Chromatic Scale

by Neal

Here is the chromatic scale on alto, starting on low Bb. Played slowly while ascending and faster while descending.

(mp3, right click and save)

If you play a chromatic scale like this, slurred, no tonguing, you may discover some sticky pads on your saxophone!

When I took a class with Victor Wooten, he had us play the chromatic scale as a solo. It can be good thing to throw in sometimes.

 

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