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Approach Note Bundle

The Approach Note  Exercises bundle is  the first product of its kind, that offers  step by step exercises that  train you to add coherent, cool, jazzy  chromatic notes to your lines (the SECRET ones the pros use!)
The Approach Note technique outlined here is such a tremendous system as it can be applied  in an infinite number of ways. The only limit  after having studied the system will be your imagination!

The Jazzduets Approach Note  Exercises  Complete PDF download Bundle contains  the following  essential Approach note exercises  for you to now  turbo charge your
improvisational abilities:
1. APPROACH NOTE EXERCISES PACKAGE DOWNLOAD
This download is a package of multiple Jazzduets Approach Note  Exercises put together:
  •  The 1, 2 and 3 Note introductory exercises PDF booklets in 12 keys  which are designed to help the  coherent assimilation of non diatonic jazzy embellishment notes for those new to the system.
  •  The Approach  Note Dominant 7th Booklets in C and Bb  as per Youtube  video containing Exercises and licks (2,3 and 4 note approaches)
  • The 12 jazz licks that are full of approach notes that traverse the 
  • cycle of 4ths progression!
  • The Donna Lee Approach note solo in Concert and for B flat and E flat
  •  The Marty Paich one note approach note exercise in 12 keys 
  • 5 mp4 tutorial videos

 

2. APPROACHING PENTATONIC SCALES CHROMATICALLY DIGITAL DOWNLOAD

This innovative and unique resource combines 2 cutting edge improvisational systems to stunning effect  providing the improvisor with the tools to take their playing to a much higher level.

 The approaches are presented in an understandable step by step way, making the perhaps complex material easier to assimilate.

Features of this new digital PDF:

  • 70 page featuring one, two, three and four note Approach notes Approaching the Minor Pentatonic scale.
  • Suitable and written for Concert, Bb, Eb and Bass instruments
  • Creative Exercises meticulously  written to facilitate the assimilation of each Chromatic Approach in a real life creative way.
  • Specially written Youtube study included that is packed full of killer pentatonic lines full of chromatic approach notes
  • Section of Double Note Approaches exercises in 12 keys
  • Notated Funk, Jazz, Tango, Blues and Brazilian Chorinho examples of Approaches  demonstrated in the Youtube video. 

Mp3 audio files Included:

  • Multiple specially recorded Funky play alongs by real musicians in 4 speeds (92, 104, 111 and 125 bpm) provide you with the tools you need to practice at the speed you are comfortable with.
  • Multiple keys 
  • Mp3 Saxophone demonstrations  of all the material
  • Funk, Blues, Jazz, Tango and Chorinho examples included (Sax demonstrations and Play along backings)

 

3.APPROACHING EVERY NOTE OF THE MAJOR SCALE

This 65 page PDF contains the essential to know 1,2 and 3 note exercises that approach each and every note of the major scale.

The exercises are in all 12 keys and the ranges are suitable for treble instruments including, guitar, piano , sax , trumpet, clarinet flute etc.  There are 2 versions of some of the keys giving the flexibility to practice the approached scales high or low.

Mp4 Tutorial Video Included

These specially crafted exercises  familiarise the ear and fingers with the most logical and coherent chromatic approaches  to the major scale preparing the player with the resources to fuse this powerful improvisational system on to whatever musical material, wether it be licks, scales, tunes etc.

 The only limit  after having studied the system will be your imagination!


4. HOW TO WRITE A CHROMATIC APPROACH TUNE

This download contains everything you need to get you writing and improvising fluently using Approach note technique ( If you put in the hours of practice!)

The level is  Intermediate - Advanced as the quirky 16th note melody spans two and a half octaves and is loaded with chromatic approaches.

Suitable for ALL instruments.

 Features of PDF

  • The Chromatic Approach Note Brazilian Chorinho tune (exercise) notated for Concert, Bb , Eb Instruments + Bass Clef and with Guitar tab
  • Meticulously prepared Bar by Bar written analysis. This is like a masterclass on the piece which thoroughly explains each chord, modulation and approach. Handy Tips and insights are included.
  • Specially written One, Two, Three and Four note exercises in ALL 12 keys that Approach Major and Minor Chords. These have been designed so you can assimilate the chromatic approach notes in the shortest possible time.

As well, it is invaluable to have them written out for reference in all 12 keys if you are new to approach notes.

 Features of Mp3 play alongs/ Demonstration Mp3´s

  • Authentic sounding backing tracks specially recorded in Buenos Aires to make this resource as enjoyable as possible.
  • The groovy rhythm and natural sounds of the instruments (Guitar, percussion, Bass, Accordian, Flute and saxophone) is guaranteed to delight and inspire you to practice ( perhaps you will even use the backings to record your own version of the tune.
  •  Different speed backing tracks allow you to practice and learn deeply at a pace that is comfortable.
  • Separate Demonstrations of the Chromatic Approach Tunes on the Flute, Guitar, Accordion, Bass and Saxophone, so you can hear how the melody sounds on the different instruments.
  • Saxophone demonstrations of the One, Two, Three and Four note exercises at slow and medium speeds so you can learn, absorb and hear how the approaches sound as you practice.
  • Guitar play alongs of the F major and Minor grooves as 140, 180 and 220 beats per minute

Included Mp4 videos

  • Tutorial 14 minute tutorial
  • Saxophone Chorinho 
  • Flute Chorinho 
  • Guitar Chorinho 
  • Bass Chorinho 
  • Accordian Chorinho

 

5. INTRODUCTORY TRIAD PAIR APPROACH NOTE EXERCISES- ALL INSTRUMENTS

This is the place to start if you want an Introduction to combining Triad Pairs and Chromatic Approach notes. 

There is no other product on the market at this moment that combines these 2 essential concepts that are such powerful tools for the improvisor.

 The meticulously crafted exercises in this PDF will prepare you to start fusing approach notes with triads - turbo charging your arsenal of available sounds and ideas taking your playing to higher levels!

This digital PDF instant download contains the following:

  •  1, 2 ,3 and 4  Approach note exercises on one triad that are a pre -requisite to mastery of these 2  systems.
  •  52 pages of 1, 2, 3 and 4 note approaches notes exercises from the Youtube Video in all 12 keys on the MINOR. 
  • Mp4 Video Tutorial

The Approaches here can be applied to anything: Chords of all Natures, Scales, Melodies etc


6. APPROACH NOTE TRIAD PATTERN EXERCISES-DIGITAL DOWNLOAD

The combination of Triad Pairs and Chromatic Approach notes is a very powerful tool for the improvisor.

The  meticulously crafted exercises in this Jazzduets PDF  demonstrate how to combine these 2 innovative improvisational systems together - turbo charging your arsenal of  available sounds and ideas  taking your playing to higher levels!

This digital PDF instant download contains 1,2,3 and 4 approach note exercises on 2  major triads.

There is no other product on the market at this moment that offers exercises that combine these 2 essential concepts!

The download  contains the following files

  • PDF booklet in C and in Bb and in BASS Clef
  • 3 Mp4 Tutorial demonstration videos
  • 2 Mp3 playalong Fender rhodes tracks (slower+ Regular tempo)
  • Mp4 Video Tutorial

 

The regular price for all these products is US$110

Buy Bundle for just US$77 saving US$33

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