What note should a tenor sax mouthpiece play?
The mouthpiece pitch to hit for tenor players is F.
What pitch should a saxophone mouthpiece and neck sound?
It is important not only in determining the correct tension for the embouchure, but it also matches the frequency of the mouthpiece and neck to that of the “missing cone”. In short, the pitch for alto should be Ab concert and the pitch for tenor should be E concert.
How tall should you be to play tenor sax?
If you are shorter than 5’5″, or taller than 6’3″ you should not play a saxophone at all. Apart from being very dangerous, it looks ridiculous and people may throw tomatoes at you if they witness you attempting to play a saxophone which is out of your size zone.
How can I Make my saxophone notes sound better?
Be patient if you cannot make the saxophone notes sound clearly and evenly at first. Experiment with the pressure from your jaw until you find the right amount to make the saxophone notes sound correctly.
How do you play G on the saxophone?
Place your fingers in position for a G note as shown in the diagram above and blow a steady stream of air into the mouthpiece until the saxophone notes sounds. Be patient if you cannot make the saxophone notes sound clearly and evenly at first.
How do you play TAA on the saxophone?
The sound begins with your tongue sitting behind your top teeth, blocking the passage of air, and you make the “taa” sound by quickly withdrawing it, and letting a stream of air begin from your outgoing breath. The next step is to do this with the embouchure in position to play a saxophone note, but with your tongue lightly on the reed.
How do you play saxophone with a mouthpiece?
To form the basic embouchure for playing saxophone, place the tip of the mouthpiece about half an inch into your mouth. Rest your top teeth against the top of the mouthpiece and bring your bottom lip up against the mouthpiece. You are now ready to play saxophone notes.