JAZZ SCALES AND IMPROV

You may download, copy and print any of the free violin sheet music on this site. The files are in PDF format which means that you need a program such as Adobe Reader or Preview (Mac) to view and print. To download, right click on the file (MAC – control click) and choose Save Linked File to ” ” and choose your favorite location.

When practicing scales for jazz, do not play even eighth notes. “Swing” the eighth notes by playing the 1st eighth as 2 tied triplets and the next as the following triplet in a beat.?The importance of playing scales on an instrument can be compared to lifting weights for a human body. Become so familiar with the scales that you do not need to think. Practice them in both directions and different tempos.