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starting a quartet

guitar, sax, piano, and drums, what are your favorite songs for a quartet like this? we are to add bass as soon as we find an…

9 years ago
by EL Seano (255 posts)

Mouthpiece Help!

I'm a year and a half experienced sax player, and I'm really really really perfectionist, which is bad and good! I'm getting…

9 years ago
by jacobeid (24 posts)

New Orleans

The city that gave birth to the artform that we discuss in this forum is in need of our help. Please consider sending some mo…

9 years ago
by saxjunkie89 (393 posts)

Ze Bridge

Hiya, does anyone have the changes for that Sonny Rollins tune 'the bridge'? thanx

9 years ago
by EL Seano (255 posts)

Hard Rubber MPC

I have an otto link *7 mouthpiece and i like it but the large hard rubber fit me more(seeing as i am a larger mouthed person…

9 years ago
by saxomat (3 posts)

RPC mouthpiece

Hey, I play tenor sax, an i have been looking at getting an RPC mouthpiece for it. I was just wondering if anyone here has ha…

9 years ago
by saxomat (3 posts)

transcription troubles

after a night of bad practicing and almost as if i went tone deaf when transcribing i need help or atleast want to hear your…

9 years ago
by jamterry (573 posts)

altisimo notes

i can get up to altisimo E but im not sure what all the rest of the notes all the way up are. could somone tell me the finger…

9 years ago
by mattdude (74 posts)

Michael Brecker

I pray for Michael and hope that he will find a bone marrow donor. Michael is irreplaceable in the jazz world. I will play Co…

9 years ago
by jamterry (573 posts)

Choosing the right MPC (with the right measurements)

I've been playing tenor sax for 2 years on some pretty crappy rentals, but recently I bought a YTS-62 that I am very happy wi…

9 years ago
by Conn-man (11 posts)

Best tenor ligature?

Hi, I have an otto link 7 metal mouthpiece for my tenor and the ligature that came with the mouthpiece seems to tighten and…

9 years ago
by tenormadness (6 posts)

Lead Alto

I am lead alto sax in a couple of swing bands here and there, and I was wondering if anyone on this forum could tell me what…

9 years ago
by EL Seano (255 posts)

Response to Alex about Transcribing

Alex, Your email address kept bouncing back my response so I thought I'd post instead. First of all make sure you know the c…

9 years ago
by knorter (205 posts)

Higher Education

In at my jr. year at senatobia h. school, and im seriously thinking of majoring in music. Are there any specific colleges or…

9 years ago
by rob07 (38 posts)

Leading tenor!!!

I finally got the lead spot for our schools Saxophone section and I am so frustrated because now I am Saxophone leader, Drum…

9 years ago
by EL Seano (255 posts)

Vandoren ZZs

I've been playing on V16s forever and I was wondering how the ZZs compare.

9 years ago
by barisax999 (400 posts)

king zephyr

is this a good buy( i dont know how to add a link so cut and paste this) 5 replies by rob07 (38 posts) 9 years ago

9 years ago
by jromain (20 posts)

Looking into getting a curved soprano.

I'm looking to sell a few things and get about $500-600 together and fork up for a curved soprano, mainly for the portability…

9 years ago
by EL Seano (255 posts)

Is Jazz coming back?

There was a time.... when jazz was the best thing around to every single living soul...well sorta but then people started to…

9 years ago
by wilson (9 posts)

Is Yamaha a good Sax brand for Jazz Players?!?

If so, which one?

9 years ago
by phathorn (165 posts)

Good Saxophone books

Does anyone know of any good saxophone books. For a person who is planing to go to uni next year. Something to help your tech…

9 years ago
by jamterry (573 posts)

Bigger Jazz Sound

Hi i'm new to this site I'm 16 years old, i have been playing for 7 years. I have been first alto in my band since grade 10 a…

9 years ago
by barimachine (323 posts)

America and jazz? Did we ever TRULY listen to it?

Everyone talks about how America's greatest art form is jazz music. This is not really an understatement. In terms of music,…

9 years ago
by brace_face (43 posts)

Altissimo?

I'm a 16 year old aspiring jazz musician, and I play my bari sax every chance that I get. I am in a jazz band, and I'm actual…

9 years ago
by jazzyjedi (13 posts)

Big Band

My Highschool has more of a big band Jazz band, anybody got any cool sounding favorites a suggestions for future tunes??

9 years ago
by barimachine (323 posts)
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