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Attention mouthpiece experts: can you identify this mouthpiece?

Greetings, I'm trying to find out what sort of mouthpiece(s) Zoot Sims used. So far no luck. So, instead of trying to desc…

9 years ago
by mattia (8 posts)

Effects Pedal

I'm interested in getting an effects set up for my tenor sax, but I have no idea where to start. What do I need to make this…

9 years ago
by jamterry (573 posts)

Fatter Sound/Free Blowing Mouthpiece?

I currently play a Morgan 6M mouthpiece on a YTS-62 with a Rovner dark lig and Vandoren ZZ #3 reeds. I get a fairly "light" a…

9 years ago
by Mlenox (36 posts)

Brent Jensen

I'm about to graduate soon (undergrad degree). before I go get my masters I was thinking about going to study With Brent Jens…

9 years ago
by jamterry (573 posts)

Vintage Suggestions

I am looking at vintage alto saxaphones because i am a junior in high school and can't bring my dads selmer to college. And I…

9 years ago
by The_┬žax (147 posts)

Dilemma Picking between teachers

I have a message on the general discussion forum dealing with picking between 2 teachers...my degreed music performance instr…

9 years ago
by gregoryrh (21 posts)

Embouchure

I see many people discussing embouchure below, especially as it relates to the alltissimo range. I have been playing for abou…

9 years ago
by YanagisawA-901 (312 posts)

soprano duet

Ok, so somebody else in my schools jazz band just got a soprano. My director said it would be really cool for a concert if we…

9 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

tim price

hey everyone I was just wondering if any of you people know a guy by the name of tim price. He plays every woodwind you can t…

9 years ago
by saxman987 (11 posts)

Good solo's

Hi, i am looking for some god alto solo's with rythem and piano accompany, i am 16 years old and have played for 5 years. any…

9 years ago
by flatfive (3 posts)

Ahh help! Tonguing!!

I've been playing tenor saxophone for about 2 years now and recently I have been getting frustrated because I'm noticing that…

9 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

Good alto music?

Hi, i am a 16 year old alto saxophone player.There is a lot of great music out there that features tenors as the lead, i wan…

9 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

I'm New!!

I'm new to Saxquest. Anyone interested in a conversation?

9 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

Runyon Metal Spoiler v. Meyer Metal Jazz

if anyone has experience with these, i'd love some input, because I'm dying to get a bright, unique sound, even though I've b…

9 years ago
by saxjunkie89 (393 posts)

Nete MC

Has anybody tried a NETe "paul desmond" mouthpiece? It is supposed to be a copy of a gregory. any opinions? Ive never heard o…

9 years ago
by jamterry (573 posts)

otto link 9..vs..Vandoren T75 V16

hey im upgradin the mouthpiece soon and even though im allready leaning towards the vandoren T75 v16 I was wondering if anyon…

9 years ago
by sidewinder7k7 (4 posts)

Mouthpeice Question

Hey everyone, its been forever since ive posted here due to wicked busyness. Either way, im playing with a small jazz combo a…

9 years ago
by Bunkyodie (1 post)

jazz soprano mouthpiece

I'm looking for a new moutpiece for my soprano. I want to spend the least possible, but I'm looking at the jody jazz mouthpie…

9 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

Altissimo what is the secret !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I have been playing for seven years on alto and struggle with some of the altissimo range especially the G. I hit the A easil…

9 years ago
by saxgod_0021 (4 posts)

Dukoff Super Power Camber With a Yamaha 82z

I got a Dukoff D7 off ebay yesterday and i was wondering if anyone could tell me what to expect when i throw it on my sax. I…

9 years ago
by daonlybg (8 posts)

Two saxes at once...

I've been playing sax for 7 years... and I'm just learning how to play 2 saxes at once... I almost have the right embouchure.…

9 years ago
by saxophonik (73 posts)

Improvising

Why is improvising so difficult? How can I improve? What can I work on to make an improvised solo sound better?

9 years ago
by daonlybg (8 posts)

just wonderin

i was just wondering how long it will take for me to learn how to do jazz improv. Ive ben listening to nothing but jazz for a…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Embouchure control and relaxing exercises

Hey again sax lovers everywhere. I've been noticing that my mouth is tightening up while Im not playing, having an awkward fe…

9 years ago
by wondersax (3 posts)

jazz theory literature

i'm looking for some excellent books that deal entirely with jazz theory and jazz improvisation. i can't conceive of a book t…

9 years ago
by YanagisawA-901 (312 posts)
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