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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…

10 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?

10 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.…

10 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..…

10 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!

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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).

10 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)

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 jbroad572 (46 posts)

Baris and chord changes

I want to get my hands on a Jazz Bari solo piece (only me playing) for my solo ensemble contest next year, does anybody have…

10 years ago
by kitnachi (41 posts)

Plastic Jazz Mouthpeices

Hey everyone. I play on an Otto Link 6* on my alto when i play jazz right now, but ive been looking into getting a nice jazz…

10 years ago
by Josephingram90 (1 post)
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