Getting Started Part 2: Addressing the Saxophone

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), you will find everything you need to avoid injuries and improve your technique, becoming more efficient in your daily practice.

Vibrato

Take your vibrato to the next level by following these tips that are applied to the repertoire. By Tomás Jerez (a member of the Folium Fugit Sax Quartet and Professor of Saxophone at the High Conservatory of Castile–La Mancha, Spain).

Articulation Part 2

Find out in this second lesson about articulation 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) how much the air column can help you with staccato.

Getting Started Part 1: General Practice

Sometimes practicing can be a mystery, how to do it... Has this happened to you? The following guidelines 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) will help you eliminate doubts and give you the tools to become your own teacher.

Saxophone Sound Production Part 5: Vocal Cords

We continue on our sound trip and reach the throat, where the vocal cords are located. Discover their relevance and how Dave Liebman uses them when playing.

Improving Intonation Part 2

It’s time to focus on fingering choices that will help with the many mismatches on the saxophone. Don't miss out on this by Tomás Jerez (a member of the Folium Fugit Sax Quartet and Professor of Saxophone at the High Conservatory of Castile–La Mancha, Spain).

Articulation Part 1

Once the production of the sound is worked out, it is time to boost it. Observe the importance that 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) gives to the work of language in order to differentiate the diverse articulations.

Your Sound Part 4: Intonation

Do you want to improve your intonation? 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 how he works with his students. You can be one of them.

Improving Intonation Part 1

In this pair of lessons, Tomás Jerez (a member of the Folium Fugit Sax Quartet and Professor of Saxophone at the High Conservatory of Castile–La Mancha, Spain) talks about two ways to modify intonation. We begin with the use of vowels: how to choose them according to what we need at the moment?

Sound Production Part 3: Expression

Here, 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) shows an exciting way to treat the sound and obtain a different result.