The Saxophone Handbook - Complete Guide To Tone, Technique, Performance & Maintenance

The Saxophone Handbook - Complete Guide To Tone, Technique, Performance & Maintenance

The Saxophone Handbook - Complete Guide To Tone, Technique, Performance & Maintenance

A complete guide to playing and maintenance this handbook offers essential information on all dimensions of the saxophone. It provides an overview of technique such as breathing fingerings articulations and more. Exercises will help you develop your sense of timing facility and sound. Extensive directions on repairs will help you maintain your instrument and customize it to support your own playing style and preferences. You'll learn to fine-tune your reed recork the keys fix binding keys replace pads and many other repairs and adjustments. You'll also learn to improve your tone intonation and flexibility while playing with proper technique.

Review
The Saxophone Handbook by Doug Skinner is a most welcome addition to the saxophonist's library! The vast amount of valuable material is presented in a very informative and comprehensive manner, and the inclusion of an assortment of useful diagrams and charts is a bonus. While this book addresses a broad scope of important subject matters, I was particularly impressed by the detailed chapters on instrument repair, instrument selection, and mouthpieces. I certainly will recommend this book to current and former students, as well as a...

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