Best way to learn Pentatonic Scales on Saxophone

Best way to learn Pentatonic Scales on Saxophone

Pentatonic Scales are a great way to easily make awesome sounding solos on your saxophone… But how do you practice them easily? Most saxophone students start out on the journey of improvising with pentatonic scales because they are easy. Just 5 notes, packed...
Playing saxophone in the sun

Playing saxophone in the sun

Since Godfrey retired to Spain, playing the saxophone has been a big part of his new life. Godfrey is better known to Sax School members as “Pedro Espania”! This alter ego came about after Godfrey’s relocation from Scotland with his wife Susan to...
The Sax School Christmas Party 2019!

The Sax School Christmas Party 2019!

What better way to finish 2019 than a celebration of our Sax School students and their progress this year! Our December Masterclass was brilliant fun with a bunch of amazing performances from Sax School students. Plus, we got to hear their amazing stories of the...
“I can’t imagine life without Sax School”

“I can’t imagine life without Sax School”

Mitch started playing saxophone with Sax School just nine months ago, and he’s already playing his sax at local gigs. Music has been a big part of Mitch’s life for a long time. He has played guitar since he was eighteen, and he used to play mandolin and...
Scale Families and how to practice them on saxophone

Scale Families and how to practice them on saxophone

What is the best way to learn all of your scales on saxophone? If you are pretty new to learning scales (or learning saxophone in general) then the amount of different scales to learn can seem really daunting. On the blog I have shared some other tips on learning...
Dan’s tenor sax comes out of the cupboard

Dan’s tenor sax comes out of the cupboard

Is your saxophone talent hiding in a cupboard? Our Student of the Week, Dan, left his tenor saxophone in a cupboard for over 40 years. So many of us start playing an instrument at school – but then give up during our teenage years. Maybe we go to college, or...
A better way to name your saxophone keys

A better way to name your saxophone keys

Describing they keys on saxophone can be tricky and confusing… It seems like an obvious thing when you are an experienced player, but starting out on saxophone there are so many keys to learn, and it is a huge hurdle for most. Did you struggle with this when you...
Music lifts me, says Judy

Music lifts me, says Judy

What would playing saxophone make you feel? Music has always been a big part of Judy’s life, and it has become even more important during recent health set-backs. Judy explains how playing saxophone has helped. Starting with the Sax Judy originally trained as a...
Chris plays the saxophone music of Kenny G

Chris plays the saxophone music of Kenny G

Do you dream of playing the music you love, on saxophone? For Chris, learning saxophone is about playing beautiful melodies. “I enjoy playing the saxophone music that I grew up with, tunes such as ‘Crazy,’, ‘My Favourite Things’,...