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  1. Solo Performer
    Hi All. Greetings from sunny South Africa. I'm looking to get hold of a backing track for Paul Desmond's EMBARCADERO in the original key. I play alto and I've searched the web frantically to no avail. Does anyone have a copy of a backing track for this song that I could use or direct me to...
  2. Alto mpc
    Long time listener-First time caller. After 30+ years of playing tenor, much of that time making a living at it, I've decided to switch to alto. Two years ago I purchased a Barone Classic (unfortunatey it didn't come with one of his renowned mpcs!) and a Vandoren A5S. Being relatively new to...
  3. Sheet Music & Transcriptions
    I have a piano player friend of mine who I want to do a duet with on Blue Ronda a la Turk and I was wondering if anyone knows where I can get the sheet music for it. I would prefer either a duo or quartet arrangement and I would prefer if it resembled as close as possible to the "Time Out"...
  4. Sheet Music & Transcriptions
    I am trying to find a book of the music of Paul Desmond that has the alto part with a cd that has the band accompaniment. I tried looking online but I can't find one. Does anyone know of a book like this. I want play the sax part with the band accompaniment on cd. --Thanks :)
  5. Recommended Listening for Beginners
    Hi Guys, I'm looking to listen to some cool jazz saxophonists because I would like to emulate that sort of sound of people like Mulligan and Desmond and Young (three of my favorite sax players). They all have that distinctive melodic vibe, sound and feel etc. I just kind of get turned off by...
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