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i really could use some quick advice.

i'm a 17 year old tenor player. just finished my 6th year of playing. our jazz band is one of the best high school jazz bands…

9 years ago
by mufasa (9 posts)

Ordered a new soprano. Have a couple of questions about it.

I ordered a soprano sax and I must admit im excited about it. I read that this might of not been a good idea concidering im n…

9 years ago
by saxjunkie89 (393 posts)

jazz setup

If money wasn't and issue, what setup would you use for an alto sax in a jazz band.

9 years ago
by rob07 (38 posts)

Urgent Mouthpiece Question

I am a serious high school student and am looking for a high-level jazz mouthpiece to use at the all-state music camp. I am d…

9 years ago
by SilverAlto875 (1 post)

i cant decide

hey guys, i play the alto, and i cant decide whether i should get a metal or rubber mouthpiece. im thinking going into smooth…

9 years ago
by Bleeding_Gums_Murphy (55 posts)

ligature

watz the BEST ligature for alto sax, in smooth jazz or jazz playing? thx

9 years ago
by phathorn (165 posts)

a Selmer series III neck for a Selmer ref '54 tenor ?

I own a ref '54 tenor and I find the sound too focused and dull, especially in comparison to an old Conn made in 1923, which,…

9 years ago
by istan (15 posts)

question about Yamaha custom 82z unlaquered (tenor)

well i guess my question is... what do you guys think of this horn? went down our local music mart and they have one for 1700…

9 years ago
by chiamac (586 posts)

Steel Ebonite mouthpiece by the Woodwind Company of New York

Anybody ever heard of these pieces? I'm borrowing a friend's tenor since mine is being replaced and he has this mouthpiece wi…

9 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

yoko kanno sheet music

Does anybody know where i could purchase "Tank" or "Rush" sheet music online for the alto sax. Thanks!

9 years ago
by rob07 (38 posts)

Jazz Setup for Tenor

I need suggestions on a good setup for jazz music for Tenor Saxophone. This is mouthpiece, ligature, reeds, and even a good s…

9 years ago
by SaxMan88 (318 posts)

Links of The Otto sort and various other mouthpieces

I am a recent alto turned tenor saxophonist and I know how important a set up for an instrument can be. I currently play a Ca…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

altissimo embouchure

hi, this is my first post here. hopefully i'll have the time to check back here regularly. i'm a 17 year old high school stud…

9 years ago
by mattdude (74 posts)

Charles Lloyd

Anybody dig Charles LLoyd and know where i could get some of his transcriptions?

9 years ago
by EL Seano (255 posts)

Frank Morgan

Just saw Frank in a duet performance with Cyrus Chesnut yesterday. I've seen him several times over the last several years an…

9 years ago
by argonne (24 posts)

How can i learn to be a jazz player?

I've been learning to play sax since 1961. At this point in my life i can play blues, blues/rock, and R'n'B stuff fairly well…

9 years ago
by jamterry (573 posts)

Consistancy in Tone..

My goal this summer.. double my skill.. lofty goal, but somthin to work for .. 2 of the main things i need to improve are my…

9 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

silversonic intonation

does someone know if the altos were as good as the tenors as far as being in tune ,and what are the best serial numbers to lo…

9 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

please tell me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

i am an oboe player who has started playing tenor sax in jazz band about a year ago. i am first chair but no one ever told me…

9 years ago
by SaxMan88 (318 posts)

Help would be wonderful, ha

16, male, Nj - I know this will probably make everybody who reads this basically want to slap me but for tenor I currently pl…

9 years ago
by blackfrancis (396 posts)

SOUNDING GREAT

I listen to people like Kenny G ,and Kirk Whalum and their sound is so pure and clear.Does anyone has any tips to how to get…

9 years ago
by SaxMan88 (318 posts)

3 New Tunes for summer..

aight.. well.. i earned the spot of lead alto in our jazz band for my upcoming senior year.. for the summer just to get us w…

9 years ago
by YanagisawA-901 (312 posts)

Stan Getz alto sax transcriptions

Does anyone know if I can find Stan Getz alto sax transcriptions anywhere? Thanks alot.

9 years ago
by tmgaus51 (16 posts)

Reed talk

What are your favorite reeds? Just in general...I suppose for more of a jazz setting since after all this is the Jazz forum.…

9 years ago
by YanagisawA-901 (312 posts)

C-Mellody

I'm curious, What is a C-Mellody Sax. I think I heard somewhere that they arent being made anymore. Any information would be…

9 years ago
by spifster (67 posts)
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