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  1. General Discussion
    Hi all. I've been practicing a lot over the past month or more. I am haunted by my past clarinet experience where my lower teeth are crooked at the tops. They are not straight across and the most prominent one is very sharp. Therefore, not only does it cut into my lip which cuts my practices...
  2. Tone Producing & Embouchure
    Like many others, I had issues in the inside of my lower lip, but it's not only the teeth-mark: Near the damaged area, I felt poppy seed-sized (or bigger) roughness in or under the mucous, which hindered me from maintaining a proper embouchure. I've changed mouthpiece, and after a while, as I...
  3. Tone Producing & Embouchure
    Hello everybody, I'm new in the forum. I started saxophone playing classical music, then I stopped and now I'm learning jazz saxophone. In particular, I've changed my way of playing: I don't roll my lower lip over my teeth as I did before, and I try to play without too much tension in my facial...
  4. Bb Soprano
    Does anyone play without their upper teeth on the mouthpiece? I find I can get a sweeter tone by wrapping my upper lip under my teeth the same as I do with my lower lip, so neither my upper nor lower teeth actually come in contact with the piece. Doing this for an extended period of time may...
  5. Sax Lifestyle & Sax Related Health Problems
    Hi everyone, First post on SOTW- I have been reading the forum for a while now and I have to say this is a wonderful resource for inspiration, tips, and ideas from some great players and interesting people. I know there are a couple of other threads about the Invisalign treatment and sax...
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