Alto Saxophone

Saxophone Tips from Mr. Sandberg

Tip #1 - Listening to classical players first before jazz

Dale Underwood - https://youtu.be/fd-kJq4mUCg

Eugene Rousseau - https://youtu.be/eeq958fjS5c

Scott Plugge - https://youtu.be/NNdocS0GsoQ

Fred Hemke - https://youtu.be/m_AAiXHxK30


Tip #2 - LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOONG TONES

Stand in front of your bedroom wall and play the lowest Bb for 15 minutes.


Tip #3 - make all of your notes have the same embouchure and air quality as the low Bb


Tip #4 - LEARN ALL YOUR MAJOR SCALES and the Chromatic scale (start with line 174)


Tip #5 - watch Robert Spring and apply everything you can from this video into your saxophone playing

https://youtu.be/3YYk8okEQ10