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A 4th whole tone pattern to learn 5

Posted on April 19, 2009 by Sweets

This whole tone pattern alternates between 4ths and whole steps going down. Because this Jazz whole tone pattern alternates between 4ths and whole steps, you won’t be able to stay in one whole tone key. Hear a sound sample played on trumpet: How to memorize this lick in 12 keys: Once again since this is […] Read the rest of this entry…

A famous ii V7 I lick you hear a lot of Jazz artists play

Posted on April 13, 2009 by Sweets

This is a well known Jazz lick you hear a lot of Jazz artists play in different variations. A trombone player I used to work with in Seattle was kind enough to show me this easy lick. Here is a sound sample played on trumpet: How to memorize this ii V7 I lick in 12 […] Read the rest of this entry…

A Freddie Hubbard Bebop and ii V7 I Lick

Posted on April 12, 2009 by Sweets

I heard Freddie Hubbard play this bebop lick over a ii V7 I on his Hub-Tones album. Sound sample played on trumpet: How to memorize in 12 keys: The entire beginning part of the lick is just a bebop scale. The lick starts on the tonic down to the b7th and up the scale until […] Read the rest of this entry…

A very easy to learn whole tone pattern

Posted on April 12, 2009 by Sweets

Here is an easy whole tone lick I got from a saxophone player I used to work with back in Japan. Here is a sound sample on trumpet: How to memorize the lick in 12 keys: Because it is a whole tone pattern based off using an augmented triad you’ll only need to memorize the […] Read the rest of this entry…

Really easy bebop lick to learn

Posted on April 12, 2009 by Sweets

I got this simple bebop lick from David Baker’s How to Play Bebop – Volume 1. Listen to a sample played on trumpet: How to learn the bebop lick in 12 keys: The easiest way to memorize this lick in 12 keys is to know that you are starting on the 3rd of whatever bebop […] Read the rest of this entry…

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