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Instruments > Saxophone > Jazz Saxophone with Eric Marienthal

Jazz Saxophone
with Eric Marienthal

Eric Marienthal has shared a wealth of musical knowledge in hundreds of jazz saxophone lessons online. Students in the jazz sax course have unlimited access to these video lessons, as well as saxophone jazz charts, backing tracks and study materials.

 Scale & mode lessons  Ear Training & improvisation

 Jazz sax warm ups  Lots of backing tracks & charts

Eric Marienthal

What You'll Learn

What ultimately sets these jazz saxophone lessons online apart from other offerings is the ability to submit a video for review using the ArtistWorks Video Exchange Learning® platform. Eric reviews each submission and records a video response, offering specific guidance to take your saxophone playing to the next level. All students can access the Video Exchange library and watch each other’s interactions with Eric. This library is constantly expanding and may contain the key to unlock your playing.

Top Quality Saxophone Lessons

  • 100s of saxophone lessons at your own pace
  • All levels and styles of playing welcome
  • Slow Motion & Looping on videos

About Eric Marienthal

Eric Marienthal is a Grammy® award winning jazz saxophone musician. He studied at the Berklee College of Music in Boston where he eventually was awarded the Berklee Distinguished Alumnus Award for outstanding achievements in contemporary music. He later became an integral member of the Chick Corea Elektric Band, where he recorded 6 albums and received 2 of his 5 Grammy nominations. He has since performed in over 80 different countries and has recorded 13 solo albums. Some of the many artists Eric has performed with include Elton John, Barbara Streisand, Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder. The online lessons here at ArtistWorks feature both alto and tenor saxophone.

Jazz Sax Lessons

 Basic Saxophone

  • Introduction to Basic Saxophone
  • Submit a Placement Video
  • Hand Position Basics
  • Choosing a Saxophone - Care & Maintenance
  • Choosing a Mouthpiece
  • Reeds, Reeds & More Reeds
  • Neck Straps & Position
  • Basic Embouchure
  • Tongue Position
  • Head Angle
  • Basic Fingerings
  • Music Reading Basics
  • Play Along & Learn a Song: Happy Birthday
  • Play Along & Learn a Song: Auld Lang Syne
  • Play Along & Learn a Song: Amazing Grace
  • Play Along & Learn a Song: When the Saints Go Marching In
  • Play Along & Learn a Song: Star Spangled Banner
  • How to Practice
  • Introduction to Chords: Major Triads & 7th Chords
  • Introduction to Chords: Minor Triads & 7th Chords
  • Introduction to Chords: Dominant 7th Chords
  • Introduction to Chords: Diminished Triads & 7th Chords
  • Introduction to Chords: Augmented Triads & 7th Chords
  • Introduction to Improvisation
  • “Deck the Halls”
  • “Jingle Bells”
  • “The Christmas Song”
  • “Battle Hymn of the Republic”
  • “Danny Boy”
  • “There is No Greater Love”
  • “All the Things You Are”
  • Basic Ear Training: Hearing Notes
  • Basic Ear Training: Hearing Intervals
  • Basic Ear Training: Hearing Chord Types
  • Improvisation: Basic Blues (Alto Saxophone)
  • Improvisation: Basic Blues (Tenor Saxophone)
  • Basic Improvisation: Using Pentatonics & Minor
  • Posture: Standing & Sitting Correctly
  • Other Student Submitted Tunes

+ Intermediate Saxophone

+ Advanced Saxophone

+ Exercise of the Week Archive

+ Lick of the Week Archive

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What's In This Plan

  • Unlimited Access to Lessons
  • Unlimited Access to Video Exchange Library
  • 1 Video Submission to Teacher
  • Music Theory Workshop
  • Acoustic Guitar 101