1 Thing You Need to Know: To Fix Anything

We all understand learning to play the saxophone takes consistent practice, which makes it challenging and rewarding. You may also see ads stating the opposite, that you can learn the saxophone in a few months, rather than a few years The Truth There isn’t a secret formula for learning the saxophone, but there is some truth behind statements such as, …

One Thing to Know: The First Note

We all know how important it is to make a good first impression. Well, music is the same. For example, when I’m judging a competition, it only takes a few seconds to see who is playing at a high level and who is not. Sure, we can tell from correct and incorrect notes, but everyone can usually play the notes …

Your Saxophone Lineage

There are a few different beliefs concerning who can play the saxophone, and who can’t. Some people (even some teachers) believe you’re born with the gift to play music, or you’re not. I don’t believe in this philosophy. In fact, I believe (with the right instruction) anyone can play the saxophone well. Of course, people reach different levels of proficiency …

1 Thing You Need to Know: Low Notes

As a beginner, playing any note with confidence is a challenge, but with consistent practice, progression comes quickly. However, that leaves the high notes and the low notes, which tend to be more difficult. If you want some tips on the high notes, go ahead and click here. Today, however, we’re going to talk about the low notes. By the …