In this video I am going to practice my Major scale practice together with you.
We will go through the Major scale practice and you will be able to play the exercises together with me.
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I will apply the 8 steps of speeding up your technique from my earlier video so you will get a good idea of how you can get a better and faster technique.
We start with a short introduction of the 8 steps to speed up your technique.
The 8 steps of speeding up your technique
If you want a to watch the video about this you can see it here:
Link to video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jH4BE08wJY4
00:00 Intro – Major scale practice 1 – let’s practice together
00:20 Get the Major scale practice PDF and follow the exercises
01:51 Explaining the exercises
02:25 Using and explaining the 8 steps method
04:22 Explaining exercise 1.1
06:00 Playing exercise 1.1 rubato
08:07 Why I start the practice with checking the exercise rubato
08:35 Prepare for the exercises with the metronome – tempo 40
09:08 Playing the exercise in tempo 40
10:21 Can you follow this tempo? How to play the exercise slower
12:32 Preparing exercise 1.1 in tempo 44
13:32 Playing exercise 1.1 in tempo 44 – mistakes???
14.50 Fixing mistakes – using the 8 step method
15:28 Repeating the exercise in tempo 44
16:34 To do this you need the Major scale practice PDF – get it here
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saxophone: Selmer MKVI 82xxx
mouthpiece is an old Otto Link Babbit – refaced from opening 6 to opening 8/8,5
Reeds are either rico jazz select 4 medium or Robertos Wind NY own brand 4 medium.