Each month our Q&A sessions are packed with tips and techniques as we answer member’s questions.

In this session:

✪ Gary asks about choosing reed strengths

Gary is a new player and wants to develop his tone faster. He asked whether it was helpful to practice some of the time on a harder reed to boost his embouchure.

Is this a good idea? Find out in the session today!

✪ Nicola gets help with a better practice routine

What is the best way to structure my saxophone practice routine so I make maximum progress asks Nicola. Clair and Nigel share the Sax School formula for a killer practice routine that covers all the bases. Find out in this session.

✪ Ian asks for help learning improvising

Although he is enjoying working on improvising, Ian is struggling to make solos that work well and asks if there is a better strategy for approaching improv. Nigel shares some tips on what he is thinking when improvising. This will help you too!

✪ Krisztian gets help with tuning

Ever struggled to work out what is happening with your tuning on saxophone? It’s a common question for new players. Nigel and Clair share tips on how to setup your mouthpiece correctly to help get your tuning back on track.

✪ Ghulam gets advice on saxophone faults

Ghulam is struggling to get a good sound on any note below G on his sax. Is this a repair issue? Nigel shares some tips on how to diagnose a technical problem on your saxophone.

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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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