Michael Lington is a hugely successful solo artist in the Commercial Jazz (or Smooth Jazz) world with a bunch of hit tunes and albums. 

Plus he’s a top guy and an AMAZING technician on saxophone.

As a saxophone player, I love talking to guys like Michael, because they are at the top of their game musically, plus are also reaching a HUGE audience and making a difference with their music.

Pretty cool!

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Here’s what we discuss in this session:

In this Guest Session Michael talks about how he got started in the music game and what exercises he uses to maintain his tone and technique.

2:30 Using social media to find your audience

5:00 How Michael got started on sax

9:00 Why Michael transcribes by ear 

15:40 Michael’s favourite practice exercises

22:00 Tips on starting a music career

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