In 2010, Gary Jones posted these personal memories written below on the “Sax on the Web” saxophone forum. Gary shared these recollections from his first three lessons with George, a graduate student who personally studied with Joe Allard in the 1970’s. He happily gave me permission to post his memories here also. This is what […]
The Best Saxophone Embouchure: Where’s that Bottom Lip?
I just completed a new saxophone video lesson entitled “The Best Embouchure for Tone, Intonation and Endurance Lesson” in which I teach my approach to the saxophone playing embouchure and playing the saxophone. While working on the sax lesson, I thought it would be a cool idea to search the internet for good photos of […]
Joe Allard Lesson Videos
Joe Allard (December 31, 1910 – May 3, 1991), a native of Lowell, MA,was a famous saxophone and clarinet professor at Juilliard, The New England Conservatory and The Manhattan School of Music. Some of his most famous students were: Michael Brecker, Eddie Daniels, Bob Berg, Dave Liebman, Paul Winter, Steve Grossman, Kenneth Radnofsky, Bill Pierce […]