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Vandoren mouthpiece

I am looking at a vandoren v16 metal mouthpiece for tenor. I am coming off a Jody jazz HR and I was looking for a mouthpiece…

5 years ago
by zeekman116 (27 posts)

Change of names??

I for one would be for changing the name of Parker's tune "Donna Lee" to...... "Was Anybody Hurt??

5 years ago
by kelsey (814 posts)

Late for gig

We were late starting at the gig last night. My bass player locked his keys in his car and to took two hours to get the drumm…

5 years ago
by newreedsyndrome (343 posts)

Mouthpiece

So I am looking for a mouthpiece with some edge. I like hard rubber, but most of them seem like they have that traditional ja…

5 years ago
by jazzcat522 (21 posts)

Otto link

So I was looking at this metal Otto link at wwbw. It's not the vintage one but the $150 one. I heard these have had some qual…

5 years ago
by blackfrancis (396 posts)

Chromatic Transposition of II-V-I Bebop Lines and other jazz improvisation exercises

Dear all, I am happy to share some of my jazz improvisation exercises with you all. Files, located in the "Downloads" of www.…

5 years ago
by JKChang (1 post)

sxophone repair

I have a selmer mark 6 alto saxophone and i need to fix it. it fell on the ground and now i can't play the lower notes. is…

5 years ago
by jakob1 (4 posts)

Holly Hofmann Transcription

There is an interesting version of Close Your Eyes on YouTube featuring flutist, Holly Hofmann and pianist, Mike Wofford: <…

5 years ago
by scooby (71 posts)

Mouthpiece

I play tenor a Jody Jazz HR 7*. looking for edge instead. I was lookin at some Gary Sugal mpc. what do you guys think?

5 years ago
by saxandbassplayer (42 posts)

what makes a good slow song?

so this has been on my mind for a while... what makes a good slow song? Take Madian Voyage (spelling) for example... that s…

5 years ago
by cuber (653 posts)

Mouthpiece

I play tenor a Jody Jazz HR 7*. looking for edge instead. I was lookin at some Gary Sugal mpc. what do you guys think?

5 years ago
by zeekman116 (27 posts)

Selmer Saxophones

I have a selmer series III and I think its awsome, I've played on it for 3 years now. Now im starting to drive away from conc…

5 years ago
by Superactionsax (2 posts)

Jazz Saxophone & Classical Saxophone: Why The Enmity?

First and foremost, we are all saxophonists. Neither genre is better than the other in any way. That's the beauty of art in g…

5 years ago
by saxandbassplayer (42 posts)

Adding Some Edge with Jody Jazz

Alright, so I have had my Jody Jazz HR 7* for a while now, and I love this piece. However, I was reading online and I was try…

5 years ago
by peter090 (155 posts)

Jackie McLean Transcription

I have added a transcription of a solo that Jackie McLean played on Stella By Starlight to my website: no replies by scooby (71 posts) 5 years ago

5 years ago
by scooby (71 posts)

low notes on Tenor sax

how do i get a clean attack on low b -Bb

5 years ago
by blackfrancis (396 posts)

multiphonics

I was reading that Thelonious Monk taught Coltrane how to play 2 or 3 notes on the saxaphone at once. How is this possible?

5 years ago
by RollieRodz (3 posts)

Joke???

What do you call a Jazz Musician without a wife or a girl friend???.............Homeless!!!

5 years ago
by cuber (653 posts)

Great players to look up to

Hi, I'm in high school and I'm a huge jazz guy. I feel like I love listening to the greats (Cannonball, Coltrane, and Bird) s…

5 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

I need a new mouthpiece

Hey guys. I have been searching for a new mouthpiece. I'm in my High School's jazz band and need an upgrade from my piece of…

5 years ago
by kelsey (814 posts)

Upper tone quality of the Yahama Custom Z Tenor

I play a Yahama Custom Z tenor with the G1 neck, the vandorn java T75 or the Jody Jazz NY #7 mp's w/ Rovner lig #2 1/2 java…

5 years ago
by LC (25 posts)

can anyone tell me how to growl

can anyone help me? ive been trying and trying but i cant get it and i need to learn before May please help!

5 years ago
by LC (25 posts)

can anyone tell me how to growl

can anyone help me? ive been trying and trying but i cant get it and i need to learn before May. please help!

5 years ago
by LC (25 posts)

favorite jazz saxophonists

List your favorite jazz saxophonists here!

5 years ago
by LC (25 posts)

Ralph Moore Transcription

I have posted a new transcription to my website of Ralph Moore's solo on Like Someone in Love. It comes from the date he did…

5 years ago
by LC (25 posts)
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