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Maiden Voyage-Triad Pairs Exercises

The Triad Pair system is an immensely powerful innovative improvisational tool!

Just as a master chef adds special ingredients to a dish to produce a

mouth watering flavours we can learn to colour our improvisations in a masterful way superimposing triads, taking our playing rapidly to a higher level.

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This iconic Jazz tune by Herbie Hancock that features suspended chords has a wonderful chord progression on which to practice a variety of triad pairs.

The PDF contains the carefully crafted lines demonstrated in the Youtube video that feature the triad pairs in different groupings of 3, 4, 5 and 6 notes bring out the sound of each chord. The expansive lines of the triad pairs produce a modern, open sound.  The exercises challenge the technique as the whole range of the instrument is employed. 

The Download contains:

  •  3 x MP3  play alongs, each at different tempos : Slow, Medium and Regular.
  • PDF sheet music exercises for Concert, Bb and Eb instruments, very carefully prepared  for ease of comprehension and to inspire.
  • 3 x Mp4 Video tutorials with graphics and demonstrations

Please note, the Eb part has been specially adapted to make use of the full range

of the Alto Saxophone.


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