The Woodwind Forum

    1. The Community Band

      Community Bands and Ensembles
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      Gandalfe Latest: What's in a band name? Gandalfe, Aug 4, 2017
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    2. The Gathering Zone

      A place to tell us about yourself, announce a show, or organize a get together
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    3. General Discussion

      Posts that concern multiple or general woodwind issues or other topics tolerated at the whim of Ed ...
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      pete Latest: What are you listening to today? pete, Aug 16, 2017 at 3:16 PM
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    4. General Forum Information

      The what, where, why, and how for woodwind.com members
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      pete Latest: TheSax.Info outage ... pete, Aug 13, 2017 at 3:22 PM
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    5. Music Library

      General music: websites, pictures, sheet music, composing and arranging ...
      Aulos303 Latest: WooF Member Recording Thread Aulos303, May 28, 2017
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    1. General Acoustics Discussion

      An appropriate place for general acoustics discussions that don't have to do with material, construction, etc.
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      pete Latest: Keyguard question ... pete, Jul 17, 2017
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    2. Manufacturing and Construction Techniques

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      MrDibbs Latest: Classical clarinet MrDibbs, Nov 25, 2013
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    3. Material Matters

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    4. Prototype Instruments and Examples

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      Helen Latest: Nothing More to Do? Helen, Mar 17, 2017
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    1. Specific Information

      Specific information for saxophonists, clarinetists, flautists, etc.
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    1. The Clarinet Family: General Discussion

      If it's clarinet-related and you don't know where to put it, post here. We'll find a place for it!
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      pete Latest: J.C. Denner's birthday. pete, Aug 13, 2017 at 3:40 PM
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    2. Clarinet Makes and Models

      For fans of Buffet, Leblanc, Selmer, Yamaha and others.
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      JfW Latest: Which Buffet Clarinet Do I Have? JfW, May 17, 2017
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    3. Clarinet Misc. Media

      From sheet music to recordings to videos to blogs - discuss it here. Teaching/technique media has it's own forum.
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      Gandalfe Latest: John Ireland Fantasy Sonata Gandalfe, Jun 7, 2017
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    4. Clarinet Skills Development and Instruction

      Training, teachers, technique. We have it all here.
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    1. Double-Reed Equipment

      From reed rush to reed cases to straps. You can discuss it here
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      pete Latest: Fox Bassoon Advice Needed pete, Sep 10, 2016
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    2. Double-Reed Performing

      A place to talk about the challenges and joys of performing
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    3. Double-Reed Recordings/Videos

      Post and discuss your favorite double-reed recordings and videos here
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      Ed Latest: Ray Pizzi on jazz bassoon Ed, Mar 20, 2009
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    4. Reeds

      The art and joy of reeds
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      Helen Latest: Care and feeding of your reed Helen, Feb 3, 2016
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    5. The Double-Reed Family: Skills Development and Ins

      Training, teachers, technique. We have it all here.
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      Steve Latest: double tonguing Steve, Aug 27, 2010
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    6. Double-Reed Websites/Blogs

      Post and discuss your favorite double-reed related websites and blogs
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      Ed Latest: James Roe Blog Ed, Feb 1, 2008
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    1. General Discussion

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    2. Pit Orchestra Stories

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      TrueTone Latest: Legally Blonde reed parts TrueTone, Mar 12, 2016
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    3. Practical Advice

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      Gandalfe Latest: White Christmas reed books Gandalfe, Feb 4, 2017
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    4. Practicing Routines

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    1. Pipes

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      Gandalfe Latest: The Galway Piper Gandalfe, Jun 4, 2017
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    2. Recorders

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      Aulos303 Latest: Annie's Song Aulos303, May 15, 2017
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    3. Tárogató

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    4. Whistles

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      Aulos303 Latest: Skye Boat Song Aulos303, May 16, 2017
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    5. ... And Others

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      Gandalfe Latest: Racketts Gandalfe, Aug 9, 2017
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    1. The Flute Family: Equipment

      Discuss headjoints and any other equipment related topics here
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      pete Latest: Fipple head / lip plate pete, Dec 18, 2015
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    2. The Flute Family: General Discussion

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      pete Latest: Claude Laurent Crystal Flutes pete, Mar 20, 2016
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    3. The Flute Family: Media

      Discuss Flute related recordings and videos
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      Heckelphone Latest: Contrabass flute video! Heckelphone, Jun 13, 2009
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    4. The Flute Family: Performing

      Discuss issues related to performing in this area
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      pete Latest: not sure where to post this?? pete, Nov 13, 2012
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    5. The Flute Family: Skills and Instruction

      Training, teachers, technique. We have it all here.
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      retread Latest: 2nd octave flute tone problems retread, Mar 18, 2017
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    6. The Flute Family: Websites/Blogs

      Talk about interest flute related websites and blogs here
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      pete Latest: Subcounterbassflute pete, Dec 20, 2011
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  1. The Music Business

    The music of business? The bidness of muzak? Something like that.
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      JfW Latest: Notation Software Update JfW, Sep 20, 2015
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    2. Accounting 101

      Managing the Books
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    3. Becoming "The Man": Mastering Contractor-Subcontra

