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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)

Beginner saxophone

Hi. first timer user. Just found the site today. I have a hypothetical question. A friend of mine has a 10 year old son who i…

10 years ago
by Face (11 posts)

arrangement of the ibert concertino????

Hello, I'm a belgian classical saxophoneplayer and within a few months, I have the opportunity to play solo with a symphoni…

10 years ago
by splentie (1 post)

buying a soprano

I'm interested in buying a soprano. I am an experienced sax player, having majored in music, but my career took me elsewhere…

10 years ago
by tenor562 (297 posts)

Distances Within Me

I'm just looking for some discussion on this piece. Analysis? Affect? Purpose? Meaning? Wha'da y'all think?

10 years ago
by phathorn (165 posts)

College Audition Help

Hi. . . I am an aspiring young jazz tenor player preparing for college auditions. Though I am applying for jazz performance p…

10 years ago
by mintyfreshjam (48 posts)

Where to find real saxophone talk.

Honestly, 90 percent of the forums in saxquest.com contain misguided information of people who find their information online…

10 years ago
by saxman0317 (53 posts)

Eccles Sonata Recording

Hi, I have an audition coming up and am working on the Sonata for Alto Sax and Piano by Henri Eccles (arr. Sigurd Rascher). D…

10 years ago
by InstantLunch (30 posts)

2005 NASA Region 3 Conference

The North American Saxophone Alliance is pleased to announce the 2005 NASA Region 3 Conference to be held on the campus of Dr…

10 years ago
by jromain (20 posts)

Reference 54 Questions

Has anyone played the Reference 54 saxes? I want to look into one, but I'm not sure if they are worth it or not. Any info wou…

10 years ago
by Goldref18 (145 posts)

Rousseau mouthpieces?

Any opinions about the Rousseau new classic mouthpieces for alto? I currently play a selmer S90-190... I'm thinking about try…

10 years ago
by bronzemonkey992 (22 posts)

Selmer Scroll Shanks

Does anybody have an opinion on wheter the vintage scrolls are more for classical or jazz. Thanks

10 years ago
by tickneither (4 posts)

Addendum to "Beginner Saxaphone"

I found out that the Selmer is an AS 300. Is that a beginner mod and is it a good one? thanks, Elmer

10 years ago
by Elmer (2 posts)

Mussorgsky's The Old Castle - my recording

If anyone's interested, I knocked out a decent recording of "The Old Castle" in my studio today. I'd be happy to send it for…

10 years ago
by SteamyHotSax (4 posts)

larry teal's art of saxophone playing

Is this book up to date. Its about 40 years old. Is the breathing info. right on or has there been new developments? By the…

10 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

Ryo Noda

Hello, I am doing a recitle in a few weeks and performing the Ryo Noda Improvisation II and I am looking for some informatio…

10 years ago
by wamphyri (1 post)

David Maslanka Sax Pieces

Hello, Has anybody heard of David Maslanka? The four pieces I have heard of his that pertain to saxophone: Mountain Roads fo…

10 years ago
by saxguy9345 (21 posts)

BEST CLASSICAL SAX PLAYER

One of the best saxophone players I have heard is undoubtedly Ed Fraedrich. His tone is sonrous and full of depth and is cert…

10 years ago
by SATBSaxRH (11 posts)

Mpc-lig combo for broad dark sound

I have been playing the alto for 2 years and recently purchased a Yamaha tenor 62 series III. I am a soloist and prefer a bro…

10 years ago
by Saxoplayer (2 posts)

Creston Concerto

Hi all. I'm new to the saxquest world. I'm having problems finding a recording of the Creston Concerto. I've got the Sonata b…

10 years ago
by wianno (2 posts)

Legit Mouthpiece

I am an expierienced legit alto player, and i have tried many legit pieces, larry teal, selmer s-80, and some vandorens. I wa…

10 years ago
by Kitch22 (98 posts)

Vandoren Optimum Al3

I was wondering if anyone has played a larry teal and an optimum mouthpiece knows which one has a darker rounder more focuse…

10 years ago
by allaboutsax (7 posts)

Is this mouthpiece legit?

Hey guys, way back I remember someone mentioning that the old Buesher mouthpieces were popular classical pieces. I found a vi…

10 years ago
by SaxMan (559 posts)

Saxophone Methods

I'm curious what method books other people use when teaching beginner students. I tend to use the Teal method books as well a…

10 years ago
by wesmiller (55 posts)

Handmade or Commercial Reeds?

So guys, is anyone making their own reeds or buying reeds several strengths to much and filing them down? Tell us about it...…

10 years ago
by spottspidermunki (55 posts)
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