Check out this video for a description of the fingering chart and other important items on this page!
The Fingering Chart
This is an example of a blank fingering chart. Keys will be colored in with red to show new fingerings.
Numbering the Fingers
Check out the image below.
You’re viewing this image as if you’re looking down at your own hands, with the palms up. We’ve numbered the fingers so you’ll know which finger to use on each key. For example:
Fingering for B:
- Left Hand: 1st Finger
- Right Hand: None
You’ll know to only use the finger circled in red:
Next, place the red circled finger on the red key:
Obviously your saxophone key won’t actually be red, but go ahead and look at your saxophone to find the key that matches the red key above. There’s another picture on the next page to help. Let’s give it a try!