Love the blues? Wish you could play blues solos on your sax? This short summary guide is going to quickly get you up to speed, starting from the very basics. With just 6 steps and a few weeks practice you’ll be able to jam along with blues songs, creating your own expressive saxophone solos.

As part of our ongoing series on improvisation ear training we recently published a detailed two-part guide to improvising on saxophone. Now we’ve taken the section which covers blues improvisation and distilled it down into the 6 essential steps you can take to get improvising blues in no time.

What you’ll need:

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