Tag Archives: contrabass clarinet

Community Band Drama ~ Johan de Meij’s “Gollum”

I was listening to this video, yet again, and marveling at how much of the band dynamics were captured. Filmed by a musician and arranger, Jeff Keith, he pans to the soloist right in time, does a lovely split screen … Continue reading

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Lament in Bb: Soloist Block

Ever wonder why more players can’t solo? I do. I used to think I was a decent soloist. That was until I started taking lessons. I’m in year 5 of lessons and I find that now that I understand more … Continue reading

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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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