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    Forum Contributor 2014 Pete Thomas's Avatar
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    Default Re: Classical Sax Playing on a The Martin Tenor

    Quote Originally Posted by hakukani View Post
    Yeah, I'm married to a college professor. They're kinda cute, really--and smart. But they can certainly be opinionated...
    As opposed to your typical SOTW member

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    Default Re: Classical Sax Playing on a The Martin Tenor

    Quote Originally Posted by Rackety Sax View Post
    Cecil Leeson played classical on a Martin alto.
    Not 100% sure if this is a Martin, but look at the mouthpiece!


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    Default Re: Classical Sax Playing on a The Martin Tenor

    I think it's a Martin ...

    cecil leeson.jpg

    The picture is from Paul Cohen column "Vintage Saxophones Revisted" in Saxophone Journal vol 11, # 2, summer 1986.

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    Default Re: Classical Sax Playing on a The Martin Tenor

    Quote Originally Posted by Merlin View Post
    Not 100% sure if this is a Martin, but look at the mouthpiece!

    Is that a Link?
    Sound guy theory of relativity: E=mc^2 (+or- 3dB)
    Sax player theory of relativity: E=mc^2 (+or- .010" at the tip)
    "Free jazz is the vegemite of the musical world. It's an acquired taste."-J. Jacques

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    Default Re: Classical Sax Playing on a The Martin Tenor

    Quote Originally Posted by Pete Thomas View Post
    As opposed to your typical SOTW member

    Yeah, but I learned it from her
    Sound guy theory of relativity: E=mc^2 (+or- 3dB)
    Sax player theory of relativity: E=mc^2 (+or- .010" at the tip)
    "Free jazz is the vegemite of the musical world. It's an acquired taste."-J. Jacques

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    Default Re: Classical Sax Playing on a The Martin Tenor

    I played a Committee Tenor classically for years with a Steve Broadus Perfected mpc and received many compliments. Its a great dark sound you can't get out of a Selmer..
    "After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music." Aldous Huxley
    Selmer Serie III Tenor, Yani 900 Bari, '24 True Tone Bass, Buffet S1 Bb Clarinet..

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    Default Re: Classical Sax Playing on a The Martin Tenor

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    Is that a Link?
    I'm fairly sure it is. Or maybe a Goldbeck.

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    Default Re: Classical Sax Playing on a The Martin Tenor

    Quote Originally Posted by hgrail View Post
    I played a Committee Tenor classically for years with a Steve Broadus Perfected mpc and received many compliments. Its a great dark sound you can't get out of a Selmer..
    Steve Broadus was one of the Martin Committee, so I'm not surprised it worked so well!
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