Amazing Grace for Alto Sax

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

I have had a lot of requests for Gospel tunes so wanted to make a lesson series on this classic tune. Read More

Amazing Grace on Tenor Sax

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

I have had a lot of requests for Gospel tunes so wanted to make a lesson series on this classic tune. Read More

Petite Fleur - Tenor Sax

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

This is probably one of the best known "Dixieland" tunes by legendary saxman Sidney Bechet.  This video is from the full lesson series on this tune for alto and tenor sax.   Read More

Killer Joe - Tenor Sax

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

This is such a great jazz standard, and an easy tune to learn.  Plus, it gives you a great opportunity to work on your tone and tuning because the melody is nice and simple, with lots of long tones! Read More

Love Theme from "Blade Runner"

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

This great melody was requested by one of our Sax School members recently and I'm glad they did!  It's a beautiful theme and really easy to play on alto or tenor.  In fact, it uses the notes from just one scale. Read More

I Believe I Can Fly

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Yolanda Adams and Kenny G recorded a mega version of this R. Kelly hit.  I think it sounds brilliant on sax so - here is a quick version of me playing through with the backing track.
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Baby Elephant Walk - Nigel plays on tenor sax

Sunday, April 17, 2016

You probably know this tune.  It's one that has been played a million times and is really cool. Plus I've had loads of requests to teach it.
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Jungleland - The Sax Solo!

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

This is a classic "Rock Sax" solo recorded by Clarence Clemons with Bruce Springsteen and it's probably one of the most requested solos in Sax School.
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Tequila Moon by Nigel McGill

Friday, March 18, 2016

I made a series of lessons for Sax School on this great tune by Jessy J. Tequila Moon was a big hit for Jessy and it's a great tune to learn. I made a quick video of me playing along with the backing track from the lesson.
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At Last - Etta James

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

This is a real "Jazz Classic" recorded by Etta James.  I love this tune because it is such an inspiration for how to play expressively.
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