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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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Le Sax Technical Fun Stuff...

I recently have become obsessed with impro and going off the melody path/wailing. I can play what I hear and think is semi ri…

8 years ago
by CountSpatula (602 posts)

Jazz Colleges

Hey guys. A jazz website has a list of colleges recommended if you are looking into jazz. Some I've never heard of before, bu…

8 years ago
by barisax999 (400 posts)

soprano sax brand

HEY! I am a bass clarinet player for Govenors school for the arts .and I am going to be playing soprano sax for our jazz ban…

8 years ago
by jazzina (18 posts)

Dukoff MPC

I have been given a dilemna, i have a recommendation for a Dukoff (D7) from my band director, he says its a good sound and wo…

8 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

practicing times

hey, this is gonna be specific, so bare with me. ok, my main instrument is my bari, i've played it for three years and other…

8 years ago
by thelittlemarchingone (50 posts)

SELMER SERIAL #'S

DOES ANYONE KNOW WHERE I CAN LOOK UP SELMER SERIAL #'S FOR THE usa HORNS? dOES A SELMER ts100 SAY ts100 ON THE SAXOPHONE? THA…

8 years ago
by Kindly Regards (1 post)

Tenor Sax Feature

Thanks for your help on finding a good bari sax feature. Now, how about tenor sax? Are there any good tenor sax features out…

8 years ago
by Tsaxkid (29 posts)

SHOWSTYLE or CORESTYLE who reins over the competition?!

Which do you prefer? Which would you rather watch? Which would you rather march in? What is your opinion on either of them? U…

8 years ago
by thelittlemarchingone (50 posts)

college...and all that jazz

hey... are any of you planning on studying sax in college? legit or jazz, where do you want to go, and why???

8 years ago
by saxybandgeek_88 (10 posts)

Spring Pieces

alright, christmas concerts behind us, and a spring concert, for some of us an adjudication and other events ahead, what piec…

8 years ago
by KingNecron (76 posts)

is this common?

I've just noticed that whenever i play, G A B C are in tune. However once i play D it gets Very sharp. Followed by E which is…

9 years ago
by p-apple (49 posts)

ANY 18 YEAR OLDS WANNA TALK??

seeming as we dont fit in to the others.. we can hangout here... let start with talking about band yumm band.

9 years ago
by Stiles B (101 posts)

The Infamous Band Trip!

Soooo . . . anyone going anywhere cool this year? My marching band is going to New York in April. That ought to be cool, beca…

9 years ago
by moonpioneer (17 posts)

Christmas Concerts Jazz and Conert Band Pieces... what are you playing?

Christmas is approaching for Halloween just ended. What are some of the selections you are playing? Also what are some jazz p…

9 years ago
by moonpioneer (17 posts)

Honor Bands

I wanted to see if anyone has been in any honor bands. Hopefully I've met some of you before. (At Frostburg Un. and Sheperd U…

9 years ago
by moonpioneer (17 posts)

Buzz?

Hey. I having problem with my sound. When i play alone you i can hear the buzzing of the saliva (or something) in my instrume…

9 years ago
by moonpioneer (17 posts)

do i need a teacher?

Hi, i'm kay and i've been playing trumpet for about 3 years. i've always loved the saxophone, and my parents found an inexpen…

9 years ago
by moonpioneer (17 posts)

old saxes-need appraisal

I have 7 saxophones that i aquired for free....i was wondering if anyone could tell me what they are worth? the models are as…

9 years ago
by sebastian sax (8 posts)

Lost wax resin Alto mpc

The guy said it makes for a good lead alto mouthpiece, and I want to buy one but theres two sizes I believe are 5 and 6...any…

9 years ago
by CountSpatula (602 posts)

Tenor Sax Popular Muisc

Hi, I am a band director of a small high school and I do not know much about sax music. I was wondering if anyone had any sug…

9 years ago
by emeiers (5 posts)

KENDOR jazz songs

do any of your jazz bands play kendor music songs? we're playing and have played 1.old school-jeff jarvis solo for me on bar…

9 years ago
by mattMrozinski (35 posts)

Standing or Sitting for solos

I have a normal Stage band setup, saxes sitting at the front and trumpets and troms standing at tthe back. I find it uncomfor…

9 years ago
by Dr.Palacios (3 posts)

college audition pieces

i just need suggestions. both classical and jazz.i dont take lessons and have had some stuff given to me by my director but i…

9 years ago
by Dr.Palacios (3 posts)

solo or Jazz

I posted this in Jazz and they said that i I shood put it in this one so I am. I have 2 things that i really want to do. Ther…

9 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Lionel Hapmpton Jazz Festival!!!

Anyone going to the Lionel hampton jazz festival? I am going and I can't wait, cause I have never been there before and there…

9 years ago
by MavisDavis (21 posts)
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