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Talk Dirty (Jason Derulo) How to Play Sax Line, (Part of “Hermetico” by ‘Balkan Beat Box’)

by Neal

Talk Dirty by Jason Derulo, the sax line. The background and sax line of the song actually comes from a song called “Hermetico” by ‘Balkan Beat Box’. In that song, the sax plays more. Pretty cool beat and the sax line is catchy. This lesson will be the piece that’s in Jason Derulo’s song. Ori Kaplan plays the alto sax for the line in the song.

Jazmine asked about this song, so I went ahead and learned the sax line by ear.

Note:

At 1:18 in the video the visual indicates there being six notes, but you can hear nine being played. The last three are the same three notes that you’ll see right after that. Those three notes are not repeated.

The ‘solutions’ to the music (the notes for this lesson) are listed below the video. They’re not listed all at once though. They’re listed one at a time. You can scroll down to see one and then if you want to check the next one, you’ll need to scroll down farther. In this way, it’s a slight bit of a hassle to check the next note and I would encourage you to not look unless completely necessary.

Use the fingering chart if you need to.

Try it out! And let me know how it goes and what you think of the format.

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First Note

Tenor Saxophone & Soprano Saxophone:

B

Alto Saxophone & Baritone Saxophone:

F#

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Second Note

Tenor Saxophone & Soprano Saxophone:

C

Alto Saxophone & Baritone Saxophone:

G

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Third Note

Tenor Saxophone & Soprano Saxophone:

C

Alto Saxophone & Baritone Saxophone:

G

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Fourth Note

Tenor Saxophone & Soprano Saxophone:

C

Alto Saxophone & Baritone Saxophone:

G

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Fifth Note

Tenor Saxophone & Soprano Saxophone:

C

Alto Saxophone & Baritone Saxophone:

G

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Sixth Note

Tenor Saxophone & Soprano Saxophone:

B

Alto Saxophone & Baritone Saxophone:

F#

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Seventh Note

Tenor Saxophone & Soprano Saxophone:

C

Alto Saxophone & Baritone Saxophone:

G

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Eighth Note

Tenor Saxophone & Soprano Saxophone:

D

Alto Saxophone & Baritone Saxophone:

A

 

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Ninth Note

Tenor Saxophone & Soprano Saxophone:

C

Alto Saxophone & Baritone Saxophone:

G

 

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Tenth Note

Tenor Saxophone & Soprano Saxophone:

A

Alto Saxophone & Baritone Saxophone:

E

 

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Eleventh Note

Tenor Saxophone & Soprano Saxophone:

G#

Alto Saxophone & Baritone Saxophone:

Eb

 

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Twelfth Note

Tenor Saxophone & Soprano Saxophone:

A

Alto Saxophone & Baritone Saxophone:

E

 

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Thirteenth Note

Tenor Saxophone & Soprano Saxophone:

G#

Alto Saxophone & Baritone Saxophone:

Eb

 

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Fourteenth Note

Tenor Saxophone & Soprano Saxophone:

A

Alto Saxophone & Baritone Saxophone:

E

 

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Fifteenth Note

Tenor Saxophone & Soprano Saxophone:

C

Alto Saxophone & Baritone Saxophone:

G

 

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Sixteenth Note

Tenor Saxophone & Soprano Saxophone:

B

Alto Saxophone & Baritone Saxophone:

F#

 

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Seventeenth Note

Tenor Saxophone & Soprano Saxophone:

A

Alto Saxophone & Baritone Saxophone:

E

 

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Eighteenth Note

Tenor Saxophone & Soprano Saxophone:

G#

Alto Saxophone & Baritone Saxophone:

Eb

 

 

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{ 7 comments… read them below or add one }

mallory February 13, 2014 at 10:20 am

Do you think you can add this in sheet music form? Thant would help me alot.
Thanks!

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Neal February 13, 2014 at 2:18 pm

I learned it by ear, wasn’t planning on writing it out.

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mallory February 16, 2014 at 12:59 pm

Thats ok! Thanks!

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a April 16, 2014 at 8:17 pm

the sax was the main reason I found this. Well done

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Neal April 16, 2014 at 8:21 pm

Thanks

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Alerie May 2, 2014 at 7:20 pm

Have you considered learning the song that the sax line came from? It’s far more interesting and a great one to learn to play. Hermetico by Balkan Beat Box

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Neal May 3, 2014 at 4:07 pm

I did write in the title where the sax part came from.
And I listened to the original. They used a piece of it and the idea of the beat.
Jason Derulo’s version brought it to a much larger audience than the original did.

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