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  1. Tone Producing & Embouchure
    In a couple years, I will have to take a 50-60 day break from playing the saxophone or any other instrument (no exceptions, not even a mouthpiece). I'm worried about losing some of my chops during that time. Is there anything I can do to keep them strong, or will I just have to do a lot of...
  2. Sax Lifestyle & Sax Related Health Problems
    I have a gig in three days, and I just came down with a cold... I don't really need to practice any of the songs, I'm just taking some improvised solos, but should I try and keep my chops in shape? I'd hate to make it worse, but then again, I doubt I'll be much better by then... On the other...
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