Saxophone Academy
Marsalis, Meyer, and More

Marsalis, Meyer, and More

March 12, 2020

Dr. Wally and Sue chat about industry news, a recent CD from the Branford Marsalis Quartet, and dig into the mailbag!

Venn Reed: https://www.daddario.com/venn/

New Saxophones: https://www.sax.co.uk/nammshowsax2020.irs

 

Chamber Challenges

Chamber Challenges

February 27, 2020

Wally and Sue check out a CD by the Masato Kumoi Sax Quartet, chat about industry news and new products, and answer listener questions! If you have a question for the podcast, get in touch: thesaxophoneacademy@gmail.com

Valentine Gear

Valentine Gear

February 18, 2020

Wally and Sue chat about our winter love for new saxophone gear and have some recommendations! We dive into the mailbag and answer listener questions, and if YOU have a question, hit us up: thesaxophoneacademy@gmail.com

Eastman 52nd Street Alto Review: https://youtu.be/2ubnuEPNaVg

Otto Link Alto Review: https://youtu.be/L5crDIqcNMU

 

New Year New Saxo-Goals!

New Year New Saxo-Goals!

February 6, 2020

Wally and Sue chat about goals for the new musical decade, check out an album by Chad Eby, and answer your questions. Exciting news: We're switching to a weekly format this year. More episodes, more content, more good stuff! Email us with your saxophone questions: thesaxophoneacademy@gmail.com

Wally's Tips for saxophone goals: https://youtu.be/7DNKS14sT3g

Chad Eby's Album: https://chadeby.bandcamp.com/

 

Virtuosity and the Blues

Virtuosity and the Blues

December 3, 2019

Sue and Wally talk about a new recording from concert saxophone virtuoso Timothy McAllister, some cool new products, and helping your beginning students navigate the blues. Wanna look good and stay warm? Check out our new Saxophone Academy hoodies!: https://www.teepublic.com/user/saxacademy

McAllister CD: https://www.amazon.com/Connesson-Trane-Concerto-saxophone-orchestra/dp/B07P5TJP6P

Gap Cap: https://keyleaves.com/products/gapcap

Episode 18: Tips, News, and Reviews!

Episode 18: Tips, News, and Reviews!

November 14, 2019

Wally and Sue chat about upcoming industry events, some saxophone product news, and a new CD from Matt Olson. We dig into the mailbag and answer listener questions. Hit us up with questions! thesaxophoneacademy@gmail.com

Matt Olson: http://originarts.com/oa2/recordings/recording.php?TitleID=22167

Vandoren Competition: https://app.getacceptd.com/veacompetition

Recordings Referenced in the episode, 

Dan Higgins: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LlYRNBXygUc

Paul Desmond: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X3M6Mkn-nOs

Pumpkin Spice Reeds

Pumpkin Spice Reeds

October 29, 2019

Wally and Sue chat about industry news, a new CD by Dave Camwell, and dive into the mailbag. In the podcast community news: 

Sean Imboden's Etude Book: https://www.seanimboden.com/store

Dave Camwell's Second Wind: https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/dave-camwell/279898753?app=music&ign-mpt=uo%3D4

Benjamin Crouch's Marcello transcription: https://www.reddit.com/r/Saxophonics/comments/d5xror/alessandro_marcello_oboe_concerto_in_d_minor_i/

Reed Pop Test video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UwasCPKkzAg

New Selmer Mouthpiece: https://www.selmer.fr/instruinfo.php?page=NEW&groupe=comp

Episode 16: Zen and the Saxophone

Episode 16: Zen and the Saxophone

October 15, 2019

Wally and Sue chat about the debut album from Paul Nedzela, improving your intonation, and Zen in the Art of Archery. Support the podcast and stay warm this fall with NEW long sleeve tees and hoodies from the Saxophone Academy: https://www.teepublic.com/user/saxacademy

Check out Paul Nedzela's new album: https://music.apple.com/us/album/introducing-paul-nedzela-feat-dan-nimmer-david-wong/1465204357

Vandoren Emerging Artist Competition: https://veacompetition.com/

Zen in the Art of Archery: https://www.amazon.com/Zen-Art-Archery-Eugen-Herrigel-ebook/dp/B078WH2DJ5

 

 

Episode 15: Inner Game of Saxophone

Episode 15: Inner Game of Saxophone

September 19, 2019

Wally and Sue chat about back to school equipment, peak performance, military band auditions and the FIRST installment of the Saxophone Book Club! Support the podcast and look good while you're doing it with the NEW Saxophone Academy T-shirts, Hoodies, and Coffee Mugs!: https://www.teepublic.com/user/saxacademy

Episode 14: Slap Tongue Time

Episode 14: Slap Tongue Time

August 27, 2019

Wally and Sue chat about the fine art of slap tonguing, Wally's new vintage mouthpiece, the Bell Ring from Peak Performance Woodwinds, and answer questions from the mailbag. We also announce the new "Saxophone Book Club" segment (link below). Be sure to check out our cool new Saxophone Academy Merchandise! Support the podcast and look good while you're doing it: http://tee.pub/lic/HWBEoORKtjg

Peak Performance Woodwinds - Bell Ring: https://peakperformancewoodwinds.com/bell_rings

Book Club: https://www.amazon.com/Inner-Game-Tennis-Classic-Performance/dp/0679778314/ref=sr_1_2?crid=2KTTR42SGZPM6&keywords=inner+game+of+tennis&qid=1566919488&s=gateway&sprefix=inner+game+of+%2Caps%2C129&sr=8-2