Category Archives: Minor

Deep Dive Into Michael Brecker’s Outside Playing

How does Michael Brecker play such beautiful melodic lines when playing outside.
I check out several Michael Brecker approaches and give examples and exercises on how you can adapt his outside sound into your own playing.

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LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
-Backdoor dominant, tritone substituted dominant and chromatic 3rd movement exercises and licks
-Learn And Add The Michael Brecker Sound To You Playing
+ 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 Deep Dive Into Michael Brecker’s Outside Playing
00:32 The Dorian Scale – Play II-V
01:49 Backdoor Dominant Bebop
02:26 Tritone Substituted Dominant
03:27 Chromatic 3rd lines
04:22 How Outside Can You Possible Play
05:23 Diatonic II-V
05:43 Legendary Tritone Line
06:34 Mixing Parallel Mediant Scales
07:02 Bebop Resolving To Three Chords
07:29 4th Intervals
07:53 How Michael Brecker Builds Jazz Lines
08:37 How To Add Michael Brecker’s Outside Ideas To Your Music
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What Michael Brecker Can Teach You About Dominant Chords
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The Most Beautiful Dominant in Jazz
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African Skies – Michael Brecker
https://youtu.be/QCOAvvumyWg

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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 Odd Meters Will Set You Free

Leveling up rhythm and phrasing is so important.
I discovered the hard way that playing odd meters forces you to level up rhythm and phrasing.

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LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
-Scale and chord exercises in 5/4
-tons of modal 5/4 licks
+ 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 How Odd Meters Will Set You Free
00:40 Basic Groove and Material
01:33 Challenge the Rhythm
03:15 Connecting Groove and Pentatonic scale
03:37 Modal 5/4 Playing – The Dorian scale
05:00 Articulation, Rhythm and Phrasing
05:45 Melodic Odd Meter Playing
05:52 Chromatics, secondary dominants, 16th notes
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Minor II V I – Everything You Need To Know
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The Mind Blowing Rhythms Of Chris Potter
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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

Minor II V I – Everything You Need To Know

Looking at the common major scale 4 out of 7 chords are minor. 
Learn how the Minor II-V-I really works.
We really need to know everything about minor – this is how.

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LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
-Minor Chord and Scale exercises
-Different minor licks using the Minor Major Sound
+ 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 Minor II V I – Everything You Need To Know
00:43 Coltrane On Minor
01:36 Minor Dominant b9b13
03:04 IIø7 chords on minor II-V-I
03:48 Minor In Major Tunes
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Master Dominants in Minor – 3 Solid Strategies
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https://sorenballegaard.dk/master-dominants-in-minor-3-solid-strategies/

What Coltrane Can Teach You About Dominants
https://youtu.be/4v_ny0Pu4iQ
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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

Joe Henderson’s Arpeggio Approach Is The Modern Jazz Sound

Joe Henderson has defined the modern jazz sound with his intense and exciting playing.
The way he plays arpeggios is a full study.
Look into some of the amazing ideas and learn how to get that modern arpeggio sound.

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LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
50+ pages full exercises and licks
-Joe Henderson Inspired Arpeggio Exercises
-Jazz Licks using Joe Henderson Arpeggio Patterns
+ all lesson examples are transposed to the Tenor, Alto and Concert keys.

In this tutorial
00:00 Absolute Mind Blowing Arpeggio Genius
00:33 Joe Henderson Arpeggio Pattern
01:29 Groupings of 3
02:05 Focus on Target Notes
02:32 Switching Scale Modes
02:53 Key Changing Arpeggio Licks
03:41 The Arpeggio Recipe
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The Solo Exercise to Master Dominant Chords
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What Michael Brecker Can Teach You About Dominant Chords
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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

Learning Jazz Standards doesn’t have to be difficult

All the jazz greats are absolute masters when playing the major scale.
They need to be because the major scale is the absolute most important scale when playing the functional harmony in most jazz standards.
Learn how to apply the major scale and the major scale chords to most jazz standards.

