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Vandoren V-16????

got a bit of a problem.. right now im playin with a 3 and a half vandoren java, its good, but it seems a bit weak, and i kno…

9 years ago
by mintyfreshjam (48 posts)

conn o sax

hi everybody! i like the conn o sax because it seems so unusual and mysterious but i can't find two much info about it cause…

9 years ago
by Jack Cici (87 posts)

Check out Kenny Garrett live!

I have to say one of the most incredible concerts I've heard in recent memory was Kenny Garrett with Kenny Kirkland, Nat Reev…

9 years ago
by jazzax (30 posts)

Good jazz clubs in New Orleans

Does anyone know of any good jazz clubs in or around N.O. I love the saxophone and jazz and I just want to find some good jaz…

9 years ago
by Jack Cici (87 posts)

This might be a tuffy

hey guys, ive been workin hard the past few weeks on my tone, and technique and whatnot, i just dont feel like im getting any…

10 years ago
by golferguy675 (600 posts)

transcription

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10 years ago
by stutrane (15 posts)

Jazz Books

Hi, I'm a tenor player, I recently started around a year ago, but have been playing seriously since around May. I originally…

10 years ago
by stutrane (15 posts)

favorite non-sax

We all love saxophones here, but as we know(whether or not we care to aknowledge it) there are other musicians out there. Who…

10 years ago
by vzkgszhz (5 posts)

Just blowin off some steam fella's

well, maybe you can add your 2 cents into this one.. theres this kid i kno thats in my grade..hes not too mature about mus…

10 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

Brand New Saxist-to-be... What should I buy!

I'm as green as you can get when it comes to anything about saxaphones. I played around with a tenor at my house for a while…

10 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

Vandoren Optimum Lig???

plain and simple..is it any good?? better than my rovner dark? is it worth the money? will it give me better projection?? als…

10 years ago
by bjemike (7 posts)

sax reeds

hey, im new. does anyone no anything about metal reeds being used as mutes or something like that? If you do, were can i get…

10 years ago
by golferguy675 (600 posts)

Lester Young Tone

I have been playing tenor for a little over a year and I'm a huge Lester Young fan. My question is how do I get a Lester Youn…

10 years ago
by peter090 (155 posts)

good jazz charts...

just wanna know what u guys think are some good jazz charts?? or what ur bands are workin on?? right now were workin on a s…

10 years ago
by barimachine (323 posts)

Practicing in an apartment or condo?

Anyone care to list little tricks to keeping the noise down while still being able to practice at the same time? I have mutes…

10 years ago
by spottspidermunki (55 posts)

Bunky Green

Some sad news in the world of jazz education... Bunky Green has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. It seems he didn't reall…

10 years ago
by Dave36251 (8 posts)

Returning Sax Player

Hello Friends, I'd like to return to playing the sax again. At one time, nearly 20 years ago, I was planning to play profess…

10 years ago
by YanagisawA-901 (312 posts)

I need some tenor sax music...

I've haven't played for a year and what I was playing in jazz band was crap, and our teacher was crap...(he didn't like teach…

10 years ago
by divesta (11 posts)

Comparison -Yani 901 and YAS 62 II

I am looking to purchase an Alto Sax for my son - intermediate player. I am torn between Yani 901 and YAS 62 II. Has anyone t…

10 years ago
by Kool Monk (5 posts)

MARK VI TENOR SAXOPHONE

I AM IN NEED OF A MARK VI TENOR SAXOPHONE IF ANYONE IS SELLING ONE PLEASE CONATCT ME AT calebrlopez@hotmail.com THANK YOU SO…

10 years ago
by SaxMan (559 posts)

Devils Workshop, heard of em?

great jazz band..heard of em?

10 years ago
by Spike (248 posts)

What cd's should I get?

I'm beginning to work on my improv for the first time and have told to buy some jazz cds to get some ideas for when I play. W…

10 years ago
by peter090 (155 posts)

playing "outside"

Anybody have any tips for playing "outside" or any players/recordings I should check out?

10 years ago
by nlyons@oberlin.edu (18 posts)

Different Tenor Sounds

Ever since I was introduced to the music of Stan Getz last year, I can't seem to get enough of him! I really admire his melod…

10 years ago
by nlyons@oberlin.edu (18 posts)

Great Jazz Tones

I hearby kill (again) that hideous thread and continue what could potentially turn into another slaughterfest in here person…

10 years ago
by barimachine (323 posts)
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