How To Play Cissy Strut By The Meters On The Saxophone | Saxophone Lessons

Cissy Strut by The Meters is perhaps one of the funkiest songs in the world in space…..and this makes it ideal for learning how to play the saxophone.

The Meters were a very funky band from the late 1960’s / early 1970’s – one of the original bands who played “funk” music.

Mostly instrumental songs, they laid down some infectious grooves and crisp melodies.

So, if you are a fan of The Funk – and particularly wanting to learn how to play some great songs on your saxophone – then Cissy Strut is a VERY good song to have under your fingers.

Learning how to play Cissy Strut on the saxophone not difficult from a note perspective, but the challenge can be keeping it in time with the band.  However, here at we break it down into smaller more manageable funky licks and get our groove on !!

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This video saxophone lesson for Cissy Strut by The Meters is an edited and condensed version.

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In the full Cissy Strut saxophone lesson – as with all full saxophone lessons for all songs that we are learning inside the Members Area – we break the song components down into bite sized pieces.  We slow it down, we dissect it, we build on the individual components until we are confident and comfortable enough to give it all a red hot go.

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How To Play Cissy Strut By The Meters On The Saxophone

How To Play Cissy Strut By The Meters On The Saxophone

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The full version of this Cissy Strut saxophone lesson inside the Members Area runs for just under 19 minutes.

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