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What pieces are you working on?

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: I'm not out to start a bragging contest (even though I have a feeling it will end up there). I'm…

3 years ago
by lilmoose17 (2 posts)

Carl Anton Wirth

I'm looking for this peice called Jephthah By Carl Anton Wirth, but I can't seem to find it anywhere over the internet and th…

3 years ago
by Saxquest (350 posts)

which mouthpiece/reed for legit beginner

I've been playing alto for about 2 years and have messed around with jazz playing using a standard medium lay Yamaha mouthpie…

3 years ago
by Rocky48 (1 post)

Overtones on student alto?

random question from a sax player....I have a yamaha student alto, will this effect my abilities to do overtones? i can only…

3 years ago
by Saxquest (350 posts)

Bach Partita in A minor tips

Wondering if anyone else has played this hellish piece. If so, you can probably understand my need for tips right now.

4 years ago
by Nate931 (2 posts)

Antigua A 460LQ

I trade in vintage trumpets and cornets. My brother-in-law asked me to look for a soprano sax for him for a budget of $500.00…

4 years ago
by entrancing1 (1 post)

Jazz Saxophone & Classical Saxophone: Why The Enmity?

First and foremost, we are all saxophonists. Neither genre is better than the other in any way. That's the beauty of art in g…

5 years ago
by kelsey (851 posts)

Paul Harvey

I'm playing Paul Harvey's concertino for tenor saxophone but I can't find any information on the piece ot the composer. I wou…

5 years ago
by Keith M. Zimmerman (1 post)

RPC mouthpiece question

I was wondering how much these mouthpieces usually run. I was looking at the 115b tenor on the website and there is no price…

5 years ago
by zeekman116 (27 posts)

Reed thoughts

Lately I've been become a little more curious into experimentation of other reeds. I play tenor sax and am not completely sat…

5 years ago
by g400martin (4 posts)

Flutter tongue

I'm a high school student, and I just can't do the flutter tongue. Any tips?

5 years ago
by ababa (1 post)

Caravan and Rascher Mouthpiece

I'm looking into buying a better classical tenor mouthpiece. I use the Yanagisawa hard rubber mouthpiece that came with my 99…

5 years ago
by jdcsax (14 posts)

soprano mute?

hello everyone, my professor asked me a question and i thought i would run it through you guys. he is playing soprano sax for…

5 years ago
by hemkestudent (5 posts)

Julliard, eastman, or New ingland conservatory

hey, I was just woundering. which on of these colleges are the best. From what ive gathered Eastman is, but I was hoping at l…

5 years ago
by cuber (653 posts)

If Classical Saxophone is "Leg

Just trying to stir things up.

5 years ago
by cuber (653 posts)

classical alto mouthpiece

Ive been playin on a c* but i

6 years ago
by saxandbassplayer (42 posts)

Tone Darkening

Hi I have been recently playing on a Jupiter alto sax, a selmer c* mouthpiece and a rovner dark ligature. I need help to get…

6 years ago
by Jason McFeaters (4 posts)
6 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

Rite Spring for saxophone choir

Hey guys, ANyone out there heard of a arrangement of Stravinsky: Rite of Spring for saxophone ensemble? Many thanks!

7 years ago
by GregLauer (37 posts)

Graduate Assistantship in Saxophone at Ohio University

There is an opening for a GRADUATE ASSISTANT in SAXOPHONE at Ohio University beginning Fall 2009. For information please visi…

7 years ago
by matt james (5 posts)

What legit sax should I get? Y

Currently, I am studying at In

7 years ago
by selmer 4evr (309 posts)

Ligatures and lacquers

I know there are some people w

7 years ago
by selmer 4evr (309 posts)

New/recent music for alto sax and soprano

I am looking for a contemporary piece for soprano and alto or soprano sax. Anyone know of some good pieces out there?

7 years ago
by saxandbassplayer (42 posts)

Eccles Sonata Mvt. 1 Tempo

I was curious to hear peoples thoughts on the tempo for the first mvt. of the Eccles Sonata. It is marked Largo but given a q…

7 years ago
by JB22b4 (1 post)

Electric Saxophones, synthophones, real? Cheap?

I've seen advertisements for electric saxophones, as well as synthophones. Are these real? Are they expensive?

7 years ago
by Altonian11 (39 posts)
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