The Saxophone by John Harle
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“John is a consummate musician and saxophonist, and all the expertise and experience gleaned from his forty plus years as a student of our instrument is encapsulated in this book. It is a must read for all professional and aspiring musicians: I will be learning from John for years to come.” - Branford Marsalis
This seminal work by master saxophonist John Harle offers players of all levels and genres the most in-depth approach to playing the saxophone ever published. In The Saxophone, Harle reveals his ground-breaking techniques for ﬂuent and natural playing – transforming the musical experience of students and professionals alike. Every aspect of playing is explored, from resonant tone production, breathing and articulation through to techniques for building ease and ﬂow in performance.
Practical, clear and universally relevant, The Saxophone is beautifully presented in a two-volume boxed set. It is full-colour throughout and features stunning full-page photography as well as a wealth of diagrams and practice tools.
The Saxophone demystiﬁes the technicalities of playing in a way that is clearer and more immediate than in any previous method. The two volumes cover all aspects of playing, with especial focus on correct breathing, resonant tone production, relaxation whilst playing and ﬂuent articulation.