Playing With Emotion

The Motivational Speaker Have you ever heard a motivational speaker? If they are good at what they do, you leave the presentation ready to try something new, or to improve. Similarly, after you leave a really good concert, you may be excited and motivated to go home and practice. Why does this occur? There are many reasons, but I want …

The Ins & Outs of Buying Online

Buying Online So you’ve decided that you want to buy a new or used saxophone online. What next? Is the process just like buying anything else online? Things to Know Before you buy, there are a few things you should know. This includes deciding what store you want to buy from, their return policies, and costs. Choose the Right Store …

3 Articulation Exercises to Gain Speed

Articulating Like a Pro Last week we talked about some things you can do to articulate like a Pro. They’re not difficult to do; we just need the right instruction and the consistency in our practice sessions. I left us with a comment about our tongue being a muscle, and commented on how muscles become stronger and faster. We strengthen …

Learn to Articulate Like a Pro!

Darth Vader Did you know that the James Earl Jones (the voice of Darth Vader) stuttered as a child? It became so bad that he eventually chose not to speak. Apparently, he became a mute for part of his childhood. And now, he’s considered one of the premiere American actors of our time. Have you listened to his voice? It’s …