Taming The Saxophone vol 3Exercises, patterns, scales & licks for intermediate to advanced players. See examples in this section
Lots of great stuff for myself and my students - I wish I'd had the book fifteen years ago! -Dan Forshaw
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Using the interval of a 4th
The interval of a fourth is very useful for contemporary styles of jazz improvisation. The idea of using fourths can be applied both melodically – as we are learning to do here – and harmonically, for example in chord voicing.
As an alternative, instead of stepping up a semitone between each 4th arpeggio as shown here, try using a whole tone.
Again, instead of stepping up a semitone between each 4th arpeggio as shown here, try using a whole tone.
This exercise consists of groups of three-note 4th arpeggios moving in minor 3rds