Funalez by Funk Elastic, Balkans folk groove flavor. Contemporary house groove instrumental with stylized Balkans or even Middle Eastern folk music flavor with rhythmic and metric shifts above steady grove. The song features bass, flute and tenor saxophone solos.
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Joe Allard, saxophone master, playing principles and pedagogy.
About great Joe Allard and his woodwind (clarinet and saxophone) playing principles and pedagogy. He was a professor of saxophone and clarinet at The Juilliard School (1956-1984), Manhattan School of Music (1970-1987), New England Conservatory of Music (1970-1987), Mannes School of Music (1971-1976). Continue reading
Chick Corea Freedom Band – Straight No Chaser – Jazz in Marciac 2010 Live
Kenny Garrett alto saxophone solo transcription on Straight No Chaser (Thelonious Monk) with Chick Corea Freedom Band (Chick Corea, Christian McBride, Roy Haynes, Kenny Garrett and Roy Hargrove – guest) at Jazz in Marciac 2010.
The eflat version of the transcription is available at transcriptions page.
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The transcription of Dexter Gordon tenor saxophone solo on jazz bossa nova Blue Bossa from his Biting the Apple (SteepleChase SCS 1080) album. The bflat and concert versions of the transcription are available at transcriptions page. Continue reading
For sale Pearl Quantz Series flute, Pearl Quantz 665 RBE. This flute is minty and little used, it is just cleaned, oiled and serviced. It has 925 Silver Headjoint, Silver plated Body, Footjoint and Mechanism, B-foot, off-set, E-mechanism. The Pearl Quantz Series flute embodies ingenuity, innovation and diversity, that is totally unique in the flute making industry. Every Quantz model has French pointed arms, a feature once considered solely the domain of handmade flutes. Continue reading
Zdenko Ivanusic meets IBMCs – jazz/hip-hop edition is a project made as a collaboration with IBMCs digital label. The album is based on a selection of compositions from my discography and features six producers/beatmakers. Zdenko Ivanusic meets IBMCs project includes eight original tracks selected from my solo albums Lost in HTML, Free Fall, albums Four Odd, Mellow with Donna Lee Saxophone Quartet and Funk Elastic single Soul Face, plus six remixes/remakes made by IBMCs family producers. Continue reading
Conchology (remastered) by Donna Lee Saxophone Quartet – DLSQ, was originally released at Four Odd (2005) album. This is fast jazz composition featuring alto solo.
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For sale The Martin Alto saxophone, also called Committee III, serial no. 218xxx (1962). This is “The Official Music Man Model” with RMC shield. This saxophone hes been overhauled recently in SAXervis (Lenart Krečič), all new pads with flat metal resonators. This The Martin Alto saxophone is cosmetically in excellent shape with original lacquer and springs, it plays smoothly from top to bottom with light action those horns are known for. There is some lacquer loss on the bow Continue reading
For sale Yamaha YTS-62 (Purple Logo, No 011xxx) tenor saxophone, minty, left hand stack keys and low “d” pads replaced with Pisoni pads, all others original. This Yamaha YTS-62 Purple Logo plays smoothly from top to bottom with quiet and tight action, gig ready and no need for any additional investments. This is free-blowing horn with big modern sound and excellent intonation and ergonomics. Comes with original case without mouthpiece. Continue reading
This is a lesson – interview with Joe Allard. Joe talks about and demonstrates more or less all aspects of his approach in saxophone and clarinet method of teaching. He also mentions a lot of anecdotes from his professional career as a performer and teacher. Continue reading