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  1. Altissimo and Multiphonics
    Hi all, I'm posting on here because I've been having a lot of trouble recently. For about four months I've been extending my range to the altissimo register, but have been doing the exercises in the Sinta Voicing book for two years. I can hit the overtone modes up to the 6th mode on the low Bb...
  2. Eb Alto
    Does anyone know which horns tend to lean towards the darker end of the sound spectrum? I've read good things said about Buescher True tone altos and I've heard people playing Mark VII's with very warm sounds. I know warm and dark mean different things to different people but I'm thinking Dick...
  3. Tone Producing & Embouchure
    I don't understand how to change my tone. I want to resonate, for example John Coltrane's sound, but also sound dark. I don't know if changing my embouchure or my throat or tongue position changes my sound. Can someone please help? My Long tone practice and overtone practice consists of the...
  4. Tenor mpc
    Hello, I am primarily an alto player, and play primarily jazz (a lot of straight-ahead, bop, latin) with occasional funk and pop mixed in. I enjoy an overall bright/lead sound on alto (I play a Beechler hard rubber s6s with a Selmer Paris Serie III alto). I have been dabbling a bit on tenor...
  5. Alto mpc
    Hi, I been playing in a band for about one and half year. We are playing band arrangements of "Farandole", "Yakety Sax", "March from Aida", etc. My sax is a vintage Antoine Courtois Paris, but I'm not able to say if it's sound is dark or bright, since it's the only one I've played. I think is...
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