Sax School Live #10

Sax School Live #10

  Sax School Live #10 24th September 2018 Why you should be learning jazz standards (even if you hate jazz!) Sax School LIVE sessions are live streamed on our Facebook page each Monday at 8pm UK time. Click here to join our next...
Sax School Live #9

Sax School Live #9

  Sax School Live #9 17th September 2018 Sax School LIVE sessions are live streamed on our Facebook page each Monday at 8pm UK time. Click here to join our next session: http://www.facebook.com/saxschool Want more? CLICK HERE to watch all previous episodes....
Sax School Live #8

Sax School Live #8

  Sax School Live Season 2 #8 10th September 2018 Sax School LIVE sessions are live streamed on our Facebook page each Monday at 8pm UK time. Click here to join our next session: http://www.facebook.com/saxschool Want more? CLICK HERE to watch all previous...
Sax School LIVE #7

Sax School LIVE #7

Sax School Facebook Live #7 16th July 2018 Want more? CLICK HERE to watch all previous episodes. Show Notes This week we talk about the perfect practice schedule, mouthpiece positioning, and ligatures – as well as answering your questions! Plus – did you know the...
Rubber vs Metal – Nigel asks Theo Wanne!

Rubber vs Metal – Nigel asks Theo Wanne!

Rubber vs Metal. It’s a question I’m often asked by Sax School members. And I can understand why – it’s very difficult to choose when you want to update your setup. This week I had a chat with Theo Wanne who is widely regarded as a world expert...
Sax School LIVE #6

Sax School LIVE #6

Sax School Facebook Live #6 9th July 2018 Want more? CLICK HERE to watch all previous episodes. Show Notes This week we talk about posture, embouchure, and much more!   News from Sax School: This week we had a Sax School Masterclass in the member’s area. It’s...
How to play better blues lines on your sax

How to play better blues lines on your sax

IN THIS VIDEO: Often we struggle for inspiration when learning to improvise on saxophone. And, it’s easy to just learn MORE scales, or complicate things. However, I think a better strategy is to keep things simple, and look for inspiration in our favourite blues...
Sax School LIVE #5

Sax School LIVE #5

  Sax School Live #5 2nd July 2018 Want more? CLICK HERE to watch all previous episodes. This week we talk about palm keys, reeds and answer loads of your questions! We have a new Jazz Performance Pack, on Thelonious Monk’s “Straight No Chaser” in our member’s...
How do we make GREAT melodies as sax players?

How do we make GREAT melodies as sax players?

If you want your jazz solos to work, they need to have memorable melodies in them. This week I talk to award winning TV music composer Jamie Forsyth about how to make GREAT melodies. Try Sax School for 30 days free here: www.mcgillmusic.com OTHER STUFF TO HELP YOU:...
Sax School LIVE #4

Sax School LIVE #4

  Sax School Live #4 25th June 2018 Want more? CLICK HERE to watch all previous episodes. This week we talk about Microphones, Mutes and Maintenance! In this session we talked mike technique, maintenance, and mutes! We also touched on mouthpieces, and sax...