Jazz ScaleHelper

Jazz ScaleHelper


Choose an exercise: see the notes and hear them played
Play the exercise: get a score, see the notes you played and listen to your performance

Jazz ScaleHelper is the fast way to improve your playing. With actual feedback based on what you played, Jazz ScaleHelper enables you to concentrate on the aspects of your playing that will help the most.

Jazz ScaleHelper has 3 modes:

1. Play any scale: Jazz ScaleHelper determines the exercise you have played and scores your performance. Ideal for impromptu practise sessions. (Not available in Jazz ScaleHelper Lite)

2. Choose a scale: Choose the exercise you want to play and Jazz ScaleHelper listens and gives you a score. Ideal to improve a specific musical exercise.

3. Challenge me: Jazz ScaleHelper will ask you to play exercises from your challenge list that is based on your chosen syllabus. Jazz ScaleHelper will identify what you need to practise and make sure you get exam ready while having fun on the way. Ideal for practising a range of exercises.

Jazz ScaleHelper contains everything you need for the instruments covered by the Jazz syllabuses from Trinity Guildhall and ABRSM examining boards. Jazz ScaleHelper will be there for you every step of the way as you grow as a musician.

Jazz ScaleHelper allows you to create your own syllabus from the exercises it supports: major scales; dorian modes; lydian modes; lydian flat 7 modes; mixolydian modes; melodic minor scales; jazz melodic minor scales; harmonic minor scales; pentatonic major scales; pentatonic minor scales; blues scales; diminished scales; chromatic scales; whole-tone scales; phrygian modes; locrian modes; altered modes; aeolian modes; major arpeggios; minor arpeggios; augmented arpeggios; major sevenths; minor sevenths; diminished sevenths; major/minor sevenths; and minor/major sevenths. All exercises are available starting from every tonic over 1 octave, 1 twelfth, 2 octaves, 2.5 octaves and 3 octaves. (Jazz ScaleHelper Lite only supports major scales, blues scales and major arpeggios over 1 octave)

Instruments supported include Violin, Viola, Cello, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Clarinet, Flute, Oboe, Saxophone, Bassoon, Recorder, Trumpet, Cornet, Trombone and Horn. A full list is available at www.jazz.ScaleHelper.com along with details of the rich feature set Jazz ScaleHelper has to offer.

At less than the price of a single music lesson the guidance that Jazz ScaleHelper provides between your lessons builds on that teaching. You can dispense with the need to review scales by playing them in your lessons and instead reuse the time you gain to learn technique and perfect your pieces.

Jazz ScaleHelper supports multiple users, keeping each user's history for each of their instruments. You can save recordings to study later or to show and play to your teacher and friends. Have fun competing with your friends to see who can get the highest score or who can maintain the highest average.

Jazz ScaleHelper really is a Jazz scale helper that teaches you how to play scales and helps you build the foundation of all music, giving you the essential skills for improvisation.

Recent changes:
2.5
Added half-diminished 7th chords

2.4
Added altered (superlocrian) and lydian flat 7 modes

2.3
Added information about what was played if it isn't the selected exercise
Included support for Double bass
Added guidance to the sign-in screen
Improved tolerance to mistuned instruments

2.2
Added ties to the notes view to show where the tuning changed during the note
Fixed the lower notes for the Trumpet setting
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About Jazz ScaleHelper
Choose an exercise: see the notes and hear them played
Play the exercise: get a score, see the notes you played and listen to your performance

Jazz ScaleHelper is the fast way to improve your playing. With actual feedback based on what you played, Jazz ScaleHelper enables you to concentrate on the aspects of your playing that will help the most.

Jazz ScaleHelper has 3 modes:

1. Play any scale: Jazz ScaleHelper determines the exercise you have played and scores your performance. Ideal for impromptu practise sessions. (Not available in Jazz ScaleHelper Lite)

2. Choose a scale: Choose the exercise you want to play and Jazz ScaleHelper listens and gives you a score. Ideal to improve a specific musical exercise.

3. Challenge me: Jazz ScaleHelper will ask you to play exercises from your challenge list that is based on your chosen syllabus. Jazz ScaleHelper will identify what you need to practise and make sure you get exam ready while having fun on the way. Ideal for practising a range of exercises.

Jazz ScaleHelper contains everything you need for the instruments covered by the Jazz syllabuses from Trinity Guildhall and ABRSM examining boards. Jazz ScaleHelper will be there for you every step of the way as you grow as a musician.

Jazz ScaleHelper allows you to create your own syllabus from the exercises it supports: major scales; dorian modes; lydian modes; lydian flat 7 modes; mixolydian modes; melodic minor scales; jazz melodic minor scales; harmonic minor scales; pentatonic major scales; pentatonic minor scales; blues scales; diminished scales; chromatic scales; whole-tone scales; phrygian modes; locrian modes; altered modes; aeolian modes; major arpeggios; minor arpeggios; augmented arpeggios; major sevenths; minor sevenths; diminished sevenths; major/minor sevenths; and minor/major sevenths. All exercises are available starting from every tonic over 1 octave, 1 twelfth, 2 octaves, 2.5 octaves and 3 octaves. (Jazz ScaleHelper Lite only supports major scales, blues scales and major arpeggios over 1 octave)

Instruments supported include Violin, Viola, Cello, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Clarinet, Flute, Oboe, Saxophone, Bassoon, Recorder, Trumpet, Cornet, Trombone and Horn. A full list is available at www.jazz.ScaleHelper.com along with details of the rich feature set Jazz ScaleHelper has to offer.

At less than the price of a single music lesson the guidance that Jazz ScaleHelper provides between your lessons builds on that teaching. You can dispense with the need to review scales by playing them in your lessons and instead reuse the time you gain to learn technique and perfect your pieces.

Jazz ScaleHelper supports multiple users, keeping each user's history for each of their instruments. You can save recordings to study later or to show and play to your teacher and friends. Have fun competing with your friends to see who can get the highest score or who can maintain the highest average.

Jazz ScaleHelper really is a Jazz scale helper that teaches you how to play scales and helps you build the foundation of all music, giving you the essential skills for improvisation.

Recent changes:
2.5
Added half-diminished 7th chords

2.4
Added altered (superlocrian) and lydian flat 7 modes

2.3
Added information about what was played if it isn't the selected exercise
Included support for Double bass
Added guidance to the sign-in screen
Improved tolerance to mistuned instruments

2.2
Added ties to the notes view to show where the tuning changed during the note
Fixed the lower notes for the Trumpet setting

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A Google User
Jul 24, 2013
Great app. Great little app. For musicians starting out this app is perfect for drills on most scales and arpeggios. It is also a great tool for advanced players to work on weak areas. Its a little comber some to set up the syllabus but not bad.