"Sweet & Basic" Jazz Phrase - Written Out In All Keys
One of the best ways to learn the jazz language is to transcribe phrases from your favorite musicians and move them around in different keys.
In this PDF I have written out a great starting phrase ("Sweet & Basic") in all keys and different ways to move it through your instrument's register. This will prepare you to do the same with your own phrases.
* Half steps up and down
* Whole steps up and down
* Circle of fourths
* Half the phrase for fast chord changes
* Examples from Cherokee and Have You Met Miss Jones