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Approaching Pentatonic Scales Chromatically

Have you ever wanted a method to help you incorporate cool,  Jazzy, Chromatic notes in to your Improvisations in a coherent way?

If the answer yes then the Chromatic Approach System could be your holy grail!

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.

This is  system that you can learn , rely on, Understand then master and use creatively in a myriad of ways?

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

Features of this 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)

 The chromatic approach note system is so powerful as you can apply it literally to any popular style creatively!

   Turbo charge your improvisations once and for all!

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Pat L.

Approaching Pentatonic Scales Chromatically

This pack has helped me to further incorporate chromatic playing in my improvisations. Highly recommended.

Angus R.
New Zealand New Zealand


I will be using this one for a long time. Lots of exercises and examples to keep me busy.

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Hal M.
United States United States

Great resource.

This is a really eye opening approach to the pentatonic scale. Enjoying the exercises immensely. Thanks Nick!

Ghosh D.
Singapore Singapore

Great content !

Fabulous mix of drills and helps me a lot with practice and implementation

Alan S.
United States United States

Chromatic Approach Pentatonic Technique

I first saw your page on YouTube and as you played this exercise, like the rest of aspiring saxophonist that are out there trying to improve their skills but don't know how to or where to start, this tool will definitely get your wheels spinning and instantly blew me away in a good way. In laments terms: this exercise is part of my practice routine. In the beginning, I struggled very mightily. I couldn't get hold of the tempo and it was going real fast for me. Once I plugged you in the Amazing Slowdown App and printed out the material, I was amazed on how quickly I can pick up each build in line and now I am at the point to play it in displacement, trying to break it down in all 12 keys, and also swapping and combining lines (for example: I combined lines 15 and 18 to give it a full up and down feel) and thats just one combo out of the many combos the saxophonist can choose out of the 27 lines you built. Yes I am looking into more of your programs. I was definitely feeling the John Coltrane Triad Pairs Exercise that your folks advertised. Im thinking about grabbing that one and it was also a few more programs of yours that I can not remember that had my ears like (explosion). Keep up the great work and for those who are reading this review, stop procrastinating and get on the ball or else you'll be like me wishing I had this knowledge 20 years ago. Happy playing and see yall next time.



Hi Alan! Thanks for you appreciation! And thank you for taking the time for writing this review. It makes us very happy to know that you are benefiting so much from this material. It's great to hear how you are combining different lines, sounds like you are approaching practicing very creatively. Its all about having fun with the process. Best. Jazz Duets.

Watson F.
United Kingdom United Kingdom

Another great product

2nd purchase, and another extremely useful resource. Looking forward to getting stuck into this



Hi Watson , Thanks! I hope you don't get stuck but rather move forward!

jean p.
Germany Germany

one of the best teaching

first I don't speak englisch well. I love your teaching, it is clear, intelligent and it's opening so much possibilities for the improvisation. thank you. greatings from germany. jean philippe

Zmago Š.
Slovenia Slovenia


I absolutely love it, very useful... Big thanxs...

Ayélé W.
Germany Germany

Really Good Exercises

Very happy with the exercises! Absolutely recommend it! Best buy!

Ronald M.
United States United States

An Effective Learning Tool

The material was quite comprehensive and effective, to say the least. I certainly would recommend your product to other musicians. Dr. R. McKay

Cristian M.
Italy Italy


Best way! Good material!

Henry A.
United States United States

The concept.

I'm excited about the concept haven't used it yet.....

Eduardo A.
Sweden Sweden

Super Armonic

Fantastisk ar játteintresant

木内 宏.
Japan Japan

On the demo

Good. also,I would like to have guitar version of the demo.

Leonardo d.
Brazil Brazil

Chromatically approuching pentatonic

Very good material , althought its necessary for guitar players to have TABs for it

Mexico Mexico

Expandir tus pentatonicas

Ayuda a dominar mas tus escalas y llevarlas a un nivel superior