Readers Questions: Tone, High Notes and Tonguing

Monday, May 02, 2016

This time we answer readers questions on improving tone, mastering the high notes on sax, and how to untwist a tongue!
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Readers Questions

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

This time with our saxophone readers questions we offer advice on how to deal with gurgles in your sax mouthpiece, combat motivation in your practice and improve your sax recording technique.
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Readers Questions - Transposition Help for Sax Players

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Transposing from saxophone to piano can be confusing.  This time I answer a readers question about transposition, and share a few tips that will make the process easier to understand. 
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Readers Questions - Why are my reeds wavy?

Friday, October 23, 2015

This month we answer questions about wavy reeds, recording tips and park benches!
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We talk to celebrity pro saxophone players and learn about their approach to practice.

Transcriptions and tips to develop your tone, fingers and improvisation skills.

Sax Gear and Music reviews to inspire and inform you.

From saxophone practice techniques to maintenance tips.

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sound on sax?

Learn how with this simple exercise



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Ollie Weston

Simon Niblock

Steve Crow

Stephen Power

Susanne Pearce

Craig Buhler

Ben Britton

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