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IFR Staircase exercise with half steps on tenor sax

In this video Miguel 'Pintxo' Villar demonstrates the IFR Staircase exercise on the tenor saxophone using the interval of the half step.

Improvisation exercise with whole steps on the soprano sax

In this video Marina Vallet demonstrates the IFR Staircase exercise on the soprano saxophone using the interval of the whole step.

IFR Video lesson: Exploring the 3rd harmonic environment

In this excerpt from the IFR Jump Start Program, Jelske demonstrates a series of creative activities that we use to study each harmonic environment of the major scale.

Improvisation exercise Seven Worlds on tenor sax

For IFR students practicing Exercise 2: Melody, this is a demonstration of the exercise Seven Worlds in the 2nd harmonic environment. Miguel 'Pintxo' Villar explores the harmonic environment on tenor sax.

IFR video lesson: 'Follow your Voice' for horn players

The IFR exercise "Follow your Voice" is something we normally practice on a keyboard so that we can sing the notes as we play them. But in this video I'll show you a great variation on this exercise that you can practice with your saxophone.

IFR improvisation exercise Seven Worlds Expanded on alto sax

For IFR students practicing Exercise 3: Pure Harmony, this is a demonstration of the exercise Seven Worlds Expanded on the alto saxophone. Ivan Edwards demonstrates the exercise exploring the 5 chord in the unlimited range.

Studying chord progressions with the IFR Tonal Map

In this excerpt from the IFR Jump Start Program, Jelske demonstrates how to use the IFR Tonal Map to study any chord progression.