An Important Tip on How to Improve Your Technique

This is in part a follow-up on a previous video of mine; "5 Things You're Practicing Incorrectly and How To Correct Them". This video displays a way to approach practicing technique and technical issues within a piece or music, or…

Have you heard of the "One Note Theory"?

The "One Note Theory" is a concept for forming an optimal saxophone embouchure (also for clarinet!). 

It is based on principles I'd learned from Hon. Dr. Joseph Allard, master teacher of many world famous saxophonists and clarinetists. Among them were; 

Long Tones: Are you practicing them effectively?

I recently stumbled across a video in YouTube with the title "The Only Long Tones Exercise You'll Ever Need". So naturally, I was curious to find out what that was. 

Although, it was a good exercise I did find flaws…

Upcoming Books: "The Book of EWI" and "Doubles Troubles"

COMING SOON!

Keep on the lookout for my upcoming books

"The Book of EWI"  Toward mastering the AKAI Electronic Wind Instrument

and

"Doubles Troubles"! Tips, Tricks, exercises, and etudes for doubling between Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet and the EWI.

 

The Importance of Composing in Improvisation

The topic of this audio is a subject I’ve spoken about with my peers as well as my students over the years. And that is the subject of composing. 

You see, throughout musical history, the musician / performer was not…