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  • YOUR FIRST (PROPER) JAZZ MOUTHPIECE
    February 9, 2021 Michael Leopold Weber

    YOUR FIRST (PROPER) JAZZ MOUTHPIECE

    Looking to buy your first Jazz Mouthpiece but feeling a bit daunted by the huge range of options available to you? We at Sax.co.uk have picked out a range of beginner Jazz mouthpieces, for Tenor Saxophone, that are accessible, fun...

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  • Saxophone Pads - Sax.co.uk
    February 9, 2021 Amy Craig

    Saxophone Pads - Sax.co.uk

    The bread and butter of saxophone playing and repair – the saxophone pad. But just what is this odd looking brown disc in your saxophone, Amy Craig explains all… Modern saxophone pads are made of 4 essential components – a...

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  • MOUTHPIECES – A BUYERS GUIDE
    February 9, 2021 julian lawrence

    MOUTHPIECES – A BUYERS GUIDE

    The mouthpiece, ligature and reed are the 3 most important items in playing the saxophone. They dictate what sound comes out of the instrument, so it is therefore paramount that we make sure they are of the best quality and...

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  • USING A TUNER
    February 9, 2021 julian lawrence

    USING A TUNER

    The electronic tuner can be something of a divisive piece of equipment when used by sax players. Simply put- a lot of people use these units wrongly.  Its remarkably easy to make this incredibly useful tool into one extra thing...

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  • Types Of Saxophones
    February 9, 2021 Jim Cheek

    Types Of Saxophones

    Saxophones come in all shapes and sizes, ranging from the extremely small and high pitched Soprillo right through to the behemoth that is the Contrabass. Here's an overview on the different types of saxophones. Soprano Saxophones Generally these horns aren’t recommended for...

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  • Sakkusu Saxophone Review
    August 13, 2020 George Platt

    Sakkusu Saxophone Review

    WHY BUY A SAKKUSU SAXOPHONE? For those who dares to dream to play the sax but don’t have the budget that would normally afford them a household brand such as Yamaha or Trevor James, sometimes the option of going for...

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  • Blindfold Challenge - Battle of the Slants
    August 13, 2020 Michael Leopold Weber

    Blindfold Challenge - Battle of the Slants

    With the first in a new series of Blindfold Challenges, I get the fabulous Jim Cheek to check out some of our most popular Slant style Tenor mouthpieces to see which stands out!   Theo Wanne Slant Sig II  The...

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  • The Eternal Conundrum of the Sticky G# Key
    August 12, 2020 Jamie Straker

    The Eternal Conundrum of the Sticky G# Key

    The first thing to remember is that you are not alone! This is a problem that affects all players, and all models of saxophone. Whether you have been playing for decades or just 10 days, whether you have bought the...

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