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A Major Scale on Saxophone lesson. Step by step guide by Saxophone teacher

A Major Scale on Saxophone

The A Major Scale has 3 sharps (#) and can be played over 1 octave on your Saxophone. That's from “middle A” to “high A” on your sax. Here's a video explaining how to play and practice A major scale on saxophone in detail: Learning A Major scale will help you improve your technique on … Read more
How to play bis fingering on Saxophone

Bis key on Saxophone

Using the Bis Key on Saxophone can make a lot of sense in certain situations. However, that's not taking away from the fact that you should learn the regular B flat fingering on saxophone as well. Let's start by looking at the actual Bis key fingering on your Saxophone and then I'll show a few examples of … Read more
G Major Scale on Saxophone lesson. Step by step guide by Saxophone teacher

G Major Scale on Saxophone

Learning the G Major Scale on saxophone is really straightforward. This is one of the initial scales I introduce to my beginner saxophone students since it provides foundational skills needed to become a proficient sax player. The G major scale has one sharp (♯) which is F♯, so it's slightly more complex to play than … Read more
King Zephyr Saxophone - History and personal experience with King saxophones

King Zephyr Saxophones: 1930s – 1975

I'm the proud owner of a King Zephyr, the 1936 model. It's a “loud” saxophone and plays really well. King Zephyr Saxophones where really popular back in the 1930s and was used by many big band saxophonists. The Zephyr model was launched in 1935 and became an instant favorite among saxophonists and helped fund the … Read more
100 funny Saxophone Jokes

Saxophone Jokes

Everybody loves a good Saxophone Joke am I right? So, I've gone a head and put together a list of 100's Saxophone Jokes that are hitting both high and low in my opinion. Let's start easy… and build from there. 10 Easy Saxophone Jokes 10 Saxophone Puns How many Saxophone Players does it Take… 127 … Read more
Learn how to play Altissimo Glissando on Saxophone. Online tutorial.

Altissimo Glissando on Saxophone

In this guide you'll learn how to use the Altissimo Glissando on Saxophone, which is a popular effect that adds another layer of intensity to your sax solo. Fair warning, this can be addictive. Once you learn the Altissimo Glissando effect on your saxophone you will most likely overuse it in the beginning and I … Read more
Zoom Saxophone Lessons - Guide for sax teachers and saxophone students

Zoom Saxophone Lessons

If you are a saxophone teacher looking to start giving Zoom Saxophone Lessons this guide provides all you need about the settings inside Zoom, so that you get the best possible sound over Zoom. Now, if you are a saxophone student getting ready to take sax lessons over Zoom this guide is helpful for you … Read more
Saxophone Lessons for Adults

Saxophone Lessons For Adults

If you are searching for Saxophone Lessons for Adults you've probably noticed that most sax lessons online are tailored towards children. That can be really boring as an adult having to walk through a children book for saxophone. There's clearly a mismatch an can make it boring for you as an adult. That's why I … Read more
Beginners song "Hot Cross Buns" for Saxophone

Hot Cross Buns on Saxophone

Learning how to play Hot Cross Buns on Saxophone is a great for sax beginners. It uses those 3 starter notes (“B-A-G”) that you learn as a beginner. “beginner”
Find out The Cost of Saxophone Lessons for beginners

The cost of Saxophone lessons for beginners

The cost of beginner saxophone lessons can vary between $30-$75 per hour. You should budget for at least 10 lessons to get you going. With 1 lesson per week makes this a $100-$300 per month investment. Over the course of 10 lessons you'll be investing $250-$750 over the coming months depending on the final price … Read more

Easy Guide to Blues Scales on Saxophone

Learning Blues Scales on Saxophone opens up a whole new set of vocabulary for you as a musician. They unlock a new sound a ability to improvise on you saxophone with fairly easy means while sounding really cool. Just as with all saxophone scales, the blues scales follows a distinct pattern which means that once … Read more
Learn the C Blues Scale on Saxophone. Step-by-step guide with visuals and sheet music by Saxophone Teacher Greger Hillman.

