Should you listen to other Sax Players?

Should you listen to other Sax Players?

We are all told to check out other saxophone players when we are trying to develop our own sound. But is this the ONLY way? This week I filmed a “Guest Session” for Sax School with Simon Willescroft. Simon is a brilliant player and the regular sax man for...
Live #13 – 3 step transcribing formula!

Live #13 – 3 step transcribing formula!

  How to start transcribing in 3 steps on your saxophone! Sax School LIVE Episode 13 – 15th October 2018 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 #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...