3 Minute Guide to Improvising on Saxophone

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Want to get started with improvising fast?  Check out my 3 minute guide! Read More

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

Shotgun Lick Workout for saxophone

Friday, January 13, 2017

Learn how to quickly get an authentic "Junior Walker" sound on your sax using this lick workout for alto and tenor sax. Read More

Merry Christmas!

Saturday, December 17, 2016

I can't believe another year is nearly over already!  Here is  a quick Christmas message from Nigel. Read More

Jump Jive and Wail- the Sam Butera Sax Solo!

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

This is one of the most iconic solos recorded by Louis Prima's legendary saxophonist Sam Butera.   Read More

Santa Claus is Coming to Town - the Solo

Saturday, October 01, 2016

This is a classic 80's "down and dirty" sax solo by Clarence Clemons from the E Street Band.  In this lesson I'll show you how to play the solo.  Make sure you download the transcription below the video.  
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"Your Love is King" by Sade how to play the sax intro on tenor sax

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

Check out this free lesson where you will learn the classic sax intro to Sade's hit "Your Love is King".   Read More

Alternate Bb Fingerings on Saxophone

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Did you know there are 4 different ways to play Bb on Saxophone?   Understanding all of them is important and will really help you to be more efficient with your technique.
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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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Bill Bailey - Dixieland lesson

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Dixieland melodies are great fun to learn plus they can be an excellent gateway to improvisation.  In this lesson you'll learn the melody of this dixie classic.  
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