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  1. SOTW Member Recordings & Reviews
    Hey everyone! Going to be back posting and contributing a lot more now. Here's a video that was taken from a jam session I was playing at this past Saturday in Philly. We stretched out a bit on a blues...this gets INTENSE!! Hope you dig it, and subscribe for more updates- there will be a lot of...
  2. YouTube videos
    Hey everyone! Here are some videos of my middle school jazz band from our performance at a jazz festival this past Friday. I hope you dig them! When listening, remember the fact that they are ages 11, 12, and 13! (no written solos here!!) Sesame Street Harlem Nocturne Black Orpheus
  3. SOTW Member Recordings & Reviews
    Here's a clip of "Strasbourg St. Denis" from a gig I recently did with my buddy's band, live in New York City- hope you dig it!
  4. Sax Lifestyle & Sax Related Health Problems
    Hi all, My son plays both tenor and alto sax. (13 yr old). we just went to have his teeth reviewed by the orthodontist, and was diagnosed with moderate overbite just on one side (??) of his mouth, and it needs correction via braces. the alignment and spacing of his teeth are ok.. so it's...
  5. Bb Tenor
    Saxophone Technical: All undergraduate candidates should be prepared to play all major scales (2 octaves), the chromatic scale (full range), and arpeggios (major, minor triads). Undergraduate: All candidates should prepare two contrasting pieces. Piano accompaniment is not required. Suggested...
  6. YouTube videos
    Here we gooooo!!! Episode 7 of How to Play SMOOTH JAZZ Saxophone! In this episode I'll be answering some of the many questions I received since my first episode. I hope you all enjoy!! **disclaimer- keep the insults to a minimum unless they're directed at me. Like in the other thread I won't...
  7. Misc. Saxophone Discussion
    Hi everyone. I'm new to the forum. I've recently taken up the sax again after a 10 year gap and I'm loving it. There is a piece that I used to play and that is very sentimental for me as I played it around the time of my dad's funeral. Thing is, I only had a recording of it on a cassette tape...
  8. Eb Alto
    Hello! This is a pressing issue since I'm in a school band and need to figure it out pronto! I started playing saxophone a little over a year ago and have been pretty good at it. My embouchure still needs work but it's decent, and I rarely squeak on notes. But recently, I started playing a new...
  9. Electronic Equipment
    I want a good multipurpose microphone, that is great for recording vocals, and commentary, as wells as saxophone recording (tenor sax) I am currently looking at shure sm58 and sm57 because I wanted a dynamic microphone because it doesn't pickup background sound very well. My price range is...
  10. Baritone mpc
    Hello reader, I'm primarily and alto player and I'm thinking about trying bari for fun, maybe for other bands if need be. I currently do not have a mouthpiece for the instrument, and I would prefer something has edge but lots of depth for notes in the mid range and of course the low range. My...
  11. Misc. Saxophone Manufacturers
    Hi! So, there isn't a lot of information around on Thomann horns so I thought I'd let you know a little about the ones I own. If anyone is searching to find out about them. I have been playing sax for 7 months so I am no expert but I have been a musician for 15 years on other instruments. The...
  12. SOTW Member Recordings & Reviews
    Well the other day I noticed my post count was 999...I don't know if it means anything, but I figured I should do something different to mark 1,000 posts on this site. I appreciate all of the information I've gotten from all of you, as well as all of the love and support for my own music. Keep...
  13. SOTW Member Recordings & Reviews
    Hey everyone! Here's a video of a brand new tune of mine, called "Finally." I think the name really fits, as my mom has been on my case about writing her a tune forever now (I have tunes for my wife, dad, and even couple friends...doh). This is from a gig last night at Club Bonafide in NYC...
  14. Baritone mpc
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  16. Multi Sax!
    Hey all, I'm currently trying to decide whether to save up for professional alto or to purchase a student level tenor. Here's some background info; I currently play as 1st chair in my high school band with my YAS-23. I have been playing since the 4th grade. After about 7 years of playing, I...
  17. Evette & Schaeffer Buffet-Crampon, S.A.
    Can anyone give me info on a Buffet E11 Clarinet in A? Specifically a price and place to buy one? Sax player who doubles clarinet in orchestra in need of an A clarinet thanks!
  18. Misc. Saxophone Discussion
    Hey Guys, Just for fun, comment below who would be in your dream sax section, saxophonists you choose do not have to alive currently. The section must include: 2 altos: (Lead and 2nd) 2 tenors: (Lead and 2nd) 1 bari Set it up like... Alto 1: Charlie Parker Alto 2: Sonny Stitt Tenor 1: John...
  19. Training Material
    Just uploaded a new FREE video on how to play the chromatic scale on my YT channel. In this video saxophone lesson I show step by step how to play the chromatic scale on the saxophone. Which means playing a scale (moving in half steps) from the lowest to the highest note on the saxophone...
  20. SOTW Member Recordings & Reviews
    Hey everyone! Here's a recording from a recent gig at Cornelia St. Café (NYC). Recorder is right in front of me, so that's why the balance is jacked up. (If you've ever played there you know the space) It's a tune my buddy wrote called "A Glimmer of What's to Come." Recording starts on my solo...
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