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thinking about learning sax

hi everyone.. i was thinking of learning a instrument, and since i enjoy jazz musics, the sax come to mind.. however, would l…

10 years ago
by Saxman2200 (64 posts)

What makes a good sound?

What in your opinion are the characteristics that make a truly good sound come out of a sax?

10 years ago
by Saxman2200 (64 posts)

sonny rollins

does anyone know if sonny rollins plays a mark VI and if so what time period?

10 years ago
by golferguy675 (600 posts)

How to growl . . .

I'd like to know how to growl. I play alto sax in a jazz band and have numerous solos that it would work great with. Are ther…

10 years ago
by SomeTenorKid (1 post)

how many famous jazz baris are there?

i only know gerry mulligan, and thats all, any more that i should look into?

10 years ago
by barimachine (323 posts)

Jazz Mouthpiece

My private instructor says my tone is too bright, even for jazz(it is probably mostly my silver Custom Z). I am going to orde…

10 years ago
by mr. freakjar (11 posts)

Vibrato and scales

I was wondering how you vibrato. I undertand what it is, but I don't know how to do it, or how you make it tight and pretty.…

10 years ago
by golferguy675 (600 posts)

Going to Metal MP

I play lead alto in my high schools jazz band, and I have been playing on a Selmer C* for a while now, but my director wants…

10 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND

what do you guys think of dave's sax player leroi moore? i personally think he is awesome...he has such a laid back style tha…

10 years ago
by spottspidermunki (55 posts)

What are these: "~" (over a note)

What does it mean in jazz when a ~ is over a note?

10 years ago
by saxophoneplayingistight (13 posts)

* = Improving

Does anyone have any tips for improving? I am working on improving, but it is sketchy because I am pretty new at it. Any help…

10 years ago
by wesmiller (55 posts)

Free Sonny Rollins Sheet Music or Tabs

I found a good Sonny Rollins son that I would like to learn, but its very hard to transcribe. If anyone knows where I can fin…

10 years ago
by golferguy675 (600 posts)

website help?

does anyone have any suggesstions about starting a website? As in what programs to learn about etc.

10 years ago
by Spunky2sax75 (75 posts)

Steve Lacy RIP

I don't know if this has already been posted, but legendary jazz soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy died earlier this month. Here…

10 years ago
by jazzax (30 posts)

Ligatures

What's a good jazz ligature other than an Oleg? I've been using one for a while and I'm trying to find something different.

10 years ago
by golferguy675 (600 posts)

Early Conn Saxophones

I am looking at buying an old Conn soprano. I heard that it was from 1914, but I'm not sure if that is true or not. It says o…

10 years ago
by Spunky2sax75 (75 posts)
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