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Advice on Otto Link Opening

A friend in London uses an Otto Link "9", with a very soft reed, and says I would love that setup, and could definitely play…

10 years ago
by mrd (137 posts)

Alto to Tenor

I am switching to Tenor Sax in jazz band. Is there any proper way to make the transition? I know that this may be a no-braine…

10 years ago
by SaxMan88 (318 posts)

Web Site for Mouthpieces

I ran across this site in which this guy tests some mpcs for the horns. Thought it might be of interest to you people.

10 years ago
by mrd (137 posts)

Jazz Tenor

I am going to major in saxophone (mainly jazz sax) as a tenor. I have a YTS-62 Yamaha Tenor saxophone with an otto link 7(met…

10 years ago
by SaxMan88 (318 posts)

Need Mouthpiece help!!

This sounds stupid but is a meyer 5m brighter or darker than a 6m?

10 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

I need your help!!!

Okay, this post is truly going to sound silly, but please bear with me. Alright, so I am a high school student (alto sax pla…

10 years ago
by don marco (8 posts)

Dukoffs

thinking of getting a Metal Dukoff 6 for my yamaha82-z alto. any thoughts

10 years ago
by phathorn (165 posts)

jazz musician needs new mouthpieces

Hello. I'm a jazz alto and soprano player looking to buy better moutpieces. I really want one that will sound good with jazz…

10 years ago
by jacobeid (24 posts)

Alto saxophone jazz songs anyone?

Was up sax locals! Hey im in a band so im loooking for some really really jazzy songs! So if any one knows some jazzy song fo…

10 years ago
by Mook (6 posts)

Going for a David Sanborn sound...

I play a yamaha custom z with a selmer c* and rovner and vandoren zz's. I need a mouthpiece that will give me something resem…

10 years ago
by SaxMan88 (318 posts)

Most popular jazz saxes.

Whats the most popular most commonly played jazz alto saxophone? Also if anyone here could afford the most ideal jazz set u…

10 years ago
by johnsonfromwisconsin (767 posts)

The Knights Templar

Everyone is talking about the knights templar. Where can i read about this? WHAT IS/ARE THE KNIGHTS OF THE TEMPLAR? It would…

10 years ago
by weinscott (11 posts)

Sonny Stitt

Does any body know his set up. I really love his tone. But I havn't had much experience with mouthpieces so I don't know how…

10 years ago
by lemonhead (23 posts)

I bet that this one it doesn't know it noone!!!

Who does know this song??? I don't manage to find the partiture (notes) of a very beautiful song that it is contained on the…

10 years ago
by sebastiano (5 posts)

ponzols

What are your opinions on the ponzol m2000??

10 years ago
by Kitch22 (98 posts)

STARTING A BAND

Im starting a jazz band outside of my school and i was wondering does anyone have any suggestions on names? or a playlist?

10 years ago
by phathorn (165 posts)

Writing music

Ok i am trying to write music for a small jazz band... i do not know how to even get started my first time. Can anyone recome…

10 years ago
by mojocoggo (97 posts)

Who does know this song???

Who does know this song??? I don't manage to find the partiture (notes) of a very beautiful song that it is contained on the…

10 years ago
by sebastiano (5 posts)

Alloro B&S Saxophone

Can anyone tell me if this is made by "B&S in Germany, and what their opinions are on it and its sound and quality. Thank yo…

10 years ago
by mrd (137 posts)

First Gig

What advice would you give someone who is about to play his first jazz gig? You see I have one coming up in the summer and I…

10 years ago
by saxman0317 (53 posts)

vibrato help

i want know how come every time i try to do vibrato, it sounds broken and bad. thx

10 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

Bari Sax/Saxophone Sound

I was listening to the Big Phat Band, and their bari player has this big, powerful, amazing sound. My sound is always round,…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Got some new jazz..

well its not really new.. but my sax teacher gave me a cd today.. Bunky Green.. he was my sax teachers old teacher or somth…

10 years ago
by YanagisawA-901 (312 posts)

Jazz Theory and Arranging

I am a college student who is very interested in composing. My favorite type of music is jazz, so I'd like to learn to arrang…

10 years ago
by BariSaxplyr (35 posts)

High Notes

How do you play the really high notes that you will never find on a fingering chart?

10 years ago
by SaxMan88 (318 posts)
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