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High School Saxophone

For students and band directors alike....topics such as jazz band, solo and ensemble contests, college prep, and everything else high school related

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HELP IMPROVISING!!!!

Hi, I'm a 14 year old alto sax player. I usually play 2nd or 3rd part in jazz band, since I'm a freshman and there's this oth…

10 years ago
by CountSpatula (602 posts)

hello everybody...

i would like to hear your opinion on my solo. my rock band and i recorded a song on our drumer house. there are 2 songs there…

10 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

Ligatures?

hey,I was just wondering what kind of ligatures other midddle and high school students play. im in 8th grade at an arts schoo…

10 years ago
by Gooshbanshee (24 posts)

Have you any outstanding Blues solos?

I have heard great music by many substantial artists but i know that many of them used the great skill of improvisation. My q…

10 years ago
by jbarisaxman (6 posts)

Does anyone know....

Heya all, does anyone know where I could find a copy of the Molly on the Shore arrangement for alto sax (with piano accompani…

10 years ago
by brace_face (43 posts)

Someone posted a cool site last week, lost the link

Someone posted this realy awsome alto sax site last week and I cant find the link. It was so awsome! It had all the fingering…

10 years ago
by sax kid (19 posts)

YAS23 Sax

Hi, I just bought a Yamaha YAS23 Saxophone and it is awesome!

10 years ago
by sax kid (19 posts)

Help With Buying a Sax...

I just got rid of the alto sax that i've been renting so that i could buy a newer one. I've been doing lot's of searching on…

10 years ago
by sax kid (19 posts)

Biting your bottom lip...

When I play I can only play for about 15 minuted without my bottom lip hurting. Is this because I'm not used to the mouthpeic…

10 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

NEW SAXOPHONE

had everyone here played the P. Mariaut saxes. i played the alto and it was amazing. nice and heavy duty. they play really we…

10 years ago
by barisax999 (400 posts)

How can I get my alto to sound better?

I sit up straight and all that but it still sounds REALLY airy. I was thinking it was becuase of my reed but when I changed t…

10 years ago
by Princerd (2 posts)

top or bottom surface?

when u tongue, do u tongue with the top surface of the tip of the tongue or the bottom surface of the tip? Or do u use differ…

10 years ago
by GzsKerqt (77 posts)

Is this a rip-off?

Okay, having just sorted out hire for an alto sax for the next term from my school, I'm wandering around ebay (yes, shame on…

10 years ago
by EL Seano (255 posts)

Trumpeting on a soprano

I am in a city symphony thing, and we don't have any brass at the current point, so I am wondering how bad is it to be playin…

10 years ago
by vipegrad (47 posts)

Alto Sax Tone Problems

I'm going into 11th grade and I've played alto sax since 5th grade. I think I've gotten quite good since last year...it helpe…

10 years ago
by The_§ax (147 posts)

Embouchure

I have embouchure. I had a less than substantial teacher teach me how to play sax. I know in the embouchure that you are supp…

10 years ago
by The_§ax (147 posts)

Woodwind or sax section shirt ideas

we are trying to put together t shirt ideas for marching band this year and we arent get any where, does anybody have a good…

10 years ago
by saxjunkie89 (393 posts)

Improvising

I can play almost anything that's written out but I suck at improvising. Any ideas I can try would be great.

10 years ago
by Vondermark (18 posts)

Jazz Scales for Alto Sax

Where can I download or get some jazz scales for the Alto sax?

10 years ago
by yanytenor (12 posts)

Jupiter Alto

At the end of symphonic band last year I was looking to upgrade from my YAS-23, and the sax clinician we had (A student of We…

10 years ago
by Aesop89 (12 posts)

Any school of arts people?!

hey I go to Bak middle school of arts ( I play all saxes) located in Florida, and knowing that there are other schools of art…

10 years ago
by Gooshbanshee (24 posts)

Free music

Does anyone know where you can print-off classic Alto music off the internet?

10 years ago
by Sax_Shark (134 posts)

Soprano Sax Wanted

I've played tenor for several years now and have become quite accomplished on it. Now, I would like to begin doubling in the…

10 years ago
by saxman1990 (25 posts)

Can anyone tell me about borgani saxophones?

My teacher has a Borgani 130 jubilee edition alto saxophone. He says that it is a great horn and I wanted to purchase one too…

10 years ago
by bosko (1 post)

Lesen Sie Deutsche/schreiben Sie

Spricht irgendjemand (oder schreibt) Deutsche/liest?

10 years ago
by saxjunkie89 (393 posts)
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