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ive played the sax for only 1year and 4 months and wanted to know how do players do those slur's like from a note and you slur to the other 1... like this girl in this vid... http://youtube.com/watch?v=q-fxs_ZWXH4 ( during 00:51)
i also wanna know how do i get that jazz big fat round sound...

any ideas?

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you have to play boring long tones to develop strength in your embouchure. you should use a tuner to hold your pitch and vary you dynamics. over a period of 6 months you will hear your tone and intonation getting better and you will have the strength to vary the tone and pitch.long tone exercises should be with you the rest of your life. you must have the proper foundation to build upon.
 

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saxxsymbol has pretty much said it.
Long tones are the key. Try pushing the air fast and hot. But keep it controlled, if you don't control it you WILL start honking. Which is not a pleasent thing to listen to. Also try to make your lips into almost a drawstring bag, if will give you a fulller sound up top, and you wont scar your lip.
 
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