The Sax School Blog: Learn and be inspired!
Tower of Power lead tenor Tom Politzer shares how he has developed the 4th octave on the sax – it’s insane!
https://youtu.be/etMf00wMJq8 As saxophone players it's really important to check out all different styles and players. That way we are prepared for any performing situation and can confidently get the sound needed for the gig. I'm always doing this. And just this week...
UK Sax legend Snake Davis shares his tips on how to get more emotion and feeling into your sax playing.
Struggle to play by memory? Check out these great tips from Average White Band tenor saxman Freddy V!
Duran Duran sax man Simon Willescroft shares where he finds inspiration for his amazing sax tone.
Want to play anything you hear on your sax? Check out my 3 step transcribing formula in this LIVE session from Sax School.
Learn a simple blues warmup that will boost your skills, plus lots more in this episode of Sax School LIVE.
Why you should learn jazz standards (even if you hate jazz) plus tips on reeds, mouthpieces and much more!
Commercial saxophone legend Jeff Kashiwa shares his tips on getting a great tone and how to approach practicing!
Learn how to boost your saxophone tone with this “Power – Warm-Up” for alto and tenor sax.
What if you could create your own killer saxophone solo for this iconic pop song from Tina Turner? Find out how in this sax lesson.
Ever wanted to play sax in a band headlining a music festival? Read how Sax School member Jim is wowing crowds playing tenor sax with a Pink Floyd tribute band.
Our July Q&A is packed with tips on saxophone tone, technique and practice methods to help you play better.
Check out Rick’s “playing saxophone for cows” video that went viral!
Andrew from New Zealand always regretted selling his saxophone. Read how he’s enjoying learning sax online with Sax School and playing in a band.
Matt from the USA has always wanted to learn saxophone. Read how he is making fast progress on tenor sax with Sax School online saxophone lessons.
I challenged myself to record the jazz standard “Crazy” in a bunch of different styles. Check out how it sounds!
Check out my fun multi-sax arrangement of this cool Earth Wind and Fire tune.
I’ve had loads of requests for gospel tunes. Check out my version of Amazing Grace from the Sax School lesson.
From my series of Gospel tunes inside Sax School, here is my tenor sax version of Amazing Grace. Enjoy!
I made a lesson on this classic Dixieland tune “Petite Fleur” as recorded by Chris Barber. Check out my tenor sax version!
This is a classic “jazz standard” and a great tune to learn improvising over. Check out my tenor sax version.
This is such a great melody that works great on saxophone. Check out my version for tenor sax from the Sax School lesson.
I came across a great version of this by Yolanda Adams and Kenny G and made a lesson on how to play it. Here is my version.
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