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Answer 1 - they're different -sax, equal temperament, like a guitar, but trumpet needs adjusting by the player, as the natural notes are from the harmonic series so are 'slightly out of tune' (desafinado?) and yes, a 'dirty' note can be produced by both. I hope you mean a note 'in the cracks', rather like a bent note on guitar. Answer 2 - on sax, once ...


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Since your central question is if you should switch to sax, I'll start there. My opinion: probably. Trumpet is not something you can play casually, you need to stay in shape with a nearly daily routine or the muscles rapidly deteriorate. Saxophone can be played more sporadically with less detriment. It's also just an easier instrument in general. That ...


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To answer the question of what an F blues is, it is a 12 bar form largely based on dominant 7 chords. F would be: one bar of F7, 1x Bb7, 2x F7. 2x Bb7, 2x F7, 1x Gm7, 1x C7, 1x F7, 1x C7. That is a basic form of the Jazz blues. There are many, many ways to augment that progression including substituting some of the chord for dominant 7s that lead up to the ...


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So an F blues refers to the song form over which you'll need to improvise. The good news is, if you know how to improvise on a blues scale, your work is largely done for you. There are infinite ways to improvise over a blues form, but one of the simplest ways that's also very effective is to use the blues scale. So in this case you would use the F minor ...



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