Dexter Gordon is one of the most under appreciated saxophonists amongst lay people, but real music fans know what a monster player ‘Long Tall Dexter’ was…
We’ve covered the why licks are an important part of forming your jazz vocabulary in our ‘10 licks in 10 weeks’ course. In this new course we are going to look at 12 different licks all in the key of C major. Whilst we are going to look at how to move these licks into […]
Joel Frahm is one of my favourite contemporary saxophonists. A big man with a big sound and bags of technique this is a great track to introduce you to the man from Wisconsin.
It’s that time of year again, the first week in November and that means, it’s time to get started on our 2018 Christmas Project! This year we are looking at ‘We wish you a Merry Christmas!’ You need to purchase the book! Eb (Alto / Baritone) Saxophone Bb (Tenor / Soprano) Saxophone
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 […]
This iconic sax solo from the first Back to the Future film holds a special place in my heart.