1 Thing You Need to Know to Play Fast

Share this Post What are your thoughts when a saxophone player can play a flurry of notes in a short amount of time? Or, they can simply play quickly with precision. Whether playing fast is something you like or not, a musician who can play quickly and accurately is impressive. However, being impressive is not the reason why we should …

1 Thing You Need to Know About Reeds

Share this Post To be honest, it has been difficult narrowing down this topic to one thing. It would be much easier to talk about multiple items, as the reed is essential to a good tone and success on the saxophone. However, I feel it’s important to sift through everything and get down to one basic item that will help …

1 Thing You Need to Know: Articulation

Share this Post We have posted on this topic previously, but we want to focus on one item that is essential to your success. In this post, we will share one thing you need to know about articulation. The 1 Thing Instead of the build up to the one item, we’ll share it right at the beginning. The 1 Thing …

1 Thing You Need to Know: Tone

One reason people want to learn the saxophone is because they were first attracted to the tone. With enough practice, you can actually sound exactly (if not pretty close) like your favorite saxophone player- but that’s for a different post. This post will talk about one thing that will significantly help your tone. Today we’re going to talk about long …

1 Thing You Need to Know: Time

We all understand that keeping time is important, but what’s the one thing you need to know about time? It will make or break you as a musician. People without Time If someone can read music well, play by ear, and is a virtuoso, they’ll do well in music. However, if they can’t keep time, none of that matters. In …