So, I really need to start practicing correctly and learn some things. I sound like a complete amateur most of the time. On the other hand, my tenor sound is really coming along by playing the horn regularly. At this point, I have multiple mouthpieces; 2 Vandoren v16 metal mouthpieces t8 and t9, the hard … Continue reading A Sound Development
I still haven't figured out which tenor sax mouthpiece I will settle on. So far, I have my Guardala, which I've had for 21 years. LAST SUMMER, when I bought my tenor sax, I purchased a Vandoren V16. About a month or two later, I bought a Vandoren Jumbo Java. They all work depending on … Continue reading With Strength Comes Beauty
About a month ago I posted about the SISU Mouthguard. I presented it as an alternative to using mouthpiece cushions or mouthpiece pads to protect your saxophone or clarinet mouthpiece. My problem was that my teeth would cut through those pads and cushions in a matter of days. I found a solution in using something … Continue reading SISU Mouthguard Update
https://www.sisuguard.com Saxophone players and maybe clarinet players sometimes have an issue with ruining mouthpieces, by cutting through the top, as the teeth place pressure on the top. As you play the instrument the teeth are scratching, grinding, and cutting their way into the mouthpiece. In some cases causing enough damage to have to replace the … Continue reading SISU Mouthpiece Guard?