Why you should record your saxophone

Why you should record your saxophone

Do you video your saxophone playing? Find out why you should in this video lesson! Whatever level of playing you are, making videos of your playing is one of the best ways to improve quickly.  In this video lesson I show you why making videos is so important.  Plus,...
Tips for Learning Solos on Saxophone

Tips for Learning Solos on Saxophone

Get an inside peek at how Nigel uses his computer to help learn classic solos on saxophone. “Tracking” is where you record your own saxophone alongside an existing recording.  And, this is a great way to help you learn solos quickly, because you can very...
ACT II: Ben Wendel and Evolving Virtuosity

ACT II: Ben Wendel and Evolving Virtuosity

Act II, a recent trio album by Ben Wendel, Harish Raghavan, and Nate Wood, hits high marks all around. The compositions are interesting and memorable, the playing is on an extremely high level, the ensemble is tight knit, and the sound engineering is gorgeous. While...
Making Music on the Road

Making Music on the Road

Need to make music on the go? Touring musician and studio expert Paul Fawcus runs through his ultimate travel setup. I suppose I just like to be busy, and when touring I always need to accomplish something other than just turning up for the show each day. I knew I had...
Why you should record your saxophone

Why you should record your saxophone

One of the best ways to improve when you are practising is to record yourself. And these days it’s really easy to do – we all have a recording tool in our pocket. I know some of you are reluctant to actually commit to recording yourself. It’s very revealing. I mean...