Category Archives: Learning methods/inspiration

The ONLY Jazz Blues You Need To Learn From

The iconic recording of Tenor Madness is for me one of the recordings I keep getting back to.
This track is ever inspiring and provides me with such knowledge of how to play great Jazz Blues. 
Learn the Tenor Madness jazz blues from John Coltrane and Sonny Rollins.

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LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
50+ pages full exercises and licks
-Exercises derived from Coltrane and Rollins Licks
-Licks made in the spirit of Rollins and Coltrane
-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 ONLY Jazz Blues You Need To Learn From
00:44 Rollins Octatonic and Harmonic Minor
01:46 Coltrane Great Voice Leading
02:51 Rollins Thematic Playing
03:21 Coltrane Speed Change
03:46 Don’t Play The Root
04:32 Amazing COltrane Line
05:24 Adding Music to Your Technical exercises
06:04 Major7 and Minor
06:25 Do you like my videos – support me on Patreon
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6 Most Important Chord Substitutions for Blues
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https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/6-most-important-chord-substitutions-for-blues/

How Only Two Alterations Can Change Your Playing https://youtu.be/JBXGRRcbdsA
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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

Practice The Difficult Things: Phrasing, Timing, Ear-Training

Here is my way to become better at what you really suck at.
The fastest way to become a better improviser and generally a better player is practicing the things you are not good at.
But practicing the things you suck at are also the most challenging and most difficult to face.

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LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
50+ pages full exercises and licks
-Lick based scale exercises
-Licks and exercises added articulation marks
-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 Hard Skills That Pay Off
00:53 Rhythm, Timing, Articulation, Ear-training
01:13 Strong Articulation
02:29 Play With Great Timing
02:59 Always add the Metronome
03:23 Train You Technique Like You Are Playing Music
04:31 Play What You Hear
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The Best Method To Master All Keys
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The Saxophone Skills That Pay Off Forever
https://youtu.be/yUPHsKe4rok
https://www.patreon.com/posts/71005751
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/the-saxophone-skills-that-pay-off-forever/

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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. 
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
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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

The Saxophone Skills That Pay Off Forever

Music theory added to your playing, together with your ear training is the fastest way to get better at improvising jazz.
Adding understanding and systematics to your playing can give you the overview you are looking for.
This is how the major scale and many jazz chord functions belong together.

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LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
50+ pages full exercises and licks
-II-V-I licks constructed by using basic music theory – chord tones and scales.
-Chord exercises in the major 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 Basic Music Theory Will Make You Better Instantly
00:25 Building chords
01:06 What Key Is This In?
01:25 Chord Functions
04:10 Apply Scales To The Chords
05:25 Secondary Dominant
06:12 Construct Jazz Lines
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Basic theory and how to use it when you play – the 6th degree minor
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https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/basic-theory-and-how-to-use-it-when-you-play-the-6th-degree-minor

How To Master Jazz Chords And Why It Is Important
https://youtu.be/fi5daiX69NM
https://www.patreon.com/posts/64880482
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/arpeggios-for-jazz-solos-5-levels-everyone-should-know/

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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 4 Rules of Getting Better At Jazz

When I began playing music and when I chose to continue, there are certain steps I would have liked to have practiced differently.
Putting attention on 4 of the very big aspects of saxophone playing and general music making.
Digging into technique, sound, listening and timing

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LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
50+ pages full exercises and licks
-II-V-I licks made from exercises
-Exercises made from 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 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
05:49 Do you like my videos – support me on Patreon
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What You Will Learn From Transcribing
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https://www.patreon.com/posts/61762240
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/what-you-will-learn-from-transcribing/

5 Tips To Speed Up Your Playing
https://youtu.be/MNolMUnjoKo
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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 3 Sonny Rollins solos that will boost your playing

Sonny Rollins is an iconic player and saxophone hero.
We can learn everything about sound, articulation, phrasing, rhythm and amazing jazz lines when listening to Sonny Rollins.
Check these three solos is a must.
Get the lines, find the essential practice material and get the practice going.

