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Gifts for the Saxophonist
With this list of methods, solos, and accessories, you won’t be stumped for what to get a beginning or advanced saxophonist.
- Selected Studies for saxophone by H Voxman, Advanced etudes, scales and arpeggios in all major and minor keys, Rubank/Hal Leonard Pub
- 48 Famous Studies for Oboe or Saxophone by W. Ferling. Known in sax circles as the “Ferling Etudes”
- 50 Etudes Faciles & Progressives pour saxophone by Guy Lacour (Book I and Book II)
- Melodious and Progressive Studies, Book I by David Hite
- 32 Etudes pour hautbois ou saxophone by Ernest Loyon – very advanced!
- Paul de Ville Universal Method for the Saxophone
- Rubank Methods: Elementary, Intermediate, Advanced Vol I and Vol II
- Beginning Studies in the Altissimo Register by Rosemary Lang
- Jazz Standards by Essential Elements Jazz Play Along, Hal Leonard Pub
- Basic Jazz Conception for Saxophone by Lennie Niehaus, Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced, Try Publishing Company
Solos and Duets
- Selected Duets for Saxophone in two volumes by H Voxman, Rubank Pub. Vol I Easy-Medium, Vol II Advanced
- Concert & Contest Collection for Bb tenor saxophone edited by H Voxman, Rubank Pub. (Two parts: Tenor and Piano)
- Concert & Contest Collection for Eb alto saxophone edited by H Voxman, Rubank Pub. (Two parts: Alto and Piano)
- Jazz Duets: Standards, for Tenor Sax or Alto Sax, Hal Leonard Pub (They also have a Jazz Classics collection)
- Dynamic Dances by Allen Vizzutti, De Haske Publications
- Solos for Alto Saxophone, 41 recital pieces with piano accompaniment edited by Lee Patrick, Carl Fischer.
- Solos for the Alto Saxophone Player with piano accompaniment edited by Larry Teal, G Schirmer Inc.
- Fifteen two-part Inventions by JS Bach adapted for Saxophone Duet by Larry Teal Recommended Highly, challenging and rewarding!
- Instrument stand such as Hercules, Belmont, SaxRax, and others
- Music stand such as Manhasset, Hamilton or Petersen. Some models fold up and are quite portable.
- Music stand light, battery-operated
- Booklet of manuscript paper
- Silk cleaning swab, reed guard, cork grease
- Eyeglass repair kit – tiny screwdriver for adjusting those tiny screws on the sax!
- Metronome and tuner – you can find these as two-in-one devices or separate devices or also as a smartphone app.