Harle, John : John Harle: The Saxophone


***2018 Music Teacher Awards Finalist for Best Music Education Product***

This is the most in-depth approach to playing the saxophone ever published. In this two-volume boxed set, master saxophonist John Harle reveals his ground-breaking techniques for fluent and natural playing – transforming the musical and learning experience of students and professionals alike. 
Practical, clear and universally relevant, The Saxophone discloses John Harle’s secrets to playing with individuality, fluent technique and a powerful musical presence by:

– introducing revolutionary new concepts such as the Reed Fan, the Power Lines and the Cathedral of Resonance

– exploring every aspect of playing and performing, from breathing, resonant tone production and fluent articulation through to techniques for building ease and flow in performance

– featuring unique anatomical diagrams, stunning visualisations and colour-coded musical examples throughout

– offering expert advice on all aspects of performance: dealing with fear, nerves and adrenalin, developing a strong psychological approach and setting goalposts for success

– including practice wheels that help develop a structured and relaxed practice routine.

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Faber Music



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Harle, John

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Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone