Did you know that many of the best saxophonists are also accomplished flautists? Many of them play the flute because they love it, but that's not the only reason to 'double' these two instruments. Playing the flute can offer numerous benefits to sax players, and it's even a requirement in many band, orchestra and studio circles. Here are two main reasons to become a woodwind doubler by adding professional flutes to your musical skillset.
Buying a saxophone is not incredibly difficult, as you don't need to worry about electric versus acoustic models as you do when buying a guitar or other such stringed instrument. A saxophone doesn't need to be tuned and doesn't suffer the wear and tear of stringed instruments either, so even used models can be a good choice for any player. This makes buying a saxophone relatively easy for a musician, but if this is your first time purchasing a saxophone, and especially if you're buying one online, you want to understand a few important features to consider:
Giving your child the gift of music can become a valuable gift for the rest of their life. Parents often start music lessons with their child from a young age, but it's never too late to learn to play a musical instrument. The hardest obstacle to overcome when deciding to start music lessons with your child is deciding what musical instrument they should learn. There is a wide variety of instruments to choose from: drums, flute, violin, piano, guitar, saxophone, and so much more.
Hi, my name is Andi, and I am the leader of a family band. As a kid, I always played music with my siblings, and as I got older, I really wanted my kids to have that same experience. Although it's beautiful and blissful on some levels, it is challenging on others. You have to peacefully deal with skill differences between children and mitigate issues like who gets to play the new guitar compared to who gets to play the old cow bell. I want to share my experiences with others so I set up this blog. It talks about family bands as well as other topics. I hope you enjoy reading it.