Andy Hampton’s Saxophone Basics - ORDER

This method includes clear technical drawings, fun illustrations, new activities, pull-out fingering chart and of course all of the great tunes featured in the original Saxophone Basics. Starting at absolute beginner level and progressing to about Grade 2, it contains:

  • a wide range of repertoire, including original pieces and well-loved favourites from every genre
  • warm ups and fun original exercises
  • invaluable fact files, quizzes and technical advice covering notation, general musicianship and care of the instrument
  • helpful fingering diagrams and rhythm boxes
  • duets throughout ideal for group teaching
  • pull-out fingering chart to pin on your wall
  • CD containing piano and saxophone accompaniments to play along with.


Progressive Beginner Saxophone - ORDER

Progressive Rock Saxophone Method - ORDER

Music Theory is also taught alongside the saxophone method.

Graded Examinations:

Trinity College of Music Initial Grade

Trinity College of Music Grade 1

Trinity College of Music Grade 2

Trinity College of Music Grade 3

Trinity College of Music Grade 4

Trinity College of Music Grade 5 +

Mosaics: Saxophone Book 1

Mosaics: Saxophone Book 2

Musicial Moments Book 1

Musical Moments Book 2

Musical Moments Book 3

Musical Moments Book 4

Musical Moments Book 5

TCL Scales & Arpeggios
Sound At Sight Book 1

Sound At Sight Book 2

Supplementary Song/Tune Books:A range of song/tune books will be used to build on the students’ repertoire, performing skills and knowledge of musical genres/styles.

PERFORMANCE AWARDS - offered via London College of Music as an alternative to full grades. Candidates are marked on performance of pieces only. These can be submitted as a video recording.