Category Archives: Pentatonic scales

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Full solo manual – Autumn Leaves
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Full solo manual – Blue Bossa
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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
05:04 Do you like my videos – support me on Patreon
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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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https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/the-saxophone-skills-that-pay-off-forever/

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

Pentatonic Scales – 3 Amazing Ways To Use In Jazz

A major jazz hack is to use simple pentatonic scales to play very hip sounds. 
Get inspired and play 3 different altered dominants with these pentatonic scale jazz hack’s.

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LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
50+ pages full exercises and licks
-pentatonic scale pattern exercises
-licks using pentatonic scales as altered dominant
-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 Pentatonic Scales – 3 Amazing Ways To Use In Jazz
00:33 Backdoor dominant pentatonic scale
01:10 Pentatonic scale patterns
01:54 Altered dominant
02:23 Combine pentatonic scale with other material
02:55 Different levels of alterations with pentatonic scales
03:14 All in Altered Pentatonic scale
03:40 Pentatonic scale displacement
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5 levels of Pentatonic Scales for Jazz
https://youtu.be/FS5-XICP4U
https://www.patreon.com/posts/65164089
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/5-levels-of-pentatonic-scales-for-jazz 

Pentatonic Scales Will Teach You Jazz Improvisation https://youtu.be/-A92QzlJwGg
https://www.patreon.com/posts/66075659
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/pentatonic-scales-will-teach-you-jazz-improvisation/

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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
04:30 Do you like my videos – support me on Patreon
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Video links:
5 levels of Pentatonic Scales for Jazz
https://youtu.be/FS5-XICP4U
https://www.patreon.com/posts/65164089
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

Master Jazz Blues with 3 Powerful Strategies

Playing the pentatonic scales, Bebop scales and basic arpeggios are essential skills you need to master when playing jazz Blues .
Learn the simple trademarks behind every playing style and get the sound.

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LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
140+ pages full exercises and licks
-Pentatonic scale exercises, bebop scale exercises and basic dominant arpeggio exercises
-written out blues etudes using the pentatonic scale, bebop scale and the basic dominant arpeggio
-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
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Pentatonic Scales Will Teach You Jazz Improvisation https://youtu.be/-A92QzlJwGg
https://www.patreon.com/posts/66075659
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/pentatonic-scales-will-teach-you-jazz-improvisation/

What The Bebop Scale Can Do For Your Playing https://youtu.be/U5h_4um0jmM
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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

Pentatonic Scales Will Teach You Jazz Improvisation

Learn all basics of jazz improvisation by playing this simple pentatonic scale concept. 
From simple 2-3 note figures to 8th note lines
Learn how to change chords – plan and play forward motion.
Dig into playing over the bar lines and using encirclings.

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LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
100+ pages of exercises and licks
– Jazz 8th notes rhythm exercises
– Written out practice solos using encirlings in the pentatonic scale
– Forward motion and encircling written out patterns and solos
Transcribed to all 12 keys.
+ all lesson examples transposed to Alto key

In this tutorial
00:00 One Pentatonic Scale Will Teach You Jazz Improvisation
00:43 What we know – the root
01:52 Dig the Rhythm
02:10 Add More Notes
02:40 Practice Tips
03:39 MORE NOTES
04:51 FORWARD MOTION
06:27 Use Full Pentatonic Scale
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5 levels of Pentatonic Scales for Jazz
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https://www.patreon.com/posts/65164089
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/5-levels-of-pentatonic-scales-for-jazz/

PENTATONIC SCALES – THREE LEVELS OF SUPER ALTERATIONS
https://youtu.be/P77dfMc8ZXI
https://www.patreon.com/posts/50024592
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/pentatonic-scales-three-levels-of-super-alterations/

Jens Larsen Guitar – Blues In Concert F
https://youtu.be/Z3ZF80Z1Oq8

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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

5 levels of Pentatonic Scales for Jazz

There are so many uses of the pentatonic scale.
From really simple modal playing to superimposing chords on changes.
Beginning simple – taking you in a modal mode like Miles Davis So What.
Looking at how to use the pentatonic scale on Major7 and regular dominant 7 chords.
And finally showing how to play more advanced dominant and II-V functions using the pentatonic scale.

