In this first video, we meet musician Jason Gillette.
Next, we go over the various parts of the sax.
Here, Jason shows us the basic assembly of the instrument.
Now we go over proper breathing techniques.
In this video, we create our first sound.
Here, we go over playing positions for sitting, standing, and finger positions.
Now it's time to play our first note.
Next, we play some simple songs using what we've learned already.
In this video, we review and play the five notes we were taught.
Wrapping up, we disassemble the saxaphone and put it back in it's case.
This Hal Leonard video series is a fantastic introduction to the alto saxophone. Simply follow along with the songs in the downloadable PDF booklet as you watch the teacher in the video tutorials!
This complete guide to the basics of Alto Sax covers assembly and maintenance, producing sound, music reading, playing songs with a backup band and more.
Learn at your own pace and open the door to the world of saxophone music!
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