Tag Archives: intonation

October 04

Correct Saxophone Intonation (Overcoming the Natural Intonation Spectrum)

Those of you who know me are probably bored of hearing me talk about intonation and the need for a comprehensive system because i’m always banging on about it, but I believe it’s important. I firmly believe that in order to play the saxophone in tune, you have to have a comprehensive system in place […]

August 10


Controlling the intonation of the saxophone and indeed of most instruments is a difficult affair. Each instrument has individual tendencies and general trends resulting from bore design, tone hole placement, and key opening discrepancies. Despite these difficulties it is extremely important that all saxophonists learn to control the intonation to an extreme degree.   I […]