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  1. Teaching
    Hi I am a beginner looking for a teacher in Vancouver B.C. I want to learn to play tenor (I know a little) and music theory. I have looked around but I would like someone who is known to be good at teaching both theory and saxophone. Thanks in advance!
  2. Teaching
    If you're looking for saxophone or general jazz improv lessons in the NYC area or online, you came to the right place! I'm Christoph Huber, tenor saxophonist, Berklee College of Music graduate and since 2012 part of the NYC music life. I've studied privately with great players such as George...
  3. Teaching
    I offer saxophone lessons for all levels and ages, beginners to advanced. If you're not a sax player but interested in general improvisation techniques, you came to the right place as well. I'm originally from Switzerland, studied performance at Berklee College of Music in Boston and am now an...
  4. Practicing
    Pentatonic Variations on “All The Things You Are” Hi Everyone, Check out my blog post regarding some pentatonic variations on "All The Things You Are". I have been studying with Tim Price and he has shown me some amazing ways to integrating these into my playing. I've written two examples...
  5. General Mouthpiece Discussion
    I've been playing alto for about 24 years now, with a few major gaps in that time. I've had 4 different sax teachers. I've studied hard and worked hard trying to get a sound that I actually liked. Most of the advice I've read or heard regarding mouthpiece choice inevitably begins with and ends...
  6. Teaching
    In what ways do you all introduce and teach the concept of voicing to young/beginner students?
  7. Teaching
    My name is Benjamin Drazen and I am a jazz sax player/teacher living in the NYC area. I have worked with many greats and a regular on the NYC jazz scene. I am now starting to teach VIA Skype and have found it quite successful. I wanted to extend the offer to any of you who may be interested, or...
  8. Teaching
    My name is Benjamin Drazen and I am a jazz sax player/teacher living in the NYC area. I have worked with many greats and a regular on the NYC jazz scene. I am now starting to teach VIA Skype and have found it quite successful. I wanted to extend the offer to any of you who may be interested, or...
  9. Jazz and Improvisation
    I am trained to a high level classically but now want to try my hand at some jazz. I have no idea where to start! Can anyone help??
  10. Practicing
    From an 8-part private lesson
  11. Teaching
    Click Here for the link to tomorrow's webinar at 1pm EST (10am Pacific) If you're on the list, you'll receive a password 10 minutes before the webinar begins. If you're not, click here to sign up and be included. I'll also send you a free 15 minute video with some of my best advice on...
  12. New Product & Dealer Announcements
    Hi If your reading this than you've probably been playing for a while, you're doing good and you're having fun. But somehow you're experiencing some problems getting yourself up to that level where you can confidently sit in at sessions or play in a more serious band. If that's the case than...
  13. Practicing
    A cool, non-music video, inspired this topic. As a jazz musician, it is our task to digest large quantities of musical language and...
  14. Composer/Composition
    A response to a question I often receive: "...[I] was wondering what inspires your compositions or if you have any tips to composing?"
  15. Practicing
    Here's a lesson I did for my students a couple weeks ago that has really inspired them. Thought I'd share it with the community here...or at least those that see this before midnight tomorrow evening when it turns into a pumpkin. :) Using 4-note cells to simplify complex changes: “Miyako” by...
  16. Teaching
    Hi, My name is Tevet Sela and I am a professional saxophonist and teacher for twenty years. Please visit my site for details about me and my teaching methods: www.tevetsela.com As you'll see, I teach online via skype, and I invite the SOTW members to a free trial lesson at your convenient...
  17. Tips and Techniques
    Had some free time this last week... here's a few new lessons: Intervalic Melody: http://mattotto.org/?cat=169 2 Long tone exercises: http://mattotto.org/?cat=168: http://mattotto.org/?cat=171 Major #9 melody: http://mattotto.org/?cat=181 2 Chromatic melodies over V7...
  18. Teaching
    I need some tips on how to find students and set up a studio. I've been playing for over 12 years. Tips on how to promote myself and get something going.
  19. Practicing
    Hey guys-- I thought many of you would be interested in this. I have an improvisation blog and a couple of days ago put up a transcription of a Steve Coleman solo from Dave Holland's record Extensions. It also includes a mini-lesson on how to learn to play out. I'll shortly have a video lesson...
  20. General Discussion
    Hey. Im brand new to these forums and i have just got my Alto Sax. I am waiting for my lessons to start in a few weeks or so, is there anything i can/should do to keep my self busy with the saxophone. I'm so excited!!
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