Category Archives: Our Events

In Store Monthly Workshops
The Music Place holds many events from in-store workshops and masterclasses (in both our Melbourne and Sydney stores) to our legondary “Stax of Sax” events. Our events are normally open to the public and book out quick. For up-to-date info follow out facebook page.


Get more out of your reeds

All reed payers have experienced the frustration of reeds in a box that don’t perform! The chances of having a box of reeds that all play well is next to zero. Over the years there has been all kinds of methods touted by different players using sand paper, glass & knives that are capable of […] READ MORE

The search for a better reed

As every reed player knows reeds can be the most infuriating part of playing. Cane is a natural product & as such it is subject to seasonal changes as well as being subject to the environment.For most players however cane still provides the best tone & flexibility. Enter the Forestone  Hybrid Reed  Forestone reeds are […] READ MORE

Circular Breathing in Music

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.