Category Archives: Timing

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
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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

My Secret Double Time Exercise For The Ultimate Solo Boost

When your timing gets better everything you play just sounds better
By studying double time your general timing will be much better.
The easy to apply exercises in this video are not only for the advanced player.
I really recommend everyone to check out double time. 

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LESSON TRANSCRIPTION CONTENT:
50+ pages full exercises and licks
-Double time chord and scale exercises
-Double time Blues Etudes directly linked to the written out exercises
-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 My Secret Double Time Exercise For The Ultimate Solo Boost
00:21 The Key Is Subdivision
01:13 What Chris Potter said
02:29 Split the Lines For Clarity
03:03 Use A Metronome
04:44 Focus, Precision, Articulation
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6 Double Time Licks to Expand Your Jazz Playing https://youtu.be/ncVXxo8erw4
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5 Tips To Speed Up Your Playing
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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
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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

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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How To Master Jazz Chords And Why It Is Important
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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
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What You Will Learn From Transcribing
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5 Tips To Speed Up Your Playing
https://youtu.be/MNolMUnjoKo
https://www.patreon.com/posts/56545571
https://sorenballegaard.dk/product/5-tips-to-speed-up-your-playing/

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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
06:23 Do you like my videos – support me on Patreon
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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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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.

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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
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6 Double Time Licks to Expand Your Jazz Playing https://youtu.be/ncVXxo8erw4
https://www.patreon.com/posts/62376848
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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

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.

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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 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
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8 chord patterns – you need to know these
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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/

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

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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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PENTATONIC SCALES – THREE LEVELS OF SUPER ALTERATIONS
https://youtu.be/P77dfMc8ZXI
https://www.patreon.com/posts/50024592
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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

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
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Chord note solos – strong melodies with awesome rhythm
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https://www.patreon.com/posts/41967448
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Amazing Jazz Lines – Play This Scale Exercise https://youtu.be/hEDdDicMhuk
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Jazz articulation – Be flexible – how to practise
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https://www.patreon.com/posts/34672896
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Tenor Madness solo transcript
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Coltrane 1960 interview
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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