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    Harri Rautiainen

    Lenny Pickett Releases Second Album as Leader

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    Harri Rautiainen 07-27-2015 11:49 AM

    Chuck Israels - "An Unpopular Perspective on Jazz Education"

    Every one who can play has a slew of great players he/she has copied to death. It is a given. What... Go to last post

    TraneSpotter 07-24-2015 05:20 PM
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    Jive Dadson

    Re: How long until you sounded decent?

    My dogs howl at notes above C# 3. Hmmm. Does that mean I need to work on the higher notes or the lower ones?

    Concerning being "decent," I would say five to six years of disciplined practice or...

    Jive Dadson Today, 06:05 AM Go to last post
    Mike T

    Re: Questons about Baritone sax and Soprano sax?

    Baritone sax ? Soprano sax ?

    These days, most people start with the alto sax.

    Or the tenor.

    Get a clarinet. It's two in one.

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    Jive Dadson

    Re: Playing "lighter"

    Dee______ Dee-dee______ Dee-dee______. Focuses the air into the tip opening where it needs to go. More sound for less breath, and clearer too.

    Joe Allard says the sides of the tongue are on the...

    Jive Dadson Today, 05:51 AM Go to last post

    Re: Playing "lighter"

    To play lighter you have to THINK lighter.
    Don't stomp on the notes but rather tiptoe over them. Or think of each one as a bubble and you have to articulate it without it bursting.
    This is...

    bandmommy Today, 05:51 AM Go to last post
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