On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love gave to me Twelve New York Meyers Eleven Charlie Parkers Ten Zoots a-drinking Nine brown box Rico’s Eight reeds adjusting Seven ligs a loosening Six tunes a changing Five vintage horns … Continue reading
Thought I had a great lead on a bass sax for a good price. No such luck. Still hunting for that killer deal.
In no particular order: Siguard Rascher – Top tones! Marcel Mule – The French School Cannonball Adderley – Amazing tone, technique, and feel Paul Desmond – Could you be more lyrical on the alto? Phil Woods – The complete post … Continue reading
I own a couple of JK stencil B flats and generally play the JK’s instead of the Beugnier stencil low A that I have. I think I prefer the tone of the JK’s and the action is a lot more … Continue reading
I picked up an oboe this summer and all I can tell you is that it is hard to play! The horn is in good adjustment but oboe requires a lot more adjustment for intonation than even the most out … Continue reading
Prior to early 2004 I was an alto player. After that time I started to play tenor most of the time. Here’s a peek into what I was playing in 2003: Alto: 63 Buescher 400 55 Buescher Aristocrat 141 Vandoren … Continue reading