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  1. Sax Repair, Maintenance and Modification
    Hello Masters, Hope you are doing well and earning mucho deniro, because you deserve it for the amazing work you do! I am current working on another student Bundy from the 1970s and trying to fix the neck which has some pull-down. I am attaching a photo of the neck, which I have already fixed...
  2. Sax Repair, Maintenance and Modification
    Dear Masters, I have searched for this information of SOTW and have not located any detailed discussion/description of the proper method to go about adjusting this keywork. I am currently working on getting a Buescher from the 1970s rebuilt and I am struggling with getting the linked keys in...
  3. Sax Repair, Maintenance and Modification
    Magnificent Sax Masters, I have come with small, humble question to beg your advice. I am kneeling before you, my Masters, please help me know where to find the proper blue paint to reblue these springs. How is it possible to fix these springs, as shown in the attached photo? Does it help if...
  4. Sax Repair, Maintenance and Modification
    O' great Sax Masters, again, I approach with humble question. I am trying to level the inside of the padcup where the key-touch profile has created a ridge in the padcup. I am attempting to smooth out these ridges with a grinding stone attachment to the rotary tool. I have attached a photo to...
  5. Training Material
    Hi All, For four years now I've been running an online saxophone video course. Until now it has been a hobby and part time venture but it has become incredibly popular and I now have 1 million YouTube views :O Whoa! For this reason I've decided to invest some time and money into creating...
  6. Jazz and Improvisation
    I have seen jazz charts before but I really have no idea how to read them or what they are. Can anybody help me?
  7. Teaching
    Hey all, I've seen a lot of threads riffing about 'what do I teach?' and can understand the the theory that a teacher should already know what to teach, BUT I'm still a relative newbie, and whilst I've been getting good feedback from pupils, I'd like to keep improving my teaching technique. I...
  8. Late Bloomers
    Hey, everybody. I just posted parts 3 & 4 of my YouTube mini-series on overtone basics. PART 3: How overtones... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l4MWImTFocg PART 4: Why overtones? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hV5wGgoBk3A In them I discuss & demo the 2nd harmonic. More importantly...
  9. Classical Saxophone
    I am interested in why one performance grabs you attention the entire time, and others don't. I see about 10 symphony concerts a year, 4 big name jazz shows, go to a jazz club once a month, and about 4 times a year i am able to see more nontraditional music. in almost all the shows there...
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