How do you learn to play good blues solos? Some people think blues solos are easy: just learn a couple of minor blues scales and play them over the chords. Well, this approach can work when you are starting out.
This is a transcription of the King Curtis track Hungover. F# is often thought of as a difficult key to play on saxophone, but a very important one if you play in blues, rock or R & B bands as
by Pete Thomas Lee gave me my biggest break when he asked me to guest with the great Fats Domino band. I was in the support band on tour in Europe and I used to sit by the side of
These biographies, photos and soundclips include all the influential rhythm and blues saxophone players of the 40s and 50s. Some of these are jazz players who contributed significantly to the development of blues saxophone, others are hardcore bar walking “screamers and honkers.” Enjoy learning about this colourful era of the saxophone.
Biographies of some of the best and most significant tenor saxophone players in the history of the saxophone. Coleman Hawkins, Lucky Thompson, Lester Young…
In the players section