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Discussing Practice Routines

I've been playing saxophone a year, and I practice about 4 hours a day, but I'm so inconsistent as to what I practice and how…

9 years ago
by RoYrOy (51 posts)

Minnie the Moocher/ BBVD music

Hey...Hate to be annoying, but would anybody happen to have the sheet music for Minnie the Moocher, or any Big Bad Voodoo Dad…

9 years ago
by Pressure Drop (10 posts)

beechler mouthpiece

hey, are Beechler metal mouthpieces good? thx

9 years ago
by mrd (137 posts)

Yamaha 82Z

I'm thinking about getting a new horn and I'm leaning toward the Z's. Are they as good as everybody says they are.

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Theo Wanne Mouthpiece

Hi, I was just wondering if Theo Wanne is still making custome mouthpieces. Thanks for and information

9 years ago
by bariguy (25 posts)

Cool Sax Effects

I'm a highschool student from Jersey and I can honestly say that I have mastered several cool effects on my horn. Like growli…

9 years ago
by dirk-lo (11 posts)

mouthpiece/reed fit

Hi, How important is it for the mouthpiece to have the exact same tip curve as the reed has? I have an Berg SS mouthpiece th…

9 years ago
by DG (6 posts)

Solo Ballard...!! HELP....

OK. In two weeks I will be playing solo tenor in a church for a weding. I have done this a few times already, but I'm looking…

9 years ago
by jazz625 (12 posts)

Great new sax trio album

Phil Dwyer, Alan Jones, and Rodney Whitaker have come out with a great new release called Let Me Tell You About My Day. Check…

9 years ago
by Spezzie (5 posts)

Check out this forum

The admin of this forum promises it'll be the next Sax on the Web; check it out...

9 years ago
by mattdude (74 posts)

Mouthpiece set up on a Conn

I've been playing a Conn shooting star for about a year now. I recently got a Meyer 5 mouthpiece from my band teacher, and I…

9 years ago
by JazzGal (41 posts)

Developing a more contemporary angular sound

I'm trying to make the transition from be-bop to a more contemporary sound. I've read Gary Cambell's books and Walt Weiskopf'…

9 years ago
by mufasa (9 posts)

Link vs. Link

Has anybody out there had the opportunity to compare a Link Super Tone Master and a New York model (tenor) ? How do they stac…

9 years ago
by jamterry (573 posts)


Ok, first off, I would like to say that "mainstream music" has taken a nosedive since the early 1970's (mostly because by tha…

9 years ago
by RoYrOy (51 posts)

Reed question

Ok i have a question about reed strengths. Is all these people using 2 1/2 strength reeds a fad now a or does it have to do w…

9 years ago
by diminishedpower (25 posts)

modern sax

I know that the vintage horns are some of the best, but what would you say is the best modern horn for jazz and big band.

9 years ago
by vzkgszhz (5 posts)

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)


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…

10 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)
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