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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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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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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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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Jake Clemmons - the new star of the E Street Band

Thursday, May 14, 2015

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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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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


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