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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)

Playing too quietly

I've come to notice that in jazz band, i have terrible projection; my tone is fine, but I am very quiet. I am using a Yani A9…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Reversing my tone...

this entire school year i have been working to get a bright, edgy, in your face tone.. well, im there hahaha.. but i think i…

9 years ago
by Radjammin (255 posts)

highest possible note on alto sax

After playing the sax for 5 years now, i can finally get way up to a 4th octave F. Is their any notes higher than that known…

9 years ago
by Peepin728 (17 posts)

Lead Alto Mouthpiece

I'm looking for a mouthpiece that would be great for lead alto. Right now I am playing on a selmer series III, probably getti…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

the best jazz saxophone

i have a buescher aristocrat tenor saxophone now, but i want to buy another one. i actually don't no what to buy: a selmer ma…

9 years ago
by jamterry (573 posts)

Sonny Rollins' Setup On album " Worktime "

As Title , i love that kind of sound ( or just because of the recording technics of that time ? ) , I found the album just bu…

9 years ago
by jamterry (573 posts)

Lawton Tenor MPC ...

I just knew that James Carter & Sonny Rollins use this brand of MPC on Tenor . I checked on the web & eBay , found out that t…

9 years ago
by EL Seano (255 posts)

Selmer ref. 54 model 74 Vs Keliworth shadow

well, im finally looking in to getting my own saxophone because the yamaha yts-54 isnt cutting it. For a while now ive been t…

9 years ago
by Roccosm (113 posts)

tips for maintaining an unlacquered horn.

recently i've found spit splatter marks on the top of my bell (custom 82z unlacquered tenor) that have pitted the metal. sill…

9 years ago
by budding_saxman (7 posts)

Need Christmas music suggestion

I have been asked to perform something at the work Christmas pagent. Get this... they want something a la Kenny G *puke*. Any…

9 years ago
by Radjammin (255 posts)

Brightest Mouthpiece

Anyone care to give their input on whats a very bright saxophone mouthpiece? And a second question, i was looking at vintage…

9 years ago
by CountSpatula (602 posts)

Richie Cole

Hello everyone. For those of you who have heard Richie Cole play, I want to know if you like him or not. He lives really clos…

9 years ago
by Roccosm (113 posts)

Selmer Saxes

I'm wondering about the different qualities of modern Selmer Saxophones. I know that the construction of each of the saxes ar…

9 years ago
by CountSpatula (602 posts)

Embouchure control on large Interval Leaps

Im having a problem with an exercise I'm working with to better my sound, its hard for me to leap from lets say 7th's or 6ths…

9 years ago
by Radjammin (255 posts)

Jazz Sax with Strings

I am looking for some jazz albums that have either a saxophonist with a studio orchestra, or a studio orchestra with a jazz e…

9 years ago
by birdwho (15 posts)

altissimo tone

ok ive been practicing altissimo for a while and i can go up an octave up chromaticly fluently, but its very cut throat in yo…

9 years ago
by birdwho (15 posts)

Use of tongue in jazz

I started saxophone lessons about two years ago. While I supposedly properly learned with my first teacher to use my tongue w…

9 years ago
by birdwho (15 posts)

To Jamterry re: comments on the use of tongue discussion

Terry, You responded to one of my posts about the use of the tongue in sax playing. And you correctly interpreted some frust…

9 years ago
by Radjammin (255 posts)

Wayne Shorter

Im looking for his tone - im starting to transcribe him - does anyone know his horn or mth piece (preferably mthpiece, im hap…

9 years ago
by EL Seano (255 posts)
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