Also available has been a video/dvd, the “Complete Guide to Saxophone Sound Production” (Caris Music Services) which is in a sense the visualization of the. Tue, 11 Dec GMT developing a personal saxophone sound pdf -. Developing A Personal. Saxophone Sound, by. David Liebman 5 This book. Dave Liebman- Developing a Personal Saxophone Sound. I just ordered this book off of eBay last week, it should be here sometime in the next.

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David Liebman – Developing a Personal Saxophone – Free Download PDF

My band Progger is pretty cool if developiing like jazz, funk, and alien laser sword fights. Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4 Last Jump to page: Comparison is the thief of joy. I would recommend getting the video. In truth, the saxophone is a relatively easy instrument to produce a sound.

A DVD is not really an option. If bad habits lead to unnecessary tensions, there is less likelihood that the performer can discover his or her persona on the instrument, let alone perform at a high level, especially if you factor in all the normal considerations which go into playing music.

David Liebman – Developing a Personal Saxophone Sound.pdf

Liebman’s book is great. What have asxophone experiences with this book been? This is section in my humble opinion contains the secret of a good sax sound. A good college or university library has this book.


Originally Posted by dirty. It is apparent that tone on an instrument is the first level of communication perceived by the listener, preceding stylistic and musical elements such as liebmna, melody and harmony. Originally Posted by BeerBatter. This is my favorite saxophone-tone-oriented book in existence.

BUY IT- ya won’t be sorry.


The whole book is great, I think you’ll really get a lot out of it. I realize now I should probably have asked this before I bought the book, but I got excited.

This is dvaid good representaion of Joe Allard’s concepts of tone production- Joe Allard doesn’t get much credit, and its hard to listen to Liebman’s somewhat flawed demonstrations of some of the concepts on the video tape that accompanies the book, but since Allard is now passed on, if you can’t study with one of Joe Allard’s students like Victor Morosco this is the next best thing.

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Developing a Personal Saxophone Sound (introduction to book) | David Liebman

This book a new soynd with minor additions is meant to put any saxophonist, regardless of style on a firm footing without being at a disadvantage in the pursuit of a good tone and in the final result, enjoyment of the instrument.

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Textbooks and reeds add up fast. Click here for more information. It is my contention that for a mature develloping serious student, understanding the reasoning behind a concept goes further than mere imitation and repetition for improving skills. You know how it is This was especially true for understanding the significance of the overtone exercises which are central to these concepts since they reinforce the principles through ppersonal examples.

I found it pretty clear.

He’s dead on in these books and he’s one of the major cats. Dave Liebman can’t play his way out of a paper bag!

With Joe came principles and concepts, all eventually leading to the same conclusion which was to be physically and mentally relaxed on the instrument. As is the case with any great teacher, they should inspire you to do further research and hopefully develop original concepts of your own.

As with all books, its better to work with a teacher, who, as Joe did, can talior the exercises to fit your specific weakness. All times are GMT.