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Jazz Saxophone Licks, Phrases & Patterns

By Arnie Berle

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Saxophone (all) - Intermediate
Composed by Arnie Berle. Squareback saddle stitch, Style, Technique, Theory and Reference. Jazz. Book. 88 pages. Mel Bay Publications, Inc #94529. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.94529).

Item Number: MB.94529

ISBN 9781562220891. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

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.

  • Licks, Phrases And Patterns 
  • How To Use This Book 
  • Scale Practice Routine 
  • Major Chords-Major Triads 
  • Licks Based On Major Triads 
  • Major Chords 
  • Licks Based On The Major Chords 
  • Major Chords 
  • Licks Based On Major Chords 
  • Major Th Chords 
  • Major Th Licks 
  • The C Major 11 And C Major 1 Chords 
  • Major Type Licks 11 
  • More About Major Type Chords 
  • Adding Chromatic Notes 
  • Dominant Th Scale-Mixolydian Mode 
  • Dominant Type Chords 
  • Dominant Type Licks 
  • Dominant Type Licks (With Chromatic Notes) 
  • More About Dominant Type Chords 
  • Major Th Scale-Dorian Mode 
  • Minor Th Type Chords 
  • Minor Type Licks 
  • Minor Type Licks (With Added Chromatic Notes) 
  • More About Minor Chords 
  • Progressions 
  • Forming The Progressions 
  • The 11-V Progression 
  • The 11-V-I Progression 
  • The I-Vl-11-V Progression (Between Changes) 
  • The Diminshed Th Chord 
  • Diminished Th Chord Patterns 
  • The Diminished Scale 
  • Diminished Th Chords In Progressions 
  • 1-1Deg-1L-V 
  • 1-#10-11-V 
  • Diminished Licks And Dominant Type Chord 
  • Diminished Scale As Improvising (Scale For 11-V Progression) 
  • More On The Diminished Scale 
  • Rhythm Changes 
  • The Standard Song Form 
  • The Blues Progression 
  • Blues Notes-Blues Scale 
  • Blues Licks 
  • Analyzing Licks 
  • Conclusions 
  • Patterns For Improvising Technique 
  • Making Up Your Own Licks 
  • Improvising On Altered Chords 
  • Appendix (How To Transpose) 
  • Keyboard Accompaniment (For Non-Keyboardists) 
  • 11-V Progression 
  • 11-V-I Progression 
  • 1-Vl-11-V Progression 
  • 1-1Deg-11-V Progression 
  • 1-#1Deg-11-V Progression 
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