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  1. Jazz and Improvisation
    Hello, friends and distinguished saxophonists. As an intermediate-level improvisor, I have a little question here. Inasmuch as people use the pentatonic scales as a starting point for improvisation, when playing over simple major and minor chords, is there also a similar common formula used as...
  2. Tenor mpc
    So a while ago I saw a Drake Bergonzi for sale on a website for $350... Now it's on eBay for $340... Aren't these $345 new? I think you have to wait like 4 weeks or something to be made, but is the only reason the price is so close to new is to avoid waiting or am I missing something?
  3. Tenor mpc
    Hi everybody. I had the chance to try a "Bergonzi Master Series" 10* tenor piece (I've bought this for a friend) so I'd like to write down some lines about this piece... hope it can be useful. I have to say I always love Aaron's creations... and I've always think he is a great craftsman, who...
  4. Recordings, Movies
    I just picked up a new Bergonzi CD called Saxology (on Steeplechase)...two saxes, no piano, drum and bass...great stuff if you are Bergonzi fan, esp. if like me, you don't love the production on the Savant releases or the italian bands on some of the older stuff. 7 original tunes (all written...
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