My Favourite Things Improvising Tactic #1

My Favourite Things Improvising Tactic #1

Brand new in Sax School this week is a set of lessons where you will learn a great tactic to start improvising over My Favourite Things. These lessons are part of the Jazz Performance Pack over this jazz standard. What is a Jazz Performance Pack for saxophone?...
December Masterclass Replay

December Masterclass Replay

Our last live masterclass for 2018 was a load of fun with some amazing playing from our Sax School students. In this session we discussed a bunch of great tips for improving your saxophone tone and how to get smoother phrases.  I also shared my top tips for how to get...
My Favourite Things

My Favourite Things

I had a few minutes free today so stuck on the camera and recorded a quick “one take” version of My Favourite Things”. This is a classic jazz standard – the sort of tune that just about every sax player knows.  It’s often played at jam...
Vocalise – beautiful classical melody for sax

Vocalise – beautiful classical melody for sax

This performance of “Vocalise” by Rachmaninoff is from a brand new lesson in Sax School for alto and tenor sax. About the Introduction to Classical Saxophone Mini-Course I’m a big fan of practicing classical melodies on my saxophone because they are...
Pavane by Fauré on Alto and Tenor!

Pavane by Fauré on Alto and Tenor!

This week I’ve added a new pair of lessons inside the Sax School members area on the beautiful Gabriel Fauré melody “Pavane” What’s inside this classical saxophone lesson? The “Pavane” lessons are part of the new “Introduction...
Song For My Father

Song For My Father

Brand new in Sax School this week is a complete Jazz Performance Pack on the Horace Silver tune “Song For My Father”. What is a Jazz Performance Pack? When I was first learning jazz standards and working out how to improvise, I wished I had a resource like...