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10 years ago
by stutrane (15 posts)

Jazz Books

Hi, I'm a tenor player, I recently started around a year ago, but have been playing seriously since around May. I originally…

10 years ago
by stutrane (15 posts)

favorite non-sax

We all love saxophones here, but as we know(whether or not we care to aknowledge it) there are other musicians out there. Who…

10 years ago
by vzkgszhz (5 posts)

Just blowin off some steam fella's

well, maybe you can add your 2 cents into this one.. theres this kid i kno thats in my grade..hes not too mature about mus…

10 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

Brand New Saxist-to-be... What should I buy!

I'm as green as you can get when it comes to anything about saxaphones. I played around with a tenor at my house for a while…

10 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

Vandoren Optimum Lig???

plain and simple..is it any good?? better than my rovner dark? is it worth the money? will it give me better projection?? als…

10 years ago
by bjemike (7 posts)

sax reeds

hey, im new. does anyone no anything about metal reeds being used as mutes or something like that? If you do, were can i get…

10 years ago
by golferguy675 (600 posts)

Lester Young Tone

I have been playing tenor for a little over a year and I'm a huge Lester Young fan. My question is how do I get a Lester Youn…

10 years ago
by peter090 (155 posts)

good jazz charts...

just wanna know what u guys think are some good jazz charts?? or what ur bands are workin on?? right now were workin on a s…

10 years ago
by barimachine (323 posts)

Practicing in an apartment or condo?

Anyone care to list little tricks to keeping the noise down while still being able to practice at the same time? I have mutes…

10 years ago
by spottspidermunki (55 posts)

Bunky Green

Some sad news in the world of jazz education... Bunky Green has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. It seems he didn't reall…

10 years ago
by Dave36251 (8 posts)

Returning Sax Player

Hello Friends, I'd like to return to playing the sax again. At one time, nearly 20 years ago, I was planning to play profess…

10 years ago
by YanagisawA-901 (312 posts)

I need some tenor sax music...

I've haven't played for a year and what I was playing in jazz band was crap, and our teacher was crap...(he didn't like teach…

10 years ago
by divesta (11 posts)

Comparison -Yani 901 and YAS 62 II

I am looking to purchase an Alto Sax for my son - intermediate player. I am torn between Yani 901 and YAS 62 II. Has anyone t…

10 years ago
by Kool Monk (5 posts)

MARK VI TENOR SAXOPHONE

I AM IN NEED OF A MARK VI TENOR SAXOPHONE IF ANYONE IS SELLING ONE PLEASE CONATCT ME AT calebrlopez@hotmail.com THANK YOU SO…

10 years ago
by SaxMan (559 posts)

Devils Workshop, heard of em?

great jazz band..heard of em?

10 years ago
by Spike (248 posts)

What cd's should I get?

I'm beginning to work on my improv for the first time and have told to buy some jazz cds to get some ideas for when I play. W…

10 years ago
by peter090 (155 posts)

playing "outside"

Anybody have any tips for playing "outside" or any players/recordings I should check out?

10 years ago
by nlyons@oberlin.edu (18 posts)

Different Tenor Sounds

Ever since I was introduced to the music of Stan Getz last year, I can't seem to get enough of him! I really admire his melod…

10 years ago
by nlyons@oberlin.edu (18 posts)

Great Jazz Tones

I hearby kill (again) that hideous thread and continue what could potentially turn into another slaughterfest in here person…

10 years ago
by barimachine (323 posts)

free jazz books on improv and sightreading VERY VERY GOOD

this may already be here but heres a site i found of freejazz books it only sucks cuz you download them in pdf form, there go…

10 years ago
by barimachine (323 posts)

Book review...

I'm almost done reading a book by Derek Bailey called "Improvisation - Its Nature and Practice in Music". The book has not on…

10 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

Jazz Mouthpiece

I am an expierienced legit saxophone player but I have taken a liking to jazz recently and I a have a few questions about a d…

10 years ago
by birdwho (15 posts)

District Jazz Auditions

I am trying out for District Jazz Band next year, and I'm not sure how good my chances are. I am young (only 9th grade) and I…

10 years ago
by karebear1012 (395 posts)

thinking about learning sax

hi everyone.. i was thinking of learning a instrument, and since i enjoy jazz musics, the sax come to mind.. however, would l…

10 years ago
by Saxman2200 (64 posts)
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