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Jazz Tenor Mouthpiece

I'm in the market for a new Jazz Tenor Sax mouthpiece. Ive gotten back into playing in a jazz band and i really want to get a…

9 years ago
by SaxMan88 (318 posts)

looking for a Getz sound

like the topic says. Don't think like getz gelberto, think like, late stan. A great soft tone that can just wail. I have a Li…

9 years ago
by Nichwan_is (3 posts)

Virginia Commonwealth U??

anyone know anything about this college. i know they are one of the better jazz performance colleges on the east coast. they…

9 years ago
by YanagisawA-901 (312 posts)

bari mouthpiece

what would be a good jazz bari mouthpiece, i have a link 7* now which i can rip with, but im looking for something that will…

9 years ago
by barimachine (323 posts)

What Makes the Blues the Blues?

Are the blues considered a totally different genre than jazz? Or are they a subgenre of jazz just like big band and bossa nov…

9 years ago
by tenor562 (297 posts)

vibrato

When i was listening to one of my jazz cds i was wondering how to get that "wah wah wah" vibrato sound thx

9 years ago
by jazzdude482 (38 posts)

bari or guitar?

ok, our2:00 band has 5 trumpets(a crappy lead one i might add), 5 trombones, 4 altos, 4 tenors, 3 baris(1 of them is me), 2 b…

9 years ago
by saxbob (13 posts)

playing jazz...

hello everybody. im 15 years old from israel. i was playing cllasical nusic for the lest 5 years on my alto. this year i have…

9 years ago
by Hexaclon (90 posts)

Squeaking with metal mouthpiece

I play a dukoff D9 MP with rico plasticover reeds and the stock lig. My sound is really great, but every so often I get a squ…

9 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

"if i could"

anyone know where i can get music for this? anyone even heard of it?? my schools alumni band is playn it. along with "the chi…

9 years ago
by YanagisawA-901 (312 posts)

Alto mouthpiece for altissimo

I've been struggling with altissimo on my otherwise suberb Conn 6M from 1940. I seem not to have too much trouble in getting…

9 years ago
by peter090 (155 posts)

great finds

I live in a little hick town and went garage sale hunting with my grandmother last weekend and i found a Conn 10M tenor that…

9 years ago
by chiamac (586 posts)

need solo jazz piece FAST ! ! ! !

i've been nominated for GHP, which is the governors honors program, for jazz here in georgia. if i make it i get to spend 6 w…

9 years ago
by mintyfreshjam (48 posts)

Half diminished chords...

What do you do on half-dimished chords? I'm working on Yardbird Suite, and don't know what to do there. Also what about 7 +9…

9 years ago
by asaxplyr (3 posts)

Keilwerth bari SX90R compared to Yamaha YBS62

Play a tenorSX90R and love it alot....planning on purchasing a bari in the next few weeks. Thought of a Keilwerth from the so…

9 years ago
by BariSaxplyr (35 posts)

rovner mouthpieces

I play on a yamaha 82 custom z and i am using an s 80 mouthpiece. I need a jazz mp, and have been looking at the rovner eagle…

9 years ago
by nad1rn (37 posts)

Peter Ponzol mpc

I've been playing off and on for 30 yrs. Most of that time I used Dukof d8 on Semer Mark vi For the last five yrs I've been p…

9 years ago
by cosmoo (4 posts)

help with good alto jazz mouthpiece

hi everyone, I just found out that i'm going to have to play my alto in my high schools jazz band. and i need some help fin…

9 years ago
by selmerfan (67 posts)

Best sax between 2000-3000$

Whch saxophone do you think I should buy if i plan to spend about 2500$?

9 years ago
by selmerfan (67 posts)

Jazz Saxophone

Hello, I am a college student who currently plays on a Selmer Bundy II. I'm looking to go farther with my playing and instruc…

9 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Transcribing is fun!

I just got done doing Lester Youngs solo from lady be good (1939). God that was fun. I have to start transcribing some more t…

9 years ago
by wvujazzman (48 posts)

Mouthpieces

I play a Selmer Super 80 Series Alto with a Dukoff # 6 chamber mouthpiece. I recently bought a Yamaha Yss-875 and purchased a…

9 years ago
by ELSaxiDad (2 posts)

What's the differance between Tenor Selmer II and III

I played a mark VI for about 20 yrs. I sold it and went without a horn for about 3 yrs. A few years ago I bought new Selmer I…

9 years ago
by jameshale (1 post)

Transcribing is fun!

I just got done doing Lester Youngs solo from lady be good (1939). God that was fun. I have to start transcribing some more t…

9 years ago
by eman19 (131 posts)

favorite alto players

who and why?

9 years ago
by eman19 (131 posts)
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