Saxophone - The Art & Science of Playing & Performing
John Harle: The Saxophone is the most in-depth approach to playing the saxophone ever published. In this two-volume boxed set, master saxophonist John Harle reveals his groundbreaking techniques for fluent and natural playing---transforming the musical and learning experience of both students and professionals.
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 visualizations and color-coded musical examples throughout
Offering expert advice on all aspects of performance: dealing with fear, nerves, and adrenaline, developing a strong psychological approach, and setting goal posts for success including practice wheels that help develop a structured and relaxed practice routine.