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September 16, 2021 11 min

How To Play Cissy Strut By The Meters On The Saxophone

Cissy Strut by The Meters is perhaps one of the funkiest songs in the world in space…..and this makes it ideal for learning how to play the saxophone.

Learning how to play Cissy Strut on the saxophone not difficult from a note perspective, but the challenge can be keeping it in time with the band.   However, here at we break it down into smaller more manageable funky licks and get our groove on !!

So, if you are a fan of The Funk – and particularly wanting to learn how to play some great songs on your saxophone – then Cissy Strut is a VERY good song to have under your fingers.

Cissy Strut by The Meters.
Cissy Strut The Meters Saxophone.
Cissy Strut Alto Sax.
Cissy Strut Saxophone.
Cissy Strut Saxophone Lesson.
How To Play Cissy Strut On The Alto Saxophone.
The Meters Cissy Strut.
The Meters Saxophone Lessons.

Online Saxophone Lessons.
Beginner Saxophone Lessons.
How To Play The Saxophone.
How to Play the Sax.


At we are all about quick wins, tips, hints and suggestions, as well as helping you take your saxophone playing to the next level.

And we have some fun along the way.

Even if you have never played the saxophone before, we can get you started with learning how to play the saxophone and have you rocking and rolling in no time.

The Cheat Sheets inside the Members Area (and the Members Forums) at make learning how to play the saxophone easier too.

This is an edited and abbreviated saxophone lesson.  The full video saxophone lesson for this song inside the Members Area at runs for just under 19 minutes.

Please don’t forget to Have Fun, Play Saxophone, Be Awesome and Repeat 🙂



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  • all neatly organised in the one convenient location,
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