Blues for the Saxophone

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Blues Scales for Saxophone. We saw here how a jazz sound is created by note clashes and resolving into correct notes, and the same is true with the Blues Scale.…

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Epic Sax Guy Notes

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Who IS ‘Epic Sax Guy’? We’re interrupting our run-down of the Greatest Saxophonists temporarily to talk about the man behind ‘Epic Sax Guy’, which is one of the most searched…

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Saxophone Fingering Chart

A saxophone fingering chart is essential to help give you a constant reminder of the correct way of playing each note. Without it, you will spend a lot of wasted…

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Famous Saxophone Players Part 2

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The most famous saxophone players #2 - Charlie Parker  When we did our survey on Google to find out which saxophonists are searched for the most, it was almost a…

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Blues Riffs Licks Part1

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Using Blues Licks and Riffs.By Simon Currie.What is improvisation?My definition of improvisation is, making decisions of what and how to play, using scales, chords, riffs, licks and motifs. The difference between…

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Welcome to the Newbury Sax School Blog!

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Hello! I’m Simon Currie, owner of the Newbury Sax School, saxophone teacher and currently sax player with the Manfreds. Alongside developing the Newbury Sax School online sax lessons, I thought…

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The Most Famous Saxophone Players – Part 1

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Everyone has different favourites, so rather inflict Simon’s own subjective ranking on you, we decided to take a different approach! Instead, we’ve looked at the popularity of saxophone players in…

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