Top 20 Saxophone tunes for those that love the Sax

Here is a Guide to great saxophone music for all sax lovers.

Top 20 Saxophone tunes by Mark Archer and Craig Crofton .


All these pieces are taught at Blowout Sax.

Mark Archer’s top 20 Saxophone tunes taken from the teaching book Blowout Sax:A Revolutionary Approach.
  • Children’s World, Maceo Parker
  • Take 10, Paul Desmond
  • Alligator Boogaloo, Lou Donaldson
  • Bloodcount, Stan Getz
  • I Told Jesus, Stanley Turrentine
  • Pink Panther (original version), Plas Johnson
  • Soul Serenade, King Curtis
  • Can’t Make You Love Me, Candy Dulfer
  • 1974 Blues, Eddie Harris
  • Spanish Steps, Van Morrison
  • Angel Eyes, Hank Crawford
  • Baker Street, Raf Ravenscroft
  • A Whiter Shade of Pale (Live at Fillmore), King Curtis
  • Shotgun, Junior Walker
  • Brother Wind March, Jan Garbarek
  • I’m a Fool to Want You, Dexter Gordon
  • He of Zion, Tommy McCook
  • Jezebel, Stuart Matthewman and Sadé
  • I Ain’t Got No Eye for Back, Houston Person
  • Douala Serenade, Manu Dibango

And US top jazzman Craig Crofton’s top 20 Saxophone tracks

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  • Cosmic Rays, Charlie Parker
  • Parkers Mood, Charlie Parker
  • Giant Steps, John Coltrane
  • My Favorite Things, John Coltrane
  • Work Song, Cannonball Adderley
  • Jive Samba, Cannonball Adderley
  • Shake Everything You Got, Maceo Parker
  • Jacks Back, Maceo Parker
  • You’d Be So Nice to Come Home To, Art Pepper
  • Full House, Johnny Griffin/Wes Montgomery
  • Ruby My Dear, Charlie Rouse/Thelonius Monk
  • Rhythm-a-Ning, Charlie Rouse/Thelonius Monk
  • Freedom Jazz Dance, Wayne Shorter & Miles Davis
  • Footprints, Wayne Shorter & Miles Davis
  • E.S.P., Wayne Shorter & Miles Davis
  • Olé, Eric Dolphy/John Coltrane
  • Shadow of Your Smile, Dexter Gordon
  • St Thomas, Sonny Rollins
  • Alfie, Sonny Rollins
  • Storm, Stanley Turrentine

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