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!

 

Lee Konitz | 10 Albums From An Alto Sax Legend

Lee Konitz | 10 Albums From An Alto Sax Legend

Stan Getz | 10 Essential Albums from the Tenor Sax Great

Stan Getz | 10 Essential Albums from the Tenor Sax Great

10 of The Best Sonny Rollins Albums in Jazz History

10 of The Best Sonny Rollins Albums in Jazz History

Ornette Coleman | 10 Albums From The Free Jazz Legend

Ornette Coleman | 10 Albums From The Free Jazz 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 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.

A Buyer’s Guide to Jupiter Saxophones (2021)

A Buyer’s Guide to Jupiter Saxophones (2021)

Yamaha Saxophones – The Complete Buyer’s Guide

Yamaha Saxophones – The Complete Buyer’s Guide

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

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

Jean Paul Saxophones | Review & Video Demo

Jean Paul Saxophones | Review & Video Demo

Best Saxophone Reeds for Jazz

Best Saxophone Reeds for Jazz

Five of The Best Saxophone Neck Straps (2021 Guide)

Five of The Best Saxophone Neck Straps (2021 Guide)