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LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
20+ pages of pentatonic licks, pattern ideas moved around in half and whole steps and scale exercises.
Written out in all 12 keys.
+ all lesson examples transposed to Alto key

In this tutorial
00:00 Pentatonic scales Amazing for Jazz
00:25 Pentatonic scale on modal chords
01:59 How to use on major7 chords
02:52 Pentatonic scales on Dominant chords
03:20 Play the II degree
04:25 Altered dominant pentatonics
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Pentatonic scales how to practice and use immidiately
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https://www.patreon.com/posts/39389709
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/pentatonic-scales-how-to-practice-and-use-immediately/

BASIC BLUES – SOUND GREAT WITH ONLY ONE PENTATONIC SCALE
https://youtu.be/NaK81KNJBiI
https://www.patreon.com/posts/44654129
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/do-you-want-to-improvise-and-sound-great-play-the-blues-like-this/

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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

APPLY THE PENTATONIC SOUND IN YOUR PLAYING

APPLY THE PENTATONIC SOUND IN YOUR PLAYING
Pentatonic scales and hip pentatonic scales are not only for Michael Brecker, John Coltrane and Bob Berg. 
You can quite easily get a really great pentatonic sound with just a few tools in your backpack.

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In this tutorial
Why are pentatonic scales linked to “a modern” sound?
What is a pentatonic scale?
Build pentatonic lines and licks
How do you practice pentatonic scales the best?
Apply pentatonic scales into your own playing
Show, play and analyse two pentatonic licks on II-V-I’s
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“Pentatonics manual vol. 1”
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“How to play minor on dominant chords – 3 great minor sounds”
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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

10 Killer Solo Strategies on Funky Modal Grooves

10 Killer Solo Strategies on Funky Modal Grooves
How to keep your one chord solo funky?
How do you play one chord groove and keep it exciting?
In this video I will work with funky solo strategies and build up from simple to advanced.
We will begin with a simple pentatonic scale and go all the way to adding bebop.

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In this tutorial
10 killer Solo Strategies on Funky Modal Grooves
Play with great timing and rock steady groove
G minor pentatonic scale
Music theory with Albert Einstein 
Build up with Candy Dulfer
Repeating patterns in the pentatonic scale
The Dorian minor scale extension
Triads
4 and 5 note chords
Blues scale and bebop
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Video links: 
PENTATONIC SCALES HOW TO PRACTICE AND USE IMMEDIATELY
https://youtu.be/ZRs1W9SJ57o

3 great melodic tools to develop strong melodies
https://youtu.be/F8gWYGhOKUs

10 ways to improve your timing
https://youtu.be/2k3NPy0qSPg

Play Amazing Bebop Lines Like This
https://youtu.be/hkEZhgq75cs

The best thing about the Blues and How to Use It
https://youtu.be/EwyfRuIWgAg

Dennis Chambers – Chameleon
https://youtu.be/WtaKRY8wqhA

Candy Dulfer – Lily was here
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SfSQ3lQmJw

Candy Dulfer – Strasbourg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNx4EbTu10w

Miles davis – “so what”
https://youtu.be/ylXk1LBvIqU

Funky G minor groove
https://youtu.be/MJIMlr8tI2s

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Sound great with one pentatonic scale – Play the blues like this

Sound great with one pentatonic scale – Play the blues like this
When starting to improvise you need something very understandable.
You need something that gives you the basic feel of improvising and which is useful in your further development of your playing. 
You need to develop your feel for rhythm and timing.
You also need to develop your motor skills to correspond with your hearing. 
In this video I will get you going on all these great skills with a super simple blues and one pentatonic scale.

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In this tutorial
Why starting with the blues?
The three dominants
One pentatonic scale
Pentatonic scale exercises
The pentatonic scale groups
One bar improvisation
Solo Method “Beginning the blues with one pentatonic scale”
Show, play and analyse a solo on a blues using one pentatonic scale
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