Inside the saxophone and the clarinet
At Syos, we believe that music education and community engagement are essential components of a healthy and vibrant society. That's why we're committed to supporting programs that provide access to music education for all, regardless of background or socioeconomic status.
In this article, we'll provide some tips and strategies for beginning to improvise in music, including the basics of improvisation, understanding scales and chords, approaches to improvisation, and tips for practicing and improving your improvisation skills.
For this 6th episode, I interviewed Seun Kuti, a mythic Afrobeat saxophonist and leader of the band Egypt 80! Together, we talked about his childhood, how he began saxophone and his first step in the group Egypt 80. But we also talk about his strong conviction and how he manages to use his music in politics.
On this 5th episode, I interviewed two great musicians: Daro Behroozi and Rogerst Charles from the famous brass band Lucky Chops! Together we talked about how to run a music band, to grow its fame, to auto-produce an album, to tour and a lot of other things about music career.
On this 4th episode, I was really glad to interview the great Neal Sugarman, tenor sax player with the Dap-Kings (Sharon Jones, Amy Winehouse) and co-founder of the label Daptone Records (Lee Fields, Antibalas, Charles Bradley...). Together we dived into the world of music labels.