Keeping it Clean With Listerine

Using Listerine as a cleaning product? When I started playing the saxophone in junior high and on through high school the concept of keeping my sax mouthpieces clean was still a ways off. If you have kids that in junior high and high school bands you should probably check these things out. They are quite [...]

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With Strength Comes Beauty

Tenor Sax Mouthpieces I still haven't figured out which tenor sax mouthpiece I'm going to settle on. So far I have my Guardala, which I've had for 21 years. Then when I bought my tenor sax last summer I bought a Vandoren V16. About a month or two after that I bought a Vandoren Jumbo [...]

Weather Report

Joe Zawinul and Wayne Shorter both made names for themselves playing with some of the top jazz artists of their time; Maynard Ferguson, Miles Davis, Cannonball Adderley, Art Blakey and many others. They met each other for the first time in 1959 while playing with Maynard Ferguson. Years later Weather Report was formed; a fusion [...]