The Charlie Parker / Paul Desmond interview

Sunday, December 20, 2015

I came across this amazing recording on youtube today.  It's part of an interview that Paul Desmond (of Dave Brubeck / Take Five etc fame!) talking to Charlie Parker.  
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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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Imagine - saxophone lesson

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

I came across a great version of the Beatles tune "Imagine" recently. It was recorded by Ray Charles and has a brilliant bluesy groove to it. I wanted to show you how to play it too.
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Faces of the Heart

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

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Baker Street Alto Sax Solo lesson

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Probably one of the most famous saxophone solos in the world is the classic sax riff from Gerry Rafferty's Baker Street.
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Careless Whisper saxophone lesson

Friday, June 05, 2015

This is probably one of the most famous sax solos from the 80's and a great fun one to play. In this lesson I'll show you how to play it on alto sax.  Grab the worksheet below to work through this lesson.
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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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Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas - Alto Sax Lesson

Saturday, December 20, 2014

This is such a great melody to play on saxophone and probably my favourite holiday song.  In this lesson you will learn how to play the melody all the way through.  Don't forget to download the free backing track and worksheet below the video. Read More

Theo Wanne Kali Alto mouthpiece review

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

The Kali is described as a versatile saxophone mouthpiece suitable for a range of playing styles. In this review I'll put the Kali through it's paces to see how it sounds.

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Theo Wanne Gaia Alto mouthpiece review

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Theo Wanne make beautifully crafted mouthpieces and the Gaia is one of the darkest pieces in their lineup.  In this review I'll put it through it's paces in a bunch of playing styles to see how it holds up. Read More


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