Category Archive: The Body

Dec 16

The importance of level teeth and saxophone tone

Level and even teeth affect the alignment of your head and neck, pressure on your reed, and the chamber size in your mouth. Upper teeth that are not level can cause your head to tilt on your mouthpiece, which can create problems in your neck, back, and jaw. Tilting your head also puts more pressure …

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Jun 20

Finger Efficiency

Speed is always a subject for saxophone players.  How can we learn to play faster? Here is something to consider when you are working on your finger technique.  Keys close (side keys open) at the speed that your fingers press the keys.  But, the keys come back at the speed of the springs. For that …

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