Category Archives: Diatonic approach

These 4-Note Patterns Give You Unlimited Soloing Options

Coltrane’s solos are amazingly clear and to the point. Looking at Coltrane’s solo lines the 4 note chord and scale lines is obvious.
Here you will learn how to practice and use these iconic 4 note Coltrane shapes in your music.

LINK TO VIDEO
DOWNLOAD PDF

LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
50+ pages full exercises and licks
-Coltrane lick exercises through the diatonic scales
-Coltrane inspired clear and direct 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 These 4-Note Patterns Give You Unlimited Soloing Options
00:34 Scale Turn
01:45 Scale Approach
02:13 Coltrane Says No To Bebop
03:18 1-2-3-5, 5-4-3-1, 7-1-2-3
03:38 Add It All Together
04:19 Do you like my videos – support me on Patreon
https://www.patreon.com/posts/77491914

Get the free E-book material on saxophone practice – sign up for my newsletter: https://bit.ly/subscribetomynewslettersorenballegaardsaxophonelessons

Video links:
What Coltrane Can Teach You About Dominants
https://youtu.be/4v_ny0Pu4iQ
https://www.patreon.com/posts/71686461
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/what-coltrane-can-teach-you-about-dominants/

3 Licks That Will Teach You The Coltrane Sound https://youtu.be/reZSYdC9yLM
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/practice-arpeggios-like-chris-potter-and-sound-amazing/
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/practice-arpeggios-like-chris-potter-and-sound-amazing/

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:
https://sorenballegaard.dk/shop

Contact me for video exchange lessons or live online lessons
https://sorenballegaard.dk/saxophonelessons/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/sorenballegaardsaxophonelessons
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sorenballegaard
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

Tier 20 Patreon Access

Consider joining me on Tier 20 on Patreon.

You will get access to almost unlimited amounts of material. 
This includes of course the weekly video lesson transcriptions and the 50+ manual with extra exercises.

But you also gain access to more than 1000+ pages of solo manuals and exercise PDF books in this list.
All on tier 20
Sign up here on tier 20

Full solo manual – Autumn Leaves
https://www.patreon.com/posts/42774284

Full solo manual – Blue Bossa
https://www.patreon.com/posts/43097272

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 Triad Pairs Can Unlock An Amazing Modern Sound

Using triads gives you an amazing modern jazz sound.
Super hip sounding triad pairs can be used both playing inside and outside the key.
The simplicity of the triad pair and the extensive use makes this a jazz tool you do not want to miss out on.

LINK TO VIDEO
DOWNLOAD PDF

LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
50+ pages full exercises and licks
-triad pair exercises
-modal + functional licks using triad pairs
-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 Triad Pairs Can Unlock An Amazing Modern Sound
00:16 The Triad Is A Very Strong Musical Structure
01:47 Triad Upper Structures
02:49 Triad Exercises
02:35 Triad Pairs in Minor
03:59 Altered Dominant Triad Pairs
04:46 Do you like my videos – support me on Patreon
https://www.patreon.com/posts/74806504

Get the free E-book material on saxophone practice – sign up for my newsletter: https://bit.ly/subscribetomynewslettersorenballegaardsaxophonelessons

Video links:
Using Triads Can Change Your Playing
https://youtu.be/QhHfecd5Tis
https://www.patreon.com/posts/63664297
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/using-triads-can-change-your-playing/

Triads – A Massive Boost To Your Solos
https://youtu.be/94yeMwGrU3g
https://www.patreon.com/posts/56268516
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/triads-a-massive-boost-to-your-solos/

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:
https://sorenballegaard.dk/shop

Contact me for video exchange lessons or live online lessons
https://sorenballegaard.dk/saxophonelessons/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/sorenballegaardsaxophonelessons
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sorenballegaard
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

What Coltrane Can Teach You About Dominants

From inside playing to outside sounding dominant chords. 
These dominant chords will unlock the sound from the giant of jazz – John Coltrane.
Check out the voice leading, backdoor and tritone substituted dominants.

