Mouthpieces, Saxes, & Practice

Yesterday I received a new mouthpiece for my tenor sax, and another one today. I know, right? More mouthpieces. Well, it happens, especially when you can't get your shit together. Your embouchure is weak and you can't seem to get the sound you want, and on it goes until you finally decide to put some … Continue reading Mouthpieces, Saxes, & Practice

Stella by Starlight

I have been learning Stella By Starlight. Been practicing the tune for about a week. I have the head (melody) memorized, and close to having the chord progression memorized. As far as chords though, I like to think more in terms of key transitions. That way I can divide the tune into sections and work … Continue reading Stella by Starlight