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vibrato help

i want know how come every time i try to do vibrato, it sounds broken and bad. thx

9 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

Bari Sax/Saxophone Sound

I was listening to the Big Phat Band, and their bari player has this big, powerful, amazing sound. My sound is always round,…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Got some new jazz..

well its not really new.. but my sax teacher gave me a cd today.. Bunky Green.. he was my sax teachers old teacher or somth…

9 years ago
by YanagisawA-901 (312 posts)

Jazz Theory and Arranging

I am a college student who is very interested in composing. My favorite type of music is jazz, so I'd like to learn to arrang…

9 years ago
by BariSaxplyr (35 posts)

High Notes

How do you play the really high notes that you will never find on a fingering chart?

9 years ago
by SaxMan88 (318 posts)

Memorizing

I have heard that I have to memorize tunes to be really good. There's just one problem. I really stink at remembering things.…

9 years ago
by barimachine (323 posts)

Please help with setup recommendations!

I need to get 2 set-ups. One for concert and one for Jazz. Im looking at a selmer larry teal with hemke 3 reeds for concert..…

9 years ago
by SahsSax06 (4 posts)

Metal Meyer

Has anyone ever encountered a metal Meyer mouthpiece for an alto? If so, what are your experiences with them? Thanks!

9 years ago
by sstitt (10 posts)

Pre Concert Rituals??

Just wondering what other people do to warm up before a big concert. any rituals? patterns? anything u do with ur horn or ur…

9 years ago
by kennyj (24 posts)

Church Modes

Can anyone tell me what "Church Modes" are? For example (Ionian, Dorian). I saw them at musictheory.net on their scale ear tr…

9 years ago
by peter090 (155 posts)

Claude Lakey Mouthpiece for Jazz?

I'm loooking to get a new sound out of my Yamaha Pro sax, and I was wondering if a Claude Lakey hard rubber tenor mouthpiece…

9 years ago
by Tully (49 posts)

Setups for tenor and alto

I need tips on a nice jazz setup for tenor and a good classical setup for alto since I'm moving to tenor in jazz band next ye…

9 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Meyer Hard Rubber Tenor Mouthpieces

I'm loooking to get a new sound out of my Yamaha Pro sax, and I was wondering if a Meyer hard rubber tenor mouthpiece would b…

9 years ago
by zoot (21 posts)

mouthpiece advice

I have a '37 Martin Tenor (Skyline etching on bell). I am coming back to playing after many years and I am looking for a mout…

9 years ago
by sstitt (10 posts)

American University Saxophone Symposium This Saturday, March 26!

American University will be hosting a Saxophone Symposium at AU's Greenberg Theatre on Saturday, March 26. The all-day event…

9 years ago
by nhgetz (8 posts)

tonguing

I was wondering how to make your tonguing fasterbesides just saying to to to to to to to to to like about a milliong times be…

9 years ago
by Hexaclon (90 posts)

WHY THE KNIGHTS TEMPLAR BELIEVE ALL JAZZ DRUMMING IN 12/8

Question: Why Jazz Drumming 12/8? |There is always margin for the accidental and just as much in the greatest things as in t…

9 years ago
by TANGO SIX ONE (255 posts)

Coltrane 26-2

Anyone know what the numbers 26-2 refer to? It's an outtake found on Coltrane's Sound (and probably elsewhere).

9 years ago
by SaxJazz42 (9 posts)

Does anyone ever use Effects?

I am in a Fusion Group where everyone in the group is electric but me, so We have stolen the Idea from others before us and d…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Bari CD's

What's everyone's favorite jazz bari CD to listen to? I'm looking into listening to some jazz bari, and need a reccomendation…

10 years ago
by jazaddict (41 posts)

Woodwind brand Professional saxophones

I want a good jazz saxophone, and I'm looking to move on from my current Jupiter student model (It's a pretty cruddy sax). I…

10 years ago
by java (2 posts)

weltklang

Hi,I just bought from ebay a tenor Weltklang,it is not any more playable-orange laquered!!!-with the serial number 43xx,does…

10 years ago
by Spiros (2 posts)

I need a question answered by an expert.

Hey everyone. I recently came into possesion of a very old Buescher Elkhart. Its missing some pads, the lower cage is broken,…

10 years ago
by Dirty_Reggae (55 posts)

Coltrane Sound?

I'm looking to get a good Coltrane like sound without paying too much. I know he played on a metal Otto Link, but would the h…

10 years ago
by TANGO SIX ONE (255 posts)

Chords

My name is Travis and I am a senior in high school and I am in Jazz band. I know very little about music theory so I have no…

10 years ago
by BariSaxplyr (35 posts)
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