Now while a lot of people love machine-gun 8th notes ripping over a 300+bpm tune, there's something very personal about ballads. They expose the musician and really draw the listener in to hear what the performer is feeling. I also see a lot of comments on here saying how people nowadays just sound...Last Post By: mrpeebee Today, 03:42 PM
Can anyone else verify and/or show proof that John Coltrane used a "double lip" embouchure as Pete Thomas asserts in "The Rules and How to Break Them". This is the first mention of this I have heard and I have been playing sax for 50 years now. Also Pete takes issue with Larry Teal in his...Last Post By: kingperkoff Today, 07:11 AM
I've been using a rico metalite m9 refaced to a .130 opening on my bari for marching band in highschool , and I'm looking to upgrade before I go to college in the fall. The college I'm going to doesn't provide school baris, so I'll likely be the only bari player. I want a loud, good mouthpiece that...Last Post By: terryna 05-21-2018, 06:17 PM
The brass band I'm in did this party a couple months ago, and it's a crazy scene. Now it's my funk band's turn. Four or five different bands, an eclectic crowd, beer/wine and grilled...
I had never heard of the Ratstand. I checked out the price – it certainly is expensive ($200 CAD).
I use a K&M stand. It is less than half the price of the Ratstand, and seems comparable in terms...
I know, and have played with, a couple of really good players who use a MkVII tenor and they get a fantastic sound out of it. I would say a sound quality that is similar to a VI (both are Selmers...JL Today, 05:05 PM