Welcome to the Randy Hunter Jazz Lessons Subscription Website!
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 lesson series is also here- all available at a low monthly price!
You'll still be able to purchase lessons individually or in sets at www.beginningsax.com, but by choosing to access the lessons via subscription, you can avoid downloads and have access to all of my lessons in streaming format.
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Learn to create interesting ii-V-I's using the "One Exercise" along with several variations. Using a ii-V-I play-along track, we'll do a good bit of "I-Play You-Play" practice through the keys. Play-Along Track and Written File included in the downloadable "EXTRAS" folder.
One Exercise Through the Chords, Part 2: Working With Tunes
Learn how to apply the Exercise from Part 1 in the series to tunes. I demonstrate the process on the tune, All the Things You Are, using a play-along track. Be sure to download the EXTRAS folder for the track and written file.
Learn to play the tricky turns on the melody and solo with a blues feel on this classic tune by the legendary saxophonist, Stanley Turrentine. In addition to tonal center playing, I’ll help you locate specific target sounds that add color to your improvised phrases. Be sure to watch the phrasing ...
A step by step intermediate level approach to connecting the triads and 7th chord arpeggios in 3/4 time. This series of exercises was developed with a Skype student of mine, but I thought it would make great practice for anyone looking to build fluency with arpeggio based vocabulary.
Learn about the phrasing techniques: Call & Response, Point Up-Point Down, Sequencing, and Theme & Development. I use play-along tracks based on the blues and sections from Take the A Train, Blue Bossa, and Recorda-me to demonstrate and explain these phrasing techniques. You can use your voice or...
In this lesson I'll help you identify and develop an approach to soloing over the tonalities and chords in the standard, Blue Bossa. A play-along track for the complete tune is provided along with three practice tracks covering the phrases and tonalities found in the tune. This is a ground-level ...
Learn the basics of playing and soloing on the classic tune, Summertime. We'll identify the three primary sounds from the chord progression as we build a soloing approach from the ground up. Be sure to download the EXTRAS folder for the play-along track.
In this Quick Tunes lesson on God Bless the Child, I'll show you an approach to phrasing and soloing on the jazz standard, God Bless the Child. Be sure to download the EXTRAS folder for the PDF and play-along tack!
Advanced Jazz Articulation, Part 4- Articulation Styles of the Great Players
Learn how articulation played a major role in the styles of the great jazz saxophonists. We'll analyze the articulation and create practice variations on examples from Sonny Stitt, Hank Mobley, Dexter Gordon, and Cannonball Adderley. The end goal being to help you find direction in developing you...
In this Quick Tunes lesson on The Girl From Ipanema, I cover an approach to phrasing and soloing on this classic Bossa made famous by Stan Getz. Be sure to download the EXTRAS folder for the PDF and play-along tack!