Mouthpiece Placement

How much mouthpiece (mp) should you take in while playing? This is a great question and the results will not only help you obtain the right sound, but notes will respond better, they’ll be easier to play, and your saxophone will be easier to play in tune. The Ideal Amount From the free lessons and other places on the internet, …

The Secret to a Jazz Tone

OK, here it is…how to change our foundational embouchure into a jazz embouchure. You’ll be able to get that open, rich, velvety (or aggressive) tone. Of course in order to do that, apply last week’s post to this weeks embouchure adjustments. Let’s get going! The Foundation Before we start discussing the jazz embouchure, understand that all the adjustments provided are …