Play the saxophone, don’t let the saxophone play you!
Learn about the saxophone:
How to start out if you are a beginner or how to improve if you are already more advanced. Learn how to speed up your fingering, control your tone and gain versatility. This is truly taming the saxophone!
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Extending your range into the stratosphere with altissimo. Amaze your friends, family and neighbours with special effects. You can also learn the nitty gritty of jazz, blues and rock improvisation and composing.
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All profits are donated towards special needs music programmes – More info about our fundraising. We have raised over £90,000 in the last 10 years, for which I’d like to heartily thank everyone who has donated or bought something from the store.
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…
A very lively international forum where saxophone players come to meet and greet, ask questions, give advice, have a laugh. If there is anything you can’t find out about here, then somebody in the Café is bound to know the answer or point you in the right direction.
You can just say a quick “hello” or ask about something that’s been nagging you (no question too stupid!).
THANK YOU, I just downloaded the folder. I’m very grateful.
Yesterday the cd came by post and I and my Wife are listening constantly and still – beautiful phrases and sound.
I am a teacher of the Polish language, I am 56 years old, I play the saxophone from the 5th month.
I love it, thank you! – Szymon Malecki
“Thanks for your Taming the Saxophone book. Lots of great stuff in their for both myself and my students – I sure wish I’d had the book fifteen years ago!”
– Dan Forshaw
Message: Just to say thanks for your speedy delivery of Taming The Saxophone book which I ordered only a few days ago and arrived today, and to say what a great book it is.
I love the way it’s laid out, progressing from scales through chord progressions…. I’m sure this book is going to help me be a better player. Thanks again.
From: Peter Boyd
“A great book, I use it every day to keep the chops in order”
– Bobby Wellins (Stan Tracy band)
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What you can buy:
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.
All profit from taming the saxophone is donated to charity More Info
Get big discounts when you buy more than one! See here.