“Long Live the Saxophone”!

Again today, I hear people talking about how the saxophone is out…. BS I say!  The saxophone is the last of the wind instruments that can provide the artist with different sounds and approaches to soloing… I must admit I think saxophone players have done themselves and the saxophone a great injustice by all trying… Continue reading “Long Live the Saxophone”!

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The Jazz musicians curse:

It seems to be the curse of the Jazz musician that they must criticize all other musicians, the way they play and/or their music….. It seems they spend a lot of time talking about how bad other musicians play or that they do not like their music…. Seems like a big waste of time….. If… Continue reading The Jazz musicians curse:

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Saxophone Ribbed Construction:

Saxophone Ribbed Construction simply means the post are soldered to a larger rib and then the rib is soldered to the body of the saxophone… This is a very common method of manufacturing since the Selmer company used it on the Mark VI saxophones… The idea being it was that it made the saxophone darker… Continue reading Saxophone Ribbed Construction:

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