Jazz, saxophone and improvisation go together like… well, like the ii, V and I chords. With greats like Sonny Rollins, Charlie Parker and John Coltrane to look up to it’s an inspiring – but not an easy – path to follow in your musical development.

So if you want to become a great jazz improvisor on sax, where should you start?

We’ve put together a 5-step route you can follow. You can download a handy one-page version of this guide by clicking here: