Em·bou·chure (ämbo͞oˈSHo͝or)
Noun – the way in which a player applies the mouth to the mouthpiece of a brass or wind instrument.

In this video you will learn the proper way to position your embouchure when playing the saxophone.

Key points:

  1. Top teeth should always have firm contact with the top of the mouthpiece
  2. Lower teeth should never touch the reed
  3. Bottom lip should be gently tucked over lower teeth
  4. Never puff out cheeks while blowing into saxophone
  5. Air should not escape the sides of lips, all air should be going into saxophone
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