Web Resources for Alto Saxophone
This website contains a metronome that is extremely useful for all instrumental students as an aid to practicing and developing consistent tempo.
Alto Saxophone Student Web Resources - Education
Here are two websites that give short histories and descriptions of the alto saxophone:
Here is a good series of videos demonstrating the basics of getting, holding and playing an alto saxophone:
Alto Saxophone Student Web Resources - Performances
Make sure you have your parents' permission to look at these YouTube links!
The only surviving footage of Charlie Parker - the greatest alto sax player in history - performing:Cannonball Adderley - the second greatest:The great French alto saxophonist Marcel Mule playing the first movement of Jaque Ibert's Concertino da Camera:Thanks to Joseph Lee, SHS 2010, for helping find these web resources.