How do you blow the Saxophone?

You don't - you BREATHE it!

How? It's all in this book.

How to play the saxophoneStruggling to get a good sound?

Learn professional saxophone technique - from the first sound to playing the highest notes. 

Low notes, high notes, altissimo notes, how to play softly, or loud - easily and with a great tone .

The Saxophone Technique Doctor shows you how to do it the "pro" way.

If it's good enough for a professional it's a MUST for you!

In a handy booklet, small enough to slip in your pocket , you learn:

How to get a great Saxophone sound.

How to tongue the sax properly and easily.

How to avoid the fatal disease of "wrong-note-itis"!

Click on the page below to see an extract from the book.

Sax  Technique Doctor - page 9

Do  you have problems like these?

1.    Often I cannot get a sound, no matter how hard I blow.

2.    There is a distinct hiss when I play.

3.    I cannot get the notes to play softly.  They just vanish into a hiss.

4.    How do I play loud or soft without changing my lip pressure? 

5.    I put the mouthpiece in the correct position but all I get is squeals.

6. I can't get the low notes even though I am not touching the octave key.

7.    The notes above high G are flat.

8.    I cannot get notes above top space G.  They simply squawk downwards.

9.    I get squeals when I try to tongue a note.

10.    My cheeks puff uncontrollably and I get a sore throat after playing the saxophone.

11.   My fingers hurt after I have been playing for only a short time.

12.    I can get top notes only if I use very hard reeds.

All text is written in plain, jargon free English.  

Whether you are a beginner or an old stager, you will find many useful tips in the Saxophonist's Technique Doctors. 

We concentrate on making sure that your basic technique is solid.

If you cannot see your problem here, check the Saxophonist's Advanced Technique Doctor.

The Music Teacher  reviewer says:  "...a useful little book for the beginner instrumentalist and the non-specialist woodwind teacher....... the suggestions are based on authentic experience." 

Customers say: "Thank you. FYI your saxophone doctors revolutionized my playing at age 44. I've been playing for 30 years. Ralph D Sherman, West Hartford, CT, USA."

25th October 2007 Comments = The saxophone technique doctor paid for itself within the first five minutes of reading. Very impressed (well i must be to order further books for my other instruments)

Kind Regards

Order Number: 8424977_15512

Saxophone Technique Doctor - the sax players bible.


For less than HALF the cost of a box of 5 reeds - can you afford to miss out?

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Because you want to be the best - don't you?


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