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jazz phrasing

My sax teacher says that in my jazz articulation, I swing "too hard" giving the eighth notes a dotted eighth-sixteenth feel i…

11 years ago
by tmgaus51 (16 posts)

Anyone else enjoying their Reference?

Just curious if everyone who has a Reference is happy with their horn. I've got mine after having a Mark VI and a Serie III a…

11 years ago
by saxophone2001 (31 posts)

jazz saxaphones

whats a good brand for alto for lead jazz player.

11 years ago
by saxplaya81 (110 posts)

SOTW/VintageHorn Post your recording here!

Reason for post: To start a monthly recording post so we can not only talk about saxophone but also play them. Instructions:…

11 years ago
by Radjammin (255 posts)

Oleo Standard, participate in SOTW.

Hey I been writing here for a few months now. I wondered over ot Sax On the Web and decided to do the Monthly playoff. Here's…

11 years ago
by Radjammin (255 posts)

Notes below low D on tenor sax

hi all, i have problem palying the notes below the low D (inclusive). it sounds an octave higher. however if i started from…

11 years ago
by golferguy675 (600 posts)

Michael Brecker tribute

There is an aawesome tribute to Michael Brecker in this months issue of JazzTimes magazine. Check it out!

11 years ago
by saxplaya81 (110 posts)

Bowling Green State University

Anybody going to the Super Sax Summer this summer? If so, I will probably see you there!

11 years ago
by Saxamaphone2007 (11 posts)

JAZZ Saxophone related links

i was wondering if you guys could post your favourite saxophone/jazz related links with a breif comment on what aspect of "sa…

11 years ago
by sprintf (14 posts)

link: How Do Woodwind Instruments work

i just found this site and thought it had good info on the accoustics and physics of woodwinds, so here you go then

11 years ago
by sprintf (14 posts)

link: How Do Woodwind Instruments work

i just found this site and thought it had good info on the accoustics and physics of woodwinds, so here you go then

11 years ago
by sprintf (14 posts)

music suggestions

i'm getting a band going right now and i was looking for any suggestions for music. The band consists of 6 people, playing: 1…

11 years ago
by Stiles B (101 posts)

sax for college?

I'm a junior in high school who is planning on majoring in jazz studies in college. I'm looking for a good alto sax (already…

11 years ago
by chiamac (586 posts)

I have tuning problems because I changed my mouthpiece

Recently I decided to change my mouthpiece because my old one just wasn't giving me the sound I wanted. I switched from a Bar…

11 years ago
by squibcake (4 posts)

Metal mouthpiece help.

Eh, I need a few inputs or suggestions on mouthpieces. The metal i have now is a D8 Dukoff, and I looked around and I heard a…

11 years ago
by CountSpatula (602 posts)

Saxophone Effects

I get asked by students a lot how to do the cool sounds and special effects on the saxophone. One of the most common ones is…

11 years ago
by golferguy675 (600 posts)

Alto?Tenor?Bari?

I am going to take a poll just out of bordom. My question is "what type of sax do you play?" and if you play more than one wh…

11 years ago
by kelsey (915 posts)

jazz articulation

hi all! sorry folks, i am sure somebodyelse must have asked this question before but couldnt search this forum as i couldnt…

11 years ago
by djazzy (65 posts)

Tenor Sax Jazz Feature

Hey all. I was wondering if there are any good jazz ensemble numbers available that features the tenor saxophone.

11 years ago
by saxplaya81 (110 posts)

Bari Solos

Does anyone have any favorite baritone players/solos they can suggest? I just picked up a bari after years playing on alto an…

11 years ago
by Conclave (45 posts)

west african rythmic ideas

does anyone have any idea what people are listening to to understand the african polyrhythmic ideas better? I've checked out…

11 years ago
by dss (2 posts)

Rousseau Mouthpieces

Half a year ago I purchased a Rousseau metal mouthpiece for tenor. It is an 8 facing, and I used java or V-16 2.5's with it.…

11 years ago
by CountSpatula (602 posts)

New Cannonball Big Bell ???

Hey guys, I recently joined this forum. I have been scanning this sight for a couple years and finally decided I might as wel…

11 years ago
by SaxyQue (13 posts)

Theory for Thought

When I bought Walt Weiskopf's book Around the Horn, it totally changed the way I thought about scales. I just pulled it out a…

11 years ago
by golferguy675 (600 posts)

getting sax music online/jazz audition

I need help!!!!! I'm auditioning for a jazz ensemble at my school and I want to audition with the right piece. Not only do I…

11 years ago
by CountSpatula (602 posts)
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