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The Best Minor II-V-I Patterns (Digital PDF Book)

The II-V-I pattern is the most common pattern in jazz music. The more adept you are at playing this pattern in all the keys the better your facility in the jazz language. In the past 20 years I have been keeping a notebook of these patterns. I’ve tried to limit the ones in this 80 Read More…

The Best Major II-V-I Patterns (Digital PDF Book)

The II-V-I pattern is the most common pattern in jazz music. The more adept you are at playing this pattern in all the keys the better your facility in the jazz language. In the past 20 years I have been keeping a notebook of these patterns. I’ve tried to limit the ones in this 122 Read More…

Free Video Lesson on The New Ultimate II-V-I Primer-Major Keys by Steve Neff

I decided to offer a free video lesson on my book The New Ultimate II-V-I Primer-Major Keys (Digital PDF Book) for everyone. I have sold many of these books and really want to make sure that everyone is getting the most they can out of them.  You can consider this an “overview” lesson on the Read More…

The New Ultimate II-V-I Primer Lesson Series Deal only 14.99

Hi Everyone, I’m running a big sale on lessons I made that get you started with working with the New Ultimate II-V-I Primer. I made 5 lessons that are usually 49.95 for all 5  but I’m running a sale so you can get all 5 for 14.99 at this link. The New Ultimate II-V-I Lesson Read More…

Why is Learning Jazz Patterns Foreign to Me?

I received this question in an email the other day and I thought it would be good to try to answer it in detail on the blog here so others can benefit from it: Question: Steve, I have always listened to jazz, but I tend to favor simpler, lyrical playing like Houston Person, Gene Ammons, Read More…

Jerry Bergonzi You’re My Everything Tenor Saxophone Solo Transcription

Here is another great tenor sax solo transcription by Dimitrii Sergheev.  This a solo by the great Jerry Bergonzi over the jazz standard “You’re My Everything”. Jerry Bergonzi is a great jazz tenor sax player and teacher from the New England area and if you went to school in Boston like I did, Jerry Bergonzi Read More…

Insane Sam Dillon Monster Lick of the Day Tenor Sax Transcription

Here is another short transcription of an incredibly fast jazz line by Sam Dillon that I saw on Instagram the other day.  I hate to think that this is how Sam warms up for a recording session.  Haha!  I transcribed this just for my own enjoyment.  The line itself, is not technically hard and it Read More…

Insane Sam Dillon “Cherokee” at 400bpm Tenor Sax Solo Transcription

Here is another insane tenor sax solo by Sam Dillon. Believe it or not, this is Cherokee at 400 beats per minute.  Yes, you read that correctly……. It’s just a fact of life that if you lock a jazz musician in a room in isolation or quarantine, they will not survive without a clear unfathomable Read More…

Burnin’ Sam Dillon “On a Misty Night” Tenor Sax Solo Transcription

Here is another burnin’ tenor sax solo by another relatively young sax player I discovered on Youtube.  I’d like to introduce the saxophone world to Sam Dillon if you don’t already know him.  I discovered Sam a few years ago but this is the first saxophone solo of his that I have attempted to transcribe.  Read More…

Mastering a Hard Pattern Lesson 2-Lick 19

In Lesson 1 of “Mastering a Hard Pattern-Lick 19, I tackled the process of learning a somewhat harder lick and talked about all the steps involved in learning it so that it is mastered.  I took pattern 19 in my book “Best Major II-V-I Patterns and taught you the process I would use to  learn Read More…

Mastering a Hard Pattern Lesson 1-Lick 19

In this lesson, I tackle the process of learning a somewhat harder lick and talk about all the steps involved in learning it so that it is mastered.  I take pattern 19 in my book “Best Major II-V-I Patterns and teach you the process I would use to  learn and then master this line in Read More…

Swingin’ Max Ionata “Home At Last” Tenor Sax Solo Transcription

Here is another killin’ solo by the great tenor saxophone player Max Ionata.  I absolutely love this solo and have probably listened to it a hundred times this morning.  Part of what I love about the solo, is watching Max on the video.  He is playing this killin’ perfect tenor sax solo but he looks Read More…

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