Smooth Saxophone Lines

Check This Out! The saxophone has many strengths, and one of these strengths is playing smooth melodic lines. Check out this example: However, there are two issues that students sometimes face when trying to play smooth melodic lines. In this post we will go over these 2 bad habits. Avoid a Bad Habit When we play a melodic line on …

When To Repair Your Saxophone

It’s Not Me, It’s You! Why is repair important? Because if your saxophone is not in proper playing order, you may think the problem is you, when it’s not. Let’s make sure your saxophone is in proper working order. How Can I Tell? Especially for a beginner, it can be difficult to tell if your saxophone is not in top …

Your 3 Wishes

Walking Through the Desert Imagine you’re walking through the desert and you come across a genie’s lamp. You rub the lamp and out comes a genie! You’re granted 3 wishes, but you are also warned that if you decide to use these wishes, there will be a price. Along with your wishes, you’ll also be granted a new trial in …

How to Read Music

Can You Read Music? Can anyone learn to read music? I can see how reading music can look intimidating, but I believe anyone can do it. In fact, I’ve never (and I really do mean never) had a student fail at learning to read music. I would even venture to say that reading the English language is more of a …