Courses

2019 Christmas Project – Ding Dong Merrily on High

£ 15

It’s the middle of November so that means it’s time to start work on our 2019 Christmas project.  This year I’ve selected ‘Ding Dong Merrily on High’ from the A Jazzy Christmas Book – to take part you need to order the book. Eb Saxophones Bb Saxophones  

1 lesson

A to Z of Bebop

£ 25

At least 85%, possibly as high as 95% of Bebop tunes are ‘heads’ written over songs from musicals and shows of the 1930’s and 40’s. Musicians such as Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie did this to avoid paying royalties in the recording studio for the songs they were using in the clubs.  Popular songs such […]

20 lessons

Christmas 2017 Project – We Three Kings

£ 4

Over the last two years we’ve all had great fun putting together this video.  No matter what our level, I’m so thrilled that nearly every student who was studying with me at that time entered into the sprint of the project.

2 lessons

Transcribe Coleman Hawkins – All The Things You Are

£ 29

Coleman Hawkins, (1904 – 1969) was the one of the pioneers of the tenor saxophone.  Whilst he is associated with the Big Band era, (in particular Fletcher Henderson) he was also one of the early BeBop pioneers and had a huge influence on many of the Bebop players, including Charlie Parker and Sonny Rollins. 

11 lessons

2016 Christmas Project

£ 3

The Sleigh Bells have started ringing, the lights has been lit and your family have started asking you what you would like for Christmas. So that means it is time for the Cambridge Saxophone Christmas Project!

4 lessons

Transcribe The Girl from Ipanema

£ 20

The Girl from Ipanema was written by Brazilian Anton Carlos Jobim in 1962. Stan Getz recorded with Joao Gilberto and Jobim and it was released to wide acclaim in July 1964

5 lessons