Category Archives: Minor

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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https://www.patreon.com/posts/75990751
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What Coltrane Can Teach You About Dominants
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My setup:
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Alto – The Martin Alto
Soprano – Yanagisawa Elimona

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Full solo manual – Autumn Leaves
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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

What Michael Brecker Can Teach You About Dominant Chords

Michael Brecker is a star example on how to get everything out of dominant chords.
Looking at three concepts to dig deeper into playing dominant alterations and resolving to minor chords.

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LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
50+ pages full exercises and licks
-Lick based scale exercises
-Dexter Gordon, Sonny Rollins and Hank Mobley inspired 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 How You Can Play Licks To Learn Jazz
00:23 Dexter Gordon on F major
01:06 Add Licks To Your Tunes
01:59 Hank Mobley On Dominant Chords
03:11 Sonny Rollins II-V-I lick
04:30 Pull Out Ideas From The Licks You Learn
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The 5 ingredients of a Brecker Lick
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The Saxophone Skills That Pay Off Forever
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Michael Brecker on Softly as In A Morning Sunrise
https://youtu.be/U_gNp5_ZZ4w

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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 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.

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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
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Triads – A Massive Boost To Your Solos
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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 5 ingredients of a Brecker Lick

Michael Brecker was and is still one of the best saxophonists in the world, no doubt.
Get an inside look in his amazing world of patterns and lines.

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LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
50+ pages full exercises and licks
-pentatonic, octatonic scale and altered licks and exercises
-Michael Brecker inspired material
-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 5 ingredients of a Brecker Lick
00:12 Overtones And False Fingerings
00:40 Do As Brecker – Master Pentatonic Scales
01:16 Always Work On Creativity
02:52 Michael Brecker Octatonic licks
03:51 Bebop and Chromatic Encirclings
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5 levels of Pentatonic Scales for Jazz
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https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/5-levels-of-pentatonic-scales-for-jazz/

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/

LEARN OVERTONES
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4uQjYLp2ixM&t=10s

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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 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. 

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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
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8 chord patterns – you need to know these
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jazz chords – this is how to learn and remember
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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 Sound Like Modern Jazz

Joe Henderson and Chris Potterhear the great similarities and how they each play their own licks, but so much inspiration overflow from Joe Henderson to Chris Potter. 
These two masters of jazz have revolutionized modern jazz and defined how to play this amazing style. 

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LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
50+ pages full exercises and licks
-enclosure and triad patterns on minor scales
-Minor chord extension licks using 9-11-13 extensions
-scale and triad patterns 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 How To Sound Like Modern Jazz
00:32 Rhythm and enclosures
01:55 Chris Potter – less is more
02:54 Major 6 on minor
04:39 Groupings of 3 scale pattern
05:25 Triads in minor
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Chromatic Enclosures Teaching You Bebop
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Play Outside Using This simple Minor Chord Method https://www.patreon.com/posts/61147968
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https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/play-outside-using-this-simple-minor-chord-method/

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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’s Best Minor Licks And How to Practice

The way Coltrane plays on minor chords should inspire us all.
I show you how Coltrane uses enclosures and really nice sounding extensions on minor chords.
I get around how Coltrane plays the melodic minor scale when playing in minor.
Learn making the licks and learn the exercises behind. 

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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 COLTRANE MINOR LICKS FROM THE MASTER
00:25 Minor chord lick – add enclosures
01:30 Construct minor licks – Use building blocks
02:41 Minor extensions
03:20 Melodic minor 
04:17 Technical exercises
05:11 Minor licks in major
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Chromatic Enclosures Teaching You Bebop
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3 Coltrane Bebop Licks Explained
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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
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Amazing Jazz Lines – Play This Scale Exercise https://youtu.be/hEDdDicMhuk
https://www.patreon.com/posts/57154769
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Jazz articulation – Be flexible – how to practise
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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

Using Triads Can Change Your Playing

The use of triads is an amazing way to access both inside and outside playing.
The easy shape of the triad, with only three notes, is a super great way to ease in on getting altered sounds into your playing.
I demonstrate how you can add simple triad ideas to different chord functions and get a clear less to more altered sound.

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LESSON TRANSCRIPT CONTENT:
Open sound Triad Inversion exercises
Chromatic approach notes to trias exercises 
12 II-V-I and minor chord licks 
All in all 12 keys
+ Full Lesson Transcription Examples in Alto Key

In this tutorial
00:00 Using Triads Can Change Your Playing
00:19 Triads ala Michael Brecker
02:18 Triads Chromatic Approach
03:36 Chris Potter Chromatic Triads
04:32 Brecker and Potter mixed triad licks
06:21 Do you like my videos – support me on Patreon
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Triads – A Massive Boost To Your Solos
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Play Outside Using This simple Minor Chord Method https://www.patreon.com/posts/61147968
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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