Starting a Band - A Bumpy Ride

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Over the last few months this column has followed one of our readers Brad Audrain as he has made the leap to playing live with a band. From seeking out a band to play with to setting up his own band, this has been an adventurous and sometimes bumpy ride. Particularly as Brad is relatively new to saxophone and has never played live before.
 Read More

Starting a Band - Switch to Baritone

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Playing saxophone on your own is great, but for many people, the goal is to play with other musicians. In this series we follow a Sax School member thrugh the ups and downs of joining a band.
 Read More

Starting a Band - Making Progress

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Playing saxophone on your own is great, but for many people, the goal is to play with other musicians. In this series we follow a Sax School member through the ups and downs of joining a band.
 Read More

Starting a Band - Back on Track

Friday, September 11, 2015

Playing saxophone on your own is great, but many for many people the goal is to play with other musicians. In this series we follow a Sax School member through the ups and downs of joining a band.
 Read More

Starting a Band - A Huge Step Forward

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Playing saxophone on your own is great, but for many people, the goal is to play with other musicians. In this series we follow a Sax School member through the ups and downs of joining a band.
 Read More

Starting a Band - New Directions

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Each month we follow the progress of our intrepid saxophone student in his quest to setup a band around his hometown in Arizona USA.
 Read More

Starting a Band - New Members

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Follow our student sax player Brad as he starts his own band.  This month Brad struggles to find some new band members.
 Read More

Starting a Band - Getting Real

Monday, May 11, 2015

Follow the progress of Brad on his journey of setting up a band, and finding musicians to play with.
 Read More

Starting a Band - Getting Better All The Time

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Playing saxophone on your own is great, but for many people, the goal is to play with other musicians. In this series we follow a Sax School member through the ups and downs of joining a band.
 Read More

Starting a Band - Artistic Differences

Friday, March 13, 2015

Playing saxophone on your own is great, but for many people, the goal is to play with other musicians. In this series we follow a Sax School member through the ups and downs of joining a band.
 Read More


Explore the articles

We talk to celebrity pro saxophone players and learn about their approach to practice.

Transcriptions and tips to develop your tone, fingers and improvisation skills.

Sax Gear and Music reviews to inspire and inform you.

From saxophone practice techniques to maintenance tips.

Want a HUGE

sound on sax?

Learn how with this simple exercise

 

CLICK HERE toVIEW THIS LESSON

Saxophone Life is published by

 

 

 

Editor: Clair Wright

 

Writefor SL

 

Advertise with us

 

Contributing writers:

Theo Wanne

Laurinda Davidson

Ollie Weston

Simon Niblock

Steve Crow

Stephen Power

Susanne Pearce

Craig Buhler

Ben Britton

and Nigel McGill