The Sax School Blog: Learn and be inspired!
Want to build a great tone on sax fast? Check out these amazing “mouthpiece practice techniques” from Carl Raven!
If you struggle to play with a metronome or backing track, watch this! Sax legend Nigel Hitchcock shares his tips for great TIME!
Check out this great story of how a Sax School member overcame his nerves to start gigging with a band!
Could you be practicing more effectively? Legendary sax player Nelson Rangell shares his tips in this lesson.
Learn how to easily get a great Growling sound on your sax with this 2 easy techniques.
To understand how to improve properly, you need to know the master players. In this video we look at Lee Allen and why you need to check him out!
Tower of Power lead tenor Tom Politzer shares how he has developed the 4th octave on the sax – it’s insane!
https://youtu.be/etMf00wMJq8 As saxophone players it's really important to check out all different styles and players. That way we are prepared for any performing situation and can confidently get the sound needed for the gig. I'm always doing this. And just this week...
Smooth Jazz star Michael Lington explains why playing by ear is the ONLY way he learns music.
Get tips to improve your tone, technique and practice habits in the September masterclass from Sax School.
Commercial saxophone legend Jeff Kashiwa shares his tips on getting a great tone and how to approach practicing!
Learn how to boost your saxophone tone with this “Power – Warm-Up” for alto and tenor sax.
What if you could create your own killer saxophone solo for this iconic pop song from Tina Turner? Find out how in this sax lesson.
Ever wanted to play sax in a band headlining a music festival? Read how Sax School member Jim is wowing crowds playing tenor sax with a Pink Floyd tribute band.
Our July Q&A is packed with tips on saxophone tone, technique and practice methods to help you play better.
Check out Rick’s “playing saxophone for cows” video that went viral!
Want to boost your saxophone tone and embouchure control? Check out this beautiful classical melody played on alto sax!
Check out my funky version of this classic Christmas song (and get the free sheet music!)
Check out my “one take” version of the classic jazz standard “My Favourite Things”.
Check out this beautiful classical melody for alto and tenor sax.
Listen to this beautiful classical melody for alto and tenor sax from the new Mini-Course.
Nigel plays this beautiful classical melody on alto and tenor sax.
Feeling Christmassy? Check out my 5-sax jazz arrangement of this classic holiday song!
Check out my fun “Multi-Sax” arrangement of this cool George Michael tune!
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