How to play your first notes on saxophone

Monday, September 26, 2016

Learn how to play your very first 6 notes on alto or tenor saxophone with this easy step by step lesson. Read More

2015 Sax School Lesson Roundup

Sunday, December 20, 2015
  • Did you know there have been 50 new lessons in Sax School throughout 2015?
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4 Minute Guide to Saxophone Reed Adjusting

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Here's my SUPER QUICK guide to reed adjusting! It won't tell you everything you need to know but I think this is the most important things to learn so you can start fixing your reeds straight away.
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Zen and the art of tone by Snake Davis

Monday, February 23, 2015

Check out this great online saxophone lesson from UK sax legend Snake Davis.  In it he talks about how to improve your saxophone tone and get a bigger sound on sax.
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Theo Wanne Durga metal mouthpiece for tenor sax review

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Theo Wanne says the Durga mouthpiece for tenor sax is the perfect combination of power and tone making it perfect for pop, RnB and Jazz playing.  In this review I'll put it through it's paces to see how it works in a bunch of styles. Read More

How to play saxophone behind a singer

Thursday, April 24, 2014

If you play in a band setting where you are just playing "filling" parts, it can be tricky to know when and how much to play. Here are 5 quick tips that will help. 
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Using Rhythm Words

Thursday, March 06, 2014

In this video lesson you'll get some tips on how to use words to help learn and remember rhythms.  It's a great trick to help read music. Read More

Choosing a saxophone mouthpiece

Thursday, December 19, 2013

As you develop as a saxophone player you will no doubt start to explore the seemingly never ending array of saxophone mouthpieces on offer.  Choosing a mouthpiece can often seem like a dark art and can be very confusing.  Here are a couple of quick pointers to hopefully help you on your quest for the perfect mouthpiece.  Read More

How to play the Turn.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Turns crop us a lot in music and are really common in transcriptions of recorded solos.  Turns are a great decoration in music, they sound great when played well but it's important to understand how they work and how to play them.  Read More

How to tune your saxophone

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

One part of practising so often overlooked is tuning.  Tuning is really important, particularly if you are playing with other musicians.  However, even if you are just playing alone, a good sense of tuning will help you to have a better overall sound, and musicality. Read More


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