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teachers in dc

does anyone know of any good teachers in the washington dc area? so far i've found noah getz (not sure how good he is, i stil…

9 years ago
by northdakota27 (3 posts)

Good Sax for Legit?

Hey! I've recently gotten back into playing the sax as actively as I did years ago. I've gotten up to the skill level I was w…

9 years ago
by selmer 4evr (309 posts)

Selmer Series III in Sterling

Has anyone tried one of these I was told Selmer had one in LA at the last show or congress there I am interested in getting a…

9 years ago
by selmer 4evr (309 posts)

The art of Breathing

What kinds of methods or excercises do you do to develope your breathing technique? I have just come to realize that basic…

9 years ago
by selmer 4evr (309 posts)

ligatures

I know that the best ligature is the one which works for you, but I'm just interested in what ligatures other, more experienc…

9 years ago
by selmer 4evr (309 posts)

ligatures

has anyone tried a Consoli ligature with the rails on the bottom and if so what is your response to the performance? I use a…

9 years ago
by selmer 4evr (309 posts)

Darkest legit mpc for alto

What's is, in your opinion, the darkest legit mpc. I am trying to eliminate all of my edge, and I currently play a Custom Z w…

9 years ago
by selmer 4evr (309 posts)

Ressos?

What would be the best type of ressonaters to get for playing legit? Thanks.

9 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

Bach Cello Suites

I'm currently working on the first three 'cello suites on tenor sax. I'm glad to see from this website (I'm new) that I'm not…

9 years ago
by Nele (6 posts)

Where to Buy?

Sorry, but can anyone tell where I could buy Maslanka's Concerto for Alto Saxophone? I've tried looking all over the internet…

9 years ago
by west (242 posts)

Marcel Mule Recordings

I have recently discovered the Arizona University Recordings (the 2 CD set) but they are sold out at the AU Recordings web si…

9 years ago
by taherb (1 post)

Conn 14M Mouthpiece

I reacquired my 1956 Conn Director (Shooting Star) Alto after 40 years. I have been playing at church for about 8 months. I h…

9 years ago
by closelabs (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…

9 years ago
by nhgetz (8 posts)

Porgy and Bess???

Anyone heard of it or played it? it has a lot of jazz feel to it and stuff. my director showed it to us the other day and s…

10 years ago
by Jessiewigg (2 posts)

Sorry

Im retarded i pressed the post button twice.

10 years ago
by hselmer9966 (31 posts)

College Questions

I'm a junior in high school and am beginning to look for colleges. I've look at a couple(N.E. Conservatory, Mich. St., Uni. o…

10 years ago
by hselmer9966 (31 posts)

Suggestions for a good Tenor, reasonably priced....

Hi, I am an oboist of about 35 years' experience, used to playing on professional oboes. I recently started playing tenor sax…

10 years ago
by justinnike83 (1 post)

Anyone know of good duets?

Like books/piece anything regarding duets, me and a friend play a ton.

10 years ago
by SJsax54 (1 post)

H. Villa-Lobos' Fantasia

Does ANYone knoe where I can find a racording of Hector Villa-Lobos' Fantasia (for Soprano or Tenor with Chamber orhcestra)?

10 years ago
by OANegrin (26 posts)

Concertos

What Concertos would your recommend? I am planning on auditioning for a few Concerto/Aria competitions, and I'm new to the Co…

10 years ago
by OANegrin (26 posts)

How can I get a good classical tone?

I play a Mark VI bari and normally play in jazzbands, but recently decided to go "legit" for a while. Problem is, my director…

10 years ago
by Face (11 posts)

Improvisation et caprice recording.

I'm playing this for a competition in may, and having an mp3 of the song would really help. Does anyone know where I could fi…

10 years ago
by InstantLunch (30 posts)

T. Sax rep

What do you see as the "necessary" pieces that a classical Tenor play should know? Not the ones that might be held in any sor…

10 years ago
by jromain (20 posts)

Dukoff Metal Tenor mouthpiece... HELP!!!

I've just bought a DUkoff mouthpiece yet I don't seem to have much control over the tone and teh squeaks. I'm used to a stand…

10 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

actual notes of Sax Solo

I have just begun playing sax in a living room band and we have begun to cover Steely Dan's Dirty Work. I am trying to figure…

10 years ago
by x_russian_x (1 post)
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