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LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
50+ pages full exercises and licks
-3 standards added chord and scale exercises for easy overview and fast learning
+ all lesson examples are transposed to the Tenor, Alto and Concert keys. 

In this tutorial
00:00 They Master The Most Important Scale
00:39 The Major Scale On Jazz Standards
00:55 What Is The Key Of A Jazz Standard
01:35 Secondary dominants
02:50 Dominants to Minor
03:57 Autumn Leaves
04:48 Chromatic Dominants
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What Coltrane Can Teach You About Dominants
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Master Dominants in Minor – 3 Solid Strategies
https://youtu.be/xIjw65YY2QA
https://www.patreon.com/posts/79493795/
https://sorenballegaard.dk/master-dominants-in-minor-3-solid-strategies/

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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 Most Beautiful Dominant in Jazz

The magic backdoor dominant in the group of minor subdominants are probably the most beautiful dominant in jazz. 
Understanding the origin and why this dominant is that beautiful is not only music theory but also voice leading and scale use.
This dominant is a beautiful journey.

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LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
50+ pages full exercises and licks
-Chord and Scale exercises for minor subdominant
-Licks using the Minor subdominant modal interchange chords
-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
00:11 Backdoor Dominant – minor Subdominant
01:20 The Most Common Minor Subdominants
02:30 #11 Why?
03:40 Modal Interchange
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Unlock The Modern Sound of the Altered scale https://youtu.be/8LmBe1ktICg
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Why Michael Brecker’s Diminished Scale Strategy Is Amazing
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https://www.patreon.com/posts/79820328
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/why-michael-breckers-diminished-scale-strategy-is-amazing/

Coltrane – It Could Happen To You
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Au6aec5Mf0

Joe Henderson – Triste
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Q8w9snvC-4

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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

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Why Playing Maj7 on Min7 Works https://www.patreon.com/posts/88587678 https://youtube.com/shorts/13_MjTx_csM

Why I Train These 4 Technical Exercises
https://www.patreon.com/posts/88020376 https://youtube.com/shorts/5YEUxwMYpUw

Strongest Outside Lines w/ Diatonic Arpeggios
https://www.patreon.com/posts/88020307 https://youtube.com/shorts/TtV3q7UWUFk

Altered Bebop Scale Licks Explained
https://www.patreon.com/posts/88020224 https://youtube.com/shorts/PKzvxEqExU8

Jazz Lick Composing – Diatonic 4 Note Cells
https://www.patreon.com/posts/88019972 https://youtube.com/shorts/iFE3-mCwPMg

This Charlie Parker Phrase Teaches You Epic Jazz
https://www.patreon.com/posts/87697406 https://youtube.com/shorts/rlvXHzM2VZo

Most Beautiful Jazz Lines With Passing Chords Use Passing Chords
https://www.patreon.com/posts/87697298 https://youtube.com/shorts/o9an5A4DysU

To Compose Amazing Jazz Lines https://www.patreon.com/posts/87697298 https://youtube.com/shorts/o9an5A4DysU

Epic Altered Dominant Sounds You Need To Know https://www.patreon.com/posts/87697152 https://youtube.com/shorts/KqpSV_Cfrus

Articulation Like A Pro
https://www.patreon.com/posts/87697011 https://youtube.com/shorts/kwnq8nWSLJk

Epic Minor Blues Phrases
https://www.patreon.com/posts/87312951 https://youtube.com/shorts/y0_IfR42F8U

3 Tricks To Get The Most Beautiful Jazz Lines
https://www.patreon.com/posts/87312836/ https://youtube.com/shorts/Dohjv7LfDDs

Michael Breckers Chromatic Outside Approach minor third lick
https://www.patreon.com/posts/87312612 https://youtube.com/shorts/4aQf1zh7z64

3 Ways To Spice Up Boring Jazz Lines
https://www.patreon.com/posts/87312564/https://youtube.com/shorts/nAj78EEXLHU

Barry Harris Chromatic Bebop Approach https://www.patreon.com/posts/85872070 https://youtube.com/shorts/Gk0IOO8kCuk

