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Best Big Band Bari Sax Sound Tip (du Jour)

“If you’re going to make a mistake, make it loud so everybody else sounds wrong” ~ Joe Venuti I often play bari sax in big bands, including my own band. I find that I usually end up blowing my brains … Continue reading

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Gershwin, a Lovely Voice and Bari Fun

As part of the “In the Mood” show I got to play bari sax on this lovely Dave Wolpe arrangement of Gershwin’s “Summertime”. The vocalist was the lovely and talented Robin Hilt. It is very rare for me to get … Continue reading

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Start ‘em Young Sez Me

It tickled me when granddaughter Amber wanted to play the bari sax. I ended up buying her a ruby red recorder. But not before taking some pictures. She is seven now and we wait in anticipation of what instrument she … Continue reading

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Low Sax Quartet Wonder: Danses by John Steve

I so would like to do this with my quartet. I keep coming back to this today to listen. Anyone know where I can buy the sheet music? I’d luv to see my quartet swap from the normal SATB to … Continue reading

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Baritone Sax Lessons ~ Taking the high road

Excerpted from the Woodwind Forum thread, “Bari Sax Improvement” by Terry Stibal. First, with a school instrument, if it is at all possible, get the use of the horn restricted to you and you alone. I know that it’s hard … Continue reading

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