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Walter Chancellor Jr.?

I got a new alto saxophone CD for christmas, and I'm sure some people have heard of Al Green, soul singer I think? I got this…

9 years ago
by CountSpatula (602 posts)

Malaguena

My jazz band is playing the Stan Kenton version of Malaguena and I would like to have the improv sax solo that Gabe Baltazar…

9 years ago
by markseez (17 posts)

Squeeeak T__T

I recently ordered a Dukoff D8 mouthpiece, and i used a 3 1/2 Java Vandoren reed with it, and i squeaked horribly, so I tried…

9 years ago
by CountSpatula (602 posts)

what Jazz reed?

To be brief- got into School Jazz band-play Bari saxophone-usually us Rico Royal reeds size #2 1/2-should i use anoher type o…

9 years ago
by Tenor_Guru (25 posts)

Ska/ Jazz Mouthpiece Help?

Hey. I've been playing sax for about 3 years or so, and I was thinking about buying a new mouthpiece for my LA-Sax 850. My fr…

9 years ago
by Roccosm (113 posts)

Help with Reed and Mpc Combination

I recently bought a new Jumbo Java Mouthpiece (A45) and I used my 3 1/2 java that I had (Of course, java reed w/ java mouthpi…

9 years ago
by CountSpatula (602 posts)

pieces for a 9 or 10 piece band

I'm a 9 or 10 piece band and we are looking for something slow that has either a trumpet solo or alto sax solo or even better…

9 years ago
by jacobeid (24 posts)

Harlem Nocturne

Can anyone who knows anything about Harlem Nocturne tell me if it was originally written for alto saxophone or just saxophone…

9 years ago
by saxophonik (73 posts)

Big Band Discussion

I want to know your thoughts about big band music and big band style saxophone. I want to know your favorite songs, solos on…

9 years ago
by Mactenor (102 posts)

Above the high notes?

I've listened to several big band tenor solos and a lot of the notes go out of range. I am aware that this is pretty common.…

9 years ago
by bcwins124 (12 posts)

Kenny G Brilliant

Well the Knights have turned their backs on music altogether. do something totally different, yea totally different. We decid…

9 years ago
by Seano (132 posts)

Milwaukee Baritone Sax

I need to know if this is a good horn (just out of curiosity.) I've been looking at baritones lately and I came across this o…

9 years ago
by straightj23 (103 posts)

Otto Link 8 mouthpiece

Hello, I recently purchased an Otto Link True Tone mouthpiece, an 8, and I had a few questions that I was hoping someone co…

9 years ago
by cjbass (14 posts)

Improvisation?

I'm trying to learn how to improvise but everytime I look for answers to my questions I get a lot of, you need to listen and…

9 years ago
by kelsey (801 posts)

New to Jazz

I am starting Jazz band in 3 weeks. I play the Bari and I have played it for about 6 months. I have played the Alto for almos…

9 years ago
by rednecksax (24 posts)

Bending Notes

I just recently started playing sax and I've been moving along ok, but I hear on many recordings that players will bend a not…

9 years ago
by EL Seano (255 posts)

Tone Help.

Wow, I feel like a total amateur, but I figure you guys will be able to help me more right now then the people I play with.…

9 years ago
by Radjammin (255 posts)

mouthpieces

Hey everyone. I'm currently looking for another jazz mouthpiece for my MkVII tenor. ive been looking at the Meyer and the Mor…

9 years ago
by golferguy675 (600 posts)

How to improvise?

I'm kinda new at the whole improvising thing, and I don't think I learned how to do it right when I was first taught. When yo…

9 years ago
by golferguy675 (600 posts)

Phil Barone MPs

I just tried one out, and really liked it. I've been playing on an old link for a long time, and I was about ready to wear a…

9 years ago
by golferguy675 (600 posts)

merry christmas

just wanted to take a moment to say merry christmas to all who contribute in a positive way in the past year. thanks to the f…

9 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

Cracking

hi, ive been playin jazz sax for a few years, and one technique i wish to be able to achieve is the cracking of high notes. t…

9 years ago
by EL Seano (255 posts)

Kristy Norter

Kristy, I wish you a happy holiday and a prosperous new year. :) Terry

9 years ago
by Geronimo (12 posts)

Jumbo Java Mouthpiece

Hello all, I have been posting for a little while now. Just bought a new alto a Black Nickel Silver Keys Cannonball Big Be…

9 years ago
by tkelly777 (4 posts)

Otto Link/Jazz mouthpieces

I'm interested in purchasing an Otto Link mouthpiece for my alto sax. If anyone has any experience with them please let me kn…

9 years ago
by saxskillzyamaha (52 posts)
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