E7 Cmaj The Secret Dominant You Did Not Expect https://www.patreon.com/posts/85871995 https://youtube.com/shorts/TOOkqFuDNbw

Compose The Most Beautiful Jazz Lines https://www.patreon.com/posts/85871883/ https://youtube.com/shorts/bGXvAQ0R82M

Blue Bossa – The Best Solo Approach https://www.patreon.com/posts/85871786 https://youtube.com/shorts/6vDz9oA9Utc

How To Make Scale Exercises Insanely Musical https://www.patreon.com/posts/85866663/ https://youtube.com/shorts/FK5IurT41n0

Jazz: It’s not about the notes, but how you play them https://www.patreon.com/posts/85866415 https://youtube.com/shorts/sT90NhpB1dw

The Best Way To Practice Everything https://www.patreon.com/posts/85866595 https://youtu.be/FYCZguodFvU

Coltrane Epic Minor licks https://www.patreon.com/posts/85865977 https://youtube.com/shorts/2uS48L0QFFU

Is The Metronome Your Friend Or Your Enemy? https://www.patreon.com/posts/85865920/ https://youtube.com/shorts/ohJWDkiA0Bg

How To Giant Steps 8th Notes Solo
https://www.patreon.com/posts/85865845 https://youtube.com/shorts/JpX-LVSzBAc

Diminished Scale Like Dexter Gordon https://www.patreon.com/posts/85865779 https://youtube.com/shorts/8uZ7defY__4

Use Bebop Enclosures To Compose Strong Jazz Lines https://www.patreon.com/posts/85865692 https://youtube.com/shorts/ZspG-wRVROo

Minor Chord Extensions That Will Change Your Playing https://www.patreon.com/posts/84957899/ https://youtube.com/shorts/9nCBqz0GnfU

Triads Are The Strongest Alterations https://www.patreon.com/posts/84957758 https://youtube.com/shorts/xW49kuNSPE0

4 Things I Missed When I Began Improvising https://www.patreon.com/posts/84957655/ https://youtube.com/shorts/-JOxDLUX9kY

Do You Really Know Your Dominant Chords https://www.patreon.com/posts/84957583 https://youtube.com/shorts/jfmqR6e_FgY

Play Giant Steps – Use This Short Cut https://www.patreon.com/posts/84957419 https://youtube.com/shorts/egKoxWg_9Rk

Michael Brecker’s Chromatic Approach https://www.patreon.com/posts/84957322 https://youtube.com/shorts/VfurG09qRms

Joe Henderson Inspired Upper Structure Licks https://www.patreon.com/posts/84957246 https://youtube.com/shorts/kI662YdVooE

Cmaj7 Is So Much More
https://www.patreon.com/posts/84957505 https://youtube.com/shorts/riaQmjr5RSs

Use Rhythmic Groupings For Amazing Jazz Lines https://www.patreon.com/posts/84312863 https://youtube.com/shorts/qWujQ7i5AKM

Exercise speed and flexibility like this lines repeating https://www.patreon.com/posts/84312797 https://youtube.com/shorts/BE-iM0w7ZxE

One Arpeggio – Multiple Jazz Lick Composing build lines using the same start
https://www.patreon.com/posts/84312715 https://youtube.com/shorts/-NCbq43-56U

Learn Altissimo Register – Play Jazz Licks Sky High https://www.patreon.com/posts/84312657 https://youtube.com/shorts/turixUg458A

Apply Michael Breckers Signature Lick chrom to triads how to use https://www.patreon.com/posts/84253731 https://youtube.com/shorts/NV6yWL2Y3fs

The Rules Of Chromatics in Scales https://www.patreon.com/posts/84253660 https://youtube.com/shorts/Nz9tBO11PLA

Coltrane’s Epic Dominant Lines https://www.patreon.com/posts/84253616/ https://youtube.com/shorts/MiSxZEMFwbo

4 Chromatic Enclosures You Must Know https://www.patreon.com/posts/84253500 https://youtube.com/shorts/B8pEP2bPmU4

Know This To Play Cantaloupe Island https://www.patreon.com/posts/83950985 https://youtube.com/shorts/PLKUrwMwUHQ

