In his Saxophone Master Class, NEA Master of Jazz David Liebman covers the basics of saxophone sound production -- lessons learned from the guru of sax teachers, Joe Allard. Points covered include breathing, laryngeal movement, embouchure placement and most importantly, how to use the overtone series to refine one’s sound.
Part 1: Introductory remarks; how to describe sound; three part breathing; larynx; lip placement; mouthpiece exercise. Runtime part 1: 98 minutes
Part 2: Overtone exercises; extended overtone exercises; tongue placement; articulation; using expressive devices; on equipment. Runtime part 2: 94 minutes
The Saxophone Master Class with David Liebman can be viewed via streaming video and on DVD. The Master Class is a two-disc set. Each DVD purchase comes with a login to the streaming videos included.