“I always thought of myself as a sax player”

“I always thought of myself as a sax player”

Are you a lapsed sax player? What would it take to get you to start playing saxophone again? Our Student of the Week Chris left his sax in the loft for three decades. Even though he hadn’t played saxophone for over 30 years, Chris always thought of himself as a...
Danilo learns sax online from his tropical home!

Danilo learns sax online from his tropical home!

Want to learn saxophone but don’t have a teacher nearby? One of the great things about learning saxophone online, is that you can do it anywhere. Our Student of the Week Danilo has taken this to the extreme! Tropical Paradise A few years ago, Danilo left his...
John Takes Up the Saxophone Challenge

John Takes Up the Saxophone Challenge

What would you do if someone recommended you to play saxophone at a wedding, when you hadn’t played for 17 years? Would you take up the saxophone challenge? That’s what happened to John, our Student of the Week. Read on to find out more. Playing Sax in...
Why Masterclasses are so good for learning saxophone

Why Masterclasses are so good for learning saxophone

Learning saxophone can be lonely if you don’t have a bunch of other musicians around you. These days many of us are learning saxophone remotely via Youtube or an online course. There are so many great resources available but video lessons will only get you so...
Shannon Returns to the Sax after 30 Years

Shannon Returns to the Sax after 30 Years

Did you play saxophone at school? Do you dream of playing again? Do you think it’s too late to return to the sax? Read on… Shannon hadn’t played the saxophone for 30 years, when her husband bought her a sax as birthday gift. Two years on, Shannon is...
When should you UPGRADE your saxophone?

When should you UPGRADE your saxophone?

So you started learning with a beginner sax, but now you’re making progress and want to move on to a more professional model…. Upgrading your sax is a confusing process. However, if you like most people got started with a basic entry level saxophone, then...
Why Playing by Ear is Important with Michael Lington

Why Playing by Ear is Important with Michael Lington

I filmed a masterclass with commercial saxophone legend Michael Lington for Sax School where he shared loads of tips and advice about how he maintains his amazing tone and technique, plus the way he got started in the music business. Amazing stuff. This session was...
September Saxophone Masterclass

September Saxophone Masterclass

Our September Saxophone Masterclass was a corker! One of our favourite lessons each month in Sax School are the student Masterclasses. These sessions are group video workshops with members from all over the world. We get together for an hour or so and share tips on...
Guest Session Interview with Jeff Kashiwa

Guest Session Interview with Jeff Kashiwa

The Rippingtons, The Sax Pack and more… Jeff Kashiwa is a great saxophone player. I’ve been listening to his playing for years and admiring his amazing tone, technique and control. And, if you listen to commercial saxophone music then it is hard to miss...
A Saxophone Warm-up to Boost Your Tone

A Saxophone Warm-up to Boost Your Tone

The Warm-Up is so important for your saxophone tone Although it is probably the least “sexy” part of your saxophone practice, the Warm-Up is so important if you want to improve your saxophone tone. But, to get the most benefit from your warm-up, you need...