3 Minute Guide to Improvising on Saxophone

3 Minute Guide to Improvising on Saxophone

Want to start improvising on saxophone fast but don’t know how?  Watch this super fast 3-minute-guide where you’ll learn a great tactic you can use today. Of course this isn’t everything you need to know about improvising, but this great tactic will...
Shotgun Lick Workout for Saxophone

Shotgun Lick Workout for Saxophone

The quickest way to start improvising… Using “Licks” or “Building Blocks” when improvising is one of the best and quickest ways to get an authentic sound on your sax. In this lesson I’ll show you how to play a great lick from Junior...
Tips for Learning Solos on Saxophone

Tips for Learning Solos on Saxophone

Get an inside peek at how Nigel uses his computer to help learn classic solos on saxophone. “Tracking” is where you record your own saxophone alongside an existing recording.  And, this is a great way to help you learn solos quickly, because you can very...
How to play High G on Sax

How to play High G on Sax

High G is an important note on sax.  Apart from the fact it sounds REALLY cool, it’s also the “gateway note” to the Altissimo range, or the 4th octave on the sax. In this quick lesson, you will learn some techniques to help you get that note out, and...
Jump Jive and Wail- the Sam Butera Sax Solo!

Jump Jive and Wail- the Sam Butera Sax Solo!

This is one of the most iconic solos recorded by Louis Prima’s legendary saxophonist Sam Butera. It is one of the best examples of that great, gutsy 1950’s style of playing that bridged jazz and Rock n Roll.  In this lesson you’ll learn how to play...