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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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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)

NEW SOLO & ENSEMBLE PIECES

Okay, solo and ensemble is approaching and I in need of music choice/selections in the A catergory. What I want is a fun tune…

9 years ago
by MavisDavis (21 posts)

Sax section vs. rest of the band

^__^; A few years ago, the band I'm in had 3 clarinets, 4 flutes... And about 12 alto saxophones! Haha.... But now we've me…

9 years ago
by saxman0317 (53 posts)

Pretty much as happy as i can ever be..

lol well this is kind of a lil brag session for me.. but i also want to take the chance to ask you guys what spring pieces ar…

9 years ago
by saxs_make_it_happen (42 posts)

Know where to get it?

Does anyone know where to get Mindi Abiars, Make a Wish in music, i really want to play it. or does anyone have a transcripti…

9 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Warm-up Routine

I would like some ideas on a 10-15 minute warm-up rountine for sax. Please be specific.

9 years ago
by tenor562 (297 posts)

Any sax players in Louisiana??

I was just curious to see if anyone here is in Louisiana and goes to honor band or anything. I'm from LaSalle, just wonderin.…

9 years ago
by saxs_make_it_happen (42 posts)

Aquiring concerto parts?

I want to play concertino de camera for a concert, but I kinda need the orchestra parts. does anybody know where to find them…

9 years ago
by Sunyveil (11 posts)

Marching Band Shows

I want to know what your marching band's show is about this year. Tell me about your drill, special moves, visuals, songs, et…

9 years ago
by saxgrobie (86 posts)

Advice on student leadership within the band

Hey all, I could really use some advice. My schools band is, well, slowly dying. People don't practice and don't care. We h…

9 years ago
by Sax_Shark (134 posts)

To Solo or Not to Solo, That is the question.

I can improvise at home when I'm by myself but when I'm at school, I can't improvise worth crap. At school when I improvise i…

9 years ago
by saxs_make_it_happen (42 posts)

Good Talent Show Solos

I need some ideas of a good jazz (preferably) or rock solo for tenor sax to play for a high school talent show. Something tha…

9 years ago
by straightj23 (103 posts)

Weird marching dialogue

okay, we all know marching is crazy and weird stuff goes on there. what's your favorite term(WMD) i like "Park 'n Blow"

9 years ago
by straightj23 (103 posts)

Does anyone have this recording?

So I just got my music that we'll be playing in our district band...and i've been looking online for recordings of each song.…

9 years ago
by karebear1012 (395 posts)

Music Schools in the South

I am a junior in high school and I am trying to find a college that has almost everything I want. I would love to become a mu…

9 years ago
by saxs_make_it_happen (42 posts)

Good luck Louisiana All-State 2nd round members

Round 2 of All state is today in LA and I wanna wish everyone good luck and eased nerves, lol, cause I know mine are going cr…

9 years ago
by saxs_make_it_happen (42 posts)

Need Advice Quick!!!

I need to know your thoughts on a new saxophone that's good for a junior-senior in high school going on to college. This new…

9 years ago
by mattMrozinski (35 posts)

Questions on Jazz Scales for Alto Saxes

Will somebody please tell me the Bb concert jazz scale? II play alto saxophone so I know its teh G jazz scale but I don't kno…

9 years ago
by mattMrozinski (35 posts)

AMERICAN PROFESSIONAL ALTO SAX?? Got any knowledge

I got it at an estate auction for $100. It's antique. It says American Professional on the bell. Serial number 17555 L. It's…

9 years ago
by saxophonik (73 posts)

Help! Advice on carpal tunnel, tedonitis etc.

Just this summer my arms started to bug me after playing. Thankfully it's only when I'm spending a couple hours a day playing…

9 years ago
by claribari (6 posts)

What kind of Student Alto Sax to purchase?

What brand and/or model of alto sax and tenor sax would you recommend to an average high school student that wants to go majo…

9 years ago
by claribari (6 posts)

Cheap Beginner Sax (Helmke)

Hello there. I am a new saxophone player, though not a new band member. I have played flute for many years but finally decide…

9 years ago
by claribari (6 posts)

Help on finding music demos for...

Obvisiously I need some help finding music demos or a rehersal of some music for the jazzband and I personally need a list of…

9 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)
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