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Here you'll find everything from my complete Beginning Saxophone lesson series to my Stages I-IV Jazz Improvisation lesson series. My popular Soloing on Tunes and Quick Tunes lesson series are also here- all available at a low monthly price! Click the Content tab to get a quick overview of what's on the site. You can browse the various lesson categories or check out the New Lessons category to see what I've posted most recently. There's always something new in the making!
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Begin learning to improvise in a structured manner. This series will eliminate the "Where and how do I start improvising?" dilemma. This series is under construction, so look for new lessons to be added regularly.
Beginning Jazz Improvisation, Lesson 1: The Role of the Major Scale
Learn the value of the major scale as a foundation for playing and improvising jazz. We'll also cover the relationship with the Dorian scale and minor 7 chord. Major and Minor 7 play-along tracks are included in all 12 keys in the EXTRAS folder.
Beginning Improvisation, Lesson 3: Paving the Way with Pentatonics
Learn to use this multi-functional scale on major and minor tonalities, chords, and tunes. We cap the lesson off by improvising with a play-along track to the jazz standard, Cantaloupe Island. Be sure to download the EXTRAS for the written file and play-along track.
Beginning Improvisation, Lesson 6: Developing Your Jazz Sound
Learn how to begin developing your personal jazz sound. Tonal flexibility and jazz articulation are among the concepts addressed in this lesson. Be sure to view the supplemental video called The Secret of Tonal Control.
Beginning Improvisation, Lesson 7: Developing Jazz Technique
Learn how to improve your technique and understanding of harmony - simultaneously! This lesson shows you how to practice the jazz vocabulary covered in earlier lessons in this series through a system of patterns. The goal is to get the fingers and mind moving quickly and fluently as you internal...
Beginning Improvisation, Lesson 8: Developing Your Ear
Developing a good working relationship between your ear and your instrument is essential in furthering your skills as an improvising jazz musician. This lesson helps you get started with ear several training practice techniques.