Sept/Oct 2007, Volume 32, No. 1
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Sept/Oct 2007

The Saxophone Quartet
by Susan Fancher
"Saxophone Music Of Daniel Dorff"

Classical Saxophone In
Central America, Pt. II.

by Cynthia Cripps
"Guatemala, Nicaragua, El Salvador
Honduras"

Rock 'n Roll Saxophone
by Andrew Clark
"How To Teach Rock 'n Roll"

Creative Jazz Improvisation
by David Pope
"Libraries, Liner Notes and Jazz Improvisation"

Vandoren
by Jean-Marie Paul
"The State of The Art"

A Lesson With James Bunte
by Greg Banaszak

Emilio Lyons The Sax Doctor
"Keeping Screws Tight On A Sax"
"Tarnish Buildup On Metal Mouthpieces"

Saxophonists In The Internet Age
by David Camwell
"Managing Your Multimedia Self-Promotion"

New Saxophone Publications
by David Demsey
"Chant for Alto Sax & Piano by Augusta Thomas"
"Vol. 90 Odd Times (Jamie Aebersold)"
"Vol. 104 Free Play by Kenney Werner (Aebersold)"

Sidney Bechet
by Clement Adelman
"Founder of Jazz Saxophone"

RECOMMENDED RECORDINGS
Paul Wagner's Reviews
Royal City Sax Quartet
"That's A Plenty"
Ernie Kalwa, Bradley Moggachi, Larry Moser,
Robert McWade

When The Boat Comes In
Andy Findon

Billy Kerr's Reviews
The Bob Florence Limited Edition
"External Licks & Grooves"

Jeff Driskill, Kim Richmond, Bob Efford
The Bill Holman Band
"Hommage"
Pete Christlieb, Lanny Morgan,
Bruce Babad, Bob Efford

Reto Suhner
"Reto Suhner Quartet - Aba"

Reto Suhner
Joe Lovano & Hank Jones
"Kids: Live at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola"
Joe Lovano

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We Sing To Each Other
Masterclass CD
by Steve Mauk
Dana Wilson
Dana Wilson is one of the most gifted composers to ever write for the saxophone. His ten compositions include
selections ranging from unaccompanied pieces to concerti. Wilson utilizes a variety of styles and musical influences, which keeps his music always fresh and unique. This article deals with his unaccompanied masterpiece for alto saxophone, We Sing to Each Other. The combined information in the article and on the CD will help saxophonists gain a better understanding of this work and how to prepare it for performance.
STEVE MAUK
Steve Mauk is professor of saxophone at the Ithaca College School of Music. He is a noted performer with concerts in countries including England, Ireland, Scotland, Canada, The Netherlands, Luxembourg, Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Russia, and Japan. He has presented concerto performances in Moscow and St. Petersburg (Russia), performed three solo and chamber music recitals in Weill Hall (formerly Carnegie Recital Hall, NYC), appeared as a concerto soloist in Alice Tully Hall (NYC), and performed as soloist with the U.S. Navy Band and the West Point Band. Mauk has made 20 recordings and has authored many articles and books. Included among his publications are Saxophone Warm-Ups (Dorn Publications), A Practical Approach to Playing the Saxophone (Lyceum Music), Medici Masterwork Solos for Alto and Tenor Saxophone, Vol. II (Medici Music Press), and over 100 articles and reviews.

We Sing To Each Other
for unaccompanied alto saxophone
Steve Mauk Masterclass CD
Track Title
1. Movement I (full performance), 4:50
2. Movement II (full performance), 5:05
3. Introductory Comments By Steve Mauk, 1:47
4. Composer Dana Wilson’s Comments, 8:39
5. Performance Analysis of Movement I (Of Beauty And Sadness), 8:10
6. Performance Analysis of Movement II (Of Darkness And Joy), 14:29