One Arpeggio One Scale Jazz Lick Composing https://www.patreon.com/posts/83951052 https://youtube.com/shorts/MaGZW6k9JfI

3 Step Approach For Solos on Jazz Standards https://www.patreon.com/posts/83950928 https://youtube.com/shorts/J0-yW2dviwA

4-Note Cells Unlocks Unlimited Solo Lines https://www.patreon.com/posts/83950870 https://youtube.com/shorts/kTa29MXs0r4

5 Step Funky Solo Build Up https://www.patreon.com/posts/83648031 https://youtube.com/shorts/6ark6bOomd

The Strongest Arpeggio Fills https://www.patreon.com/posts/83647989 https://youtube.com/shorts/RLjiBOzx8VY

One Chromatic enclosure – 4 jazz lines
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Crazy Open Pentatonic Chord Sound https://www.patreon.com/posts/83647919 https://youtube.com/shorts/F5au-tmC09I

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

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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
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Moving Melodic Shapes
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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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Tenor saxophone: Selmer MKVI 82xxx
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Alto – The Martin Alto
Soprano – Yanagisawa Elimona

Why Michael Brecker’s Diminished Scale Strategy Is Amazing

The diminished scale is this crazy interesting scale.
I really want to learn from the best so I choose Michael Brecker to learn from.
What mr. Brecker can tell us about this scale is pure gold!
The diminished scale unraveled!

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LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
50+ pages full exercises and licks
-diminished scale exercises – chromatics, whole tone leading tones – triad pairs
-Dominant licks using scale, diminished triads, major triads
-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 Unlock The Brecker Dominant Secret
00:35 What is the Diminished scale
01:07 Learn by composing lines
02:03 Natural Chromatic Passing Tone
02:32 Diminished Triads
03:01 4 Amazing Major Triads
04:09 Triad Inversions
04:35 Do you like my videos – support me on Patreon
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5 levels of Pentatonic Scales for Jazz
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What Michael Brecker Can Teach You About Dominant Chords
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https://www.patreon.com/posts/75990751
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/what-michael-brecker-can-teach-you-about-dominant-chords/

Michael Brecker – Cape Verdean Blues
https://youtu.be/OvS_PKYmqLA

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My setup:
Tenor saxophone: Selmer MKVI 82xxx
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Alto – The Martin Alto
Soprano – Yanagisawa Elimona

Master Dominants in Minor – 3 Solid Strategies

Some basic standard progressions are just more difficult to get a great sound out of. 
Choosing between different dominants when going to minor is a challenge you need to be up to.
You really need to get down the sound that secures your playing.
Here are 3 bullet proof strategies – how to sound great on dominants in minor.

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LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
50+ pages full exercises and licks
-Variations on dominant scale exercises
-II-V-I licks with various dominants resolving to minor
-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 Master Dominants in Minor – 3 Solid Strategies
00:15 The Key Change Challenge
00:55 Hear the Key change
02:35 Dominant alteration b9,b13
03:28 Altered Dominant to minor
04:11 Look for the special notes
05:09 Do you like my videos – support me on Patreon
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The Solo Exercise to Master Dominant Chords https://youtu.be/eIBfm_ZIzrg
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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

6 Most Important Chord Substitutions for Blues

The Blues form is one of the most played in jazz. 
To give you new ideas on how to play more varied blues rounds you can dig into these 10 chord ideas to lift your solos.

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LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
50+ pages full exercises and licks
-12 bar Blues Etudes playing through the substituted blues
progressions
-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 6 Most Important Chord Substitutions for Blues
00:28  The IIm Before The Dominant
01:08 Use Upper Structures on the ø7 Chord
01:54 4th Degree Minor And Chromatic II-V’s
03:28 Whole Tone Step Dominant Movement
04:29 II-V’s in the Circle of 5th
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What Michael Brecker Can Teach You About Dominant Chords
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What Coltrane Can Teach You About Dominants
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https://www.patreon.com/posts/71686461
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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