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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This book a new edition 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. Just ordered the book from Dorn’s site. Originally Posted by dirty. It is my contention that for a mature and serious student, understanding the reasoning behind a concept goes further than mere imitation and repetition for improving skills. He would say in perfect French of course: I’ll check out the DVD after recovering from the last few weeks of spending.

It’s like having a long and comprehensive lesson with Liebman; provides concrete, sonic illustrations of stuff in the book; and is worth every penny of the 60 bucks it costs.

Developing a personal saxophone sound By David Liebman. PDF : Saxophonics

David is a brilliant human being and a great player who has soune knowledge and art at a new educational level. My band Progger is pretty cool if you like jazz, funk, and alien laser sword fights. Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4 Last Jump to page: Click here for more information. If you take what Lieb says seriously and experiment with his suggestions, you’ll deeloping what you get out of it in the long run.


Developing a Personal Saxophone Sound (introduction to book)

Much of the information reflects my experiences from studying with the master, Mr. A good college or university library has this book.

It’s a lot of info packed into a very skinny book, and definitely worth multiple readings. Originally Posted by BeerBatter. My first experiences with Joe began as a teenager in New York City after I had studied locally with a fine teacher, Nat Shapiro, who taught me the basics of sound production, fingerings and technique.

David Liebman – Developing a Personal Saxophone Sound.pdf

He’s dead on in these books and he’s one of the major cats. With Joe came principles and concepts, all eventually leading to the same conclusion which was to be physically and mentally relaxed on the instrument. This book is the result of several decades of experience as a saxophonist and teacher.

The DVD is indeed different, and as was noted here is not intended as a playalong. This is section in my humble opinion contains the secret of a good sax sound. There is one main artistic premise underlying this book.


I realize now I should probably have asked this before I bought the book, but I got excited. But it is in this book that I have clearly outlined the physical and acoustical reasons why certain principles of tone production work. Chapter seven covers Lieb’s thoughts on reeds and mouthpieces and has some helpful advice on these matters.

If the mind can understand why and how something works there is a higher likelihood that real change and progress can occur. I think Lieb did some extremely good work going into physiological and psychological processes involved in getting a good sound on the horn, and his exercises and suggestions are infinitely saxpphone. You know how it is This is my favorite saxophone-tone-oriented book in existence.

What Would Mingus Liebmam I like the presentation and exercises so much, I’ve used them continually for the last 12 years or so. I think its a great introduction to the Joe Allard concept.

As with all books, its better to work with a teacher, who, as Joe did, can talior the exercises to fit your specific weakness. Sponsored Links Remove Advertisements.

What have people’s experiences with this book been? I’m hoping it will come today or tomorrow.