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I play saxophone, mostly Alto and Tenor, with a bari on occasion. Funny thing is I think I'm a much better player on sax then on guitar, even though I've been playing guitar about twice as long as saxophone.
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Current Guitar Gear - 03 Gibson Les Paul Classic, 03 Highway One Strat, 05 Taylor 210e, 1941 Gretsch Model 250, 2011 Fender Baja Tele, 2001 Martin 000-16GT
Amps - '60 Ampeg Mercury M12, Marshall Class 5, Music Man 65 112
FX - Fulltone OCD Version 2, Boss RC20 XL, Fulltone Clyde Wah, BBE Boosta Grande, EH Holy Grail Plus
I'm primarily a keyboard player in a weekend band, but bought my first tenor sax three years ago with an unexpected tax return. I played trombone from gradeschool thru college jazz band, so I had the breathing/tonguing down pretty much, just needed to learn sax fingering. I decided not to use it on stage until I could make it sound better than a "synth" sax patch, that took about two years. Still making a few wrong note choices and squeaks, but it sure is fun and the crowd seems to dig it.
Bought a fire-sale-priced soprano about a year ago, but haven't done too much with it (yet).
I've got a Jupiter Artist tenor (silver w/gold keys), with Dukoff metal mouthpiece, #2 plastic reed, and the new Samson Artist clip-on wireless mic.
Looking forward to this new forum!
Start by admitting, From cradle to tomb,
Isn't that long a stay.
Life is a cabaret, old chum, and I love a cabaret...
I used to play with | I occasionally play withMy Main Gigging Gear:Musicman Dargie Delight 5HS Bongo with roundsG&L L-2500 Tribute with flatsGenzBenz Shuttle 6.0 112 comboGenzBenz Shuttle 9.0 & GenzBenz Neo 212TPeterson StrobostompSennheiser EW172 Wireless