Once you know the notes you’ll want to play around a bit… in the beginning, getting a decent sound out of the sax can seem difficult. Tone development on the sax doesn’t happen overnight but with the right embouchure and breathing techniques in place, your journey will be much shorter and less frustrating. This section is where some bad habits can start to develop if these things get overlooked.
In this video you will learn how to place the mouthpiece in your mouth and how to support it with your mouth.
How To Breathe Into Your Sax
In this video you’ll learn why everybody does the complete opposite of what you’re supposed to do when breathing into a sax. Regular breathing is a natural thing for everybody but that’s not the way we need to breathe into our saxophone to make a nice sound come out of it.
Eee-Ahh Tone Exercise
In this video you’ll discover a very helpful exercise to help you really find the sweet spot in your tone. Eee-Ahh is a tone development exercise that will help you find the best position for your embouchure to get the best possible tone (sweet spot)
In this video you’ll find out it’s not the most exiting thing to do on your sax but it will help you get results for improving your sound. Great way to begin your practice sessions for several minutes.
Make your sax sound nasty with this simple but very effective growling technique.
Practicing this octave exercise will help you to improve your intonation (tuning) and improve your tone as well.