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Music: Hidden Benefits Above and Beyond the Sound

Most people love some music whether listening or playing and whether classical, pop, jazz, rock...

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Developing a Good Sound

Having a great sound is one of the most important assets of a good sax player. The best way to...

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Why I Became a Tutor

When I purchased my first saxophone in1982 I was seventeen and had never even held a sax before....

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Hot Tips for Playing Single Reed Instruments

Greetings to all woodwind players! I'd like to share with you a little known fact about single...

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    Hi. I'm Richard Mulhearn, musician and teacher. I hope my enthusiasm for performing is passed onto anyone that I have the pleasure to teach.
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    I am a very experienced professional musician with over 30 years playing and teaching at the highest levels of the UK music industry.
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    Music is here for us! Let's learn, share and create it together.
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    Hello, I am a First Class Hons Degree graduate of the Royal Academy of Music. I am looking for some London based students of any age and standard that have a desire to learn in an enjoyable, tailored and inspired way!
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    I have benefitted from an enriched and varied musical education, and would very much like to impart to others the joy and love I have for music!
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    Hello! My name is Emily Neale. I am an enthusiastic and friendly teacher, so just ring for a chat and we can discuss what you are wanting to do.
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  • A short analysis of John Coltrane - Giant Steps Editor's Pick

    Saxophone Teacher (Cardiff) Picture John Coltrane ‘Coltrane' was a saxophonist who worked primarily in the Hard Bop and Bepop idioms early on in his career and was later one the pioneers of the modal jazz movement and free improvisation. I will be focusing on his Hard Bop and Bebop playing. He had a prolific recording career with...
  • A happy environment is a heathy environment

    Phil Meadows Saxophone Teacher (West London) Picture Music, like many others is a complicated subject with endless possibilities. When a pupil arrives for their first lesson the last thing they are thinking about is the direction their music will undertake. They are instead, brimming with passion, enthusiasm and dedication desperate to achieve...
  • The Art Of The Saxophone (book)

    Saxophone Teacher (South East London) Picture A great book about saxophone fundamentals is: The Art Of The Saxophone by Larry Teal


  • Pratice Advice

    Saxophone Teacher (Hemel Hempstead) Picture PRACTICE APPROACHES There are probably as many opinions on how and what to practice as there are teachers of music. A healthy response to this sea of options is to adopt one and see it through. As with various endeavors across many disciplines, any system will work if you work the...
  • Saxophone Harmonics

    Saxophone Teacher (Aberdeen) Picture There are many misleading charts and articles on playing harmonics on the saxophone, most of which are out of date as the design of Saxophones has changed over recent years. Many sugested harmonic fingerings are based on using (for example) Selmer Mark 6 and 7 Saxophones which are no longer...
  • Chief Trane - The influence of John Coltrane

    Neil McGovern Saxophone Teacher (South East London) Picture CHIEF TRANE   The influence of John Coltrane on the contemporary jazz saxophonist, focusing particularly on his recorded output from 1957 to 1964.   Few musicians have had such a powerful and lasting influence on music and culture as tenor saxophonist John Coltrane.  This essay scrutinizes...