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How can i learn to be a jazz player?

I've been learning to play sax since 1961. At this point in my life i can play blues, blues/rock, and R'n'B stuff fairly well…

9 years ago
by jamterry (573 posts)

Consistancy in Tone..

My goal this summer.. double my skill.. lofty goal, but somthin to work for .. 2 of the main things i need to improve are my…

9 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

silversonic intonation

does someone know if the altos were as good as the tenors as far as being in tune ,and what are the best serial numbers to lo…

9 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

please tell me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

i am an oboe player who has started playing tenor sax in jazz band about a year ago. i am first chair but no one ever told me…

9 years ago
by SaxMan88 (318 posts)

Help would be wonderful, ha

16, male, Nj - I know this will probably make everybody who reads this basically want to slap me but for tenor I currently pl…

9 years ago
by blackfrancis (396 posts)

SOUNDING GREAT

I listen to people like Kenny G ,and Kirk Whalum and their sound is so pure and clear.Does anyone has any tips to how to get…

9 years ago
by SaxMan88 (318 posts)

3 New Tunes for summer..

aight.. well.. i earned the spot of lead alto in our jazz band for my upcoming senior year.. for the summer just to get us w…

9 years ago
by YanagisawA-901 (312 posts)

Stan Getz alto sax transcriptions

Does anyone know if I can find Stan Getz alto sax transcriptions anywhere? Thanks alot.

9 years ago
by tmgaus51 (16 posts)

Reed talk

What are your favorite reeds? Just in general...I suppose for more of a jazz setting since after all this is the Jazz forum.…

9 years ago
by YanagisawA-901 (312 posts)

C-Mellody

I'm curious, What is a C-Mellody Sax. I think I heard somewhere that they arent being made anymore. Any information would be…

9 years ago
by spifster (67 posts)

Soprano sax mouthpiece

I own a 1911 holton soprano and i need a new mouth piece for jazz. It currently has a selmer c* and i would like to know what…

9 years ago
by spifster (67 posts)

good advice

This was is from a response originally posted by connsaxman_jim. I think that it contains some good advice. Remember to keep…

9 years ago
by weinscott (11 posts)

Posting on Saxquest

I find it rather unfortunate that is has come to this but the personal attacks on this forum are getting out of control. I tr…

9 years ago
by weinscott (11 posts)

The purpose of Saxquest

As a Saxquest member, I would like to welcome all new-commers to the site. This site has so much to offer, and I hope that yo…

9 years ago
by EL Seano (255 posts)

All the Talk on Cannonball's rest easy. The knights Templar

The knights templar State: several of our order decided to fully check out the cannonball saxophones.all the different ones t…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Jazz Camp

Hey i just signed up for the BOA Summer Symposium for the leadership and jazz camp. I'm gonna be playing tenor sax for the ca…

9 years ago
by EL Seano (255 posts)

Distorting Altissimo register

Hey guys, I've just been wondering how you can achieve the distortion effect in the altissimo register. Currently, my altissi…

9 years ago
by phathorn (165 posts)

i need a good alto mouthpice

i wat to ask you about a good alto mouthpiece, because i have a great horn(buffet crampon s1 from 1977),and i don't know what…

9 years ago
by edutzu (12 posts)

Metal Tenor Mouthpiece

Sax Dudes and Dude -ettes: I am in the market for a good used tenor metal #7 mouthpiece. I currently have a Dukoff metal #7…

9 years ago
by dfwsaxdude (8 posts)

Overslung or underslung crook, The knights templar

The knights templar state: We believe there are differences obviously not only in design but in response,For example the unde…

9 years ago
by SaxMan88 (318 posts)

Relative Newcomer to Jazz, What Bari to buy?

I am a relative newcomer to Jazz, (1.5 years or so) and I play Bari Sax. I switched back and forth for a while between bari a…

9 years ago
by bariguy (25 posts)

True or False: Horn= 20% mouthpiece, reed= 50%30%=you

The knights templar state that as players progress they go through a stage of the equipment thing, so much so that thay belie…

9 years ago
by knorter (205 posts)

Personal review on the Selmer LaVoix Tenor Sax

Since I have yet to find one on the net, I wrote my own review on my brand spankin new Selmer LaVoix tenor. I find it to be q…

9 years ago
by SaxMan88 (318 posts)

Video Interview to Joshua Redman

hi guys, I'd like to report this Video Interview made to Joshua Redman on May 2005 at the Blue Note Club Milan during his eur…

9 years ago
by Sonnydex (5 posts)

Mpc for King Zephyr

Hahaha, for those who remember my forum on the zephyr, now that it's mine I need a new mouthpiece for it. Right now I'm on an…

9 years ago
by spifster (67 posts)
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