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!

 

Saxophonist Mark Turner | 10 of his Best Albums

Saxophonist Mark Turner | 10 of his Best Albums

10 of The Best Sonny Rollins Albums in Jazz History

10 of The Best Sonny Rollins Albums in Jazz 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

Michael Brecker – The Career of a Jazz Saxophone Great

Michael Brecker – The Career of a Jazz Saxophone Great

Lee Konitz | 10 Albums From An Alto Sax Legend

Lee Konitz | 10 Albums From An Alto Sax Legend

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

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

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.

Saxophone Cases | Gig bags, Box-Style & Instrument Backpacks

Saxophone Cases | Gig bags, Box-Style & Instrument Backpacks

Selmer Reference 54 vs Reference 36 [Saxophone Guide]

Selmer Reference 54 vs Reference 36 [Saxophone Guide]

The Soprano Saxophone [Complete Guide]

The Soprano Saxophone [Complete Guide]

Best Saxophone Reeds for Jazz

Best Saxophone Reeds for Jazz

Selmer Saxophones – A History In Jazz

Selmer Saxophones – A History In Jazz

Meyer Saxophone Mouthpieces [Guide]

Meyer Saxophone Mouthpieces [Guide]