Sax on the Web Forum banner
tongue position
1-3 of 3 Results
  1. Eb Alto
    Ok so I’ve always heard that you’re supposed to tongue “tip to tip”, I’ve also heard that everyone articulates differently and you should do what works best. I found out the a few months ago that I’ve been anchor tonguing. I’ve heard that anchor tonguing isn’t bad but I don’t like it. It causes...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
1-3 of 3 Results
Top