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

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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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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Tequila - the sax solo

Friday, August 07, 2015

Tequila as recorded by The Champs is a classic piece of Rock n Roll and has a mega saxophone solo.
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You Were Always on my Mind

Monday, July 13, 2015

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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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St Thomas - Classic Sonny Rollins jazz standard

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

This is an excerpt from the lesson for Sax School members. St Thomas is a classic jazz standard recorded by Sonny Rollins on his album "Saxophone Colossus".
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One Step Beyond

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Are you a Madness fan?  Chances are your favourite SKA sax tune is "One Step Beyond".  I made a full lesson on how to play this cool melody and solo inside Sax School, but here you can download the free saxophone transcription for One Step Beyond and get started learning. Read More


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