Monthly Archive: October 2013

Oct 29

THE MUSICIANS WORST NIGHTMARE

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THE MUSICIANS WORST NIGHTMARE I’m always very happy when I arrive at a new venue and see a proper stage and proper dance floor. When I have to play in a corner with no stage, I always fear THE MUSICIANS WORST NIGHTMARE. Playing music at the same floor level as dancers is not always fun. …

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Oct 22

LIFE AS A GIGGING MUSICIAN

My son's first recording session aged 2

LIFE AS A GIGGING MUSICIAN In my Twitter profile it says that the SAXAXEMAN blogs about LIFE AS A GIGGING MUSICIAN . This week I would like to highlight some of the highs and lows, and emotions of being a gigging musician. First of all it must be said that to make a career as a …

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Oct 15

YOU’RE PLAYING THE MUSIC WE LISTEN TO ON THE RADIO.

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Oct 08

CHURCH BELL TO BOMB SHELL TO SAX BELL

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CHURCH BELL TO BOMB SHELL TO SAX BELL.   STUDENT MODEL SAX TO SELMER,VW TO MERCEDES If you are anything like me you started playing sax on a student model sax. Mine was a Yamaha YAS-23 alto. It did the job just fine for a couple of years, until my technical ability outgrew the instrument. …

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Oct 02

THE GOLDEN ERA OF GUITAR?

THE GOLDEN ERA OF GUITAR?   The last post was entitled THE GOLDEN ERA OF SAX, and looked at the use of sax in popular music since the advent of Rock ‘n Roll in the 50’s, but specifically focusing on the 1980″s as the GOLDEN ERA OF SAX. You will notice in today’s title THE …

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