Neville Shade presents the latest TMP Workshop for students preparing for music performance exams. Get in quick.
One of Adam Simmon’s strongest musical memories is of dancing around his family lounge room as a child to Ornette Coleman’s album, “Dancing in Your Head”. Soon, he and his band, Origami, will pay tribute to Ornette Coleman at Uptown Jazz Cafe.
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I have used Bob Reeves mouthpieces for many years but never had an opportunity to meet Bob or to discuss his philosophies in any detail. The workshop was a learning experience I will never forget.
Sooo… you wanna play those really, really long notes that go on forever, along with the likes of Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Courtney Pine, Sonny Rollins, Kenny G, Colin Stetson, Clark Terry, Wynton Marsalis and going as far back as Harry Carney, Duke Ellington’s baritone specialist, or ? You need to learn circular breathing – and I’m going to explain how.
From this article, I hope that you gain an understanding of how moving the mouthpiece on the neck cork affects the instrument as a whole. There is a delicate relationship between the notes played with the left hand and the notes played with the right hand as well as an interplay with the instruments key heights and ultimately its tone. Where you place the mouthpiece on the neck cork is both a result of and an effect of these variables.