LINK TO VIDEO
DOWNLOAD PDF

LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
50+ pages full exercises and licks
-Regular II-V-I licks
-Backdoor dominant II-V-I licks
-Tritone substituted dominant 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 3 Levels Of Coltrane Altered Dominant
00:21 Coltrane is the master of voice leading
01:43 Construct lines with strong voice leading
02:34 Coltrane backdoor dominant
04:15 Stick to the basics
04:43 Tritone substituted dominant
05:52 Do you like my videos – support me on Patreon
https://www.patreon.com/posts/71686461

Get the free E-book material on saxophone practice – sign up for my newsletter: https://bit.ly/subscribetomynewslettersorenballegaardsaxophonelessons

Video links:
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/

Chris Potter – Epic Dominant Licks
https://youtu.be/bezOVWU1Ibc
https://www.patreon.com/posts/66960080
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/coltranes-best-minor-licks-and-how-to-practice-them/

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:
https://sorenballegaard.dk/shop

Contact me for video exchange lessons or live online lessons
https://sorenballegaard.dk/saxophonelessons/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/sorenballegaardsaxophonelessons
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sorenballegaard
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

The Scale Exercise You Need To Know

This scale exercise gets your scales and chords together.
Practicing this way enables you to immediately add your scales exercises to your music in a highly functional and musical way. 

LINK TO VIDEO
DOWNLOAD PDF

LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
50+ pages full exercises and licks
-7th + 9th chord scale exercises added rhythmic and chromatic variations
-Major and Minor II-V-I licks using arpeggios
-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 Scale Exercise You Need To Know
00:42 Arpeggios – The Backbone of improvising
01:30 Advance on rhythm
02:00 Add the 9th
04:13 Chromatic approach notes
05:12Always combine technique with music
05:49 Do you like my videos – support me on Patreon
https://www.patreon.com/posts/68814395

Get the free E-book material on saxophone practice – sign up for my newsletter: https://bit.ly/subscribetomynewslettersorenballegaardsaxophonelessons

Video links:
8 chord patterns – you need to know these
https://youtu.be/oWV2LtH7GEw
https://www.patreon.com/posts/41196433
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/8-chord-patterns-you-need-to-know-these/

jazz chords – this is how to learn and remember
https://youtu.be/TMUDOBf5Bg0
https://www.patreon.com/posts/40697337
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/jazz-chords-this-is-how-to-learn-and-remember/

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:
https://sorenballegaard.dk/shop

Contact me for video exchange lessons or live online lessons
https://sorenballegaard.dk/saxophonelessons/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/sorenballegaardsaxophonelessons
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sorenballegaard
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

Save Your Jazz Solo With These Hacks

Playing inspired solos is the true art of jazz.
There are a few simple hacks that make your solos more attractive.
Getting into your phrasing, rhythm, choice of notes and how you place the notes in your solo.
Don’t play boring solos.

LINK TO VIDEO
DOWNLOAD PDF
LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
50+ pages full exercises and licks
-Chord and scale exercises for training rhythmic endings, articulation and rhythmic changing jazz lines
-II-V-I lines using rhythmic placement, clearly marked articulation and rhythmic speed ups
-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 THIS MADE MY SOLOS BORING
00:19 Do Not Play The 1
01:46 More Rhythm Play Fewer Notes
02:00 Play With Great Articulation
02:46 Train Your Articulation
03:22 Change The Rhythm
04:03 Speed Up
07:45 Do you like my videos – support me on Patreon
https://www.patreon.com/posts/67893181

Get the free E-book material on saxophone practice – sign up for my newsletter: https://bit.ly/subscribetomynewslettersorenballegaardsaxophonelessons

Video links:
Practice Arpeggios Like Chris Potter and Sound Amazing https://youtu.be/pMp5iJMlKT4
https://www.patreon.com/posts/64249214
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/practice-arpeggios-like-chris-potter-and-sound-amazing/

6 Double Time Licks to Expand Your Jazz Playing https://youtu.be/ncVXxo8erw4
https://www.patreon.com/posts/62376848
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/6-double-time-licks-to-expand-your-jazz-playing/

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:
https://sorenballegaard.dk/shop

Contact me for video exchange lessons or live online lessons
https://sorenballegaard.dk/saxophonelessons/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/sorenballegaardsaxophonelessons
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sorenballegaard
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

Three Best Jazz Exercises For Learning Improvisation

These three exercises will teach you the basics of playing jazz lines
Explaining simple chords and arpeggios, forward motion and guide tone lines. Adding scales and you have a great mix for playing great jazz solos.

