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 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!

 

10 of the Best John Coltrane Albums in Jazz History

10 of the Best John Coltrane Albums in Jazz History

Art Pepper | 10 Great Albums From the Alto Saxophone Legend

Art Pepper | 10 Great Albums From the Alto Saxophone Legend

5 of the Best Cannonball Adderley Albums in Jazz History

5 of the Best Cannonball Adderley Albums in Jazz History

10 of the Best Jazz Saxophone Players In History

10 of the Best Jazz Saxophone Players In History

10 great modern jazz saxophone players

10 great modern jazz saxophone players

Michael Brecker – The Career of a Jazz Saxophone Great

Michael Brecker – The Career of a Jazz Saxophone Great

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 C Melody Saxophone – a Complete Guide

The C Melody Saxophone – a Complete Guide

Selmer Reference 54 vs Reference 36 [Saxophone Guide]

Selmer Reference 54 vs Reference 36 [Saxophone Guide]

Saxophone set up of the jazz greats – instruments, reeds & mouthpieces

Saxophone set up of the jazz greats – instruments, reeds & mouthpieces

The Soprano Saxophone [Complete Guide]

The Soprano Saxophone [Complete Guide]

The Best Saxophone Ligatures For Jazz

The Best Saxophone Ligatures For Jazz

10 of the Best Saxophone Brands (2020 Guide)

10 of the Best Saxophone Brands (2020 Guide)

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