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I'm a 16 year old aspiring jazz musician, and I play my bari sax every chance that I get. I am in a jazz band, and I'm actual…

9 years ago
by jazzyjedi (13 posts)

Big Band

My Highschool has more of a big band Jazz band, anybody got any cool sounding favorites a suggestions for future tunes??

9 years ago
by barimachine (323 posts)

King marigaux

I always thought I was pretty well versed on vintage saxes...I have 5 or 6, including a super 20, but I've never heard of thi…

9 years ago
by phathorn (165 posts)

Finger position Technique->Economizing Movement

Hey, I was just wondering all you sax players opinion on something. First of all, does it help to try to keep your fingers on…

9 years ago
by peter090 (155 posts)

SML tenor saxophones?

any information would help

9 years ago
by mellowfellow (12 posts)

Getting exited playing changes embouchure

You know sometimes I'm playing around with my band, and I get really into my solo and I just get so exited that my embouchure…

9 years ago
by RoYrOy (51 posts)

Dave Guardala (awesome)

G'day My beloved brand Dave Guardala has recently ceased production, and I was just wondering if anyone here used the mouthpi…

9 years ago
by Lotus54 (32 posts)

Developing a motif in improvised solos

During one of my sax lessons, when I was improvising, my teacher told me that I should improvise using a motif, and then deve…

9 years ago
by Lotus54 (32 posts)

Yamaha YTS-62S

Hey guys recently got a Yamaha YTS-62S, I'm using a Java Jumbo with Vandoren Classic reeds, and the way I see it, my mouthpie…

9 years ago
by RoYrOy (51 posts)

Discussing Practice Routines

I've been playing saxophone a year, and I practice about 4 hours a day, but I'm so inconsistent as to what I practice and how…

9 years ago
by RoYrOy (51 posts)

Minnie the Moocher/ BBVD music

Hey...Hate to be annoying, but would anybody happen to have the sheet music for Minnie the Moocher, or any Big Bad Voodoo Dad…

9 years ago
by Pressure Drop (10 posts)

beechler mouthpiece

hey, are Beechler metal mouthpieces good? thx

9 years ago
by mrd (137 posts)

Yamaha 82Z

I'm thinking about getting a new horn and I'm leaning toward the Z's. Are they as good as everybody says they are.

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Theo Wanne Mouthpiece

Hi, I was just wondering if Theo Wanne is still making custome mouthpieces. Thanks for and information

9 years ago
by bariguy (25 posts)

Cool Sax Effects

I'm a highschool student from Jersey and I can honestly say that I have mastered several cool effects on my horn. Like growli…

9 years ago
by dirk-lo (11 posts)

mouthpiece/reed fit

Hi, How important is it for the mouthpiece to have the exact same tip curve as the reed has? I have an Berg SS mouthpiece th…

9 years ago
by DG (6 posts)

Solo Ballard...!! HELP....

OK. In two weeks I will be playing solo tenor in a church for a weding. I have done this a few times already, but I'm looking…

9 years ago
by jazz625 (12 posts)

Great new sax trio album

Phil Dwyer, Alan Jones, and Rodney Whitaker have come out with a great new release called Let Me Tell You About My Day. Check…

9 years ago
by Spezzie (5 posts)

Check out this forum

The admin of this forum promises it'll be the next Sax on the Web; check it out...

9 years ago
by mattdude (74 posts)

Mouthpiece set up on a Conn

I've been playing a Conn shooting star for about a year now. I recently got a Meyer 5 mouthpiece from my band teacher, and I…

9 years ago
by JazzGal (41 posts)

Developing a more contemporary angular sound

I'm trying to make the transition from be-bop to a more contemporary sound. I've read Gary Cambell's books and Walt Weiskopf'…

9 years ago
by mufasa (9 posts)

Link vs. Link

Has anybody out there had the opportunity to compare a Link Super Tone Master and a New York model (tenor) ? How do they stac…

9 years ago
by jamterry (573 posts)


Ok, first off, I would like to say that "mainstream music" has taken a nosedive since the early 1970's (mostly because by tha…

9 years ago
by RoYrOy (51 posts)

Reed question

Ok i have a question about reed strengths. Is all these people using 2 1/2 strength reeds a fad now a or does it have to do w…

9 years ago
by diminishedpower (25 posts)

modern sax

I know that the vintage horns are some of the best, but what would you say is the best modern horn for jazz and big band.

9 years ago
by vzkgszhz (5 posts)
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