Some students of mine who are having beginner saxophone lessons with me one-on-one have recently been having troubles with their saxophone beats.
Not just limited to saxophones: music of all kinds usually has a beat of some description. Playing along with this beat can sometimes be a little tricky. But it doesn’t have to be !!
Playing your saxophone ON the beat as well as OFF the beat can be a struggle for students who are new to the saxophone. Saxophone beats can be tough, but with a little explanation combined with a little practice, very soon it will be just like taking a walk in the park.
This video saxophone lesson explains the difference between an on-beat and an off-beat, particularly in terms of saxophones.
I was filming this lesson for our Members here inside the Members Area at How To Play The Sax dot com the other day. I actually filmed it twice.
I created one longer video for our Members that incorporates more on-beat / off-beat / saxophone beats concepts and exercises, but this one – while equally as good and useful – turned out to be a “spare”.
So I thought I’d make it available to everyone 🙂
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