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Learn to Play the Music You Love

The best place to learn sax online, have fun and always have something fun to practice! 


Joining Online Sax Academy was one of the best experiences of my life. He helps and supports me, always gives me positive inspiration. I was amazed at how easily he can help and teach me, and his patience and knowledge are admirable. He not only teaches me to my level, but what is more important he develops my knowledge and improves it continuously.

Gyula Farkas Jr.MD.  Ass. professor of Surgery

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What's Inside?

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In the YouTube lesson library, you will get access to the resources that accompany the weekly YouTube lessons.
Premium members can download all the accompanying PDF music and worksheets, backing tracks and performance tracks.
You can search for a specific lesson or browse the lesson categories for inspriation.

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Whether you want to learn how to improvise, play by ear or improve your music theory knowledge. As a premium member, you will get complete access to all the OSA Step-by-step guided courses. Watch from any device, anytime, anywhere you want. Learn to play the way you always wanted to. New course lessons added all the time.

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As a premium member, you can access and download all the materials in The Shed! Here we have finger charts, major and minor scales, pentatonic and blues scales, arpeggios and chord worksheets that you can work through and get under your fingers! New material is added each week!

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You'll join me, and the hundreds of other members, in this supportive community, where you can get answers to any issues you have, you can share videos of what you're learning, and connect with like-minded people! Don't be stuck practicing all by yourself!

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In the OSA I found something exceptional; useful tutorials on playing and improvising along with enjoyable arrangements of actual songs. The material is not only fulfilling to play but shows how the cogs and wheels of the tutorials can be applied, in practice, to create solos and interest. 

Lionel Sacks, Trondheim/Norway

Meet Your Teacher

Paul grew up in Bournemouth, England where started to play the saxophone at age 10. When he was 18, Paul gained a place to study jazz saxophone, flute and composition at the prestigious Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music in London where he trained for 4 years from 2003-2007 and gained a first class honours Bachelor of Music degree.


Since then he has worked as a freelance musician, teacher and composer in London performing with top groups around the UK and Europe. Notable performance venues in London include Tower of London, Natural History Museum, V&A Museum, St Paul's Cathedral, Ronnie Scotts Jazz Club, The Ritz, The Savoy, The Shard, City Guildhall, Emirates and Wembley Stadium.

Paul was awarded a grant from the Arts Council England to record an album of compositions with his quintet featuring some of the best players on the UK Jazz scene. He was then signed to the Jellymould Jazz Record Label and toured the UK. Reviews of the album can be found here. The album Into View by Paul Riley Quintet is available on Apple Music, Spotify and Amazon.

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