The Blues is the starting point of popular music, helping to create Jazz, Rock n Roll, Rockabilly, RnB, Soul, Funk, Rock and every thing that came after, and it's where we begin our exploration of improvisation and modern saxophone playing.

Our blues course will introduce and explore the chord progressions, scales, licks, patterns and techniques needed to begin improvising over the blues and blues inspired music, and set you up for our courses on Jazz and Rock n Roll saxophone playing.

14 lessons

Let's Start with the Blues

A beginners guide to the scales, licks, theory and technique needed to improvise - starting with the Blues! By the end of this course you will be comfortable with the D blues scale, understand the 12 bar blues chord progression, develop some vocabulary and licks to use in your solos, learn a bl...