NovDec 2004 , Volume 29, No. 2
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Nov/Dec 2004

REPAIRING YOUR SAXOPHONE
"Fixing Sticky G# keys, Using Hat Felt Or Cork"
by Emilio Lyons

THE PROFESSIONAL SAXOPHONIST
"Top Ten Reasons Why Musicians, Particularly Saxophonists,
Are Not Crazy"

by Laura Dreyer
ASSISTING THE SAX EMBOUCHURE
"Embouchure Formation"
by Tracy Heavner

NEW SAX PUBLICATIONS
"Traume (Dreams) Fred Hemke transcription,
Jazz Play-Alongs Vol. 17 & 18"

by David Demsey
ROCK 'N ROLL SAXOPHONE
"Rock 'n Roll Blacksnake Curveball"
by Andrew Clark

CREATIVE TEACHING TECHNIQUES
"Masterclass Lesson: Lawson Lunde's Sonata"
by Steve Mauik

CAREER MANAGEMENT
"Actor Saxophonist Ethan Phillips"
by Greg Banaszak

CREATIVE JAZZ IMPROVISATION
"Mastering The Subtone"
by David Pope

AMERICAN SAXOPHONIST IN KOREA
"Greg Banaszak With Maestro Piotr Borkowaki"

GETTING STARTED PLAYING JAZZ
"It's Never Too Late To Start Playing Jazz"
by Paul Haar
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PAUL WAGNER
AMIGOS
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HOLLYWOOD SAX QUARTET
Russ Cheever, Jack Dumont, Morrie Crawford, Bill Ylyate
BILLY KERR
CHARLIE PARKER
The Complete Verve Master Takes
PORTAL
The Deardorf Peterson Group
FRANK BONGIORNO

WELCOME TO LIFE
David Binney & Chris Potter
LIVE AT THE VILLAGE VANDUARD
Christ Potter


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Sixth Sense
Masterclass/Play-Along CD

by Gregory Yasinitsky

Sixth Sense Masterclass/Play-Along
CD Track List

1. Introduction—1:15
2. Performance of Sixth Sense, I. Dynaflow—3:37
3. Performance of Sixth Sense, II. Say it Softly—2:49
4. Tuning Notes: concert Bb and A—0:39
5. Piano only, Sixth Sense, I. Dynaflow—3:34
6. Piano only, Sixth Sense, II. Say it Softly—2:51
7. Greg’s background as a composer and saxophonist—2:54
8. The story of Sixth Sense—3:02
9. Excerpt of the piano part, I. Dynaflow, meas. #19-28 (not 43)—0:25
10. The story of Sixth Sense, continued—1:09
11. Flute version of Sixth Sense (excerpts)—1:57
12. Sixth Sense program notes—1:13
13. Sixth Sense, personal interpretation, sound and vibrato—1:05
14. Dynaflow, meas. #20-27 with less and more vibrato—0:51
15. Use of vibrato, continued—0:15
16. Dynaflow suggestions, steady tempo—1:31
17. Dynaflow, meas. #20-27 at half-tempo—0:30
18. Dynaflow suggestions, tricky technical passages—0:30
19. Dynaflow, meas. #83-84, slow to fast—0:24
20. Technical passages, continued—0:43
21. Meas. #83, dotted rhythms—0:18
22. Technical passages, continued—0:52
23. Meas. #83, from the end of the figure, adding one note at a time—0:29
24. Technical passages, continued—1:56
25. Intonation—1:28
26. Demonstration, high B—0:12
27. Intonation, continued—1:13
28. Dynaflow, meas. 3-4, without and with the “long C#” fingering—0:20
29. Intonation, continued—0:54
30. Greg demonstrates the alternate fingering chart—3:40
31. Intonation (conclusion) and attacca—0:26
32. Say it Softly, performance suggestions, tempo and phrasing—2:38
33. Say it Softly, meas. #1-8, without and with expressive dynamics—1:11
34. Phrasing, continued—0:51
35. Thanks and goodbye—1:18

Total Timing: 49:20