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new mouthpiece

Hello, I am a senior majoring in jazz studies. I don't venture over to this forum as often as I should. I am in the market fo…

11 years ago
by Tully (49 posts)

Classical Audition Material

I was approached today with a question about what classical solo (tenor) would be good for a Performing Arts High School audi…

11 years ago
by Quartertone (7 posts)

Classical Players u DONT LIKE

The more I listen to classical sax players, the more I find that there are some players that I really hate. For example, I ca…

11 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Best saxophonists and their best recordings

I play mainly jazz alto saxophone, but I go to Eastman School of Music so I study classically there as well. I need to learn…

11 years ago
by selmer 4evr (309 posts)

sterling horns

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…

11 years ago
by selmer 4evr (309 posts)

sonata recording

this one is a long shot.i was wondering if anyone has ever come across a recording of lawson lunde's sonata for saxophone. i…

11 years ago
by olli-pekka (2 posts)

classical recording

im really pretty new to classical saxophone. i recently had a lesson with (hopefully) my future college professor. he asked m…

11 years ago
by barisax999 (400 posts)

Soprano questions

i own a soprano and i'm playing it as a soloist in one of my bands peices. Pershire majesty if you've heard of it. But anyway…

11 years ago
by jaggtagg7 (40 posts)

The purpose of Saxquest

As a Saxquest member, I would like to welcome all new-commers to the site. This site has so much to offer, and I hope that yo…

11 years ago
by jamterry (573 posts)

Classical Setup for Alto

I need suggestions of a good setup for classical music for Alto Saxophone. This is mouthpiece, ligature, reed, and even a goo…

11 years ago
by skriggety (4 posts)

Please explain a few things

What exactly is LEGIT? I've never heard this term before today. Also, could you please suggest a sax for (legit?) playing und…

11 years ago
by selmer 4evr (309 posts)

Saxophone Selection ,,and preferred Tone linked to Mother Toungue

I am wondering if the language one speaks is influential in the decisions we make musically. Our we influenced by our languag…

11 years ago
by selmer 4evr (309 posts)

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…

11 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…

11 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…

11 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…

11 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…

11 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…

11 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…

11 years ago
by selmer 4evr (309 posts)

Ressos?

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

11 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…

11 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…

11 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…

11 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…

11 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…

11 years ago
by nhgetz (8 posts)
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