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...
How to play sax with MORE FEELING

How to play sax with MORE FEELING

Every saxophone player wants to get more emotion into their playing, but how do we do it? I asked UK saxophone legend Snake Davis for his thoughts on how builds emotion and connects with his saxophone playing. Where do you get your inspiration from on saxophone? Snake...
How to Memorise Music for saxophone players

How to Memorise Music for saxophone players

It doesn’t matter whether you a beginner or an advanced player, chances are you find memorising tunes difficult, right? This is something we all struggle with but there are ways to overcome it and improve your memory. Inside Sax School we talk a lot about...