How to REALLY Tongue on Saxophone - Sax Technique Lesson

I watched a YouTube video that made my blood boil so I've made a response and put the worlds to right in this video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AkLGXn15SXI

Remember that there is no ONE WAY to play/learn or live. We are constantly experimenting with what works for us. The saxophone is ...


 

PURPLE RAIN SAX COVER // REACTION // Lady Smooth Sax (Saxophone Effects and Runs Lesson)

I hope you are doing most splendidly and you're looking forward to the weekend! I've released my first video in the "reaction" series. I've filmed myself watching pro sax players and I'm giving my honest feedback and picking out parts to analyse so that you can do it too!


 

Five Tips for effective Saxophone Practice Routine

I've been teaching people to play Sax for over 15 years now and I still answer questions from students personally on a daily basis. Private Lessons, Masterclass sessions, Emails or Phone calls I hear from people struggling with multiple aspects of sax playing all the time.

One of the most comm...


 

Rocket Man - Elton John: Do you need perfect pitch to be a great saxophone player?

I watched #Rocketman at the cinema today and thoroughly enjoyed it! Definitely go and watch it if you get the chance. Taron Egerton is great as @EltonJohn and the whole movie is put together brilliantly.

A couple of things really struck me about the movie:


 

Can you still play Saxophone and other Wind Instruments with a Brace or Retainer?

I was devastated at the age of 14 when I was told I needed to wear a fixed brace (retainer) for the next 2-3 years. Would it destroy my tone? Could I play the Saxophone anymore? Would I need to give up? If you or your child is going through this process I can tell you right now the answer to all ...


 

A custom practice routine, mailed straight to your inbox.

Happy Friday! This week we have a special for all members of SaxCasts. I have loads of awesome tracks waiting to be put on the site but this week I thought I'd let you choose the new songs. Pick any 3 songs from the list below and mail me the ones you'd like to work on. I'll fire back a mail cont...


 

The Saxophone Summer Slump - How To Keep Your Sax Motivation up

Hey All!

I hope life is treating you all well and that your sax playing is not going through a “summer slump”. We all take up the sax full of excitement and passion but keeping it going when life is busy or the sun is shining can be very challenging! The least amount of progress I find student...


 

Your PERSONAL Saxophone feedback - Totally free for a limited time!

September is one of those months when people get back into the swing of things. It's the month of "should do's" and unfortunately for many of us, that includes "I should play my Saxophone more...". Well, in order to get you inspired to get out your horn I'm offering, for a limited time, absolutel...


 

A bulletproof Saxophone Practice Routine that will grow with you

I can’t stress enough how important it is to practice the right things if you really want to improve your sax playing. In this article I’m going to share with you some common Beginner and Intermediate mistakes that happen when coming to practising the Saxophone and give you a routine to implement...