Sax Tracks App User Tips

Sax Tracks App User Tips

SaxTracks is a powerful but simple to use iOS app to help you make great recordings with your saxophone.  The app works for iPhone and iPad (sorry, no Android version yet) and is available from the App Store. To get you started with SaxTracks, check out these user...
Sax School members go to Music Camp

Sax School members go to Music Camp

Earlier this month, ten Sax School members met “in real life” to attend a residential Jazz Course in Perth, Scotland. We chatted to Barrie and Jo to find out how it went.   How long have you been playing? Barrie: Two and a half years, learning with Sax School for all...
Power Players – The Stars from T.O.P.

Power Players – The Stars from T.O.P.

Throughout their more than 40 year history, funk superband Tower of Power have had more than their fair share of amazing tenor players. The band was originally formed in 1968 by tenor player Emilio Castillo and bari player Stephen “Doc” Kupka. They were quickly out...
Why learn jazz standards on sax?

Why learn jazz standards on sax?

It doesn’t matter what style of saxophone playing you like, everyone seems to insist on learning jazz standards. But why?  And, will it help you? In this video I explain 3 reasons why jazz standards are an essential part of your development as a saxophone...
Here’s how to fix high notes on sax.

Here’s how to fix high notes on sax.

If you have ever picked up your saxophone and none of the high notes are working, you will know how frustrating it is. The good news is that it’s often an easy problem to fix. In this video, master saxophone repairer Steve Crow explains how to identify the...
Need help with your neck cork?

Need help with your neck cork?

I’ve had a lot of questions lately from my Sax School students about neck cork issues.  Sometimes your neck cork can be too loose, other times it’s way too tight. Both of these issues are a big problem for your sax and will affect how your instrument...