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Harlem Nocturne

Can anyone who knows anything about Harlem Nocturne tell me if it was originally written for alto saxophone or just saxophone…

9 years ago
by saxophonik (73 posts)

Big Band Discussion

I want to know your thoughts about big band music and big band style saxophone. I want to know your favorite songs, solos on…

9 years ago
by Mactenor (102 posts)

Above the high notes?

I've listened to several big band tenor solos and a lot of the notes go out of range. I am aware that this is pretty common.…

9 years ago
by bcwins124 (12 posts)

Kenny G Brilliant

Well the Knights have turned their backs on music altogether. do something totally different, yea totally different. We decid…

9 years ago
by Seano (132 posts)

Milwaukee Baritone Sax

I need to know if this is a good horn (just out of curiosity.) I've been looking at baritones lately and I came across this o…

9 years ago
by straightj23 (103 posts)

Otto Link 8 mouthpiece

Hello, I recently purchased an Otto Link True Tone mouthpiece, an 8, and I had a few questions that I was hoping someone co…

9 years ago
by cjbass (14 posts)

Improvisation?

I'm trying to learn how to improvise but everytime I look for answers to my questions I get a lot of, you need to listen and…

9 years ago
by kelsey (817 posts)

New to Jazz

I am starting Jazz band in 3 weeks. I play the Bari and I have played it for about 6 months. I have played the Alto for almos…

9 years ago
by rednecksax (24 posts)

Bending Notes

I just recently started playing sax and I've been moving along ok, but I hear on many recordings that players will bend a not…

9 years ago
by EL Seano (255 posts)

Tone Help.

Wow, I feel like a total amateur, but I figure you guys will be able to help me more right now then the people I play with.…

9 years ago
by Radjammin (255 posts)

mouthpieces

Hey everyone. I'm currently looking for another jazz mouthpiece for my MkVII tenor. ive been looking at the Meyer and the Mor…

9 years ago
by golferguy675 (600 posts)

How to improvise?

I'm kinda new at the whole improvising thing, and I don't think I learned how to do it right when I was first taught. When yo…

9 years ago
by golferguy675 (600 posts)

Phil Barone MPs

I just tried one out, and really liked it. I've been playing on an old link for a long time, and I was about ready to wear a…

9 years ago
by golferguy675 (600 posts)

merry christmas

just wanted to take a moment to say merry christmas to all who contribute in a positive way in the past year. thanks to the f…

9 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

Cracking

hi, ive been playin jazz sax for a few years, and one technique i wish to be able to achieve is the cracking of high notes. t…

9 years ago
by EL Seano (255 posts)

Kristy Norter

Kristy, I wish you a happy holiday and a prosperous new year. :) Terry

9 years ago
by Geronimo (12 posts)

Jumbo Java Mouthpiece

Hello all, I have been posting for a little while now. Just bought a new alto a Black Nickel Silver Keys Cannonball Big Be…

9 years ago
by tkelly777 (4 posts)

Otto Link/Jazz mouthpieces

I'm interested in purchasing an Otto Link mouthpiece for my alto sax. If anyone has any experience with them please let me kn…

9 years ago
by saxskillzyamaha (52 posts)

Playing too quietly

I've come to notice that in jazz band, i have terrible projection; my tone is fine, but I am very quiet. I am using a Yani A9…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Reversing my tone...

this entire school year i have been working to get a bright, edgy, in your face tone.. well, im there hahaha.. but i think i…

9 years ago
by Radjammin (255 posts)

highest possible note on alto sax

After playing the sax for 5 years now, i can finally get way up to a 4th octave F. Is their any notes higher than that known…

9 years ago
by Peepin728 (17 posts)

Lead Alto Mouthpiece

I'm looking for a mouthpiece that would be great for lead alto. Right now I am playing on a selmer series III, probably getti…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

the best jazz saxophone

i have a buescher aristocrat tenor saxophone now, but i want to buy another one. i actually don't no what to buy: a selmer ma…

9 years ago
by jamterry (573 posts)

Sonny Rollins' Setup On album " Worktime "

As Title , i love that kind of sound ( or just because of the recording technics of that time ? ) , I found the album just bu…

9 years ago
by jamterry (573 posts)

Lawton Tenor MPC ...

I just knew that James Carter & Sonny Rollins use this brand of MPC on Tenor . I checked on the web & eBay , found out that t…

9 years ago
by EL Seano (255 posts)
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