Chris Potter offers lessons through the ArtistShare web site. If you can't afford to fly to NYC to study with Potter in person it's a nice alternative. Saxophonist/educator Adam Roberts has transcribed Potter's solo on Confirmation from the ArtistShare lessons. The solo is nine choruses long and must have been a bitch to transcribe. Adam also gives a short chorus by chorus analysis of the solo.
Chris Potter, Steve Wilson, Terrell Stafford, Coming Together (Inarhyme). This was to have been the recording debut in 2005 of the young tenor saxophonist Brendan Romaneck. That year he died at 24 in a traffic accident. In his memor... Read Post
Chris Potter is one of the most visible saxophonists on the scene in recent years. There are reasons for that. Not only does he have incredible chops, inner drive, intensity and the impulse to always be creative--as if that's not en... Read Post