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help on alto meyer mouthpiece

hey everybody, If I play on a otto link 7 super tone master on tenor sax, what size alto meyer piece do you think would be g…

5 years ago
by Roccosm (113 posts)

Relaxin' at Camarillo Transcriptions

I have transcribed Charlie Parker and Wardell Gray's solos on Relaxin' at Camarillo taken from Bird's Complete Savoy and Dial…

5 years ago
by scooby (72 posts)

Criticism of my jazz quartet

Hi everyone, my quartet 'the soft tone jazz quartet' just got out of the studio with a really rough recording. It was our fir…

5 years ago
by hktenorsax (1 post)

Needing help

Im about To buy a new saxophone soon! Does anybody have any suggestions?? Ive been looking at the jupiter 800 series tenor Sa…

5 years ago
by cuber (653 posts)

Don't have a clue!!!

I think the most valuable thing a musician can develop is to tell good from bad in their own playing as well as others. Last…

5 years ago
by Tylersjazz (2 posts)

Some very affordable practice tracks...

Hi all, Here's a site with some really low priced play-a-long tracks in all 12 keys. Free sample tracks, too: www.coolschool…

5 years ago
by jazztshirts (7 posts)

Vandoren mouthpiece

I am looking at a vandoren v16 metal mouthpiece for tenor. I am coming off a Jody jazz HR and I was looking for a mouthpiece…

5 years ago
by zeekman116 (27 posts)

Change of names??

I for one would be for changing the name of Parker's tune "Donna Lee" to...... "Was Anybody Hurt??

5 years ago
by kelsey (823 posts)

Late for gig

We were late starting at the gig last night. My bass player locked his keys in his car and to took two hours to get the drumm…

5 years ago
by newreedsyndrome (343 posts)

Mouthpiece

So I am looking for a mouthpiece with some edge. I like hard rubber, but most of them seem like they have that traditional ja…

5 years ago
by jazzcat522 (21 posts)

Otto link

So I was looking at this metal Otto link at wwbw. It's not the vintage one but the $150 one. I heard these have had some qual…

5 years ago
by blackfrancis (396 posts)

Chromatic Transposition of II-V-I Bebop Lines and other jazz improvisation exercises

Dear all, I am happy to share some of my jazz improvisation exercises with you all. Files, located in the "Downloads" of www.…

5 years ago
by JKChang (1 post)

sxophone repair

I have a selmer mark 6 alto saxophone and i need to fix it. it fell on the ground and now i can't play the lower notes. is…

5 years ago
by jakob1 (4 posts)

Holly Hofmann Transcription

There is an interesting version of Close Your Eyes on YouTube featuring flutist, Holly Hofmann and pianist, Mike Wofford: <…

5 years ago
by scooby (72 posts)

Mouthpiece

I play tenor a Jody Jazz HR 7*. looking for edge instead. I was lookin at some Gary Sugal mpc. what do you guys think?

5 years ago
by saxandbassplayer (42 posts)

what makes a good slow song?

so this has been on my mind for a while... what makes a good slow song? Take Madian Voyage (spelling) for example... that s…

5 years ago
by cuber (653 posts)

Mouthpiece

I play tenor a Jody Jazz HR 7*. looking for edge instead. I was lookin at some Gary Sugal mpc. what do you guys think?

5 years ago
by zeekman116 (27 posts)

Selmer Saxophones

I have a selmer series III and I think its awsome, I've played on it for 3 years now. Now im starting to drive away from conc…

5 years ago
by Superactionsax (2 posts)

Jazz Saxophone & Classical Saxophone: Why The Enmity?

First and foremost, we are all saxophonists. Neither genre is better than the other in any way. That's the beauty of art in g…

5 years ago
by saxandbassplayer (42 posts)

Adding Some Edge with Jody Jazz

Alright, so I have had my Jody Jazz HR 7* for a while now, and I love this piece. However, I was reading online and I was try…

5 years ago
by peter090 (155 posts)

Jackie McLean Transcription

I have added a transcription of a solo that Jackie McLean played on Stella By Starlight to my website: no replies by scooby (72 posts) 5 years ago

5 years ago
by scooby (72 posts)

low notes on Tenor sax

how do i get a clean attack on low b -Bb

5 years ago
by blackfrancis (396 posts)

multiphonics

I was reading that Thelonious Monk taught Coltrane how to play 2 or 3 notes on the saxaphone at once. How is this possible?

5 years ago
by RollieRodz (3 posts)

Joke???

What do you call a Jazz Musician without a wife or a girl friend???.............Homeless!!!

5 years ago
by cuber (653 posts)

Great players to look up to

Hi, I'm in high school and I'm a huge jazz guy. I feel like I love listening to the greats (Cannonball, Coltrane, and Bird) s…

5 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)
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