Online saxophone lessons for beginners.

Learn to play the saxophone with a JAZZ approach.

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BEGINNING SAXOPHONE Essentials
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Click on the links below to enjoy the free introductory saxophone lessons. A saxophone fingering chart, sax assembly video, instructions on holding sax, making sounds, and learning to read music, are all provided, free of charge.

Additional beginning saxophone lessons may be purchased by clicking the "Purchase Lessons" button on the menu bar. Each lesson comes with downloadable PDF instruction and playing exercises, a saxophone instruction video (Quicktime), and mp3 demonstrations of playing exercises. Jazz improvisation lessons and play-along tracks with a professional jazz rhythm section are also included with lessons 3-10.

Developed by jazz education author, long-term private teacher, and Emory University jazz saxophone instructor, Randy Hunter, these lessons teach the basics of saxophone playing with a jazz focus.
Lessons available for tenor or alto sax.

BEGINNING SAXOPHONE Musicians:
Randy Hunter, saxophones; Guy Fenocchi, guitar; Tim Nash, drums; John Hooper, bass.

 

 

 

 

An overview of
"Beginning Saxophone: The Jazz Approach"

 

SAXOPHONE ASSEMBLY
MAKING SOUNDS
Getting Started ALTO
Getting Started TENOR

 

 

JAZZ EDUCATION MATERIALS
Level 3 Jazz Etudes
Introductory Etudes in Jazz Comprehension, Book 1
Complete Jazz Styles Duets Book 1
Set The Stage Combo series

Educational books from Randy Hunter Jazz:
Randy Hunter Jazz features the “Complete Jazz Styles” series of jazz etude, duet, & combo books. This site offers material for private and group instruction. For advanced players, or students just learning to play jazz, books in this series offer instruction on jazz styles ranging from swing, to bop, funk, rock, & Latin.

New Release: Level Three: Jazz Etudes for Saxophone

Level Three includes 24 advanced jazz saxophone etudes with a play-along disc containing slow & fast accompaniment tracks & demonstrations. An extensive section on jazz theory is included.

Jazz etude & duet books are available for tenor sax, alto sax, trumpet, trombone, flute. Jazz combo books are available for wind & rhythm section instruments.

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