Patrick Jones Teaching

American Artist & Professor of Saxophone

Patrick Jones, D.M.A. is currently Instructor of Saxophone at the University of Idaho.  Other faculty appointments include Chair and Assistant Professor of Music at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, University of Iowa, International Allegheny Summer Music Festival and the International Youth Music Festival.

Patrick Jones is available for clinics and master classes in saxophone performance, woodwind performance and small ensemble performance. He will also provide guidance in performing classical, contemporary and jazz performance. Email for more information.


Published Articles by Patrick Jones

The Instrumentalist Magazine, A Classic Sax Sound, January 2015, Volume 69, Number 6, Improving Your Jazz Band Saxophone Section, Woodwinds/Saxophone Department, Reprinted in excerpts at

Saxophone Tools: Suggested Saxophone Literature

This is a list of suggested repertoire for collegiate saxophone study. It is not necessary that the student performs the specified composer, but has a familiarity with each stylistic era.
College Freshman Suggested Literature
College Sophomore Suggested Literature
College Junior Suggested Literature
College Senior Suggested Literature
Graduate Studies Suggested Literature
Saxophone Ensemble Works

Guiding the Young Saxophonist in Concert Band

Improving Your Jazz Band Saxophone Section Sound