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 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!
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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For musicians with a bit of experience but still fairly new to improvising, these lessons would help you continue to build your skills, develop your improvisation vocabulary, learn more about jazz theory, and get a bit more soul in your playing.
Lesson topics include:
Jazz Sound & Style
Jazz Improvisation: How to Play Chord Changes
Sax Tips & Inflection
Shaping the Blues Scale (2-Lessons)
Relating the Pentatonics (learn about major and minor pentatonic scales and how to use them)
Major, Minor Dominant: What's the Difference?
Intervals: The Building Blocks of Jazz
The Foundation of Technique and Harmony
Metronome Obsession: Practicing in Time
You may often wonder why, even though you're playing all the right notes, you still don't get quite the sound you're looking for when you play. In this lesson, you'll learn how to give your music that jazz sound and style. The exercises and examples are based on passages created over the chord ch...
In this lesson, you'll take the first steps toward learning how to improvise over tunes with chord changes. In addition to learning how to interpret some of the most common types of chord symbols, you'll learn an easy-to-follow routine for practicing and assembling your musical vocabulary into me...
This lesson offers an approach for practicing and using the blues scale. The exercises are designed to help you locate the most soulful sounds in the blues scale. Exercises and examples are based on the C and G blues scales, but are easily transposed to any key
This lesson addresses the use of the blues scale in relation to the chords in the blues progression. By targeting specific tones on the different chords, an approach is outlined for creating sophisticated and soulful sounding phrases. Examples and exercises are based on the C blues scale, but are...
In this lesson, you'll learn the relationship between the major pentatonic, minor pentatonic, and blues scales. Exercises and examples are provided that will teach you how to determine, understand, and play these scales in any key.
In this lesson, you'll learn technique building patterns using pentatonic scales. We also practice improvising together using the B flat minor pentatonic scale. Exercises and examples are transposed for tenor and alto sax. Play-along track included in the Extras!
This lesson explores the differences between basic major, minor, and dominant chords and the arpeggios. Not just a theory lesson- a practice method is also outlined for learning to understand these types of chords, and for playing the arpeggios.
In this lesson, you'll combine the study of jazz theory with practice designed to build your technique and an internalized knowledge of the foundation of jazz harmony. You'll begin by learning the naturally occurring chords found within a major key center. This is followed with patterns that will...
In this lesson, I'll show you some of my favorite practice techniques for breaking free of the intimidation and confusion often associated with the metronome, as we work to build your technique and internal sense of time, tempo, and rhythm.