Angel Eyes

Angel Eyes is one of my favorite songs. It is a great ballad, written by, Earl Brent and Matt Dennis in 1946. It has been recorded by many artists over the years. It is a bluesy ballad with lots of room to get your improvisation groove on. However, today I am just posting a very … Continue reading Angel Eyes

My Drake Mouthpiece

https://videopress.com/v/o0ZPWm2s?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true I have had the Drake NY Jazz mouthpiece for nearly two years. It has only been a few times I've been able to produce a good sound. Lately, maybe because a stronger embouchure, I have been getting better results. Other factors include reed choice. Usually, I play on Vandoren Javas 2-1/2, red box. With … Continue reading My Drake Mouthpiece

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

Learning Autumn Leaves & Final Cut Pro

https://youtu.be/PLlAwgpTmxc This is my first attempt at this song (recording-wise). It did not go so well. Once I iron out the kinks, maybe I will record it again. This recording is posted on YouTube. This song is posted there twice. Neither is very good. This attempt was actually focused on learning to use Logic Pro … Continue reading Learning Autumn Leaves & Final Cut Pro