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When Is It Time to Upgrade Your Saxophone?

If you’re a parent with limited experience in music, it can be hard to tell the difference between a student model saxophone and an intermediate or professional instrument. The truth is, details…

Important Jazz Saxophone Players Through History

Important Jazz Saxophone Players Through History

When Adolphe Sax invented the saxophone in 1841, he couldn’t possibly have imagined how popular the instrument would one day become. The guitar may be the main instrument in rock and roll,…

Saxophone Embouchure: Tips for Beginners

How to Read Saxophone Music

How To Read Saxophone Music: 5 Essential Concepts If you’re wondering how to read saxophone music, the answer is simple. Reading sheet music for saxophone is the same as reading music for…

How to Blow Into a Saxophone

You have the saxophone; you have the drive to learn; now you need to actually put that instrument to your mouth and make some music. When you get to this point it…

How To Hold A Saxophone

You’ve probably spent years admiring those ultra-cool saxophone players. They make the whole process look so effortless, but until you actually pick one up, you never quite know how to hold a…

Proper Care and Maintenance of the Saxophone

Proper Care and Maintenance of the Saxophone

As a saxophone player, you should expect to take your instrument to the repair shop every now and then- it’s part of owning and playing an instrument, and accidents are bound to…

What Are the Different Parts of the Saxophone?

The saxophone is one of those instruments that catch the eye and the ear of anyone lucky enough to be up close to one. Officially, it is a member of metal woodwinds,…

Essential Saxophone Accessories for Beginners

If you’re new to playing the saxophone, there are quite a few different saxophone accessories available online and in music stores. Some of them are absolutely essential, some of them can be…

8 Famous Saxophone Musicians You Should Know

The guitar may be the backbone of rock & roll, but the saxophone is a prominent instrument in a variety of popular genres, including jazz and blues. Its players have been some…