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tongue position

  1. Tone Producing & Embouchure
    I play alto sax and bassoon equally, but I find myself to be inherently flat in the upper registers on both instruments. I try to play with an "ay" or "ee" tongue position as I get higher but it does little, leading me to suspect air support may be the main issue. Are there any tests or...
  2. Tone Producing & Embouchure
    I've recently come to discover that I've developed a habit, and I'm not sure if it needs fixing. When I play, I rest the tip of my tongue against my bottom lip (also touching my bottom teeth) and my tongue is on the floor of my mouth. To tongue, I just raise the front portion of my tongue (a...