Saxophone Studies Blog

Where saxophonists come to learn how to make incredible sounds.

Learn To Improvise, It's Easy!

Since graduating from music college in the UK in 2000, I have specialised in teaching jazz improvisation on the saxophone. And, although I have taught advanced techniques to University students, I have found that the largest number of pupils have been adult learners looking for a way in to the...

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Creative Exercises for instrumental teachers: 3 - Scales

3. Creative Exercises For Instrumental Teachers from Saxophone Studies.com on Vimeo. In a follow up to his blog post, The Importance Of Creativity In Instrumental Tuition, Matthew Smith from Saxophone Studies presents a film with the third in a series of 3 Creative Exercises for...

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Creative Exercises for instrumental teachers: 2 - Free Play

2. Creative Exercises For Instrumental Teachers from Saxophone Studies.com on Vimeo. In a follow up to his blog post, The Importance Of Creativity In Instrumental Tuition, Matthew Smith from Saxophone Studies presents a film with the second in a series of 3 Creative Exercises for...

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Creative Exercises for instrumental teachers: 1- Rhythm

1. Creative Exercises For Instrumental Teachers from Saxophone Studies.com on Vimeo. In a follow up to his blog post, The Importance Of Creativity In Instrumental Tuition, Matthew Smith from Saxophone Studies presents a film with the first in a series of 3 Creative Exercises for...

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The Importance of Creativity Within Instrumental Tuition

Matthew Smith from Saxophone Studies argues for the huge importance of creativity in the music teaching process: Going through the process of writing material for this site has really got me thinking about the role of creativity within education, and specifically within instrumental education....

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