Sax on the Web Forum banner
1 - 3 of 3 Posts

· Registered
Joined
·
354 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 ·
Can someone describe to me what you feel in your throat, face, tongue, or body to play these in the section where they need to be piano? Thanks!
 

· Registered
Joined
·
1,448 Posts
Can someone describe to me what you feel in your throat, face, tongue, or body to play these in the section where they need to be piano? Thanks!
I open throat, remember to keep my embouchure relaxed and make sure I maintain firm air support. When soloing for me it sounds best, especially for the bell tones, to partially subtone those notes. I'm just able to maintain a softer volume than with full tone. However, when in section I want to match what everyone else is doing tone and pitch-wise.
 

· Just a guy who plays saxophone.
Joined
·
5,594 Posts
The low end of the alto should be right in the comfortable singing range for most men…might be a touch low for some women. Anyway, how all of those things react when you’re playing those notes is exactly how they should react when you’re singing those notes.
 
1 - 3 of 3 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.
Top