About Us

Thinking about starting to learn saxophone? Or want to speed up your own learning? Want to learn jazz?  How to improvise?  How to read music? How to get that dirty rock and roll sound? Want to get down with the Blues? Jump into one of our Saxophone Courses!

Whether you are brand new to the saxophone, or returning to the saxophone, or having lessons but want extra material, or self-taught and wanting some structure, or in need of some more advance lessons, and wanting to get into improvisation…we have lessons for you! 

What is SaxCasts?

SaxCasts is the only Saxophone Education Website you will ever need. This is the only website in existence that takes you through how to play the saxophone step by step from two world class sax players and educators. The website is full of fun courses that will allow you to delve into many different areas of saxophone playing. We have over 25 years of performing and teaching experience and we are ready and waiting to turn you into the greatest sax player you can be.   

Why subscribe?

We are actively adding new material all the time. We have new courses coming soon and new exclusive member only song lessons all of which you can access from as little as £8.30 per month. For less than QUARTER the price of a private session, you have the “on demand” expertise of two teachers at your fingertips 24 hours a day. The cost of only the new lessons we release each week would be well over £300 if you visited a private tutor. Join our subscribers and get full access to our library of backing tracks, solo transcriptions and worksheets.

Video based learning

Learn online, from anywhere you might be, on any device, anytime you like - at your convenience.

Learn at your pace

Lean as much as you like, when you like - tired? Stop for a coffee, we'll be waiting for you!

Useful skills

With us you'll learn to really play the Saxophone, starting from the basis and even reading music.

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Bio dan

Dan Christian

Dan is a multi-instrumentalist and founder of SaxCasts.com. He has run a successful teaching practice in the North of England for the past 12 years. He is a Saxophone specialist and has taught students who have gone on to study at some of the country's top Music Colleges. Dan has become a well known educational face on social media site YouTube; with his channel having nearly 1 million views and 10,000 subscribers. You’ll see Dan in action across the various sections here on SaxCasts from Fundamentals to Song lessons.

Dan started playing the Saxophone at a very young age and had achieved the ABRSM’s top diploma before his 15th Birthday. His playing experience spans from Orchestras, to Musical Theatre, to Session work right through to European Tours. Dan is a well favoured saxophonist and is well respected amongst fellow professionals. Dan is first and foremost, a pedagog and is constantly researching new effective training methods to pass on to his students. His attitude towards teaching has always been that the aim is not to teach his students to play as well as him, but far better.

Jon bio

Jonathan Hibbard

Jonathan is a UK based saxophonist, guitarist and educator who specialises in Jazz performance and education. Jon has extensive professional performance experience as a freelance saxophonist in theatre, session work, corporate work as well as performing at venues such as Jazz Café, Glastonbury, Bridgewater Hall. Jon also runs Murmur Music, a specialist agency that provides innovative and exceptional live musicians for events all over the UK, Europe and further. Jon has played the saxophone from a young age and after progressing through his classical grades, after which he sought advanced lessons from Dr. Richard Ingham who introduced him to an advanced modern saxophone repertoire and Jazz studies. From there Jon went to study Jazz Saxophone at the Birmingham Conservatoire and graduated BMus(hons)Jazz in 2005.

After graduating Jon taught woodwind both privately and for music services in the UK and then studied a Post Graduate Degree in Education at Huddersfield University in 2009. His teaching then progressed to college level where he would lecture in music theory, arranging and composition, and Jazz Improvisation and also teach woodwind at the prestigious Wellbeck Military College. His is now Head of Music at a sixth form college teaching Music and Music Technology and balances this with his professional performance diary.