Essentials for the Advancing Tenor Saxophone Player


Below is a list of recommended etude/technical books for the tenor saxophone — some of the “Essentials for the Advancing Saxophone Player.” They include many tried and true studies in tone production, technique, articulation, musicianship, etc. All of the literature/books itemized here can be purchased from Art’s Music Shop.

Also included here are some famous saxophone artists with a corresponding recording that you may listen to. You can find many other recordings by these artists and more on YouTube, including master classes.

Just for fun, at the bottom, we’ve added some names of notable celebrities that have played the saxophone.

Saxophone Literature


Composer/Arranger

DeVille

Title

Universal Method for Saxophone

CF.O532

universal method for sax-deville

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$32.99

Composer/Arranger

Ferling

Title

48 Famous Studies for Oboe or Alto Sax (1st/3rd)

HL.03770173

48 famous studies for oboe or sax-ferling

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$10.95

Composer/Arranger

Kynaston

Title

Daily Studies for All Saxophones

ALF.00-SB115

daily studies for all saxophone-kynaston

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$14.95

Composer/Arranger

Mule

Title

Etudes Variées (dans toutes les tonalités)

HL.AL20566

etudes variees for saxophone-mule

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$41.30

Composer/Arranger

Parisi/arr. Iasilli

Title

40 Technical & Melodious Studies Book 1

HL.03770305

40 technical melodious studies for sax by parisi

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$12.95

Composer/Arranger

Rubank

Title

Intermediate Method for Saxophone

HL.04470200

 

 

 

Advanced Method Vol 1 for Saxophone

HL.04470370

 

 

Advanced Method Vol 2 for Saxophone

HL.04470380

rubank intermediate method for saxophone

rubank advanced vol 1 method for saxophone

rubank advanced vol 2 method for saxophone

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Composer/Arranger

Teal

Title

Daily Studies for the Improvement of Sax Technique

HL.00040166

daily studies for the improvement saxophone technique

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$19.95


Saxophone Artists for Listening

 on YouTube

Arno Bornkamp


John Harle


Marcel Mule


Sigurd Rascher


Eugene Rousseau


Nobuya Sagawa