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  • The Secret to Modern Outside Jazz Lines Lesson-Minor
    by Steve on April 10, 2021 at 3:12 pm

    In this new lesson entitled “The Secret to Modern Outside Jazz Lines Lesson-Minor”, I teach you an amazing exercise that really helps an improviser gain a mastery over tension and release, dissonance and consonance, outside lines and inside lines. The process I teach in this video lesson melds chromaticism with approach note lines to create Read More…

  • 10mFan Virtuoso Soprano Saxophone Mouthpiece Review
    by Steve on April 10, 2021 at 2:31 pm

    Today, I am reviewing a new soprano saxophone mouthpiece from 10mFan saxophone mouthpieces.  This is the Virtuoso 7 hard rubber soprano saxophone mouthpiece and is the first soprano saxophone mouthpiece 10mFan has produced.   I have already reviewed a number of great 10mFan tenor saxophone and alto saxophone mouthpieces in the past that you can find Read More…

  • Swingin’ “Almost Like Being in Love” Liam Byrne Tenor Saxophone Solo Transcription
    by Steve on April 6, 2021 at 11:54 pm

    Here’s another great swingin’ tenor sax solo transcription of a young tenor sax player, Liam Byrne soloing on the jazz standard “Almost Like Being in Love” by Frederick Loewe.  He is playing duo with the pianist Rossano Sportiello at a private party back in 2016. You may remember that I transcribed a killer blues solo Read More…

  • How to Spot a Fake Vintage Saxophone Mouthpiece
    by Steve on April 6, 2021 at 3:19 pm

    Many of you might remember that I wrote an in-depth article about a year and a half ago on counterfeit vintage saxophone mouthpieces entitled “Buyer Beware! Counterfeit Vintage Saxophone Mouthpieces Galore“. In that article, I included as much information and photo evidence of counterfeit vintage sax mouthpieces that were (and still are) flooding the saxophone Read More…

  • Sax Squad’s Global Multi-Sax Collaboration
    by Tuned WP Support on April 1, 2021 at 8:00 am

    One of the things our members love about Sax School is the chance to connect with saxophone players around the world. This month we are recognising 5 awesome members, in 5 different countries, who’ve got together as “Sax Squad” to create an amazing multi-sax collaboration of “Got to Get You Into My Life.” Sax Squad The post Sax Squad’s Global Multi-Sax Collaboration appeared first on McGill Music Sax School.

  • Lupifaro Evo Tenor and Alto Saxophone Reeds Review
    by Steve on March 26, 2021 at 7:40 pm

    Today, I am reviewing the Lupifaro  Evo custom saxophone reeds sold by Lupifaro reeds in Switzerland.  Lupifaro reeds reached out to me a few months ago and asked if I would be interested in reviewing their saxophone reeds.  They sent me a box of five 2 1/2 and a box of five 3 strength tenor Read More…

  • Herb Hardesty I’m Walking Tenor Sax Solo Transcription
    by Steve on March 26, 2021 at 6:08 pm

    Today, I am sharing a unique tenor saxophone solo transcription that is in a totally different genre of music than I usually listen to or transcribe.  This is Herb Hardesty’s great tenor saxophone solo on the 1957 rock n’roll song “I’m Walking” by Fats Domino. I have to be honest and admit that I haven’t Read More…

  • Roberto’s Winds RW Tenor, Alto and Soprano Saxophone Reeds Review
    by Steve on March 15, 2021 at 6:43 pm

    Today, I am reviewing the RW Roberto’s Winds custom saxophone reeds released by Roberto Romeo at Roberto’s Winds in NYC.  Roberto’s Winds reached out to me a few months ago and asked if I would be interested in reviewing their saxophone reeds.  They sent me nine boxes of sax reeds in a variety of strengths Read More…

  • Jamie levels up his saxophone skills
    by Nigel McGill on March 6, 2021 at 7:00 am

    Jamie has been playing saxophone for 40 years but he’s finding lots to learn with Sax School. Jamie is our March 2021 Sax School Legend! Listening to Jamie play, it’s clear he’s an accomplished player with a great sound. However, he still wanted to work on his saxophone skills to get even better. Gigging Life The post Jamie levels up his saxophone skills appeared first on McGill Music Sax School.

  • 10mFan Celebration Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece Review
    by Steve on February 25, 2021 at 7:16 pm

    Today, I am reviewing a new tenor saxophone mouthpiece from 10mFan sax mouthpieces.  This is the Celebration 7* hard rubber tenor saxophone mouthpiece.   I have already reviewed a number of great 10mFan tenor saxophone mouthpieces and alto saxophone mouthpieces in the past that you can find here. Whenever Mark Sepinuck, at 10mFan mouthpieces, comes out Read More…