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!

 

Coleman Hawkins: Iconic Performances by the Tenor Saxophone Great

Coleman Hawkins: Iconic Performances by the Tenor Saxophone Great

Alto Saxophone: 10 of the Best Charlie Parker Albums of All Time

Alto Saxophone: 10 of the Best Charlie Parker Albums of All Time

5 of the Best Cannonball Adderley Albums in Jazz History

5 of the Best Cannonball Adderley Albums in Jazz History

The Best Jazz Saxophone Players In History [Jazz Legends]

The Best Jazz Saxophone Players In History [Jazz Legends]

Saxophonist Mark Turner | 10 of his Best Albums

Saxophonist Mark Turner | 10 of his Best Albums

10 Great Modern Jazz Saxophone Players

10 Great Modern Jazz Saxophone Players

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.

Selmer Saxophones – A History In Jazz

Selmer Saxophones – A History In Jazz

Meyer Saxophone Mouthpieces [Guide]

Meyer Saxophone Mouthpieces [Guide]

Review: Mendini by Cecilio Saxophones (2021)

Review: Mendini by Cecilio Saxophones (2021)

The Best Saxophone Tuners and Techniques for Improving Your Ear

The Best Saxophone Tuners and Techniques for Improving Your Ear

The Soprano Saxophone [Complete Guide]

The Soprano Saxophone [Complete Guide]

Yamaha Saxophones – The Complete Buyer’s Guide

Yamaha Saxophones – The Complete Buyer’s Guide