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  1. Eb Alto
    Ok so I’ve always heard that you’re supposed to tongue “tip to tip”, I’ve also heard that everyone articulates differently and you should do what works best. I found out the a few months ago that I’ve been anchor tonguing. I’ve heard that anchor tonguing isn’t bad but I don’t like it. It causes...
  2. Tone Producing & Embouchure
    I can tongue but what are the best methods to achieving rapid tonging such as 16th notes at 120-130? Sometimes my tongue would not move as fast as I want. Mainly on lower pitched saxes.
  3. Clarinet
    I'm an intermediate student clarinettist, I've been playing for 3 years and just recently it dawned on me that my articulation isn't great. When I tongue, my tongue touches the roof of my mouth (like when you say the letter T) and because of the way I tongue, you'll hear my tongue before the...
  4. Tips and Techniques
    I march bari at my high school. I have been told many times that I play too heavy and slow down. My instructors tell me to play lighter. Does anyone have any advice on how to do so? I march a ybs-62 if that helps
  5. Alto mpc
    I recently got a Selmer Soloist C* for my set-up and it played EXCEPTIONALLY well for the first week. Within the past month, however, it has been chirping every time I articulate or play at a high volume. I have yet to go and try new reeds in a higher strength (I play Gonzales Classic 3's with...
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