LINK TO VIDEO
DOWNLOAD PDF
LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
50+ pages of enclosure exercises and licks
-Minor chords, minor and melodic minor scale exercises
-Coltranes licks and Coltrane inspired licks
Transcribed to all 12 keys.
+ all lesson examples transposed to alto and concert key

In this tutorial
00:00 Three Best Jazz Exercises For Learning Improvisation
00:26 The Most Important Jazz Tools
00:53 Learn The Chord Notes
01:44 Forward Motion And Guide Tone Lines
03:08 Rhythm Is Most Important
03:43 Add Scales Between The Chord Notes
05:24 Scales and Guide Tone Lines Come Together
06:09 Do you like my videos – support me on Patreon
https://www.patreon.com/posts/67286957

Get the free E-book material on saxophone practice – sign up for my newsletter: https://bit.ly/subscribetomynewslettersorenballegaardsaxophonelessons

Video links:
8 chord patterns – you need to know these
https://youtu.be/oWV2LtH7GEw
https://www.patreon.com/posts/41196433
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/8-chord-patterns-you-need-to-know-these/

Chord note solos – strong melodies with awesome rhythm
https://youtu.be/kDRytP4m7jY
https://www.patreon.com/posts/41967448
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/chord-note-solos-strong-jazz-lines-with-awesome-rhythm/

Blues For Alice Backing Track
https://youtu.be/YQ7bChfbDbA

It Could Happen To You Backing Track
https://youtu.be/tyGoZKNm8TY

Oleo/Rhythm changes Backing track
https://youtu.be/DsW51thvyWU

Blue Bossa backing track
https://youtu.be/6TvD3snfSig

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:
https://sorenballegaard.dk/shop

Contact me for video exchange lessons or live online lessons
https://sorenballegaard.dk/saxophonelessons/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/sorenballegaardsaxophonelessons
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sorenballegaard
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

Eternal Inspiration – Never Run Out Of Solo Ideas

In a solo or when practicing you do not want to run out of ideas.
There are a few simple tricks on how to be always inspired.
I dig into the source of eternal inspiration which everybody has and explains how to always be able to tap into the flow.

LINK TO VIDEO
DOWNLOAD PDF

In this tutorial
00:00 I DON’T KNOW WHAT TO PLAY?
00:22 John Roucco – The Best Advice Ever!
02:04 Melodies
03:35 Chord Inspiration
05:15 Creative Scales
06:01 STUCK? Get Out Of It
06:48 Sound Execution Musicality
07:45 Eternal Inspiration
08:12 Do you like my videos – support me on Patreon
https://www.patreon.com/posts/60246936

Get the free E-book material on saxophone practice – sign up for my newsletter: https://bit.ly/subscribetomynewslettersorenballegaardsaxophonelessons

Video links:
Amazing Jazz Lines – Play This Scale Exercise
https://youtu.be/hEDdDicMhuk
https://www.patreon.com/posts/57154769
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/amazing-jazz-lines-play-this-scale-exercise/

Chord note solos – strong melodies with awesome rhythm https://youtu.be/kDRytP4m7jY
https://www.patreon.com/posts/41967448
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/chord-note-solos-strong-jazz-lines-with-awesome-rhythm/

Coltrane plays the Blues
https://youtube.com/playlist?list=OLAK5uy_lmWz2DBsFS5SJgIAozt6R50XFVDKj_h2w

Get more value from the Youtube lessons by supporting me:
https://www.patreon.com/sorenballegaa…

Get the free E-book material on saxophone practice – sign up for my newsletter:
https://mailchi.mp/cc449eb965d2/soren…

Contact me for video exchange lessons or live online lessons
www.sorenballegaard.dk

Lesson tutorials and live online lessons – check my shop:
https://sorenballegaard.dk/shop

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

Get more value from the Youtube lessons by supporting me: 
https://www.patreon.com/sorenballegaardsaxophonelessons

Get the free E-book material on saxophone practice – sign up for my newsletter: https://bit.ly/subscribetomynewslettersorenballegaardsaxophonelessons

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

Lesson tutorials and live online lessons – check my shop:
https://sorenballegaard.dk/shop

Contact me for video exchange lessons or live online lessons
https://sorenballegaard.dk/saxophonelessons/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/sorenballegaardsaxophonelessons
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sorenballegaard
Website: https://sorenballegaard.dk
Twitter: https://twitter.com/SorenBallegaard

My setup:
 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

Gain Incredible Flexibility By Easy Transposing

Transposing music into different keys is such a big part of music.
The keys are like different colours and give each a completely different impression.
Learn to transpose the easy way.
Taking you through the steps of really easy transposing in different major scales

