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2005 Vintage Sax Calendar

Have you guys seen this? www.vintagesaxcalendar.com

10 years ago
by johnny_hodges (15 posts)

Improvisation

In some songs I have played in jazz band, they have solos that say "as written or ad lib." Above it, they have th chord struc…

10 years ago
by johnny_hodges (15 posts)

liner notes

does anyone know where to get liner notes on the internet for jazz recordings ?

10 years ago
by Geno (5 posts)

Yanagisawa A902 or Toptone TT25

Hi, I am new to the saxophone game. I have been playing for a year now and have made good progress. I am looking to upgrade m…

10 years ago
by Aidan Hickey (1 post)

Mouthpiece

I was thinking about buying a new Claude Lakey 5*3 hard rubber mouthpiece forJazz on alto. Could you tell me your thoughts on…

10 years ago
by BleedingGumsMurphy (6 posts)

Modes

Can someone help me with my order of modes? Ionian, Dorian, Lydian, Mixolydian, Locrian, Aeolian... i know im forgetting so…

10 years ago
by peter090 (155 posts)

B&S medusa 2006 version. what are you thoughts

I was thinking of getting a sax for my son as a gift. What do you think of this sax. If you were to buy one (Lifetime purchas…

10 years ago
by gknutzen (1 post)

Meyers and other Jazz Pieces

I currently play a newer Meyer 5M on alto. I'm moderately happy with it, however, I'd like to experiment. What would you guys…

10 years ago
by Hexaclon (90 posts)

About sopranos...

Well... I'll be frank and just say this, I want to play soprano, but I really dont know whats out there that would be a good…

10 years ago
by peter090 (155 posts)

How to flutter tongue

Hi i'd like to know how to flutter tongue, any suggestion? thanks David

10 years ago
by golferguy675 (600 posts)

What does this mean?

In one of our jazz band's songs there is a alto sax solo that I play, and the key changes are fairly easy (stuff like Bb7, F7…

10 years ago
by wvujazzman (48 posts)

Wonderful Phil Woods Website

I just want to share a great website for the great Phil Woods. It is www.philwoods.com On this site, there is a world of inf…

10 years ago
by kennyj (24 posts)

Jazz Music and where to buy it?

Okay, right now I'm forming a Jazz band and I've been browsing around for songs for us to play. The only real place I can fin…

10 years ago
by apoc7k (20 posts)

What to transcribe?

Hey, I was wondering if you guys can recomend me something to transcribe, Im kinda looking for licks.

10 years ago
by golferguy675 (600 posts)

I need some advice

Hi, i play 1st tenor in my school jazz a group but the one i was borrowing is no longer up for, well, borrowing; and it has d…

10 years ago
by golferguy675 (600 posts)

I need some experienced advice here...

Well... I've been looking at buying a new horn for quite a long time, and I decided I'm really just a Selmer kinda guy. The p…

10 years ago
by golferguy675 (600 posts)

Selmer III Silver or Gold for Jazz

Which horn is better for jazz, the Selmer III Silver coated or the gold? Lets leave the Reference 54 out of this one please.

10 years ago
by golferguy675 (600 posts)

dark sound

how do you get that mellow and dark sound out of alto sax?

10 years ago
by duoheer (15 posts)

Chris Potter

Chris Potter is the greatest saxophone player alive. Discuss.

10 years ago
by jaljll77 (1 post)

mouthpiece help

What is a good alto mouthpiece for jazz? Beechler, Rosseau are two popular ones ive heard. Any specific brands/types that…

10 years ago
by Gumptious (40 posts)

Another Sax brand question: Yamahas

Whats the 3 best Yamaha models i can get? Im being told to get an A62 because theyre "cheap" i dont want to be cheap, im wo…

10 years ago
by karebear1012 (395 posts)

Selmer Serie II

I got a serie II a few months ago, and I'm very pleased with it. Jazz band started last week. The first alto has a vintage co…

10 years ago
by jazzax (30 posts)

About Multiphonics....

Okay... I may sound dumb here (not sure) but bear with me on this. What possible use can us saxophone players have with multi…

10 years ago
by jazzax (30 posts)

otto link ligatures

hi i just got a new otto link new york model mouthpiece for my tenor sax. it has a 7 opening. i am not very happy with the st…

10 years ago
by KCSaxGal (46 posts)

Good Big Bands/CDs

Hey can anyone name some good CDs that have a lot of the songs primarily just big band charts? Latin, Ballads, Swing any good…

10 years ago
by Black Orpheus (23 posts)
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