If you want to learn how to improvise in a clear and structured way then this is the place to start. Stage 1 of the SaxCasts Jazz Saxophone Course covers everything you need to know in order to progress to the more advanced lessons and start improvising (armed with some tools and the confidence) straight away.


Jazz100 - Introduction and Learning the Language

This course will teach you everything you need to know in order to learn jazz saxophone and improvise. By the end of this jazz saxophone course you...

The Keyboard, Tones + Semitones (for sax players!)

In this video we will have a basic introduction to the keyboard, tones and semitones for sax players. If you are unsure about how a keyboard is lai...

Degrees of the scale, Building Triads + Chord Fundamentals

In this Jazz Sax Lesson we're going to learn about the Degrees of the scale and how we can use these to create triads (3 note chords).

Building Chords and defining Tonality

In this Jazz Sax Lesson you will learn how to build chords using notes from the major scale. We will be using a combination of ideas explored durin...

Playing Triads, Arpeggio Shapes and Patterns

In the third lesson in the online SaxCasts Jazz Saxophone beginners course we're going to use the 7 triads in C major that we have been exploring o...

Chord Sequences - The what and the why.

In this online improvisation jazz lesson we take a look at chords and use them to create sequences. Chord sequences make up music of all genres so ...

Chord Sequences found in Popular Music - Writing a melody that lasts.

In this online jazz saxophone lesson we're going to expand on the previous lesson and take a look at some popular tunes and which chord sequences t...

Improvisation Ear Training Jazz107

In this online jazz and improvisation lesson we test our ears ability to hear the movement between the three major chords in a major key.