Tag: saxophone

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…

Helpful Information for New Saxophonists

When it comes to playing the saxophone, you can’t expect to master the instrument overnight. The fact is, regardless of the instrument, it takes plenty of practice and dedication before you’ll even…

Beginner's Guide to Woodwind Instruments

What is a Woodwind Instrument?

Although woodwind and brass typically fall under the wind instruments category, the woodwind family is a great place for a beginning musician to start. These instruments are generally easier to play because…

Common Repairs for the Saxophone

Common Repairs for the Saxophone

Not only can saxophone repairs be costly, but some issues can take some time to fix–cutting away from valuable practice time that’s crucial to your progress and success. As with any instrument,…

Tips for Releasing an Album While Teaching

Hello fellow Teaching Artists! My name is Mike Casey. I’m a saxophonist, songwriter, and teaching artist currently living in Hartford, CT. I am also the saxophone, flute, and clarinet instructor at the…