The result: low note production becomes difficult. The easiest way to check the articulated G# connection is to play low D, and then depress the G# key. If the saxophone timbre or resistance changes at all, you will need to adjust the G# mechanism. The finger work for the basic notes is the same for all saxophones, so whether playing the baritone saxophone or the alto saxophone, the fingering chart is the same. However, only the baritone saxophone has a low A. To sound a low A, use the fingering for low C and then press the low A key situated below the thumb of the left hand. Re: help with low notes on bari saxes. YOu should probably play into a wall so you can hear your town. First you should pla the lowest note that you can. Make sure you have good airsuport and posture. HOld this note as long as you can. Try to work out problems there. THen go chromatically up the entire horn. Do these every day and your sound will imporove dramatically. Jul 16, · However, it is possible to play low G on a bari. I`ve done it, believe it or not. You have to use a combination of lowering the pitch with your embouchure and covering up part of the bell with something (there is a certain creative aspect to this portion). Each technique by itself will effectively lower the pitch by a semitone. Jun 16, · The lower you go, the looser the embouchure should become. If you play a low note and start biting harder, start tightening your embouchure, you will see, it goes high. Also, it is ugly, sounds like that. Finally, the third thing you can do to help low notes come out better is use more air. The lower you go on the saxophone, the more keys you cover. Apr 22, · versant.us bari sax is old might it not have a low A button Where is the low A button usally located Re: How do u play low A on bari sax? on Friday, April 25, If you spend a good part of your practice time playing long tones (holding one note as long as you can while maintaining your tone and volume) on different notes and at different dynamics, then that'll help. Find the lowest note you can play super quiet, hold that note until you can do it . Choose a soft reed that allows you to play the low notes with little effort and slowly work your way up the horn. thedifference between the way you play the lowest note on the saxophone and the way you play the highest note on the saxophone should be very similar.
If the director chooses to take this route for his student, he should not use a bari sax stand that is open. Steven Reply To Post by rvsaxbabe 12 posts 14 years ago Re: help with low notes on bari saxes wow I also went from Alto to bari sax, but have played bass clarinet before bari. I'm with Nick. Switching form an alto, you're not use to having so much in your mouth, try moving up a little bit; so you feel like your air is going somewhere.
Practicing and Practice Techniques for the Saxophone. On the album, Seth brings his raucous, blues-drenched sound to 10 songs with support from some of the most skilled artists in the Mid-Atlantic and beyond. First of all have your sax checked to make sure there are no leaking pads and that the keys are in good adjustment. Votes: 1 If it lifts even a little, then the horn is out of alignment, and needs a tech to look over it looking at that problem particulary.
There is a bond of sorts between the bari and the bass bone—if there is one in the J-band. Accept Learn more…. Glad to here it! Adjust embouchure accordingly. And that pretty much the reason why something like this if it could sound be made. As with the other saxophones, the neck strap should always be hooked to the sax for added measure against an accidental drop. You're on your way!