Seven Great Songs to Play on the Saxophone This Summer

Seven Great Songs to Play on the Saxophone This Summer

Whether you’re a seasoned saxophonist or a passionate learner, here’s a curated list that promises to infuse your summer with the soulful sounds of the season. From the bouncy melody of Miley Cyrus’ “Flowers” to the classic charm of Ella Fitzgerald’s rendition of George Gershwin’s “Summertime” to the uplifting beats of Pharrell Williams’ “Happy,” this…

The Magic in the Details

The Magic in the Details

In just five years, the Winter Guard International (WGI) indoor winds program at Westfield High School in Indiana, has progressed from competing in Scholastic A Class to competing in Scholastic World Class, in a transcendence that occurred during one of the most trying times for competitive band programs: the COVID pandemic. Because the program has…

Alternate Bass Tunings

Alternate Bass Tunings

One of the fastest and least expensive ways to step out of your comfort zone and explore new territory is to change the way you tune your bass. Electric bassists have inherited E-A-D-G tuning from the upright bass, but there are many other options. In this posting, we’ll explore a number of them, but first,…