Classic Sax Solo: I Can’t Go For That

Classic Sax Solo: I Can’t Go For That

Why do we learn classic pop solos on saxophone? Over the years I have broken down and taught dozens of classic pop and rock solos in Sax School. I have also interviewed a bunch of Pop Sax superstars like Nigel Hitchcock and Snake Davis (Take That, M-People etc). Pop...
January 2020 Saxophone Masterclass!

January 2020 Saxophone Masterclass!

Our first masterclass for 2020 was amazing! To kick off the new year we had a bunch of saxophone students play for this session. The nice thing about our Sax School Monthly Masterclasses is that it is also an opportunity for members from all over the world to connect,...
Best way to learn Pentatonic Scales on Saxophone

Best way to learn Pentatonic Scales on Saxophone

Pentatonic Scales are a great way to easily make awesome sounding solos on your saxophone… But how do you practice them easily? Most saxophone students start out on the journey of improvising with pentatonic scales because they are easy. Just 5 notes, packed...
The Sax School Christmas Party 2019!

The Sax School Christmas Party 2019!

What better way to finish 2019 than a celebration of our Sax School students and their progress this year! Our December Masterclass was brilliant fun with a bunch of amazing performances from Sax School students. Plus, we got to hear their amazing stories of the...
Scale Families and how to practice them on saxophone

Scale Families and how to practice them on saxophone

What is the best way to learn all of your scales on saxophone? If you are pretty new to learning scales (or learning saxophone in general) then the amount of different scales to learn can seem really daunting. On the blog I have shared some other tips on learning...
A better way to name your saxophone keys

A better way to name your saxophone keys

Describing they keys on saxophone can be tricky and confusing… It seems like an obvious thing when you are an experienced player, but starting out on saxophone there are so many keys to learn, and it is a huge hurdle for most. Did you struggle with this when you...
Saxophone Overtone Workout #1

Saxophone Overtone Workout #1

If you could practice just one exercise for better tone on saxophone, this would be it… If you start searching around online for what to practice to build a better tone on your saxophone, you will probably come up with a hundred different ideas. And at that...
November Sax School Q&A Session!

November Sax School Q&A Session!

We love answering saxophone questions! Each month in Sax School we answer a TON of questions on learning saxophone, technique, gear and more in our Q&A Sessions. It’s a great opportunity to help a bunch of our members, and have a great chat with the Sax...
Building a jazz career in 2019

Building a jazz career in 2019

Ever wondered what it takes to be successful as a jazz saxophonist in 2019? Brand new in Sax School this month is a session I filmed with young up and coming jazz saxophone star Mike Casey. Mike is a great player and already having a bunch of success with over...
November Saxophone Masterclass

November Saxophone Masterclass

Each month in Sax School students from all over the world get together on our live video masterclasses… Our November Masterclass was packed! Actually we had a whole bunch of brand new members who volunteered to play for the group and get help with their...