Saxophone Music with Backing Tracks

All Saxophone Song Downloads Include Bb and Eb Sheet Music with Play-along Backing Tracks

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A true saxophone classic!

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About This Saxophone Music & Backing Tracks

Music and backing tracks here are unique interpretations of the original works arranged, performed and recorded by me, Johnny Ferreira.

Below you’ll find a growing number of songs that are well-suited and sound great on saxophone!

All saxophone music downloads include sheet music for Eb and Bb saxes. Playing with backing tracks improves your musicianship and makes practicing a lot more fun!

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Easy Saxophone Music For Beginners #1

Easy 4 Song Series includes:

Greensleeves | Amazing Grace | Can’t Help Falling In Love | Over The Rainbow

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GreensleevesOld English folk song dating back to the 1500’s

Amazing Graceamazing-grace-medOne of the most recognizable English melodies

Can’t Help Falling in LoveCan't Help Falling In LoveBeautiful melody and easy to play

Over the Rainbowover-the-rainbowShould be in your repertoire

Easy Saxophone Music For Beginners #2

Easy 6 Song Series Includes:

Surfer Girl | Moon River | Sound of Silence | Pretty Woman | Bill Bailey & When the Saints

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Surfer Girlsurfer girl-117Beach Boy classic
*Tutorial available

Moon Rivermoon-river-117Henry Mancini classic
*Tutorial available

Sound Of SilenceSounds Of Silence-119One of Paul Simon’s best
*Tutorial available

Pretty Womanprettywoman-118Roy’s biggest hit

Bill Baileyragtime-116Medley with When the Saints

When The Saintsnew-orleans-119Medley with Bill Bailey

Rock, Pop, Blues & Rhythm Saxophone Music

Classics We All Know And Love

Ain’t No SunshineHuge 70′s hit

Use MeCrosses multiple genres of styles

Us and ThemVersion of the instrumental sax solo part only

Take FiveDave_Brubeck_QuartetJazz hit from 1966

SleepwalksleepwalkWritten for steel guitar but nice on sax too

ShotgunMotown Saxophone classic

Samba Pa TisambaSantana’s beautiful melody for sax

Yakety SaxbootsOne of the most famous sax tunes of all time

Watermelon ManWater Melon ManCool version from ’62 by King Curtis

Careless WhisperOne of pop’s most famous sax lines

Baker StreetYou know & love this one

I Was Made To Love Herkingcurtis-tenorStevie Wonder done King Curtis style

Harlem NocturneAn all-time sax classic

What Does It TakeJrWalkerLike Jr. Walker’s original version

Can’t Take My Eyes Off Youfrankie-valli-115Valli’s solo hit after the Four Seasons

Born To RunClassic song & sax solo

House of the Rising Sunthe-animals-115The Animals!

Swaycongas-115Dancers love it and great sax melody

Urgenturgent-117Foreigner with Jr Walker on sax

A Whiter Shade Of Palesoprano-image2-115Huge pop hit from the 60’s

Mercy, Mercy, Mercymercy_mercy_mercy_115Soulful instrumental

Soul SerenadeCurtis_King-115Soul from King Curtis

Ghost Riders In The Skyghost-riders-in-the-sky-115Yippie-aye-oh, yippie-aye-ay

Hawaii Five-Ohawaii-five-o-116Theme from the tv series

Europaeuropa-saxophone-musicSantana’s melody great on sax too

Pick Up The Piecespick-up-the-piecesOne of disco’s biggest hits

Pink Pantherpink-panther-280Saxophone favorite

Let’s Get It Onlet's get-it-on-175Soul groove / beautiful melody

Green OnionsHammond classic for sax!

The Chicken ShackA blues band favorite

The HoneydripperA Jumpin’ blues classic

Maria ElenaSuch a beautiful melody

When a Man Loves a Woman60’s soul classic

Stand By MeR&B soul classic from 1961

One Mint Julep60’s soul R&B perfect for sax

To Sir With LoveFrom the 1967 movie

What’d I SaySpecial saxophone arrangement

Rock and RollLed Zeppelin Classic

Besame Mucho Mexico’s most famous song!

