Scales & Arpeggios in All Keys for Saxophone
This booklet gives one page to each key and groups together the major scale and arpeggio, minor scales and arpeggio, dominant 7th, diminished 7th and chromatic scale that belong to a particular key signature. The first page starts with C sharp, so C major comes half way through the booklet and the pages are in order of the circle of keys. A two-octave range is given for all keys; where the range of the instrument does not easily allow for 2 octaves using the keynote, the upper note will be the 5th (for example) and the scale will descend to the 5th before returning to the keynote (see sample page).
A Progressive Approach to Major & Minor Scales & Arpeggios for Saxophone
This booklet takes you through scales and arpeggios in every key in the order that we traditionally regard as ‘easiest’ to most ‘difficult’. You can argue about whether keys with fewer sharps and...
A Few Useful Ideas for Playing Jazz on the Saxophone
This is not an attempt to make you into a jazz musician (whatever that is). There are patterns that I have found useful to know as I have listened to jazz and tried my hand at playing in a jazz...