Practicing hard, but not getting any better?
Reached a point where you really want to push your playing onto a higher level but just can’t seem to get there?
Do you need help “breaking through the glass ceiling”?
This book has been designed to provide the dedicated and committed saxophone student with the tools and understanding to build strong and reliable foundations upon which to build a robust and enabling technique. Every aspect of Saxophone playing is examined in great detail, in order to help you establish the very best fundamental techniques, with advice on how to integrate those techniques into your playing and practice routines, and enable your playing to reach new heights between performance and practice. This book contains both theoretical advice and technical exercises, inspirational chapters on performance, practice, and an insight into the mental and physical processes involved in being a truly communicative performer.
Based on teaching methods developed over 15 years of high level teaching at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, the methods and exercises in this book offer the most up to date approach Saxophone technique - whatever style of music you choose to play - classical, jazz and beyond - this book will allow you to realise your true potential by bringing your understanding of all things saxophonic to the very highest level.