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Soloing Over “Autumn Leaves”

“Autumn Leaves” is one of those standards that everyone knows. It’s one of the first standards that every jazz student […]

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Soloing Over Blues Changes

As is the case with all of my articles, I feel obligated to start by saying that the following information […]

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Jazz Exercises for the Saxophone: Advanced Studies in 12 Keys

Introduction to the Final Part of the Series    This blog post is the fourth and final part of a […]

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Jazz Exercises for the Saxophone: Thinking in 12 Keys

A Couple of Hypothetical Situations   You’re at a family gathering, maybe a family reunion or a grandparent’s 80th birthday […]

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Jazz Exercises for Saxophone: Intermediate Studies in 12 Keys

Another Real Life Example of Playing in 12 Keys   In my last blog, I referenced a couple of instances […]

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