Brand new in Sax School this week is a new Jazz Performance Pack lesson bundle on the classic jazz standard “Blue Bossa”.

Why jazz standards are important for sax players

This is a standard that all of us saxophone players need to know because it is a tune that is often called on jam sessions and jazz gigs.

Plus it is a brilliant introduction to jazz harmony.

However, it is important to know your standards well.

And I mean really well – the melody AND how to create a killer solo over it.

What is inside this saxophone lesson:

Inside this performance pack, you’ll learn the melody for alto and tenor sax, plus how to approach the harmony and tactics on how to create a great solo over this tune.

Plus, you also get a bunch of resources you can use yourself for practice and performance.

That way you will be prepared when “Blue Bossa” is called on a jam session or gig!

And, if you’re new to improvising, you’ll love the tips in these lessons on how to create great sounding solos easily.

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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! www.mcgillmusic.com

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