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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.

Stephen O’Connell’s records on Temby Saxello

Stephen O’Connell (composer and saxophone player) is one of the most highly regarded and sought after saxophone players in Australia. Stephen has a broad background and training in classical music traditions and has specialized in the fields of jazz, blues, funk, rock and pop with extensive recording and live experience. He has toured, played and […] READ MORE

Rob Slowik @ The Music Place

Harry Connick Jnr’s band is made up of a group of the finest musicians you will ever see and hear. Rob Slowik has recently taken over the lead trumpet “book” from Roger Ingram who has been a mainstay of Harry Connick’s work for many years. Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Rob studied music at […] READ MORE