For some time, I’ve wanted to get a grasp on what you, my saxadelic website visitors are most interested in reading about. Sure, I could pose the question as a simple post on Facebook and Twitter, but I thought I’d take it to the next level. With that in mind, I’ve decided to put my [read more…]
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Epitomizing what it means to be a modern tenor player, sax maven Ben Britton is a name you’re going to be hearing a lot more of. Unlike your average musician weary of being overshadowed, Ben choose to supercharge his 2010 debut release, Uncertain Living by including the mighty Chris Potter as a special guest. With [read more…]
Over the course of recent generations of jazz musicians, the go-to supplier of jazz play-along recordings has been Jamey Aebersold, whose 200-plus recordings have made him a household name for anyone with even a passing interest in learning how to improvise. Although Aebersold’s books and recordings serve their intended purpose very well, the series has [read more…]
Professional saxophone players have it made. The online resume service ResumeService.com [Sorry(!), but this web page has disappeared since the original publication of this article] once recommended that professional musicians should present a portfolio that represents a wide variety of musical styles, as it broadens the musician’s market appeal to potential employers. In this economy, everyone [read more…]
This guest post is from saxophone and multi-reed player, composer, recording artist, and educator Sam Sadigursky of SamSadigursky.com I recently have been working extensively with a student on the Klose book of 25 Daily Exercises for Saxophone, which are an absolute essential for any saxophonist who is looking to improve their technique. In many ways, it might [read more…]
A glitteringly inventive saxophonist and composer, Brooklyn’s own Loren Stillman spins sonic worlds of wonder. With impressionistic shades of traditional jazz punctuating his utterly modern playing and compositional sensibilities, his multiple recordings have garnered rave reviews from publications such as The New York Times, Cadence, Jazz Times, Jazziz Magazines and Downbeat. Stillman comes armed with [read more…]