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!

Check out our other interviews and sessions with Nelson Rangell, Dave Koz, Steve Cole and more.

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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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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