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  1. Playing Songs
    I'm a big advocate of playing stuff in all keys. Here's a video of me playing the verse to Stardust in 7 different keys. I think it really helps me to understand the song. It also improves my improv by making me really internalize the essence of the song which makes me think more melodically so...
  2. Jazz and Improvisation
    So I'm going to a jazz summer camp and part of the audition/placement on the first day is an etude. I talked to my band directors about it, and they said that a ballad would be best to contradict the blues improvisation. Where do I even begin to look for one? Because my directors haven't gotten...
  3. SOTW Member Recordings & Reviews
    This is a short video from a recording session I did in January. The cd will be out on 5/1/15. This is a bit of my solo on a boogaloo I wrote. The band is Ed Cherry on guitar, Kyle Koehler on organ and Vince Ector on drums. I will post a few more of these clips from the studio and more info...
  4. Tenor mpc
    hello :) I'm a classical saxophone player, but I'd like to buy a jazz mouthpiece for my tenor I play on a Yamaha 475 with a T20 mouthpiece, and I'd like a setup quite similar to this one, and I'd like play with a synthetic reed because I will use this setup quite rarely. Which kind of mouthpiece...
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