Posts for “Saxophone”

September 13, 2018

Recital videos, August 2018

Here are some videos from my recent Delta State University faculty recital. I enjoyed tackling Brett Wery‘s challenging Sonata for multiple woodwinds (flute, clarinet, alto saxophone) and piano, plus some little oboe pieces and the André Previn bassoon sonata. As always, the goal was to challenge myself, so, as always, the performance had some hiccups. But ...

September 10, 2018

Recording: Claude T. Smith Suite with Delta State Wind Ensemble

A few months ago I got to perform Claude T. Smith’s Suite for Solo Flute, Clarinet, and Alto Saxophone with the Delta State University Wind Ensemble, conducted by Dr. Erik Richards. It’s a fun showpiece for a woodwind doubler with band, which I’ve had a few opportunities to perform over the last 10 years. The ...

June 30, 2018

Favorite blog posts, June 2018

Hand-picked high-quality woodwind-related blog posts from around the web, June 2018 edition.

May 31, 2018

Favorite blog posts, May 2018

Hand-picked high-quality woodwind-related blog posts from around the web, May 2018 edition.

May 24, 2018

Q&A: Reeds

Answers to questions submitted for the blog's 10th anniversary.

May 7, 2018

Saxophone low notes

The saxophone's lowest notes can be notoriously unresponsive. For the best chance at successful low notes, here's what you will need.

April 9, 2018

Review: D’Addario Reserve alto saxophone mouthpieces

If you have read my reviews of the D’Addario clarinet and jazz alto and tenor saxophone mouthpieces, you won’t be surprised to learn that I’m a big fan of their new classical alto saxophone mouthpiece, too. (As with the last several reviews, D’Addario sent me some mouthpieces at no cost, with the possibility but not ...

April 8, 2018

ReedCast™ scientific reed forecasts on Alexa

I was hoping to announce this a week ago, on the anniversary of the ReedCast™’s debut, April 1, 2015,but things got a little delayed. Anyway, you can now get your guaranteed-accurate, highly scientific ReedCast™ on your Alexa device. Check it out! You can, of course, still get your classic ReedCast™ on the web.

February 28, 2018

Favorite blog posts, February 2018

Hand-picked high-quality woodwind-related blog posts from around the web, February 2018 edition.

January 31, 2018

Favorite blog posts, January 2018

Hand-picked high-quality woodwind-related blog posts from around the web, January 2018 edition.
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