C Blues Scale on Saxophone

The C Blues Scale on Saxophone has six notes. However, when practicing the Blues Scales it's beneficial to start on the root and end on the octave, bringing the total to seven notes. The main reason for this is that it helps bring home the “Blues Scale sound”. This is useful, especially if you are … Read more
Learn the B Blues Scale on Saxophone. Step-by-step guide with visuals and sheet music by Saxophone Teacher Greger Hillman.

B Blues Scale on Saxophone

The B Blues Scale on Saxophone has six notes. However, when practicing the Blues Scales it's beneficial to start on the root and end on the octave, bringing the total to seven notes. The main reason for this is that it helps bring home the “Blues Scale sound”. This is useful, especially if you are … Read more
Learn the B Flat Blues Scale on Saxophone. Step-by-step guide with visuals and sheet music by Saxophone Teacher Greger Hillman.

B Flat Blues Scale on Saxophone

The B Flat Blues Scale on Saxophone has six notes. However, when practicing the Blues Scales on Sax it's beneficial to start on the root and end on the octave, bringing the total to seven notes. The main reason for this is that it helps bring home the “Blues Scale sound”. This is useful, especially … Read more
Learn the A Blues Scale on Saxophone. Step-by-step guide with visuals and sheet music by Saxophone Teacher Greger Hillman.

A Blues Scale on Saxophone

The A Blues Scale on Saxophone has six notes. However, when practicing the Blues Scales it's beneficial to start on the root and end on the octave, bringing the total to seven notes. The main reason for this is that it helps bring home the “Blues Scale sound”. This is useful, especially if you are … Read more
Learn the A Flat Blues Scale on Saxophone. Step-by-step guide with visuals and sheet music by Saxophone Teacher Greger Hillman.

A Flat Blues Scale on Saxophone

The A♭ Blues Scale on Saxophone has six notes. However, when practicing the Blues Scales on Sax it's beneficial to start on the root and end on the octave, bringing the total to seven notes. The main reason for this is that it helps bring home the “Blues Scale sound”. This is useful, especially if … Read more
Learn the G Blues Scale on Saxophone. Step-by-step guide with visuals and sheet music by Saxophone Teacher Greger Hillman.

G Blues Scale on Saxophone

The G Blues Scale on Saxophone has 6 notes. However, when practicing the Blues Scale it's more common and practical to start on the root and end on the octave making it a total of 7 notes. That helps bring home the “Blues Scale sound” which is useful. Especially if you are a saxophone beginner … Read more
Learn the F sharp Blues Scale on Saxophone. Step-by-step guide with visuals and sheet music by Saxophone Teacher Greger Hillman.

F Sharp Blues Scale on Saxophone

The F Sharp Blues Scale on Saxophone has six notes. However, when practicing the Blues Scales on Sax it's beneficial to start on the root and end on the octave, bringing the total to seven notes. The main reason for this is that it helps bring home the “Blues Scale sound”. This is useful, especially … Read more
Learn the F Blues Scale on Saxophone. Step-by-step guide with visuals and sheet music by Saxophone Teacher Greger Hillman.

F Blues Scale on Saxophone

The F Blues Scale on Saxophone has six notes. However, when practicing the Blues Scales on Sax it's beneficial to start on the root and end on the octave, bringing the total to seven notes. The main reason for this is that it helps bring home the “Blues Scale sound”. This is useful, especially if … Read more
Learn the E Blues Scale on Saxophone. Step-by-step guide with visuals and sheet music by Saxophone Teacher Greger Hillman.

E Blues Scale on Saxophone

The E Blues Scale on Saxophone has six notes. However, when practicing the Blues Scales on Sax it's beneficial to start on the root and end on the octave, bringing the total to seven notes. The main reason for this is that it helps bring home the “Blues Scale sound”. This is useful, especially if … Read more