LINK TO VIDEO
DOWNLOAD PDF

In this tutorial
00:00 Gain Incredible Flexibility By Easy Transposing
00:24 12 keys
01:04 Step one – learn the melody
01:31 What key is it?
01:56 Analyse the melody
02:28 Scale in numbers
03:07 Start transposing
04:47 Do you like my videos – support me on Patreon
https://www.patreon.com/posts/60019499

Get the free E-book material on saxophone practice – sign up for my newsletter: https://bit.ly/subscribetomynewslettersorenballegaardsaxophonelessons

Video links:
How to connect yout technique to your playing
https://youtu.be/ek-XSpbsjDQ
https://www.patreon.com/posts/38395980
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/scale-functions-practice-like-this-is-more-effective/

How to play music while practising your scales
https://youtu.be/vXI7SQOjKv4
https://www.patreon.com/posts/38124767
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/this-is-how-to-play-music-while-practicing-your-scales/

Get more value from the Youtube lessons by supporting me:
https://www.patreon.com/sorenballegaa…

Get the free E-book material on saxophone practice – sign up for my newsletter:
https://mailchi.mp/cc449eb965d2/soren…

Contact me for video exchange lessons or live online lessons
www.sorenballegaard.dk

Lesson tutorials and live online lessons – check my shop:
https://sorenballegaard.dk/shop

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

Get more value from the Youtube lessons by supporting me: 
https://www.patreon.com/sorenballegaardsaxophonelessons

Get the free E-book material on saxophone practice – sign up for my newsletter: https://bit.ly/subscribetomynewslettersorenballegaardsaxophonelessons

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

Lesson tutorials and live online lessons – check my shop:
https://sorenballegaard.dk/shop

Contact me for video exchange lessons or live online lessons
https://sorenballegaard.dk/saxophonelessons/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/sorenballegaardsaxophonelessons
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sorenballegaard
Website: https://sorenballegaard.dk
Twitter: https://twitter.com/SorenBallegaard

My setup:
 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

10 Major7 Jazz Chord Licks That Work

10 Major7 Jazz Chord Licks That Work
Major chords should be easy to play, but don’t make them dull and uninteresting.
Coming up with good ideas on your major chords is sometimes a challenge.
You should be able to approach this from many different angles.
Here is how you can add more jazz line options to your major 7 chords.

LINK TO VIDEO
DOWNLOAD PDF

In this tutorial
00:00 10 jazz solo ideas on major chords
00:45 Don’t play the root
02:08 Licks from the root
03:01 Dexter Gordon major7 lick
04:25 Become versatile – Chord lick exercise
06:23 Hitting the 5th, adding Charlie Parker
07:53 The magical 6th degree
08:35 The 7th as a target note
09:57 Do you like my videos – support me on Patreon
https://www.patreon.com/posts/59747509

Get the free E-book material on saxophone practice – sign up for my newsletter: https://bit.ly/subscribetomynewslettersorenballegaardsaxophonelessons

Video links:
BEST PRACTISE HABITS – GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR LIMITED TIME
https://youtu.be/DxoYPxfNqe8
https://www.patreon.com/posts/44919546
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/how-to-always-practise-the-most-important-things-in-5-minutes/

Solo Manual Take The A-Train
https://www.patreon.com/posts/44883581
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/full-solo-manual-take-the-a-train-solo-chords-and-scales-exercises-etudes-and-how-tos-ebbb/

Dexter Gordon – There Will Never Be Another You
https://youtu.be/D3IGe2m–7U

Get more value from the Youtube lessons by supporting me:
https://www.patreon.com/sorenballegaa…

Get the free E-book material on saxophone practice – sign up for my newsletter:
https://mailchi.mp/cc449eb965d2/soren…

Contact me for video exchange lessons or live online lessons
www.sorenballegaard.dk

Lesson tutorials and live online lessons – check my shop:
https://sorenballegaard.dk/shop

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

Get more value from the Youtube lessons by supporting me: 
https://www.patreon.com/sorenballegaardsaxophonelessons

Get the free E-book material on saxophone practice – sign up for my newsletter: https://bit.ly/subscribetomynewslettersorenballegaardsaxophonelessons

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

Lesson tutorials and live online lessons – check my shop:
https://sorenballegaard.dk/shop

Contact me for video exchange lessons or live online lessons
https://sorenballegaard.dk/saxophonelessons/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/sorenballegaardsaxophonelessons
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sorenballegaard
Website: https://sorenballegaard.dk
Twitter: https://twitter.com/SorenBallegaard

My setup:
 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