You have arrived at Taming The Saxophone, the ultimate saxophone website
Learn about the saxophone: how to start out if you are a beginner or how to improve if you already more advanced. Learn how to speed up your fingering, control your tone and gain versatility. Find out about extending your range into the stratosphere with altissimo or how to amaze your friends, family and neighbours with special effects. You can also learn the nitty gritty about jazz theory, improvisation and composing. Saxophone Tutorials Help other people: You can buy any of our saxophone products and know you are contributing to a good cause. All profit from the Fundraising store is donated to charity – we have raised £50,000 to date and currently we are buying instruments and funding a music programme and performance schedule for Heaton School for children with severe learning disabilities. Fundraising Information
Pete is a professional session player and TV/Film composer who has featured and recorded for REM, Elton John, Joe Jackson, Richard Thompson, Fats Domino, Jimmy Witherspoon and many more. For more info see Pete Thomas Biography Pete is the author of Taming The Saxophone , CafeSaxophone Forum, Media Music Forum and Saxophone Teachers Directory
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Pete devised and presented a saxophone instruction DVD for Virgin Music (over 20,000 copies sold worldwide). You can also buy his hand made mouthpieces, CDs, sheet music and the now infamous Taming the Saxophone books of saxophone techniques. To the Music Store
This is one of the biggest, liveliest and friendliest online forums. It’s a meeting place for players and enthusiasts from beginners to advanced. Here you can read or chat about saxophones, find out about the latest news and contribute to the community. You can just say a quick “hello” or ask about something that’s been nagging you (no question too stupid!). Or you can help others by sharing your saxophone experiences or by writing an article.
All proceeds from products and advertising revenue from these sites is donated to charity, helping disabled musicians. Please take the time to watch this video to see how worthwhile it is to help with the fundraising. Over £50,000 raised so far.