When you get interested in improvisation on the saxophone, you have to learn the scales, but the first thing you have to do is learn the major scales.
When I was in high school, I practiced all the major scales in music notation, and eventually I learned to play, but I didn’t know how to read music.
That’s all it will be, right?
What should we do then? In short, you have to learn them with your body.
You can memorize them one by one without writing them down in musical notation, but that will make you good at them and bad at them, so I’m going to write a practice for practicing the 12 major scales in full.
※I’m going to blow on each key.
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※Please note that this is watermarked for some reasons.
■Samples on the alto saxophone
※As you practice, lower the starting notes of each key by an octave, as shown in this sample, and play them at a higher level than is comfortable for you to play first!
ファ ド ソ
ファ ド ソ レ
|ファ ド ソ レ ラ|
ファ ド ソ レ ラ ミ
ファ ド ソ レ ラ ミ シ
シ ミ ラ レ
シ ミ ラ
Practice well! I’ve told you again, don’t write it down, just do it in your head!
Let’s learn it with your body!
Oh, by the way, the flat system (La flat, Mi flat, Si flat, Fa flat, F flat), press the Bis key with your left hand index finger.
Press them together to make a C-flat sound.
Also, in the # series, the sound of “La#” that comes out with “Do #” or “Do #” can be heard by pressing the Bis key with your left index finger.
It’s a good idea to push together and practice fingering the c-flat notes.
I don’t think you’ll be able to do it at first, but if you can blow all the way around in some degree, you can go around in about two weeks. You will be able to do so, so please be patient!!!!!!!!