How to play Dance Monkey on Saxophone

On this page, we'll be learning how to play Dance Monkey by Tones And I on Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone or Soprano Saxophone!

Australian singer Tones And I (real name Toni Watson) wrote this song about her experiences as a busker and the pressure she felt to "always be entertaining". Originally from Victoria, she spent years busking up and down Australia's East Coast, performing and writing music full time before signing with a label in 2019.

Dance Monkey, which was written in only 30 minutes, broke several records including number of weeks at number one in Australia's ARIA charts, and was the winner of the 2019 International Songwriting Competition.

Fingering

These are the keys on your saxophone you'll be using to play this song:

Saxophone fingering diagram

Watch the Tutorial

Ready? Watch our free saxophone tutorial for Dance Monkey below!

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