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High School Saxophone

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Trumpeting on a soprano

I am in a city symphony thing, and we don't have any brass at the current point, so I am wondering how bad is it to be playin…

9 years ago
by vipegrad (47 posts)

Alto Sax Tone Problems

I'm going into 11th grade and I've played alto sax since 5th grade. I think I've gotten quite good since last year...it helpe…

9 years ago
by The_§ax (147 posts)

Embouchure

I have embouchure. I had a less than substantial teacher teach me how to play sax. I know in the embouchure that you are supp…

9 years ago
by The_§ax (147 posts)

Woodwind or sax section shirt ideas

we are trying to put together t shirt ideas for marching band this year and we arent get any where, does anybody have a good…

9 years ago
by saxjunkie89 (393 posts)

Improvising

I can play almost anything that's written out but I suck at improvising. Any ideas I can try would be great.

9 years ago
by Vondermark (18 posts)

Jazz Scales for Alto Sax

Where can I download or get some jazz scales for the Alto sax?

9 years ago
by yanytenor (12 posts)

Jupiter Alto

At the end of symphonic band last year I was looking to upgrade from my YAS-23, and the sax clinician we had (A student of We…

9 years ago
by Aesop89 (12 posts)

Any school of arts people?!

hey I go to Bak middle school of arts ( I play all saxes) located in Florida, and knowing that there are other schools of art…

9 years ago
by Gooshbanshee (24 posts)

Free music

Does anyone know where you can print-off classic Alto music off the internet?

9 years ago
by Sax_Shark (134 posts)

Soprano Sax Wanted

I've played tenor for several years now and have become quite accomplished on it. Now, I would like to begin doubling in the…

9 years ago
by saxman1990 (25 posts)

Can anyone tell me about borgani saxophones?

My teacher has a Borgani 130 jubilee edition alto saxophone. He says that it is a great horn and I wanted to purchase one too…

9 years ago
by bosko (1 post)

Lesen Sie Deutsche/schreiben Sie

Spricht irgendjemand (oder schreibt) Deutsche/liest?

9 years ago
by saxjunkie89 (393 posts)

one last question

im gonning to buy a yamaha but some guys from my band said topsax from ebay : 1 replies by aznfbi (3 posts) 9 years ago

9 years ago
by jazzyjedi (13 posts)

carving mouthpieces

does anyone know where i can get my beechler hard rubber beechler mouthpiece carved???

9 years ago
by uncrazy99 (12 posts)

A good alto sax?

im in high school and im playing an alto sax but im useing one from the school. I was thinking of getting a sax. i found some…

9 years ago
by uncrazy99 (12 posts)

Can anyone tell me about good bari saxes?

I have been playing bari for a while and I was wondering what some good intermediate or pro models were?

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

pads and resonaters

i just got my sax and it has black pads, what animals skin is this? and the resonators have almost * shapes on them, any…

9 years ago
by barisax999 (400 posts)

hippy sax player

all right, so this is a pathetic question i know, but im curious. i am a vegetearian hippy, and i dont agree with the use of…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Ligatures for Hard Rubber Mouthpiece

What are some good ligatures for a hard rubber alto mouthpiece? Will a metal ligature scratch up the mouthpiece?

9 years ago
by llehctiMnairB (18 posts)

Latin Improvising?

My jazz band just got this new Latin piece called Mambo Hot and it calls for a tenor sax solo. I hate the written one and wan…

9 years ago
by BurnPianoIslandBurn (6 posts)

Tounging...

Hello all! I seem to be having trouble with my tounging. I can move my fingers as fast as I need to, but I find it really har…

9 years ago
by selmer 4evr (309 posts)

what do yall think

alright im in the market for a new sax (i dont want a students sax) i want to know what yall think is the best brands

9 years ago
by Afro-rican tenor (2 posts)

sound

How do I get a good sound on the Alto? Any suggestions?

9 years ago
by mellowfellow (12 posts)

What kind of mouthpiece should I start with?

I'm just starting but I'm going straight into an upper class Jazz band, should I still start with a beginners mouthpiece or s…

9 years ago
by mellowfellow (12 posts)

Alto Sax information

My daughter will be playing in the high school band and would like to upgrade her Conn Alto sax (which hasn't been working ri…

9 years ago
by chiamac (586 posts)
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