Feeling stuck with your improvising? Try this!

Feeling stuck with your improvising? Try this!

Ever felt like you can’t play anything new when improvising on saxophone? If you feel like you’ve hit a “roadblock” like this where you are struggling for new ideas and inspiration, then this will help you. How to come up with new ideas on...
Perfect Fall-Offs on sax in 5 steps

Perfect Fall-Offs on sax in 5 steps

Making your fall-offs or run downs sound convincing can be difficult. There are a bunch of things that need to happen at the same time between your fingers, your embouchure and your air to make the perfect fall-off. In this video you’ll learn my 5 step formula...
How to fix sticky saxophone pads

How to fix sticky saxophone pads

Unfortunately, we all have to deal with a stuck pad on saxophone from time to time. It just goes with the territory – but it is very frustrating. So, I’ve made a quick lesson on how to fix sticky pads with master saxophone repairer Steve Crow. In this...
How to practice saxophone with a metronome

How to practice saxophone with a metronome

I’m often asked by saxophone students how to get better at following the beat when playing with a backing track. Or, how to stay in time. The real trick is knowing how to use a metronome in your saxophone practice, the right way. In this video lesson, I share my...
How to start improvising on saxophone

How to start improvising on saxophone

Knowing where to start with improvising is a common problem for all sax players.  Even I struggled with knowing how to play a convincing improv solo when I was first learning. One thing that really helped me was developing a strategy, or framework I could rely on. ...
How to practice saxophone better

How to practice saxophone better

We all spend a bunch of time thinking about WHAT to practice. But, are you spending enough time thinking about HOW you practice? Most of us neglect this very important part of the learning process. And yet, it’s probably the most important thing to get right. ...