Practicing Jazz Part 3: Non-Chord Tones

You can already do it. It's time to start playing with non-chord tones. Check out how in this lesson by Jim Gailloreto (a member of the Jazz String Quintet and the Metropolitan Jazz Octet, Executive Director of Jazz Artists Resource, and Artist Faculty Jazz Saxophone at Roosevelt University in Chicago, USA).

How to Practice Low Notes on the Soprano Saxophone

With these tips by Tomás Jerez (a member of the Folium Fugit Sax Quartet and Professor of Saxophone at the High Conservatory of Castile–La Mancha, Spain), and perhaps some tricks you were unaware of, you will gain comfort and better sound quality.

Circular Breathing

How many times have you wanted to keep playing but couldn’t because you need a breath? Learn to avoid it with David Alonso (Guest Principal Saxophone of the Spanish National Orchestra, Professor of Saxophone at the Conservatory of Cáceres, and member of the Folium Fugit Sax Quartet), thanks to these 3 steps.

Practicing Jazz Part 2: Improvising Over Chords

Obtain good fundamentals to play any standard by using chord tones, as Jim Gailloreto (a member of the Jazz String Quintet and the Metropolitan Jazz Octet, Executive Director of Jazz Artists Resource, and Artist Faculty Jazz Saxophone at Roosevelt University in Chicago, USA) explains in this lesson.

Saxophone Sound Production Part 8: Overtone Exercises

Having difficulties working on harmonics? Well, Dave Liebman explains them to you in only two lessons. Find out why he considers them essential for any saxophonist and their application.

Double Tonguing

With Tomás Jerez (a member of the Folium Fugit Sax Quartet and Professor of Saxophone at the High Conservatory of Castile–La Mancha, Spain), learn to master double tongue and see how you can increase the speed by reducing the effort.

Fingers Technique

Fair use of air is not sufficient if the fingers do not work in synchronicity. Put them to the test with this advice by David Alonso (Guest Principal Saxophone of the Spanish National Orchestra, Professor of Saxophone at the Conservatory of Cáceres, and member of the Folium Fugit Sax Quartet).

Practicing Jazz Part 1: Four Corners

Begin or deepen improvisation with the saxophone, at the hand of Jim Gailloreto (a member of the Jazz String Quintet and the Metropolitan Jazz Octet, Executive Director of Jazz Artists Resource, and Artist Faculty Jazz Saxophone at Roosevelt University in Chicago, USA). To clear ideas, first, he explains how to practice jazz to achieve our goal better. Some exciting recommendations near the end of the lesson.

Saxophone Sound Production Part 7: Embouchure

In this last part of the sound journey through our body, we finally meet the saxophone, learning how to correctly make this connection, according to Dave Liebman's explanations.

How to Practice Difficult Passages

Improve your results, increasing efficiency in your study. How? Check out this lesson by Tomás Jerez (a member of the Folium Fugit Sax Quartet and Professor of Saxophone at the High Conservatory of Castile–La Mancha, Spain).

Vibrato

Rapidly improve your vibrato with this systematic and efficient approach by David Alonso (Guest Principal Saxophone of the Spanish National Orchestra, Professor of Saxophone at the Conservatory of Cáceres, and member of the Folium Fugit Sax Quartet). Then, apply it to the repertory.
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