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Who Are You?
- You’ve always wanted to learn how to play the saxophone and now you’re finally going to do it!
- You played it many years ago but now you want to pick it up again and play it even better
- You’re in school and want to excel in your saxophone sound and playing
- You’ve already got a pretty good handle on it but you want to take your playing to the next level by improving your tone, extend your range, repertoire and maybe even learn how to improvise
I think I know you… Welcome!
Who Am I?
Johnny Ferreira, the creator of this site and author of the lessons and courses available here. I’ve been a professional musician for almost 30 years, performing, composing, recording and touring.
I started this site in 2011 to share with saxophone fans interested in learning and improving on this beautiful and wonderful instrument.
The saxophone has been a constant companion, way of life and inspiration. It has taken me to many countries around the world and allowed me to meet and play with many other inspired musicians.
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Is Learning How to Play the Saxophone Easy?
Well, the truth is that the saxophone’s basic fingering system can be very easy to learn, in fact, most people can
learn it in just a few days. But producing a full, beautiful sound will require much more time and effort, regardless
of the luring and misleading advertisements and short-cut courses try to sell you. It’s not an overnight process but
learning how to play the saxophone can be a very gratifying, interesting and fun journey.
There aren’t any “magical secrets” that will have you playing like a pro within a few short months no matter
how hard you try. Sorry but that’s the truth. Another truth is that by following good and solid advice, and then
spending a good amount of time putting that information into practice is what will get you the fastest results possible.
To get that desirable tone everybody wants you must have:
- proper air support
- a well formed embouchure
- the right mouthpiece
- the right reeds
- the right ligature
The Good News Is…
You can access lessons here on all of these important topics plus many more.
You can start your journey to learning how to play saxophone or improve on your playing here today with over 20 free video saxophone lessons. To take advantage of these important lessons you need to be a registered member of HowToPlaySaxophone.org
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