How to play “You Never Can Tell” saxophone parts

How to play “You Never Can Tell” saxophone parts

A great way to develop your saxophone playing is by learning classic horn section lines from tunes you know and love. The saxophone line in the Chuck Berry tune “You Never Can Tell” is a classic. Plus it’s dead easy to learn because there is only 1...
Getting your first gig on saxophone

Getting your first gig on saxophone

Playing live for the first time is never easy… If you play saxophone and have never had the opportunity to play in a band, any sort of band, then you will love this story. It was shared recently in our Sax School community by Martyn, who has been learning with...
2 Easy Growl Techniques for Saxophone

2 Easy Growl Techniques for Saxophone

How do I get that cool growling effect on my sax? I’m asked this question constantly from Sax School students! Growling or a growl sound is a brilliant effect when playing Blues, Jazz or Pop / Smooth Jazz saxophone but it can be tricky to get right. In this...
Great Blues Sax Players you need to know: Lee Allen

Great Blues Sax Players you need to know: Lee Allen

To really develop our skills as improvisers and “blues players”, we need to understand the legendary players from this genre. One of my favourites is Lee Allen. Why is Lee Allen important? In this video I share a lesson from inside the Blues Mastery for...