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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)

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 EL Seano (255 posts)

Selmer Reference 36

Another topic I forgot about. Today I stumbled onto a Selmer Reference 36 tenor on sale by consignment at my local music stor…

9 years ago
by Roccosm (113 posts)

Enough With Embrouchure questions and on with the real deal

Hey every one if you haven't been able to tell by my name Im a huge fan of sonny rollins, just can't get enough of him, I am…

9 years ago
by MarkLavelle (300 posts)

What makes Jazz, Jazz.

Improvisation is what makes jazz what it is along with interaction between musicians. I just started to get very serious abou…

9 years ago
by peter090 (155 posts)

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)
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