This saxophone lesson introduces syncopation, which literally refers to playing music “off-beat”.  An unfortunate side effect of syncopation is that it often nudges musicians literally “off beat”.  This lesson describes what syncopation is, gives some useful tips on how to play syncopation and how to feel music when playing on the “off beat”What is syncopation?

This Sax lesson covers:

  • Why get syncopated?
  • How to count/feel syncopation
  • Some live syncopated practise.