David Liebman: Developing a personal saxophone sound
Developing a personal saxophone sound
|Publisher||Dorn Publications, Inc.|
This important text from jazz saxophone legend David Liebman contains in-depth, fully illustrated chapters a wide range of topics, integral to sound production on saxophone.
Topics include correct breathing, the control and use of the larynx, how to perform overtone exercises, optimal tongue position and fluid articulation, the correct formation of embouchure, plus insights into reeds and mouthpieces, expressives devices and advice on practicing.
An invaluable addition to the library of the serious saxophonist.
The chapters include: 1. Overview of The Playing Mechanicism, 2. Breathing, 3. The Larynx, 4. The Overtone Series, 5. The Tongue Position & Articulation, 6. The Embouchure, 7. Reeds & Mouthpieces, 8. Expressive Techniques, 9. practicing.Followed by: A. Poscript, B. Application, C. Recommended Saxophone Books, D. Progress Diary.