“Careless Whisper”
Saxophone Sheet Music and Backing Track

(Written by George Michael & Andrew Ridgeley)

Watch video for Johnny Ferreira’s version:

Saxophone Setup Used:

  • Trevor James “Raw” Alto Saxophone with a Cluade Lakey 7* metal mouthpiece with a Vandoren Java #3 cane reed
  • Selmer “Mark VI” Tenor Saxophone with a Guardala MBI metal gold plated mouthpiece and a Vandoren Java #3 cane reed

Careless Whisper Saxophone Music

The Careless Whisper sax line is instantly recognizable and plays a big part of the song’s arrangement. Hard to imagine that song without the alto sax line which gave it a huge hook and helped take the song to another level.

The song came out in 1984 and was George Michael’s first solo single coming out of WHAM! In the video the song’s hook line is played by Johnny on alto sax while the rest of the song’s melodies are played on the tenor saxophone. There is also an added alto sax solo. So can you play Careless Whisper on tenor sax only? Yes of course. The charts are written in full for each saxophone.

The downloadable sheet music is a complete arrangement of the song to be played on either saxophone which includes all parts and solo. This Downloadable Careless Whisper mp3 is the same one used in this Johnny Ferreira video version above and also comes with the saxophone sheet music in B flat and E flat so is playable on all the popular saxophone types.

Song key

This version is same key as the original George Michael recording which is D minor. This puts the Bb sax chart in E minor and the Eb sax chart inB minor. That means the Careless Whisper for alto sax sheet music is in the key of B minor.

The Careless Whisper Saxophone Music Download Includes

  • same backing tracks as in the music video above (without sax
  • music sheets for full arrangement on Eb and Bb saxes
  • high quality MP3 files (192 kbps)
  • charts print as full size music charts

Download This Song

To download the Careless Whisper saxophone music and mp3 audio backing track click the button below. After payment you will receive an email containing your special link to the download page along with other details about your purchase.

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thanks, now download the song and have fun!
rock on,
Johnny Ferreira