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The Saxophone Handbook

Complete Guide to Tone, Technique, and Performance

By Douglas Skinner

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Complete Guide to Tone, Technique, and Performance. Berklee Guide. Softcover. Published by Berklee Press (HL.50449658).

Item Number: HL.50449658

ISBN 0876391382. 9x12 inches.

A complete guide to playing and maintenance, this handbook offers essential information on all dimensions of the saxophone. It provides an overview of technique, such as breathing, fingerings, articulations, and more. Exercises will help you develop your sense of timing, facility, and sound. Extensive directions on repairs will help you maintain your instrument and customize it to support your own playing style and preferences. You'll learn to fine-tune your reed, recork the keys, fix binding keys, replace pads, and many other repairs and adjustments. You'll also learn to improve your tone, intonation, and flexibility while playing with proper technique.

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