A Strategic Approach to Scales

Mastering Scales

In this blog post, we will delve into some valuable tools for practicing any type of scale, be it major or minor scales, pentatonic, augmented or diminished scales, and more. One of the fundamental aspects of mastering any instrument is developing proficiency in all twelve keys. However, this process can sometimes feel overwhelming. That’s why we’re here to share a strategic approach to practicing scales that will make your life easier and help you divide and conquer the twelve keys effectively.


The Sax Holder

In this blog article, we will explore the sax holder, a revolutionary product that has the potential to transform the lives of saxophone players. Whether you are a professional musician or an amateur enthusiast, the sax holder offers a unique solution to the common problem of discomfort and strain caused by prolonged saxophone playing. In this review, we will delve into the personal experience of Martino, a dedicated saxophone player who discovered the sax holder and its remarkable benefits. From addressing physical pain to improving overall playing experience, the sax holder proves to be a game-changer for saxophone players of all levels.


Mastering Speed and Clarity on the Saxophone: The Key to Faster Playing

Playing the saxophone with speed, precision, and clarity is a common goal for many saxophonists. However, achieving faster finger movements can be a challenging task. In this blog post, we will explore a simple yet powerful technique that can significantly improve your speed, sound quality, and overall effects of your playing. By making a subtle adjustment to your finger position, you can unlock a world of possibilities on the saxophone.


5 Common Problems Faced by Beginning Saxophone Students

Overcome these 5 problems with simple and practical solutions

In this blog post, we will discuss five common problems that often arise for beginner and intermediate saxophone students. By identifying these issues and providing tips to overcome them, we hope to help aspiring saxophonists improve their skills and enjoy their musical journey to the fullest.


Essential Saxophone Accessories for Every Player

Exploring the world of saxophone accessories.

While it’s true that having a wide range of accessories can be beneficial, we believe in a minimalist approach that prioritizes practicing and honing your skills. Let’s dive into the essential accessories that every saxophonist should consider.


Goodbye Clementi House

A Melodic Farewell: Celebrating the End of an Era at Clementi House


Every story has a beginning and an end, and for me, the London Saxophone School, that journey began in the Drawing Room within Clementi House. Over the years, this humble abode became the nurturing ground for countless saxophonists and the birthplace of beautiful melodies. As the time has come to bid farewell to this cherished space, I find myself reflecting on the memories, gratitude, and growth that Clementi House has provided us.

Join me as we embark on a journey,  celebrating the end of an era and embracing the anticipation of new beginnings.


Saxophone warm ups: 3 ideas to help you get started

How to keep saxophone warm-ups interesting and effective?

If you’re a saxophone player, then you know how important it is to warm up before practicing or performing. But what kind of saxophone warm-ups should you do, and how can you keep them interesting and effective? In this article, we’ll explore three ideas that are great for saxophone players of all levels.


3 things you should know about saxophone reeds

If you’re struggling with your saxophone reeds, you’re not alone.

Playing the saxophone can be a rewarding experience, but dealing with the reeds can be frustrating. In this article, we will discuss four things that you should know about saxophone reeds to make the process easier.


Sore lip while playing the sax?

Are you a budding saxophone player struggling with a sore lip from playing?

Fear not! In this article, we have some tips and tricks for you to keep your lips healthy while playing your instrument. Firstly, is it normal to have tooth marks on the bottom lip?