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  • Kirk Whalum – Great Sax Players
    by Nigel McGill on December 3, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    In our series of videos about Great Sax Players, this week I want to tell you about one of my absolute favourite “Commercial” players – Kirk Whalum.  If you know about Kirk already then I can’t wait to hear what you think of my favourite albums and tracks suggestions from Kirk.  If you have never The post Kirk Whalum – Great Sax Players appeared first on McGill Music Sax School Online.

  • 14 Best Gifts for Saxophone Players
    by Julie Pascual on December 1, 2021 at 12:55 pm

    Is there a special sax player in your life? Looking for gift ideas for saxophone players?  If you’re looking for great gift ideas—whether for a birthday or the holidays—then you’ve come to the right page. Here, you’ll find 14 gifts for saxophone players—all guaranteed to fit any budget!  Great Gifts for Saxophone Players: Under $25 The post 14 Best Gifts for Saxophone Players appeared first on McGill Music Sax School Online.

  • Getting started with altissimo.
    by saxschool on November 30, 2021 at 3:00 pm

    Get started learning altissimo high notes on alto sax. The post Getting started with altissimo. appeared first on McGill Music Sax School Online.

  • How to Get High G on Saxophone
    by Nigel McGill on November 30, 2021 at 11:00 am

    Need help getting your first altissimo notes on sax? Check out these great tips to get you started. The post How to Get High G on Saxophone appeared first on McGill Music Sax School Online.

  • New Saxophone Mute Review – SaxMute One Alto Saxophone
    by Nigel McGill on November 26, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    Today I’m talking about the Saxmute One. I did a review of this, and a couple of other saxophone mutes a while ago. Do you remember? But today, I’ve got this Saxmute One, but I’ve also got another sax mute in this box! There’s a story behind this. In Sax School we’ve got thousands of The post New Saxophone Mute Review – SaxMute One Alto Saxophone appeared first on McGill Music Sax School Online.

  • Easy Blues Jam for Saxophone
    by Nigel McGill on November 18, 2021 at 12:15 pm

    Are you ready to have some fun playing the blues on saxophone? I hope so, because, in this free lesson, we’re going to do a beginner’s easy blues jam for saxophone. And even if you’re pretty new to the saxophone, you’ll have fun with this lesson too, because I’m going to show you all the The post Easy Blues Jam for Saxophone appeared first on McGill Music Sax School Online.

  • Better Blues Solos for Sax Players
    by Nigel McGill on November 11, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    I love to play the Blues on saxophone. It’s an awesome style to learn. But the problem is for most people starting out with learning to play the Blues on saxophone, they’re focusing on the wrong thing. The solos don’t sound very convincing or authentic and it’s just not fun. Learning to play Blues on The post Better Blues Solos for Sax Players appeared first on McGill Music Sax School Online.

  • Kay discovers new music on saxophone with Sax School
    by Nigel McGill on November 9, 2021 at 11:36 am

    After just 3 years of playing saxophone Kay is making amazing progress and sharing great videos of her playing too. Kay is our November Sax School Legend. Find out about how Kay has discovers new music on saxophone, and made such great progress with Sax School. Baker Street Riff Like loads of new saxophone players, The post Kay discovers new music on saxophone with Sax School appeared first on McGill Music Sax School Online.

  • Hard Rubber vs Metal Sax Mouthpieces
    by Nigel McGill on November 6, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    Which is best: Hard Rubber or Metal mouthpieces? Here are some tips. The post Hard Rubber vs Metal Sax Mouthpieces appeared first on McGill Music Sax School Online.

  • Mike Tucker Swingin’ One Chorus Confirmation Tenor Saxophone Solo Transcription
    by Steve on November 5, 2021 at 12:58 am

    Here is another transcription of a great Mike Tucker tenor saxophone solo that Mike posted on Instagram a few days ago. This is a short but sweet one chorus solo on the changes to the tune “Confirmation” by Charlie Parker. I can’t resist transcribing these short solos as I can do them pretty quickly and Read More…