The word “embouchure” refers to the position of the mouth around the mouthpiece of the saxophone. The minute details of how your embouchure is formed and manipulated while you play is a vital part of getting a mature sound on the sax. In this video lesson I talk in depth about different aspects of a mature embouchure. I teach about the signs of an embouchure that is not developed and show you some ways to improve it. I go into detail on the different things you can change and work on that will improve your sound and playing.
The things discussed in this lesson are: bottom lip position, placement on the mouthpiece, teeth pressure, jaw movement, maximum reed response, breathing , tongue position as well as some other aspects of playing. I made this a video lesson so you can see first hand as I describe and show you the things I’m teaching about.