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Royal Artist Alto information

I am trying to find information on my Royal Artist Low Pitch Alto, Bruno NY, serial # 118428. I got it over 20 years ago from…

10 years ago
by saxismyaxe (574 posts)

Im having tone problems again..

i have a few problems.. low, and high.. thats actually only 2..heh but every low note works sept. for Bb, im thinkn it migh…

10 years ago
by mintyfreshjam (48 posts)

From tenor to bari in 3 days?

In our jazz band I have just been notified that I need to switch from tenor to bari for 3 concerts due to a sudden emergency…

10 years ago
by SaxMan88 (318 posts)

Jazz Tenor Mouthpiece

I'm in the market for a new Jazz Tenor Sax mouthpiece. Ive gotten back into playing in a jazz band and i really want to get a…

10 years ago
by SaxMan88 (318 posts)

looking for a Getz sound

like the topic says. Don't think like getz gelberto, think like, late stan. A great soft tone that can just wail. I have a Li…

10 years ago
by Nichwan_is (3 posts)

Virginia Commonwealth U??

anyone know anything about this college. i know they are one of the better jazz performance colleges on the east coast. they…

10 years ago
by YanagisawA-901 (312 posts)

bari mouthpiece

what would be a good jazz bari mouthpiece, i have a link 7* now which i can rip with, but im looking for something that will…

10 years ago
by barimachine (323 posts)

What Makes the Blues the Blues?

Are the blues considered a totally different genre than jazz? Or are they a subgenre of jazz just like big band and bossa nov…

10 years ago
by tenor562 (297 posts)

vibrato

When i was listening to one of my jazz cds i was wondering how to get that "wah wah wah" vibrato sound thx

10 years ago
by jazzdude482 (38 posts)

bari or guitar?

ok, our2:00 band has 5 trumpets(a crappy lead one i might add), 5 trombones, 4 altos, 4 tenors, 3 baris(1 of them is me), 2 b…

10 years ago
by saxbob (13 posts)

playing jazz...

hello everybody. im 15 years old from israel. i was playing cllasical nusic for the lest 5 years on my alto. this year i have…

10 years ago
by Hexaclon (90 posts)

Squeaking with metal mouthpiece

I play a dukoff D9 MP with rico plasticover reeds and the stock lig. My sound is really great, but every so often I get a squ…

10 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

"if i could"

anyone know where i can get music for this? anyone even heard of it?? my schools alumni band is playn it. along with "the chi…

10 years ago
by YanagisawA-901 (312 posts)

Alto mouthpiece for altissimo

I've been struggling with altissimo on my otherwise suberb Conn 6M from 1940. I seem not to have too much trouble in getting…

10 years ago
by peter090 (155 posts)

great finds

I live in a little hick town and went garage sale hunting with my grandmother last weekend and i found a Conn 10M tenor that…

10 years ago
by chiamac (586 posts)

need solo jazz piece FAST ! ! ! !

i've been nominated for GHP, which is the governors honors program, for jazz here in georgia. if i make it i get to spend 6 w…

10 years ago
by mintyfreshjam (48 posts)

Half diminished chords...

What do you do on half-dimished chords? I'm working on Yardbird Suite, and don't know what to do there. Also what about 7 +9…

10 years ago
by asaxplyr (3 posts)

Keilwerth bari SX90R compared to Yamaha YBS62

Play a tenorSX90R and love it alot....planning on purchasing a bari in the next few weeks. Thought of a Keilwerth from the so…

10 years ago
by BariSaxplyr (35 posts)

rovner mouthpieces

I play on a yamaha 82 custom z and i am using an s 80 mouthpiece. I need a jazz mp, and have been looking at the rovner eagle…

10 years ago
by nad1rn (37 posts)

Peter Ponzol mpc

I've been playing off and on for 30 yrs. Most of that time I used Dukof d8 on Semer Mark vi For the last five yrs I've been p…

10 years ago
by cosmoo (4 posts)

help with good alto jazz mouthpiece

hi everyone, I just found out that i'm going to have to play my alto in my high schools jazz band. and i need some help fin…

10 years ago
by selmerfan (67 posts)

Best sax between 2000-3000$

Whch saxophone do you think I should buy if i plan to spend about 2500$?

10 years ago
by selmerfan (67 posts)

Jazz Saxophone

Hello, I am a college student who currently plays on a Selmer Bundy II. I'm looking to go farther with my playing and instruc…

10 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Transcribing is fun!

I just got done doing Lester Youngs solo from lady be good (1939). God that was fun. I have to start transcribing some more t…

10 years ago
by wvujazzman (48 posts)

Mouthpieces

I play a Selmer Super 80 Series Alto with a Dukoff # 6 chamber mouthpiece. I recently bought a Yamaha Yss-875 and purchased a…

10 years ago
by ELSaxiDad (2 posts)
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