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Whats the difference between a silver mouthpiece and a brass mouthpiece?

hello, my name is Troy and I will be purchasing a phil barone Jazz tenor mouthpiece VERY soon, but for a while now ive been w…

8 years ago
by The Insomniac Saxman (141 posts)

A New Sax

I've been really serious about the sax now, i don't think it's going to be a side thing anymore. Im going to start concentrat…

8 years ago
by Saxyboy (52 posts)

NEW BAND!!

EVERYONE GO TO www.KillerbS.TK and check out our new site. We play funk'd up jazz rock. Let us know what you think of our sit…

8 years ago
by sultanofsax (31 posts)

Which Saxophonist Has Been Your Biggest Influence On How You Play (Or Want To Play)?

I have to say that my biggest influence would be Lester Young. I love Lester's beautiful tone and his sense of phrasing. His…

8 years ago
by Saxyboy (52 posts)

Learning jazz

Hey guys I’m new here and have only been playing sax for about 9months but in this time I have Learnt a great deal about ja…

8 years ago
by swingstreet (315 posts)

my jazz setup

hey i'm new here, and i was wondering if you guys had any advice for me. i play in my high school's concert and jazz bands; t…

8 years ago
by Dark Eyes (138 posts)

jazz clinics

I am really looking to do some serious playing over this winter break. Does anyone know if there are any masterclasses or cli…

8 years ago
by tmgaus51 (16 posts)

METAL MOUTHPIECE, ALTO--GETTING SANBORN SOUND

I put up a post like this earlier, but since I dont know a shortcut to look at my personal posts--if there is any--I cant res…

8 years ago
by user0188 (2 posts)

lee konitz saxophone model

Does anyone know which model of alto-saxophone and mouthpiece was played by Lee Konitz when he recorded with Lennie Tristano…

8 years ago
by swingstreet (315 posts)

Chord symbols

Hello everyone I have a problem. I am a sophmore in high school with a busy schedule. I have a solo in my jazz band and I nee…

8 years ago
by musician1 (3 posts)

music schools

hey everyone i'm a junior inhigh school and I wantedto start looking at colleges. I know I want to go into to jazz music. I p…

8 years ago
by Tortuga12 (4 posts)

Christmas is comming!!!!

I haven't chated her in a long time but I wanted to wish you all Merry Christmas. I put so far 2 Christmas tunes in my mp3 p…

8 years ago
by Radjammin (255 posts)

Phil Heenan

Phil Heenan is an extremely talented saxaphone player... At the age of 82, he has released his debut album, Saxaphobia. Ple…

8 years ago
by www.myspace.com/philheenan (1 post)

New to jazz, need advice.

Hello, I've only been playing saxophone for about 3 months now, but i really enjoy it. I rented one because i couldn't play o…

8 years ago
by counterstrike532 (3 posts)

Importance of Transcriptions

I just want to get some feedback from the serious jazz players of the group. How many transcriptions have you personally done…

8 years ago
by saxmachine777 (57 posts)

Modal Jazz

I have created a website dedicated to modal jazz - www.modaljazz.com. The kind of music made famous by Miles Davis on the rec…

8 years ago
by spottspidermunki (55 posts)

paul desmond

Does anyone know what sax, mouthpiece, reed Desmond used?

8 years ago
by swingstreet (315 posts)

Hot Water is yourFfriend

I could be full of crap, but I've found that drinking hot water before you play, and soaking reeds in hot water helps me play…

8 years ago
by saxmachine777 (57 posts)

Voice leading drills?

I have been wondering. My teacher is always talking about voice leading chourds, and how important it is to do that in a solo…

8 years ago
by saxmachine777 (57 posts)

Tenor Saxophones: Vintage vs Modern

So..wow. I haven't posted on here in forever, but i was never religious about it anyways i gues..er.. anyways! Its that time…

8 years ago
by Donnie The B (282 posts)

Squeaky mouthpiece... advice?

I am borrowing a new mouthpiece from my teacher. I am used to playing on jazz mouthpieces, as well as metal mouthpieces, but…

8 years ago
by Seano (132 posts)

Ear Training

Anyone know the best book/technique to use for ear training? I think I saw a Jamey Aebersold Ear Training book, is it good? a…

8 years ago
by rg3000 (1 post)

Navy School Of Music

Is there anyone who attend this School in Little Creek Va.

8 years ago
by Roccosm (113 posts)

"ballad"

i put a vieo on: 3 replies by "mo" (5 posts) 8 years ago

8 years ago
by Stiles B (101 posts)

Vandoren ZZ reeds, crap or good?

Hey everyone! I just purchased two Vandoren ZZ reeds (3 1/2 strength) and I find them to be a bit too whiny on my sax. I usua…

8 years ago
by saxophone2001 (31 posts)
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