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Exploring Jazz Improvisation-f

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7 years ago
by Jazzpath (19 posts)

How to do overtones

i can bearly do an overtone, b

7 years ago
by Jay69 (5 posts)

Altissimo in depth

Okay... I'm a younger jazz player that is getting VERY serious into jazz. And as with all saxophone players, there comes that…

7 years ago
by selmer 4evr (309 posts)

"Monique" Alto sax?

So there's this kid in my school band who has a copper Monique alto sax and a Meyer something-or-other mouthpiece. He said he…

7 years ago
by Seano (132 posts)

Greg Fishman jazz etudes and s

I suggest checking out Fishman

7 years ago
by ati7894 (2 posts)

Lig on Meyer?!

Hey everyone, I was just abou

7 years ago
by Peepin728 (17 posts)

transposing tunes and licks

when i practice, i challenge m

7 years ago
by The Insomniac Saxman (141 posts)

getting lost in the progression

OK, so one more month of summer left until school. What my problem is, is that during a solo, i get lost in the progression…

7 years ago
by do-ray-me (1 post)

Your jazz set-ups

Heres mine Alto- Cannonball Meyer 6 olegature 3.5 Alexander D.C. Soprano Cannonball Dukoff metal D8, Hemke #2 1/2 Reeds

7 years ago
by eman19 (131 posts)

Funk Chord Progression

I am starting a Jazz/Funk Band and i was wondering if anyone knew some of the basic chord progressions for funk. The group wi…

7 years ago
by straightj23 (103 posts)

Metal mouthpieces: A comparison

I've been on a long hunt for a good mouthpiece. I have managed to bring it down to 2 that I think define my style and tone, t…

7 years ago
by SmoothSaxMan314 (3 posts)

Mark Turner

Just wondering if anyone knew

7 years ago
by Seano (132 posts)

Guy Hawkins mouthpiece

I just bought a used sax and a

7 years ago
by swingstreet (315 posts)

Zoot Sims

Hey everyone! I just found this video on youtube and was wondering what other musicians impressions were. I enjoyed it great…

7 years ago
by Donnie The B (282 posts)

Birdland Big Band

Just heard the BBB at Birdland close their set with Buddy Rich's arrangement of "Birdland." If you're ever in NY go hear this…

7 years ago
by swingstreet (315 posts)

autumn live

what do you think about ? (copy the link) 3 replies by "mo" (5 posts) 7 years ago

7 years ago
by "mo" (5 posts)

Changing Styles

I played alto from fifth grade up until my sophmore year in college in various concert/symphonic setups as a hobby, but never…

7 years ago
by Donnie The B (282 posts)

Buddy Rich

I just got a CD called Burning for Buddy: A Tribute to the Music of Buddy Rich. It contains a lot of Buddy Rich classics such…

7 years ago
by CountSpatula (602 posts)

Coltrane!?!

Hey everyone, its been a long while since I last posted. I have been taking a break from the saxophone to concentrate on my s…

7 years ago
by mjohnnie (66 posts)

zoot sims

im looking into getting a zoot sims album or two. i would like to get a decent collection of his work, but i am a starving co…

7 years ago
by syrasax (75 posts)

Scott Hamilton

I can't seem to find any current tour information about Scott Hamilton. Googling doesn't offer much help. Does anyone have an…

7 years ago
by judycat (1 post)

New Jazz Player

I'm a middle school student that has been playing sax for 3 years (1 Alto, 2 Tenor) and after reading the forum I'm starting…

7 years ago
by allstar997 (3 posts)

about mouthpieces

Hi! I'm a alto player and I'm thinking about buying a nice mpc but I don't know a lot of mpcs, so I would like some advice o…

7 years ago
by The Insomniac Saxman (141 posts)

Patterns

Hi, I was just wondering if anybody has any good scale patterns that really helped them when they were learning to play / im…

7 years ago
by allstar997 (3 posts)

how do i start my own band?

i want to star my own jazz band but im not sure on what instruments are needed. and also, what is that sax that looks like an…

7 years ago
by Blind_Sax (11 posts)
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