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Jamie Anderson has been playing professionally for over 25 years, and is the founder of the online saxophone website,

He has performed at venues like The Blue Note Tokyo, Glastonbury Festival and Munich’s Olympic Stadium with artists such as The Four Tops, Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons, The Temptations, Joan Armatrading,Chaka Khan, the X-Factor TV Big Band and Incognito.

We talked about:

  • Jamie’s advice on “nailing” a passage
  • Jamie’s advice for overriding the crippling feeling of performance anxiety
  • How Jamie visualizes working on fast passages
  • Dealing with expectations and criticisms
  • Why you need a vision for your sound
  • and so much more!


Jamie’s Links:

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Video for this episode:



Rick Beato Ear Training course:

“From The Inside Out: An In-Depth Resource For The Development Of Saxophone Sound” by Dr Mark Watkins


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