      A Bit Of Labor Law, Contracts, Payroll, Some Real Life Perspectives, Getting Stiffed (The Big Picture), Profit Margin
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    4. The Big Pile of Stuff & What to do with it

      Loading Up, Loading In, Loading Out; Containers, Carts and Cartage, The Band 'Boy' (or 'Girl'), Noisemakers (and why your drummer shouldn't have to buy them)
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      pete Latest: Black box technology pete, Aug 26, 2014
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    5. Getting a Start

      Music business basics, getting that first job, genre decisions, acquiring a "real" vocalist, early publicity,"word of mouth" and more
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    6. Growing Your Base

      All Your Base are Belong to Us. Marketing the Group, Software Recommendations
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      Gandalfe Latest: Reverbnation.com Review Gandalfe, Feb 9, 2017
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    7. It's SHOWTIME!

      Playing, Performing and Entertaining. To Jazz or not to Jazz, Front of House Issues, Herding the Group, Gimmickry, Lights, Vocalists vs. Sidemen
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      SOTSDO Latest: MORE COWBELL!!!! SOTSDO, Feb 21, 2015
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    8. Managing the Gig from Hell

      Tactics To Use At The Gig, Nuclear War - Band Style, A Graceful Escape, Why Cash Means Cash
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      JfW Latest: Be still my beating heart... JfW, Jun 23, 2017
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    9. Outfitting a Group

      Who owns what, insurance issues, theft (not "If?" but rather "When?"), when to upgrade, what not to do, The Book (and how to manage it)
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      SOTSDO Latest: Coming soon - a big black box! SOTSDO, Jun 29, 2014
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    10. "Twilighting"

      When To Call It Quits, Downsizing/"Right-Sizing" (and the Associated Music Issues)
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    11. Union or Not?

      General Discussion, Surviving in a Right to Work State, The Best Argument for the Union (And Why It Doesn't Usually Work)
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    1. Clarinets

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      JfW Latest: So I got that Nobley thingy. JfW, Jul 21, 2017
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    2. Double-Reeds

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      Steve Latest: Loree Oboe Restoration Steve, Sep 7, 2009
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    3. Flutes

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    4. Saxophones

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    5. General Discussion

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      bluebenz1 Latest: Woodwind repair course bluebenz1, Apr 3, 2017
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    1. Saxophone Equipment

      Discuss swabs, cases, necks, pads, and other accessories. All the toys.
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      pete Latest: Are reed players suddenly wealthy? pete, Aug 12, 2017 at 10:15 AM
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    2. pete Latest: Olympia Bass Sax pete, Nov 2, 2016
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    3. The Saxophone Family: General Discussion

      If it's saxophone-related and you don't know where to put it, post here. We'll find a place for it!
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    4. Saxophone Makes and Models

      For fans of Selmer (Paris), Yamaha, Yanagisawa, Keilwerth, Buescher, Conn, Martin and others
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    5. Saxophone Media

      From sheet music to recordings to videos to blogs - discuss it here
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      Gandalfe Latest: Jazz Duets by Ernie Watts Gandalfe, Feb 8, 2017
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    6. Saxophone Mouthpieces, Ligatures and Reeds

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      Steve Latest: Hmmm. Interesting design. Steve, Aug 22, 2016
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    7. Saxophone Playing Styles and Performers

      Jazz, Classical, pop/rock, smooth jazz, or any other style - discuss it here
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      BB666 Latest: An Overview of Jazz Theory BB666, Oct 16, 2016
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    8. Saxophone Skills Development and Instruction

      Training, teachers, technique. We have it all here.
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      Mojo Latest: Embouchure Obstacles Mojo, Oct 27, 2016
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  2. Wind Controllers

    A place to discuss Wind Controllers and generators
    1. Akai Controllers

      Discuss EWI models here.
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      pete Latest: Pete and the Akai EWI USB pete, Apr 18, 2016
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    2. Casio Wind Controllers

      Discuss Casio controllers here
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    3. Yamaha Controllers

      Discuss Yamaha Controllers here.
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    4. Tone Generators

      Discuss tone generators here
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      pete Latest: Software Based Stuff pete, Jun 2, 2014
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    5. Wind Controllers: General Discussion

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      Helen Latest: Nowindio Helen, May 7, 2017
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  3. The Mall

    ... Has it all. For Sale, WTB, etc.
    1. Specific Rules and FAQs for THIS AREA ONLY!

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      pete Latest: How Do I Get Access to Post? pete, Nov 16, 2011
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    2. For Sale

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      evinjaq Latest: Selmer Paris Bass Clarinet 1969 Full Boehm evinjaq, Aug 13, 2017 at 10:07 PM
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    3. Freebies/Hot Deals

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      pete Latest: Syntronik Free pete, Jul 30, 2017
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    4. How Much is My Horn Worth?

      Horn Valuations and Evaluations: Make Sure You Read the Rules!
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      Taragot Latest: Werner Wetzel Oboe - Pricing Taragot, Jul 5, 2016
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    5. New Products

      Read the rules before posting here
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      Cosmos Ind Latest: New Palm Key Risers Cosmos Ind, Mar 17, 2017
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    6. Wanted to Buy

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