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Creative Major Scale Exercises - All Instruments - Digital download

These new specially crafted Exercises delve deeply inside the  Major scale in an innovative harmonic way unheard before! They are the condensed result of what Jazzduets has been using for more than 20 years as daily practice.

Each exercises has been  designed to develop technique, harmonic understanding and rhythm simultaneously.

Features include:

  •  Groups of 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7 notes
  •  Non Diatonic Appoggiaturas 
  •  Approach Notes.

The 70 page digital Pdf contains versions that are suitable for Sax, Flute, Clarinet, Trumpet, Piano, Guitar and other Treble instruments in ALL 12 keys.

In total there are168 exercises (14 exercises x12 keys) that will challenge  and invigorate your daily practice routine.



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Pierre-jean F.
France France
Blues arpegio et creative scale

bonjour, Exercices plaisants à travailler pour comprendre et se familiariser avec l'écriture et le phrasé Jazz. Dommage que les explications et commentaires de Nick sur le Mp4 ne soient pas en Français, mais après tout ça permet de progresser aussi en Anglais. Bravo Nick

Nir P.
Israel Israel

Thank u for very usefull information

Eugene P.
United States United States
Major scales

This is great! I’m still working on the pentatonic shapes right now. So far I’m having a great time working on them!

Ken P.
Canada Canada
Excercise review

Great product .

R. Michael Stephenson
United States United States
R. Michael Stephenson

I was very pleased with way this method is structured. Great idea to connect scale exercises through common chord progressions. I know this will be a resource that will be very beneficial to myself and my students. Thank you for putting this together.

Alan H.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Great fun to play

A challenging set of exercises, fun to play. Hours of practice material.

Alan J.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Truly excellent exercises

I bought these exercises not really knowing what to expect but hoping for something that would help me with my guitar playing. I haven’t been disappointed. The exercises are excellent for developing dexterity and are a perfect way to get used to, and to understand, the way in which chord progressions can be expressed through the use of arpeggios. In my view the exercises are well conceived, well structured and move logically through a variety of exercises. I would strongly recommend them to anyone looking for a programme that will definitely benefit both playing technique and musical appreciation. It will take me a while to complete all of the activities to my satisfaction but I hope that, when I get there, I will be able to find another programme like this from Jazz Duets that will take me further forward with my guitar playing.

Ron A.
United States United States
Recent JazzDuet Purchase

09/15/2020 - I recently purchased the Creative Major Scale Exercises and I am more than pleased with my purchase. The exercises do take a creative approach to scale (and rhythm) practice. I could not be happier with my purchase and will definitely be purchasing more items from JazzDuets! Keep up the excellent work...

Sigmund T.
Norway Norway
Really good exercises!

I liked the exercises immediately

Fabio D.
Italy Italy
Creative major scales exercise

I recently bought Creative major scales exercise. I find the exercises very stimulating and creative in the right way. Well done!

Panchit R.
Thailand Thailand
Thank you

I can clearly hear the chords!

Pedro A.
Chile Chile

Didáctico fabuloso

Richard P.
United States United States
Great Resource for Practice!

I have been a big fan of Nick's YouTube videos and very happy to get his Creative Major Scales to help me with my practice and comprehension. I confess that the breadth of the study is a little overwhelming - I'll have a lot to study for a long time! Thanks for the help!

Germany Germany
Creative Major Scale Exercises

I'm really happy with the book. The presented exercises will be integrated into my daily practice regimen!

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Daniele N.
Italy Italy
Great job

I was looking for exercises to improve my technique (and my mind view). I think I found them! Good job!

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Cassie M.
Australia Australia
Very satisfied

Very satisfied with the expeience and the EXCELLENT quality of the product, Thankyou Nick. Cheers Wylie