Europa by Santana / Gato Barbieri

Saturday, January 30, 2016

This is a wonderful melody recorded by the late great Gato Barbieri. I had some fun playing this tune for Sax School this week.
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You Belong to the City - Glenn Frey (Sax Solo)

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Glenn Frey was a founding member of  "The Eagles" but also had a bunch of huge hits as a solo artist.  "You Belong to the City" was written for the TV show "Miami Vice" in 1985 and was a huge hit.
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How to play "Edge of Glory" sax solo (Clarence Clemons)

Friday, May 22, 2015

This solo recorded by Clarence Clemons is a great example of his "Rock Sax" sound.  Clarence is sadly no longer with us but he was a legend in the rock sax world and recorded tons of killer solos - particularly with Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band.
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Old Time Rock and Roll sax solo transcription

Saturday, May 09, 2015

I had a few spare minutes today and one of our Sax School students Mindy Weaver had emailed asking about this classic solo.  So, I have written out the solo for you all plus, I've recorded a few tracks that might help learning it.
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