As saxophone players, one of the most important skills we can work on is the link between our ears and our fingers.

Why is this so important?

Well, it is essential for any form of improvising on sax.  Basically, if you can play anything you can hear, then you are well on your way to being a brilliant improviser in any style.

But more importantly, having a “good ear” will help you to learn faster, be more observant in your own playing, and help you when it comes to playing with others.

It’s an important skill!

This week in Sax School I’ve added the first part of a new Mini-Course to help you develop these skills.  I use these exercises in my practice all the time, and over my playing career they have been so important to my development. I’m sure they will help you too!

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Nigel McGill

After 25 years touring, performing all over the world, I setup Sax School to share what I have learned. Today thousands of players in more than 70 countries use the huge library of online saxophone lessons in Sax School. Find out how it can help you too!

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