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Seriously Silly Saxophone Oddities

Seriously Silly Saxophone Oddities

It’s probably safe to say that if you’re here, you love the saxophone. Its dulcet tones are mesmerizing. The saxophone is a window into an elegant world of music. Maybe you love it more than anything else. Money? People? Matlock? It’s also probably safe to say that your passion for the sax pales in comparison […]

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A Dose of Friday Morning Saxo-Funny

A Dose of Friday Morning Saxo-Funny

A few months ago I put out a post titled Viral Saxophone Videos You Can’t Afford to Miss. In a nutshell, the post was basically a roll-call of the funniest saxophone-related online videos I had found to date. One of the videos I featured was the promo for a series of videos entitled Extreme Sax […]

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Allen Mezquida

Sax Meets Celluloid with Altoist-Animator Allen Mezquida

How many accomplished professional animators can say that they’ve also played alto with some of jazz’s greatest musicians? That’s right, none – until now. Well, actually, Allen Mezquida has been doing his thing for quite a while. Besides being a masterful alto player, Allen has also animated for Disney, Warner Brothers, and Sony. Heck, he’s even […]

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Viral Saxophone Videos You Can't Afford to Miss

Viral Saxophone Videos You Can’t Afford to Miss

For any of us who find ourselves frequenting YouTube, Twitter, Facebook or really any social media site, it’s been hard to escape that buzz that surrounds the latest viral video to hit the worldwide. However, for saxfolk such as ourselves, the video I’m talking about was not just any old video, but no less than […]

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If you Can Move your Mouse you Can Burn on Tenor

If you Can Move your Mouse you Can Burn on Tenor

Thanks to accomplished UK sax man Ben Castle, I recently came across what’s become a fabulous way to suck away precious hours of my life.  It’s called “Virtual Sax!” and it allows any of us to put together a funkyjazzy solo by merely moving our mouse in rhythm to two different pre-recorded backing tracks. How […]

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80's Sax Solos

80’s Sax Solos

The popular music of the 1980’s carried with it a powerful legacy for us saxophone players. Unlike the pop music of today, much of which is sampled, sequenced, and looped, the music of the 80’s made frequent use of the saxophone solo. Classic solos on songs such as “Careless Whisper,” “I Can’t Go for That,” […]

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Forget Everything You Know About Kenny G

Forget Everything You Know About Kenny G

Kenny G – he’s the most commercially successful sax player of all time, so of course, folks are going to hate on him. Pat Metheny is going to criticize his intonation. College music students will burn his effigy. But to all of you haters out there, I think it’s about time that you enjoyed a healthy dose […]

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Cartoon with Killer Alto Saxophone Solo

Cartoon with Killer Alto Saxophone Solo

I know that this brilliant video by sax player Allen Mezquida has been out for a while, but I still wanted to feature it here in case anyone missed it. What I love about it is not only is the animation awesome, but the saxophone playing is great. Amazing to know that Allen was responsible […]

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