Jazz Saxophone

Your guide to everything saxophone-related, from equipment and gear, to players and their recordings

Sax Players

When it comes to jazz, the saxophone is perhaps the most famous musical instrument there is!

In this section, you’ll find articles curated by a group of jazz musicians around the world which aim to highlight the music and the stories of both the jazz saxophone greats and the giants of the modern scene.

We hope you’ll discover (or at least rediscover) some great music through these posts and stay tuned for more which are being published each week!

 

Ornette Coleman | 10 Albums From The Free Jazz Legend

Ornette Coleman | 10 Albums From The Free Jazz Legend

Coleman Hawkins: Iconic Performances by the Tenor Saxophone Great

Coleman Hawkins: Iconic Performances by the Tenor Saxophone Great

5 of the Best Cannonball Adderley Albums in Jazz History

5 of the Best Cannonball Adderley Albums in Jazz History

Michael Brecker – The Career of a Jazz Saxophone Great

Michael Brecker – The Career of a Jazz Saxophone Great

10 of The Best Sonny Rollins Albums in Jazz History

10 of The Best Sonny Rollins Albums in Jazz History

10 of the Best John Coltrane Albums in Jazz History

10 of the Best John Coltrane Albums in Jazz History

Saxophone Gear

Whether you’re a beginner saxophonist or have been playing for a long time, you’ll find articles in this section about the best saxophone brands around the world, jazz-focused mouthpieces and the reeds & accessories which will help you get the sound you’re looking for.

We also share reviews and guides – written by professional musicians – of recommended instruments from student level alto saxophones through to professional-level horns of all types. 

Got a question? Feel free to use the comments section at the end of any article.

The Baritone Saxophone [Complete Guide]

The Baritone Saxophone [Complete Guide]

Best Alto Saxophone for Beginners (2021 Guide)

Best Alto Saxophone for Beginners (2021 Guide)

The Best Saxophone Tuners and Techniques for Improving Your Ear

The Best Saxophone Tuners and Techniques for Improving Your Ear

10 of the Best Saxophone Brands (2021 Guide)

10 of the Best Saxophone Brands (2021 Guide)

Selmer Reference 54 vs Reference 36 [Saxophone Guide]

Selmer Reference 54 vs Reference 36 [Saxophone Guide]

Jean Paul Saxophones | Review & Video Demo

Jean Paul Saxophones | Review & Video Demo