- ARCHIVE / SAXOPHONE
- Recording Studio Tips: Overdubbing Saxophone Solos
Punch-in and Punch-out tutorial If you’re a saxophone or brass player who records alone, building compositions from scratch, when you reach the saxophone or brass overdubbing stage you’ll be doubling as recording engineer and performer simultaneously. I do this frequently and believe me, playing saxophone and pressing record buttons on and off is an unwieldy, [...]
- Recording Saxophone. Brass, Woodwind – Part 2
Recording studio tips – recording a horn section
- Changing saxophone mouthpieces – is it always necessary?
Saxophone mouthpieces – to change or not to change…
- Recording Saxophone, Brass and Woodwinds – Part 1
Recording Studio Tips: Recording saxophone, trumpet, trombone, clarinet and flute
- Playing in a big band saxophone section
Tips on big band saxophone section playing
- Staccato tonguing on the saxophone
Improve your staccato tonguing
- Saxophone mouthpiece question
Saxophone question – How much mouthpiece should you take in?
- Saxophone articulation – understanding jazz quavers
Playing saxophone with a swing feel.
- Using your diaphragm for a big saxophone sound
John Coltrane had a marvelously robust tone and could play solos of considerable length. He obviously used his diaphragm properly. The diaphragm is the muscular membrane that separates our abdominal and thoracic cavities. In other words it separates our chests from our stomachs and is located around the midriff. Now that’s much lower than many [...]
- Improvising Jazz Sax FAQ – part 2
Jazz saxophone – improvisation – understanding passing tones and neighbour notes