Santa Tell Me

How to play Santa Tell Me on saxophone

Co-written with her frequent collaborators Ilya Salmanzadeh and Savan Kotecha, Santa Tell Me is a 2014 Christmas song by Ariana Grande. Grande had previously released four Christmas songs on her 2013 EP Christmas Kisses, including a cover of Wham's… Read more

Deck the Halls

How to play Deck the Halls on saxophone

The version of Deck the Halls that we sing today dates back to 1862, when Thomas Oliphant wrote English lyrics to a Welsh melody that was already hundreds of years old. The original Welsh song ("Nos Galan") was actually about New Years Eve, not… Read more

Jingle Bell Rock

How to play Jingle Bell Rock on saxophone

Jingle Bell Rock was first recorded by Bobby Helms in 1957 and has since been covered by everyone from Hall & Oates to the cast of Glee, as well as making a memorable appearance in the movie Mean Girls (2004). According to Helms, he didn't think… Read more

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

How to play Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer on saxophone

Before Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer was a song, it was a story written by Robert May in 1939. He later suggested to his brother-in-law, songwriter Johnny Marks, that he adapt the story into a song. Since Gene Autry's hit version in 1949, Rudolph… Read more

Jingle Bells

How to play Jingle Bells on saxophone

Originally published in 1857 under the title "One Horse Open Sleigh", Jingle Bells is now more than 150 years old but remains one of the most popular songs in the English language. Its long history ranges from an 1889 wax cylinder recording (which… Read more

Let It Snow

How to play Let It Snow on saxophone

Composed by legendary songwriters Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne, this wintry classic was actually written during a California heatwave in 1945. It wasn't originally intended to be a Christmas song – Christmas isn't even mentioned in the lyrics… Read more