INTERVIEWS TECHNIQUES & ADVICE to keep you inspired!

Why Blues Players are Important

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Any discussion about great jazz saxophonists will generally mention the same bunch of players - John Coltrane, Charlie Parker, Sonny Rollins, Michael Brecker, Joe Lovano and more recently Eric Alexander.
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Inside the September 2015 issue

Monday, September 07, 2015

We have a bunch of great articles, advice and saxophone lessons packed inside the September 2015 issue of Saxophone Life Magazine.  Here's a quick video review of what you will find inside: Read More

Orchestral Saxophone

Monday, August 31, 2015
Playing saxophone with a symphony orchestra is one of the most amazing and terrifying experiences you can have on stage.  Read More

Inside the August issue.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

In the August issue of Saxophone Life we talk to Freddy V - saxman for the legendary group Average White Band.  I saw Freddy playing with the band and performing Pick Up The PIeces - amazing!  Fred talks about his experience touring with the band, plus shares tips on how to get a big sound on sax, plus his saxophone practice tips.  Read More

Mind Sax

Thursday, July 30, 2015
by Dr Joe Vitale
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Doubling Techniques

Thursday, July 30, 2015
John Franchi has been playing soprano, alto and tenor saxes, clarinet, flute, alto flute and piccolo in recording studios, theatres and concert halls for over 50 years. In this series he shares what he has learned about technique, styles, and the etiquette of studio and theatre playing.
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How to make a living in music.

Thursday, July 30, 2015
If you want to make a career from playing saxophone, it's no good waiting to be "discovered"!
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Out of Time?

Monday, July 13, 2015

Do you feel as though you don’t have any time for your saxophone?
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Candy Dulfer live in Strasbourg

Monday, July 06, 2015

Check out this smokin' live show from Candy live at the Leverkusener Jazztage' 2009.
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Inside the July Issue

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

This month we talk to one of the most famous female sax players of all time!  Candy Dulfer, legendary commercial saxophone artist talks about her amazing career that has seen her perform with Prince and loads more.  Candy shares her tips on how to practice saxophone, and how to learn improvising on sax.   Read More



We talk to celebrity pro players and learn about their approach



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



Gear and Music reviews to inspire and inform you



From practice techniques to maintenance tips


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Editor: Clair Wright


Contributing writers:

Theo Wanne

Laurinda Davidson

Ollie Weston

Simon Niblock

Steve Crow

Stephen Power

Susanne Pearce

and Nigel McGill