SQUEAKY Saxophone Reeds, Altissimo, LOW Notes, Overtones | Q&A #1 – Better Sax
Squeaky Reeds, Altissimo, Low Notes, and Overtones

SQUEAKY Saxophone Reeds, Altissimo, LOW Notes, Overtones | Q&A #1

Q&A #1 – Squeaky Saxophone Reeds…

Today, I’m answering YOUR saxophone questions in the first BetterSax Q&A. I’ll cover:

  • how to fix and avoid squeaky saxophone reeds
  • playing in the altissimo register
  • tips on getting the low notes to come out on your saxophone
  • playing the overtones in tune.

Check out the full Q+A video below. Whether you have squeaky saxophone reeds or you’re struggling with overtones… I hope some of your saxophone questions get answered.

If you want more information on any of these topics I have several other posts on Low Notes, Playing in the Altissimo range, and Choosing Between Different Cuts of Reeds.

What other questions do you have? Drop ’em in the comments below!

Interested in more Q+A Sessions? Head over to “KNOCK-OFF Saxophones, SPITTY Sound & Classical vs Jazz Mouthpieces | Q+A Episode 2”

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About the Author

As the founder of BetterSax.com Jay’s mission is to help developing saxophone players break away from traditional music learning methods and discover a more efficient, practical and fun way to become a Better Sax player. The BetterSax YouTube channel’s videos have been watched by millions and thousands of students have made meaningful progress on their instrument thanks to BetterSax courses.

Jay Metcalf


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3 thoughts on “SQUEAKY Saxophone Reeds, Altissimo, LOW Notes, Overtones | Q&A #1”

  1. Thanks, Jay, I appreciate your time and help. I am slowly seeing progress. I have learned that patience is more than a virtue, it is necessary!

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