Five Things To Know About Picking A New Ligature
If you've been playing ​sax for any length of time, you've probably tried different ligatures for your saxophone. Some of[...]
Four Benefits To Practicing Slowly
Rehearsing your instrument slowly has its own rewards.It's pretty much any sax player's wish that he or she could pick[...]
Top 10 Improv Tips I’ve Learned From Jamey Aebersold
If you've been playing jazz or blues for any length of time, you're probably familiar with Jamey Aebersold.For those of you who don’t[...]
Training Your Lip For Endurance
Your lip is a muscle. And understanding the physiology of that muscle can help you play better - and longer.In[...]
Finding The Right Mouthpiece
If you're new to playing the saxophone or you don't have a lot of experience under your belt yet, you[...]
Muscle Memory And The Importance Of Accurate Practice
Some thoughts on muscle memory, and the importance of accuracy in practice.When you practice a physical motion with your body,[...]
Why You Need To OWN The Pentatonic Scale
Note: If you've subscribed to the website and logged in, you can gain access to the free exercise download HERE...  And[...]
Focus On One Thing
Sometimes it can be overwhelming to try to figure out where to start down a road to getting to where[...]
Sometimes Less Is More
Have you ever had one of those moments where you saw something, and then, once you did, it was all[...]
Music Is a Language And Musical Phrases Are Vocabulary
Years ago, I took some lessons from a guy named Steve Woods. He was a music professor at a community[...]
Can YOU Learn With Online Lessons
I wish I had $100 dollars for every time I've had the conversation: I'm playing out somewhere - at a[...]
Not All Practice Makes Perfect
In the "members section" of the site, I link to a video where I describe something called "muscle memory," and[...]
The Pros Are Just Masters Of The Fundamentals
There is a bit of a step between bad and good. Learning the basics of something makes you better.  The[...]