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I am a beginner of playing saxophone. something that I don't understand about tonguing.

When we want to stop the sound, our tip of tongue touch that place of reed.......

Where of the reed should we touch with tip of my tongue???

having some resources or web site to learn the tonguing skill??

Thank you in advance!

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Ideally place the tip of the tongue on the tip of the reed, but this is not always possible. I try to get as close to that as I can, but it will depend on other factors - the size of the mouthpiece and reed, the size of your tongue, the shape of your mouth, whether or not you have an overbite.

If you can't get the tip of the tongue on the tip of the reed, aim for as close as possible, tip or just behind the tip of the tongue on the tip or just beneath the tip of the reed.
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