Coltrane patterns – This is why they sound amazing
The most important melodic Coltrane structures – explained and how to use
John Coltrane is one of the most amazing saxophone players in history.
If you sound half as good as Coltrane you still sound amazing.
Coltranes ease of playing is still amazing to us.
I see Coltrane’s playing as inspiration for other musicians to learn and play with great flexibility, sound and passion.
In this tutorial
Why are Coltrane patterns so great, flexible, good sounding?
What are Coltrane patterns?
Which Coltrane patterns do we have?
Where to use – major 9 chord
Minor 9 chord
How to practise basic Coltrane patterns
The Coltrane patterns practise module
Show, play and analyse a short solo on “Lazy Bird” – using Coltrane patterns
00:00 Coltrane patterns – This is why they sound amazing
00:30 Søren is playing the Coltrane original “Lazy Bird“
00:50 In this tutorial
01:20 Why are Coltrane patterns so great, flexible, good sounding?
02:22 What are Coltrane patterns?
03:15 Which Coltrane patterns do we have?
04:30 Where to use – maj9 chord
05:51 Minor 9 chord
06:58 Dominant chords
07:42 How to practise basic Coltrane patterns
08:22 Which patterns fit where?
09:38 The Coltrane patterns practise module
10:21 Show, play and analyse a short solo on “Lazy Bird” – using Coltrane patterns
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