Saxy Sounds

I am still shopping mouthpieces for my tenor sax. It is because I seem to sound different every time I put on a new reed.  Before I quit playing years ago my sound was very consistent. It didn't matter what reed I put on really. I don't know if it is because I had quit [...]

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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 [...]

SISU Mouthguard Update

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 [...]