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Inspirational

Be inspired – some of the greatest musicians of the 20th and 21st centuries chose to play the saxophone. Dig deeper and find out why!

Innovative

I got on board the digital revolution early – I am constantly seeking ways to be creative in my planning and teaching.

Informative

Learning the saxophone is FUN! I mean, what other instrument could span the emotional compass of a concerto and ‘Yakety Sax’?

It’s simple

You can study with Cambridge Saxophone from ANYWHERE in the world. All you need is a smartphone or computer, a saxophone and a desire to achieve your goals.

WhatsApp Sax One of the most impressive things about this lockdown is the many creative ways we are able to stay in touch with each other. I get many requests via social media to review people's playing and with my time constraints it's really difficult. Also, you're more likely to send me stuff that you're already good... STARTING FROM £35.00 £24.95 Product Info Add to Cart Nail Your Scales In my teaching I regularly preach about the two 'T's of playing the saxophone or indeed any instrument.  You need to work on and aim for 'Good Tone' and 'Good Time'  - all the best musicians have these traits. But as a musician, I'll let you in on a secret - the reason we value... STARTING FROM £10.00 £8.50 Product Info Add to Cart Make Your Sax Sing - Long Tones Volume 1 Long tones are something all players of wind instruments need to practice. However over my twenty years of teaching, I’ve noticed that as woodwind players, we often ‘skip’ over something that our brass playing friends can’t, namely long tones. For a number of years I’ve conducted clinics and worked with a number of jazz ensembles... STARTING FROM £10.00 £9.25 Product Info Add to Cart Platinum Membership Platinum membership is the best value membership that we have. Platinum membership gives you lifetime membership of the multi award-winning Cambridge Saxophone website, for just one fee!  That's ALL courses, ALL Lessons the whole 9 yards... STARTING FROM £185.00 £145.00 Product Info Add to Cart 2019 / 2020 Practice Planner Journal Beautifully illustrated throughout, this Practice Journal will transform how and why you practice.  The Practice Planner allows you to set out clearly and objectively what you hope to achieve during each month and includes regular how to guides via my YouTube Channel. STARTING FROM £13.50 Product Info Add to Cart Consultation Lesson A one-hour invitation only consultation lesson with Dan Forshaw via Skype or in the Cambridge Saxophone studio. STARTING FROM £65.00 £49.50 Product Info Add to Cart Silver Membership With our Silver Membership pack you get access to over 300 video lessons on the award winning Cambridge Saxophone.com and one hour per month of Skype or Studio tuition with Dan Forshaw. STARTING FROM £60.00 £52.00 Product Info Add to Cart A to Z of Bebop Course This course will take you through around 25, (27 if I can find a Bebop tune starting with Z and X!) Of the most popular and or useful Bebop heads. Each lesson includes a lead sheet for Bb & Eb sax, a short passage to transcribe and some recommended recordings.  Where I can, I’ll also... STARTING FROM £35.00 £25.00 Product Info Add to Cart Beginners Course This is the most innovative, imaginative, and inspiring course for learning the saxophone that  you can find on the internet.  I take you through putting the sax together & teach you the first set of notes you will need to make a pleasing sound! STARTING FROM £10.00 Product Info Add to Cart

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Nick J Dan’s strap line includes ‘passionate” and “inspirational” and you certainly get what it says on the tin! Lessons are imaginative, challenging but excellently paced. Practice schedules are too. I am really delighted with the progress I’ve made since working with Dan Adam G Dan reinvigorated a wannabe latecomer to the saxophone, and made him fee like he unleashed his inner Coltrane. Massively enthusiastic, and one of life's natural teachers. Can't recommend Dan highly enough’ Brian H Dan is a very inspirational teacher, always pushing you to the next level. Concentrating consistently on the basics whilst continually developing your overall ability to push yourself beyond your comfort zone Vanessa M ‘Dan is a great teacher: patient, enthusiastic and knowledgeable, but he also likes a laugh, so lessons are always entertaining. I always leave motivated to keep going and actually believe I could become a reasonable sax player.’

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Over the years I’ve taught 7-year-olds who can barely reach round the keys to 80-year-old jazz experts!
Never played an instrument before? Don’t worry, I don’t need you to be the next John Coltrane, you just need to be willing to work hard!
The only way you can improve is if someone points out what you can do better. 
I’ll work with you one-to-one to help YOU achieve YOUR goals.

Dan's Advent Saxophone Calendar #1 - Mike Brecker December 1, 2017 READ MORE Dan’s Advent Saxophone Calendar #2 – Paul Desmond December 2, 2017 READ MORE Dan’s Advent Saxophone Calendar #3 – Coleman Hawkins December 4, 2017 READ MORE Dan’s Advent Saxophone Calendar #4 – Steve Lacy December 5, 2017 READ MORE Dan’s Advent Saxophone Calendar #5 – Lester Young December 6, 2017 READ MORE Dan’s Advent Saxophone Calendar #6 – Stan Getz December 7, 2017 READ MORE Dan’s Advent Saxophone Calendar #7 – Dave Liebman December 8, 2017 READ MORE Dan’s Advent Saxophone Calendar #8 – Johnny Hodges December 9, 2017 READ MORE Dan’s Advent Saxophone Calendar #9 – Joe Lovano December 10, 2017 READ MORE Dan’s Advent Saxophone Calendar #10 – George Coleman December 11, 2017 READ MORE Dan’s Advent Saxophone Calendar #11 – Lou Donaldson December 12, 2017 READ MORE Dan’s Advent Saxophone Calendar #12 – Dexter Gordon December 13, 2017 READ MORE Dan’s Advent Saxophone Calendar #13 – Phil Woods December 14, 2017 READ MORE Dan’s Advent Saxophone Calendar #14 – Jan Garbarek December 15, 2017 READ MORE Dan’s Advent Saxophone Calendar #15 – Mark Turner December 16, 2017 READ MORE Dan’s Advent Saxophone Calendar #16 – Melissa Aldana December 17, 2017 READ MORE Dan’s Advent Saxophone Calendar #17 – Branford Marsalis December 18, 2017 READ MORE Dan’s Advent Saxophone Calendar #18 – Sonny Stitt December 18, 2017 READ MORE Dan’s Advent Saxophone Calendar #19 – Cannonball Adderley December 20, 2017 READ MORE Dan’s Advent Saxophone Calendar #20 – Joshua Redman vs Chris Potter. December 21, 2017 READ MORE Dan’s Sax Advent Calendar #21 - Sonny Rollins December 22, 2017 READ MORE Dan’s Sax Advent Calendar #22 – Wayne Shorter December 23, 2017 READ MORE Dan's Sax Advent Calendar #23 - Charlie Parker December 23, 2017 READ MORE Dan’s Sax Advent Calendar #24 – John Coltrane December 24, 2017 READ MORE Sax Advent Calendar 2019 #1 - George Garzone November 29, 2019 READ MORE Sax Advent Calendar 2019 #3 – Hank Mobley December 4, 2019 READ MORE Sax Advent Calendar 2019 #4 – Ornette Coleman December 5, 2019 READ MORE Sax Advent Calendar 2019 #5 – Joe Henderson December 6, 2019 READ MORE Sax Advent Calendar 2019 #6 - Ben Webster December 7, 2019 READ MORE Sax Advent Calendar 2019 #7 – Lee Konitz December 9, 2019 READ MORE

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