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Old 04-25-2019
oldmansax oldmansax is offline
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Originally Posted by Gatorgrl View Post
Can you make an alto smoky and smoldering in its tone?

Well, you're never going to make a Tenor out of an Alto. A lot depends on what mouthpiece you use and how well developed your embouchure is. Also, a heavier horn (mine is) will sound fuller and have more presence than one of the new light weight ones. Most of the stuff I played on the Alto was more brassy than smokey. I also used it when playing with guitar players who only knew the key of E. If we both make it to Pine Mountain, I'll bring it & you can try it.

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