How to play Perfect on Saxophone

On this page, we'll be learning how to play Perfect by Ed Sheeran on Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone or Soprano Saxophone!

This Ed Sheeran song appeared on his third studio album, ÷ (Divide), released in 2017. It reached Number 1 in the US and UK, and two alternate versions were released as duets with Beyoncé and with Andrea Bocelli. Sheeran wrote the lyrics for Perfect about his partner Cherry Seaborn, whom he went on to marry in 2019. The string orchestration for the track was created by his brother Matthew Sheeran, fulfilling their grandmother's final wish for the two brothers to work together. The music video was filmed at the Austrian ski resort Hintertux and stars Zoey Deutch.


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

Saxophone fingering diagram

Watch the Tutorial

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