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!

 

Michael Brecker – The Career of a Jazz Saxophone Great

Michael Brecker – The Career of a Jazz Saxophone Great

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

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

Art Pepper | 10 Great Albums From the Alto Saxophone Legend

Art Pepper | 10 Great Albums From the Alto Saxophone Legend

Stan Getz | 10 Essential Albums from the Tenor Sax Great

Stan Getz | 10 Essential Albums from the Tenor Sax Great

Coleman Hawkins: Iconic Performances by the Tenor Saxophone Great

Coleman Hawkins: Iconic Performances by the Tenor Saxophone Great

Saxophonist Mark Turner | 10 of his Best Albums

Saxophonist Mark Turner | 10 of his Best Albums

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 or reach out via the contact page to Jazzfuel host and saxophone player Matt Fripp.

Best Saxophone Reeds for Jazz

Best Saxophone Reeds for Jazz

Selmer Saxophones – A History In Jazz

Selmer Saxophones – A History In Jazz

The Best Pro Tenor Saxophones | Top Five Picks

The Best Pro Tenor Saxophones | Top Five Picks

Yamaha Saxophones – The Complete Buyer’s Guide

Yamaha Saxophones – The Complete Buyer’s Guide

Best Alto Saxophone for Beginners (2022 Guide)

Best Alto Saxophone for Beginners (2022 Guide)

The Best Saxophone Mutes – How To Practice Anywhere!

The Best Saxophone Mutes – How To Practice Anywhere!