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    diesel11679

    Re: Achieving technical wizardry

    Just think about how many guys can't stand James Carter, but nobody can argue that he's a technical wizard.

    Get as technical as you want: learn to play what you hear, learn theory, play every...

    diesel11679 Today, 06:52 PM Go to last post
    JayePDX

    Re: Middle School Jazz Band

    :notworth:

    I agree........I mean, honestly....going out and buying $100-140 mouthpieces for the whole section ? Of 13-14 year olds who have only been playing 1-2.1/2 years ?

    Really ?

    On one...

    JayePDX Today, 06:50 PM Go to last post
    lllebret

    Re: Overtone purpose?

    I would like to add that working on overtones is what really got my sound together.

    lllebret Today, 06:48 PM Go to last post
    Grumps

    Re: Achieving technical wizardry

    Technical wizardry is one thing to strive for. However, being referred to as a great technician on the horn is not always a true compliment.

    Grumps Today, 06:38 PM Go to last post
    Grumps

    Re: Middle School Jazz Band

    Vandorens do have consistent good quality off the shelf and can often be found in music stores alongside the Meyers and Links. Definitely worth a try, as the V16 is a Meyer type mouthpiece (for...

    Grumps Today, 06:34 PM Go to last post