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High School Saxophone

For students and band directors alike....topics such as jazz band, solo and ensemble contests, college prep, and everything else high school related

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Conn?

Hey! I've been playing for 2 and a half years, am of reasonable standard, and own a new Temby Vintage alto. Lately I've been…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

metal mouthpieces

I've been trying metal mouthpieces and I like them a lot but I don't know how to get use to the feel. I also can't get a very…

10 years ago
by TrentG (15 posts)

Classical Solo Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece

Hi, I've been playing CLassical solos on a Brillhart Ebolin 3* for three years. I feel that I now need a larger opening for…

10 years ago
by johnsonfromwisconsin (767 posts)

matte finish

does the matte finish change a saxophone's tone at all?

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Scales

I am really having trouble trying to play my last 4 major scales I only know my first 8. Is this good or bad? What should…

10 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Need replacement music parts

Anyone know of a good place (online) to order just a single part for an arrangement? I don't know what it is with us bari sax…

10 years ago
by karebear1012 (395 posts)

Seminotes

What r seminotes?

10 years ago
by JAYSAX23 (12 posts)

Sax quartet

I'm a freshman in high school, and I was thinking of starting a sax quartet. I have some friends that are pretty good players…

10 years ago
by karebear1012 (395 posts)

Mouthpieces

I've been searching for a new mouthpiece lately, and at districts there was this guy who had a clear one. Is that just a pers…

10 years ago
by jusjop (5 posts)

Some advice pls!!

Hey! I'm currently Alto 2 in our Big Band at school, second to a player who I'm at least equal to. I play a Temby Vintage Alt…

10 years ago
by jusjop (5 posts)
10 years ago
by barimachine (323 posts)

Funk Improvisation...im runnin out of ideas

So my Jazz Band is playing a song called Squeeze This Mr. Whipple. Its a sweet song, and i have a very very long solo in it;…

10 years ago
by Firk (31 posts)

Improvise

Next year i'm going to be lead sax in the high school jazz band, and i'm really nervous because i'm a freshman, and a girl in…

10 years ago
by Tenor_Guru (25 posts)

school band

lately the high school sax forum has been really dragging. The most exciting thing we've been talking about is sax mutes. So,…

10 years ago
by Tenor_Guru (25 posts)

marching bobos

i was just wandering what the worst thing that happened to your sax when marching like falling and such. my worst thing (so f…

10 years ago
by rednecksax (24 posts)

Classical Solo Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece

Hi, I've been playing CLassical solos on a Brillhart Ebolin 3* for three years. I feel that I now need a larger opening for…

10 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Selmer S-80 Mouthpiece

Looking to pick up a new mouthpiece for my alto. The plastic one that came with it is starting to lose it's touch. So I was l…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Mark 7?

So, as you probably already know, i'm looking for a new pro horn to last me for a really long time. Since the really good Kei…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

best mpc, lig, reed setup for jazz abnd/ marching band/ concert band bari?

whats the best setup for each of these for bari, and what are some setups that works for all three of these? thanks

10 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Yanagisawa or Mark VI

Hi, I am a high school looking to purchase a new tenor saxophone. I am currently debating with myself on if i should by the Y…

10 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Need serious intonation help

I'm playing alto/soprano in a musical, uh, tomorrow...But I have awful intonation on the alto. Suprisingly, I'm closer to bei…

10 years ago
by saxman0317 (53 posts)

Leadership woes

Hi! I am currently a sophomore in high school and have been told that I will most likely take over as section leader this nex…

10 years ago
by mooing_sheep (20 posts)

help looking for neutral mouthpiece

hey I'm about to enter high school this fall, and i need a mouthpiece that can switch from marching to jazz to concert. would…

10 years ago
by tembysaxguy (5 posts)

Keilwerth Ex-90 Series III or II

How are the Keilwerth Ex-90 Series III or II?($1800) Im thinking of getting either one. My other choice is the new Yamaha 82Z…

11 years ago
by vipergt089 (3 posts)

chantilly jazz festival

who is doing the chantilly jazz festival our schools not, well not that i know of yet but whose done it before and what ever…

11 years ago
by barimachine (323 posts)
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