Girl From Ipanema
Brazilian jazz bossa nova

ImagineBeautiful and brilliant song

Dock Of The BayOttis Redding Soul Music

U R The Sunshine Of My LifeA Stevie classic

Mister MagicSoulful and funky

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Swing and Classic American Standards

All-Time Favorites – Perfect For Saxophone!

Fly Me To The Moonfly-meInspired by Sinatra’s recording

What a Wonderful WorldWhat-A-Wonderful-World-105Gorgeous melody for a great sax instrumental

Mack The Knife

bobby-darren-105Inspired by Bobby Darren’s 1950’s recording

In The Moodglen-miller-105Inspired by Miller’s recording from 1939

Hello Dollydolly-115Inspired by the great Louis Armstrong

SummertimeSummertime…and the livin’ is easy

MistyStarts as ballad, then uptempo swing

The StripperBurlesque & striptease classic

beatles-font-1204 Song Series

Yesterdayyesterday-105-100x100Most recorded song song in history

I Feel FineI-feel-fine-105Great pop melody with sax section!

Somethingbeatles_something-1101First Harrison song that was an “A” side

A Day In The LifeSgt-Pepper-110From 1967 Sergeant Pepper’s

Early Rock & Roll Classics

4 Song Series Includes:

Rock Around the Clock | Sea Cruise | Red River Rock | Johnny B. Goode

Rock Around The Clockrock-aroundInspired by the ’54 recording by Haley

Sea Cruisesea-cruiseFull sax section in this backing track

Red River Rockred_river_rockArranged with the sax in mind

Johnny B. GoodeChuck-BerryReleased in ’58 it’s been done by everyone

Rock & Roll Singles:

The Wanderer
dion-115One of rock’s most famous sax solo

Wild Weekendwildweekend-115Early 60’s surf rock hit featuring sax

Runawayrunaway-120One of the big hits in early rock & roll

Hot Rod Speciallee-allenGreat melody with a big swingin’ rock & roll beat

Peter Gunnduaneeddy-stevedouglasThis is rock & roll sax!

Tic TocCool riffs from a great player!

Honky Tonkhonky-tonkLearn some classic blues & rock sax licks

Walk Don’t Run60’s surf rock classic for sax

Kansas CityEarly rock swingin’ R & B classic

Blueberry HillI found my thrill…

TequilaGreat early rock classic

LucilleLittle Richard classic

Love Songs

4 Song Series

And I Love Herand-I-love-her-110A Hard Day’s Night in the summer of ’64

Cryingorbison-lang-110#69 on list of “500 Greatest Songs Of All-Time”.

Unchained Melodyrighteous_brothers-110Inspired by The Righteous Brothers from ’65.

Just The Way You Arebily-joel-110Inspired by Billy Joel’s original recording

Last Date Beautiful instrumental ballad

Your Song
Beautiful love song

Killing Me Softlykilling-me-softlyExpressive and perfect for saxophone

My Girltemptations-115Beautiful Motown ballad


Christmas Saxophone Music

Download This 3 Song Series:

Jingle Bell Rock | Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree | White Christmas

Jingle Bell Rocksax-santa-105Still one of the most popular Christmas songs

Rockin’ Around the Christmas TreeRockinAroundChristmasTree-105Sax solo was played by Boots Randolph which you can learn note-for-note here

White ChristmasWhite-Christmas-105Largest selling single of all time!

Download These Christmas Singles:

Silent Nightsilent-night-117A true holiday and Christmas classic

Feliz Navidadfeliz-navidad-117Feliz navidad, prospero año y felicidad

Jingle Bells
A favorite sing-a-long

Silver Bellssilver-bells-105First recorded by Bing Crosby before the 1950 Christmas season

I’ll Be Home For Christmashome-for-christmas-123It’s a blues shuffle.

Blue Christmasblue-christmas-122I’ll Have a Blue Christmas Without You…

Sleigh Ride
Another classic favorite!

Winter Wonderland
winter-wonderland-117A swingin’ version of this winter holiday favorite!

Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
An early rock era tune that swings!

Auld Lang Syne
Happy New Year!

The Christmas Songchristmas-song-thumb-105Still the most performed Christmas song of all time

Santa Clause is Coming to Town
This is rockin’ and swingin!

Let It Snow
A swingin’ classic!

Little Drummer Boy
Another holiday fave!