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LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
20+ pages of exercises and licks written out in all 12 keys.
– add bigger jumps to your arpeggios
– motif playing – scales and II-V-I lines
– Guide Tone Line, forward motion and target note exercises
– play everything with amazing articulation
+ all lesson examples transposed to Alto key

In this tutorial
00:00 The 3 Sonny Rollins solos that will boost your playing
00:30 Tenor Madness – motifs
01:59 Forward motion and guide tone lines
02:54 St Thomas – Groove and Rhythm
03:53 Master Big Jumps
04:22 Sonny Rollins Details – the Trill
05:08 Airegin – Swing and articulation
05:50 Do you like my videos – support me on Patreon
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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/

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/

Jazz articulation – Be flexible – how to practise
https://youtu.be/Styz0fujAjE
https://www.patreon.com/posts/34672896
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/full-lesson-transcription-articulation-how-to-practise-4-different-articulations/

Tenor Madness solo transcript
https://youtu.be/GOLjEmKlWJw

Coltrane 1960 interview
https://youtu.be/K0sru1t6YpE

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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

What You Will Learn From Transcribing

Learning by listening and transcribing is probably the best way to learn jazz. But how do you do it?
Going into the great solo of Hank Mobley on Dig Dis, using advice from David Liebman, getting help from modern technology and getting the job done. This is how to Listen, transcribe and learn jazz.

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Find 10 Dominant #11 licks below in the lesson transcription

In this tutorial
00:00 The Amazing Hank Mobley
00:01 David Liebman on transcribing
02:07 Helpful Apps, Internet and YouTube, chord and notes
04:20 Practice and apply
05:54 Analyze and transpose
06:47 Transpose and play everywhere
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The Three Solos That Will Teach You Jazz Saxophone
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https://www.patreon.com/posts/59156910
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/the-three-solos-that-will-teach-you-jazz-saxophone/

Hank Mobley Dig Dis
https://youtu.be/IyRWhz0UtBI

Tim Lin’s transcription of Dig Dis
https://youtu.be/7Zi7uF5Ml-E

Blues Backing track
https://youtu.be/-ae_tBkCqeQ

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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

Learn And Play Giant Steps In 5 Easy Steps

Some say that Giant Steps is the most difficult tune in the world.
It is not – it is just unfamiliar!
Let’s get cracking at the Giant Steps changes and decipher them.
Play a solo on this amazing tune by following these easy steps.

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In this tutorial
00:00 Learn And Play Giant Steps In 5 Easy Steps
00:20 Giant Steps Truth
00:39 Step one – learn the solo
01:21 Get the chords right
03:03 The Best Start – how to practice Giant Steps
06:28 Giant Steps SCALES
07:48 Getting it together
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COLTRANE PATTERNS – AMAZING, FLEXIBLE AND MELODIC FOUR NOTE SHAPES
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https://www.patreon.com/posts/48366313
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/add-coltranes-amazing-melodic-four-note-patterns-to-your-playing/

Coltrane Changes – The most important Coltrane Structures https://youtu.be/MAb6hiWQ2qo
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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

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.

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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
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Amazing Jazz Lines – Play This Scale Exercise
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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

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Soprano – Yanagisawa Elimona

JAZZ IMPROVISATION 7 STEPS TO LEARN FASTER

JAZZ IMPROVISATION 7 STEPS TO LEARN FASTER
When practicing music there are definitely no shortcuts, only ways to practice better.
In this video I go through the best and fastest way to learn jazz improvisation.
Going into detail on how you should approach music learning will get you there faster and better.

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In this tutorial
00:00 JAZZ IMPROVISATION 7 STEPS TO LEARN FASTER
01:10 LEARN THE SOUND OF JAZZ AND JAZZ IMPROVISATION
03:13 LEARN THE MELODIES OF JAZZ MUSIC
04:24 SOUND
05:15 KNOW YOUR TOOLS – CHORDS, SCALES AND RHYTHM
06:02 CHORDS AND RHYTHM
07:48 LEARN TO TRUST YOUR EARS
09:35 MUSIC THEORY
10:26 SCALES AND RHYTHM
11:56 SUMMING UP
13:30 Do you like my videos – support me on Patreon
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You need to know these 10 tunes first when learning jazz
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https://www.patreon.com/posts/44334490
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Get the best saxophone sound
https://youtu.be/q9htAAR3SLk
https://www.patreon.com/posts/34299912
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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/

SCALES – how to play super great solos using basic scales
https://youtu.be/tYckTjHszfU
https://www.patreon.com/posts/42519488
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/scales-this-is-how-to-connect-the-scales-to-the-chords/

Jens Larsen Backing track Blues in F
https://youtu.be/Z3ZF80Z1Oq8

Sonny Rollins – Sonnymoon for two
https://youtu.be/KCzV9PxGS30

Charlie Parker – Now’s the time
https://youtu.be/ryNtmkfeJk4

Dexter Gordon – Blue Bossa
https://youtu.be/6sr7BXinJMw

John Coltrane – Soultrane
https://youtu.be/o8kf9RIBltY

Cannonball Adderley – Autumn Leaves
https://youtu.be/u37RF5xKNq8

Paul Desmond – Here is that Rainy Day
https://youtu.be/1V88bYnezyE

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Website: https://sorenballegaard.dk
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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