Mark and Eric had the amazing opportunity to sit down with Sal Lozano! From performing for shows like Dancing With the Stars and the Emmys to his Grammy Award winning work with the Big Phat Band and his own CD release, Sal talks about all of that and more. Don’t miss this interview with one of the greats!
Dave Camwell sits down with Mark and Eric for a candid interview covering topics such as the Oasis Quartet, Jazz and classical background, family life as a musician, and of course… hockey! Yes, that’s right there is life outside music. We also talk about Dave’s recent blog post and his insights about being a studying musician. Enjoy getting a chance to get to know this dedicated performer and educator in the saxophone community.
Dr. Andrew Allen shares an encouragement for us to step into commissioning new literature. Whether you commission a friend or write grants for well known composers, this episode will help you get started in creating new works for the saxophone community. Love this quote Dr. Allen states in this episode “If it sounds good, it is good” -Duke Ellington
Dr. Andrew Allen from Midwestern State University shares his research about the saxophone ensemble. From our founder Adolphe Sax to John Phillip Sousa, Sigurd Rascher, and the mordern ensembles today, the saxophone ensemble is a major part of promoting and demonstrating the saxophone. Enjoy this journey through our instrument’s history I believe is sure to inspire you to explore being in a large saxophone ensemble.
Dr. Noah Getz’s masterclass covers the important topic of voicing and gives some tips for exploring into the altissimo. This is an excerpt out of his book Stratosphere which provides explanations and etudes for work in the alitssimo range. The Rascher Top Tones and Sinta Voicing Books are also referenced and can be an important addition to your library and practice routine.