Pain & Regret

I haven't worked for several weeks because of back pain. The pain also affects my ability to practice as much as I would like. The weight of my go-to saxophone is pretty taxing on my neck and upper back. However, I am getting in some quality time with the horn. Even though I'm getting quality … Continue reading Pain & Regret

Camille Thurman & The Charleston Jazz Orchestra

So, this past December, I decided I wanted to see a jazz concert. I searched Google for Jazz concerts in the Charleston, SC, area, and Camille Thurman with the Charleston Jazz Orchestra came up for a Saturday evening concert on February 26, 2022. I had never heard of her, and now, I will never forget … Continue reading Camille Thurman & The Charleston Jazz Orchestra

The Pure Sound of Guardala mouthpeices

https://youtu.be/3xpI_EPEEcA Lately, I have been kind of consistent with my practice. So much so, my embouchure pretty damned stable. Now I need to work on consistency in my playing, so I don't make so many mistakes. Last night pulled out my favorite tenor sax mouthpiece (at least the one that will produce the tenor sound … Continue reading The Pure Sound of Guardala mouthpeices