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Need a new SAX!

I've been out of school for seven years, i sold my sax shortly after but i would like to get back into playing. before spendi…

9 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

buffet 400 series altos

so last year buffet came out with the 400 series alto, i played one when they first came out and they were good...actually th…

10 years ago
by BMBtenor (1 post)

Please help...information on Concertino da Camera & Tableaux de Provence

Hey...I have just been assigned to play Concertino da Camera and Tableaux de Provence for a recital. I have 8 months, hopeful…

10 years ago
by freshmansax (3 posts)

Daniel Lazarus Sonata

I just received my copy of the Lazarus Sonata and tried playing through it, but it didn't really make much sense...does anybo…

10 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

*= looking for a recording

im a sophmore in highschool and looking for a good recording of Ingolf Dahl's Sinfonietta for band. The ensemble im in is goi…

10 years ago
by The Insomniac Saxman (141 posts)

Double Tonguing

How do you make that phenomenon occur? And what about that growling sound?

10 years ago
by The Insomniac Saxman (141 posts)

soft tonguing

Hello, I would like some advice about correctly notating tonguing. Sometimes I see a piece of flute, oboe, clarinet or bassoo…

10 years ago
by mjohnnie (66 posts)

Development of classical saxophone and its place in music today...

Well, I stumbled upon this site so I might as well make use of it. I'm a freshman at Frostburg State University, I'm a music…

10 years ago
by lovealissa (1 post)

legit reeds

For a while now, i've been using La Voz for my all my legit playing, be it in my high schools wind ensemble or playing classi…

10 years ago
by selmer 4evr (309 posts)

Best Classical Sax CDs?

I'm fairly new to classical sax listening, and I'm very interested in building up a library of great sax CDs. Can anyone reco…

10 years ago
by barisax999 (400 posts)

audition and what from the ferling?

im playing 1 for sure, but now i need a technical one... im thinking maybe 12 but i want to hear your favorites from that bo…

10 years ago
by The Insomniac Saxman (141 posts)

Maslanka Concerto?

Hey everybody, Ive been looking for the David Maslanka Concerto for Alto Sax and Wind Ensemble all over the net and cannot fi…

10 years ago
by hselmer9966 (31 posts)

Hard Classical Tenor Peice??

Hello. I am looking for a tenor peice that sounds really hard. I need it to be somewhat slow and full of emotion. No real…

10 years ago
by Conclave (45 posts)

Graduate School sax teachers

Hello out there! I am currently a graduate sax performace student in California looking to transfer to a different grad schoo…

10 years ago
by landrusax (44 posts)

JUST TEMPERMENT

Hi all, I'm looking for a table that SIMPLY explains the necessary increase/decrease in pitch necessary for just intonation…

10 years ago
by Conclave (45 posts)

classical sax teacher needed

Is there anyone who lives in the LA area who is very classically experienced, preferred Selmer artist, interested in teaching…

10 years ago
by J.Max (3 posts)

Alto Saxophone

I'm looking for an alto saxophone for classical study in college. I have purchased a Selmer S90 mpc and a Vandoren Optimum li…

10 years ago
by Donnie The B (282 posts)

a mouthpiece that i never have EVER heard a complaint about..

for all you legit musicians who are searching for a new classical mouthpiece, search no more vandoren optimum AL3 or 4 ever…

10 years ago
by OANegrin (26 posts)

Also looking for music

Does anyone know of any really good college audition pieces for saxophone? Will appriciate all input. Thanks

10 years ago
by OANegrin (26 posts)

Tanaka?

My dad bought a saxophone for me a few years ago on ebay.. being young and having never picked up a sax, I didn't know at the…

10 years ago
by amhi (1 post)

Is being a practice room Zombie a good thing?

I talked to a lot of people about this and I just want to get the word out/ find out what the classical crowd thinks of this.…

10 years ago
by classysax91 (7 posts)

Wexler Saxaphone

My daughter has a Wexler Tenor Saxaphone that we bought for her on ebay. One of the buttons fell off and we took it to a repa…

10 years ago
by johnsonfromwisconsin (767 posts)

Classical specific saxophone design ideas?

We're going to add a classical specific model to our lineup in the near future, and would appreciate some input as to what fe…

10 years ago
by STEVE GOODSON (291 posts)

Altissimo A!! Help me!!!

I am a junior in high school doing a solo for contest. The last note is an altissimo A. It is optional, but I think it would…

10 years ago
by Randal (12 posts)

multiphonics

I've found two fingerings that will allow me to pruduce 8 or more identifiable notes at once. One is -23-23 low Bb and Eb. Th…

10 years ago
by jamterry (573 posts)
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