Tips for Learning Solos on Saxophone

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Get an inside peek at how Nigel uses his computer to help learn classic solos on saxophone. Read More

Garden Thoughts - Practicing

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Saxophone Finger Chart

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Grab this free fingering chart for saxophone from Sax School. You can use this easy to read finger chart for alto, tenor, soprano or baritone sax.
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7 Chromatic Scale Workouts

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Chromatic scales are a great way to get your technique tuned up. Here are 7 of my favourite workouts that you can use in each practice session to fine tune your technique and make great progress.
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Feeling the Beat

Friday, March 06, 2015

One of the things most saxophone players struggle with is how to feel the beat and play in time.  In this quick free online saxophone lesson you will learn some tips on how to "feel the beat", which makes understanding rhythm on sax so much easier.
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ABRSM Exam scale sheets for alto saxophone

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Download exam scale sheets for alto saxophone here. These are the scales required for the ABRSM (Associated Board, Royal School of Music) exams grade 1 to 5.  Even if you aren't doing an exam these are great to practice through. Read More

Daily Saxophone Tip #1 Using a Tuner

Monday, April 21, 2014

In the first of the series of Daily Sax Tips, Nigel explains why it's so important to use a tuner when you practice. Read More

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

SaxBeats app - Practice with drum grooves

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Sax Beats is a full featured metronome app for iPhone and iPad that also lets you practice with drum grooves. This makes it the perfect practice companion for saxophone lessons either online or at home.  Read More

SaxTracks practice recorder app

Friday, January 03, 2014

Recording your practice is a brilliant way to make fast progress when learning saxophone.  The SaxTracks app does this and loads more.  Read More


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