It's high time those of us who play classical music on saxophone put our talents on display. There's a very active thread in Misc. Saxophone Discussion where people post clips of themselves - it's one of the busiest areas on this board, other than the buy/sell postings. I'm starting this thread...Last Post By: Alonso Music Yesterday, 10:35 PM
The old thread got very long. Now closed but still accessible. As a starter for this new one: Smart people listen to Radiohead and dumb people listen to Beyoncé, according to studyLast Post By: Roundmidnite Yesterday, 09:47 PM
Selmer Radio Improved Saxophones - an ongoing study Purpose: To attempt to determine the duration and makeup of the Selmer Radio Improved Model as accurately as possible. Method: Positively identify as many examples as possible, ideally with photos for reference and comparison. Outcomes -...Last Post By: Douglas Pipher Yesterday, 02:12 PM
I find it hard to believe that, with so much information available, someone would still re-lacquer a vintage saxophone. As a dealer, let me be clear: I don't/won't pay as much for ANY vintage sax that has been re-lacquered, as I will for a similar original with any amount of lacquer left. I am not...Last Post By: iammh Yesterday, 02:26 PM
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: The A Train Today, 08:57 PM
Do you still own and play this beautiful silver plated U.S. Army Property 127 model?Standards Today, 10:42 PM
No worries thanks for the reply. If you have a moment, would you mind sharing what horn you preferred to the SML? I alternate between a Super 20 (Eastlake) and a 39 10M in silver plate. Love the...kennyboye Today, 10:41 PM
Visit the Classical section and have them suggest a simple Bach/Telemann Concerto and see how a theme is developed in each movement/dance.
No more than two sharps or flats.
Vocalizing is helpful. ;)