Jazz Saxophone Licks, Phrases & Patterns (Book)
94529
Written by one of today's great jazz educators, this is a system for building great-sounding jazz lines. The relationship of the individual lines to chords and progressions is analyzed. In addition, original saxophone studies integrate these concepts with technical proficiency.
Product Number:
94529
Format:
Book
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Pages:
88
Binding:
Squareback Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
1-5622-2089-6
ISBN13:
978-15622-2089-1
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
2/17/1987
Written by one of today's great jazz educators, this is a system for building great-sounding jazz lines. The relationship of the individual lines to chords and progressions is analyzed. In addition, original saxophone studies integrate these concepts with technical proficiency.
Jazz Saxophone Licks, Phrases & Patterns

Licks,  Phrases and Patterns............................................................................................................................................ 4

How to  Use This Book..................................................................................................................................................... 5

Scale Practice Routine....................................................................................................................................................... 5

Major Chords-Major Triads............................................................................................................................................. 7

Licks Based on Major Triads............................................................................................................................................. 7

Major 6 Chords.................................................................................................................................................................. 7

Licks Based on the Major 6 Chords................................................................................................................................. 8

Major 7 Chords................................................................................................................................................................. 8

Licks Based on Major  7 Chords...................................................................................................................................... 9

Major 9th Chords............................................................................................................................................................. 9

Major 9th Licks............................................................................................................................................................. 10

The C Major 11 and C Major 13 Chords........................................................................................................................... 10

Major Type Licks............................................................................................................................................................... 11

More About Major Type Chords..................................................................................................................................... 13

Adding Chromatic Notes................................................................................................................................................. 14

Dominant 7th Scale-Mixolydian Mode......................................................................................................................... 18

Dominant Type Chords.................................................................................................................................................... 18

Dominant Type Licks........................................................................................................................................................ 19

Dominant Type Licks (with Chromatic Notes)................................................................................................................. 21

More About Dominant Type Chords............................................................................................................................ 26

Major 7th Scale-Dorian Mode....................................................................................................................................... 27

Minor 7th Type Chords.................................................................................................................................................. 27

Minor Type Licks............................................................................................................................................................. 28

Minor Type Licks (with Added Chromatic Notes)........................................................................................................ 30

More About Minor Chords............................................................................................................................................ 35

Progressions.................................................................................................................................................................... 36

Forming the Progressions............................................................................................................................................... 36

The 11-V Progression...................................................................................................................................................... 37

The 11-V-I Progression................................................................................................................................................... 44

The I-Vl-11-V Progression (Between Changes)........................................................................................................... 47

The Diminshed 7th Chord............................................................................................................................................... 49

Diminished 7th Chord Patterns.................................................................................................................................... 49

The Diminished Scale....................................................................................................................................................... 50

Diminished 7th Chords in Progressions......................................................................................................................... 51

1-1°7-1.L-V............................................................................................................................................................................ 51

1-#10-11-V......................................................................................................................................................................... 52

Diminished Licks and Dominant Type Chord............................................................................................................... 53

Diminished Scale as Improvising (Scale for 11-V Progression)............................................................................... 54

More on the Diminished Scale....................................................................................................................................... 55

Rhythm Changes.............................................................................................................................................................. 57

The Standard Song Form.................................................................................................................................................. 61

The Blues Progression..................................................................................................................................................... 62

Blues Notes-Blues Scale................................................................................................................................................... 65

Blues Licks........................................................................................................................................................................ 65

Analyzing Licks................................................................................................................................................................. 68

Conclusions...................................................................................................................................................................... 71

Patterns for Improvising Technique............................................................................................................................ 72

Making Up Your Own Licks............................................................................................................................................. 75

Improvising on Altered Chords..................................................................................................................................... 77

Appendix (How to Transpose)........................................................................................................................................ 80

Keyboard Accompaniment (for Non-Keyboardists)................................................................................................... 83

11-V Progression............................................................................................................................................................. 85

11-V-I Progression........................................................................................................................................................... 85

1-Vl-11-V Progression........................................................................................................................................................ 85

1-1°7-11-V Progression...................................................................................................................................................... 86

1-#1°7-11-V Progression.................................................................................................................................................... 86

 
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