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Reed thickness help

Hey guys, need some help here. I'm looking into getting back into playing again. I was a music ed major back in college, but…

2 years ago
by Snorlaxaphone (3 posts)

New Wardell Gray Transcription

I have added a transcription of Wardell Gray's solo on Five Star to my website:

no replies by scooby (66 posts) 2 years ago

2 years ago
by scooby

2012 resolution!!

I resolve to play Giant Steps in all 12 keys.......~ Only 11 more to go!!

2 years ago
by kelsey (784 posts)

Larry McKenna trancription

I have added a transcription of Larry McKenna's solo on My Shining Hour to my website: no replies by scooby (66 posts) 2 years ago

2 years ago
by scooby (66 posts)

Teach Me To Swing

I recently started college and came from a very...... non jazz high school. Thats really the best way to explain it. Basicall…

2 years ago
by GFC (327 posts)

Alto Sax Ballads

Sorry if this has been discussed before, I'm sure it has. I am looking for a good big band alto sax ballad. Keep in mind, big…

2 years ago
by kelsey (784 posts)

Vincent Herring

I have added a transcription of Vincent Herring's solo on Jessica's Day to my website: no replies by scooby (66 posts) 2 years ago

2 years ago
by scooby (66 posts)

Edgar Winter

How about this guy? Quite a musician to say the least. Anybody know of his setup?

3 years ago
by kelsey (784 posts)

input on cannonball Big Bell Stone Series Pro Saxophones

has anybody had any experience or know of the Big Bell Stone Series Pro Saxophones the unlaquered finish seems to attract my…

3 years ago
by theshrinesilver (2 posts)

M5 or M6 mouthpiece for Alto sax?

my teacher said to get either an m5 or m6 mouthpiece for the jazz ensemble i'm in, and was wonder which one is better m5 or m…

3 years ago
by chalazon (547 posts)

Altissimo G

How do i hit it? Is there something im doing wrong ive been trying for about 2 weeks now... i only have 2 years experience bu…

3 years ago
by jonathan c30 (1 post)

Wardell Gray Transcription

I have added Wardell Gray's solo on Pennies From Heaven to my website:

3 years ago
by scooby (66 posts)

Ronnie Cuber Transcription

Having recently seen Ronnie Cuber in New York, I've been inspired to transcribe some of his solos. To start, I have added a t…

3 years ago
by toddi6@sbcglobal.net (1 post)

Tenor Conclave Solo Analysis

The July, 2011 issue of the Scooby-Sax Newsletter has been published. This issue focuses on the analysis of transcribed solos…

3 years ago
by scooby (66 posts)

Steve Grossman Transcription

I have added a transcription of Steve Grossman's solo on There Will Never Be Another You to my website: no replies by scooby (66 posts) 3 years ago

3 years ago
by scooby (66 posts)

Jody Mouthpiece Questions

Hey guys, First post here! Just wanted to bug you all and ask what you all thought about the Jody HR and Classic mouthpieces…

3 years ago
by rb2054 (3 posts)

Hank Jones dead at 91

Hank Jones, one of the greatest jazz piano players, has died at the age of 91. He has always been my favorite because he play…

3 years ago
by Nate931 (2 posts)

How to play high notes?

Play altissimo in NO TIME with Johnny Screecher's Extreme Sax Workouts method! no replies by deltacity (2 posts) 3 years ago

3 years ago
by deltacity (2 posts)

Tonal Memory

With all the new things on the market to help you learn to improvise, some of those things may hurt more than help. Doing tra…

3 years ago
by dgallego (27 posts)

Frank Wess Flute Transcription

I have added a transcription of Frank Wess' flute solo on "There Is No Greater Love" to my website: no replies by scooby (66 posts) 3 years ago

3 years ago
by scooby (66 posts)

Tenor Conclave Transcriptions

I have transcribed all four soloists playing Tenor Conclave. These solos are an excellent way to learn four different approac…

3 years ago
by scooby (66 posts)

George Coleman Transcription

I added a new transcription of George Coleman's solo on "Billie's Bounce" to my website: 1 replies by scooby (66 posts) 3 years ago

3 years ago
by kelsey (784 posts)

Altissimo PDF

I just added a PDF download of all the alternate & altissimo fingerings from my book ( pages 37, 38, & 39 ) at 1 replies by aaronsantee (6 posts) 9 years ago

3 years ago
by Mobile Band (27 posts)

how does the material of the saxophone affect the sound?

Ive heard that it affects it slightly but i was wondering how

3 years ago
by Mobile Band (27 posts)

"Pick up the pieces" solo

I am a sophomore in high school who mainly plays legit music. My band director asked a tenor player and me if we would play p…

3 years ago
by Yts875ex (1 post)
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