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!

 

Ornette Coleman | 10 Albums From The Free Jazz Legend

Ornette Coleman | 10 Albums From The Free Jazz Legend

10 of the Best Jazz Clarinet Players [+ Listening Guide]

10 of the Best Jazz Clarinet Players [+ Listening Guide]

Lee Konitz | 10 Albums From An Alto Sax Legend

Lee Konitz | 10 Albums From An Alto Sax Legend

10 of The Best Sonny Rollins Albums in Jazz History

10 of The Best Sonny Rollins Albums in Jazz History

10 of the Best Jazz Saxophone Players In History

10 of the Best Jazz Saxophone Players In History

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

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

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.

What are the Best Saxophones for Jazz? (2021 Guide)

What are the Best Saxophones for Jazz? (2021 Guide)

Best Tenor Saxophone for Beginners (2021 Guide)

Best Tenor Saxophone for Beginners (2021 Guide)

Best Alto & Tenor Saxophone Mouthpieces for Jazz

Best Alto & Tenor Saxophone Mouthpieces for Jazz

Plastic Saxophones – A Cheap Beginner Option?

Plastic Saxophones – A Cheap Beginner Option?

The Best Saxophone Ligatures For Jazz

The Best Saxophone Ligatures For Jazz

Saxophone For Beginners – Everything You Need To Know!

Saxophone For Beginners – Everything You Need To Know!

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