic scales are intriguing. How Coltrane divided the scale into chord functions and played amazing solos with this approach
Learn the forms and develop your own lines in the modern Coltrane language

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50+ PAGES LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
-Coltrane Pentatonic Scale exercises 
-licks using pentatonic scales and common jazz lines combined
+ 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 Coltrane Pentatonic Approach
00:32 How To Practice And Apply Coltrane Pentatonics
0056 Pentatonic Scale Build Up
02:25 Pentatonic Chord Substitutions
03:06 The Most Famous Pentatonic Line
03:31 Scale Workout and Application
05:17 The Coltrane Magic – Chords And Pentatonic Scales
05:51 The Impossible Substitutions
07:02 Practice And Apply
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Practicing Like Parker, Brecker and Coltrane Will Change Your Playing Forever
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Michael Brecker – Recorda Me
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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

You can’t learn Jazz without this – The Charlie Parkers Bebop Lesson

Charlie Parker is one of the fathers of jazz, as we know it.
I truly believe that if we study the material he played we get the most perfect start to jazz.
Let’s dig into Charlie Parker’s solo on Cool Blues

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50+ PAGES LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
-lots of blues solo etude composed in the jazz language of Charlie Parker
+ 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 Why Charlie Parker Solos Are Epic
00:36 The Root Of The Chord Is Not Important
01:18 Charlie Parker Is The Blues
02:13 Lean Into The Upper Structures
02:57 Chromatic Parker
04:07 The Charlie Parker Major Chords 
04:34 The Essence Of Bebop – The Pivot
04:59 The Major Blues Scale
06:05 Backdoor Dominant Alterations
06:33 Chromatic Chords
07:13 Most Important – Articulation And Phrasing
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Michael Brecker – Recorda Me
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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 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
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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

4 Things That Stops Your Progress And How To Solve It

The top 4 of what keeps you from practicing and how to solve this.
Keep being motivated and inspired and get the best result out of your practice time.
Also if you only have 15 minutes

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LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
-progressive blues etudes – from simple to intermediate – teaching you to add technical exercises into music
+ all lesson examples are transposed to the Tenor, Alto and Concert keys and bass clef – all extra Lesson Manual Material Is Available in all 12 keys

In this tutorial
00:00 4 Things That Stops Your Progress And How To Solve It
00:23 Difficult to learn solos – Here is how to
01:11 4 Bars Hank Mobley Solo
02:12 Work Out The Learned Solo
02:56 Add The Learned Material To Your Playing
04:21 Frequent Practice Helps You Stay Motivated
05:13 Plan A 15 min Practice Program
06:51 Extensive planning and Long term Goals Kills Music
07:33 Short Term Goals In Bite Sized Chunks
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The Scale Exercise You Need To Know
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Dig Dis – Hank Mobley Solo Transcription
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Zi7uF5Ml-E

Bb concert Blues Backing Track
https://youtu.be/5s_TP_bD-kU?si=FwpOXwS9cpDkeE3D

Full solo manual – Perdido – for both Alto and Tenor
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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 To Expand Coltrane’s Upper Structures Concept

How To Expand Coltrane’s Upper Structures Concept
Expand your view on chords and start thinking further.
Add upper structures into your playing.
Listening to the modern jazz heroes, they all play like this.

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LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
-Upper Structure CHord Exercises
-Licks expanding on Coltranes Upper Structure Concept
+ all lesson examples are transposed to the Tenor, Alto and Concert keys.
+ All Licks and Exercises are available In All 12 Keys

In this tutorial
00:00 Coltranes Modern Jazz Sound
00:23 Amazing Upper Structure Sound
01:24 Discover And Play Upper Structures
02:22 Upper Structures – Not The Root
03:08 Avoid Notes – Or Not Rhythmic Enclosure
04:02 Apply Upper Structures To You Playing
04:40 What Fits Where
05:31 Chords And Barlines Does Not Exist
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What Coltrane Can Teach You About Dominants
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