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  1. Practicing
    Firstly I have to tell you,I can not read music sheets.so today I was Practicing all twelve major scales on my saxophone.still I am practicing two octave for each scale(ascending and descending).but each scale I am reading as C scale in my mind.I mean,when I playing D scale using different...
  2. Websites, Books, Magazines, Photos and other Lit.
    Hello everyone, This is has been discussed a bit on this forum, and I wanted to announce that the official release date is today. Order at www.jondelucia.com/shop. I am a jazz saxophonist in NYC, and a teacher for 16 years. The press release for the book is below. I hope you will read my latest...
  3. Practicing
    Mr Rascher has used triads and arpeggios of diminshed, augmented, dominant and half-diminshed chord qualities in constructing his patterns. Can anyone help with an overview of the specifiek pattern for each exercise?
  4. Websites, Books, Magazines, Photos and other Lit.
    Hey there...my fellow music makers. I've been a reading member of SOTW for many years now and have learned many things about sax repair,new reeds etc.Well I now want to share my new book "Easy Easy Bebop" and give back to the community. This book is my contribution to the Wonderful world of...
  5. Practicing
    I'm back to shedding the horn again, and trying to do it 'right' this time. One of the things I'm doing is making sure I give each thing at least 80%/achievement before moving on. On thing I've neglected in the past is thorough scale work. While thinking about this I realized I probably can't...
  6. Training Material
    Hello everyone, I have a new blog post up at http://www.jondelucia.com/vandoren-speed-bach/. This time I'm talking a bit about my new book idea, including a sample page I would love to get your feedback on. I'm extracting diatonic sequences from Bach works and writing them out in different...
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