Saxophone For Dummies

by Denis Gäbel, Michael Villmow

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  • 1118089731
  • 9781118084878
  • 9781118089736
  • 9781118089743
The fast and easy way to play this popular woodwind instrument

Saxophone For Dummies offers the ideal introduction to this popular and versatile instrument, whether you lack any musical experience or are picking up the sax again after a hiatus. Covering both the alto and tenor sax, this friendly guide explains how to get a good sound, how to read music, and how to play songs in a variety of styles, including classical, pop, and jazz, all accompanied by the audio samples on the enclosed CD. With tips on how to buy or rent the best saxophone, and information on how to care for the instrument, Saxophone For Dummies is a comprehensive guide to playing this popular woodwind alone or in a group setting.

  • Includes tips on buying or renting a new or used saxophone
  • Audio samples of classical, pop, and jazz music are available on the bonus CD
  • Advice on cleaning and maintaining a saxophone

If you're picking up a saxophone for the first time or are looking to brush up on your skills, Saxophone For Dummies gives you everything you need to appreciate, understand, and excel at playing this popular instrument.


  • Wiley; October 2011
  • ISBN: 9781118089736
  • Edition: 1
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure ePub format
  • Title: Saxophone For Dummies
  • Author: Denis Gäbel; Michael Villmow
  • Imprint: For Dummies
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 1118089731
  • 9781118084878
  • 9781118089736
  • 9781118089743

About The Author

Denis Gabel is an award-winning saxophonist, composer, and arranger.

Michael Villmow teaches at the Rhein Music School in Cologne, Germany, and is also a seasoned performer, bandleader, and composer.

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 1118089731
  • 9781118084878
  • 9781118089736
  • 9781118089743