Category Archives: Woodwind Forum

Unholy Rackett

Excerpted from the Unholy Rackett, a stellar music group discovered on Facebook. As I wished to share the info provided by the Unholy Rackett to the Woodwind Forum I took some highlights that was penned by Simon Rickard. What a … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Mazzeo “System” Explained

Here’s another fine post wherein from my friend Terry Stibal waxes poetic about a very unique clarinet system. He is a professional musician and band manager with his latest band, the Sounds of the South Dance Orchestra. This was first … Continue reading

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Trivia du Jour: Name that Sax

Came across this oddity today. Can any name this square-keyed sax maker? This stumped my friends on Facebook. Let’s see how my WordPress readers do.

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Contrabass Clarinet in Jazz You say?

A friend of mine is selling/trading his Leblanc Model 7182 Contrabass Clarinet (link here). He includes some videos of him playing his contra and this one caught my ear. I’m on my third listen. Sounds kinda Klezmery to me. ;O) … Continue reading

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SaxPic’s Calendar Project ~ 2012 Prep

Every year for a while now Pete, one of the admins on the Woodwind Forum, creates a wonderful and unique calendar for the avid woodwind musician. These are some of the pictures I sent for him to review.     … Continue reading

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In Search of Saxophone Intonation

Always in search of that perfect voice for my various saxophones and clarinets, this post in the Woodwind Forum “True Tone Alto” from John Talbot really spoke to me. The photo to the right is from John too. Flexibility of … Continue reading

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The Typewriter: Icon or just Art?

As I explore the world of WordPress I keep seeing pictures of old typewriters, just a shot of some of the keys, or even antique typesetting pieces. I purchased an old typewriter last year off eBay to use as a … Continue reading

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