Sax

Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Saxophone Reeds

So, you’ve learned how to assemble a reed properly, clean your saxophone perfectly, and can even play through a few of your favorite songs without making any mistakes. You’re probably feeling pretty…

Saxophone: Renting vs. Buying for Beginners

If you’re thinking about taking up the saxophone, you might be considering whether you should purchase a new instrument or rent one until you’re sure the saxophone is something you’re seriously interested…

Six Tips for Playing the Saxophone

The saxophone is a versatile and expressive instrument and, with proper training and lots of practice, can be relatively easy to play. Many musicians agree that, although it’s not always the easiest…

How to Choose a Music Lesson Program for Your Child

Saxophone Ligatures: Choosing the Best One

Saxophonists, like any other musicians, are known to do what they can to produce the best possible sound from their instrument. Sometimes this means practicing for several hours a day and other…

The Difference Between a Beginner and Professional Mouthpieces

Alto & Tenor Sax: Similarities & Differences

When it comes to saxophones, there are four major varieties: soprano, alto, tenor, and bass. Among these, the alto and tenor saxophones have become favorites among musicians, composers, and listeners. Professional musicians,…

How to Adjust Saxophone Reeds

How to Adjust Saxophone Reeds

When you play the saxophone, you should expect to have some trouble with your reeds. Finding a reed that produces a great sound is one hurdle but, even if you find the…

Saxophone Embouchure: Tips for Beginners

Saxophone Embouchure: Tips for Beginners

In its simplest terms, embouchure means what you do with your mouth; therefore, saxophone embouchure is what you do with your mouth while playing the saxophone. If you’re new to playing the…

How to Choose a Saxophone Case

How to Choose a Saxophone Case

The best money you can spend on a saxophone, besides purchasing the saxophone itself, is purchasing a case that fits your child’s horn and fits the needs and usage pattern of your…

Choosing a Saxophone Reed

Choosing a Saxophone Reed

As you’ve been browsing the web for a new saxophone for your child, you’ve likely seen a lot of talk about finding the right saxophone reed- that’s because the reed is one…

Saxophone Buyers Guide

Saxophone Buying Guide

So You Want to Play the Saxophone… Or maybe you’re a saxophonist with some experience looking for a refresher before you upgrade to your next horn. You might even be a parent…