JazzBariSax

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Date registered: March 13, 2012

Biography

A site dedicated to the king of all instruments. Curated by baritone saxophonist Andrew Hadro.

Latest posts

  1. U.S. Army Blues ensemble looking for Baritone saxophonist! — March 22, 2017
  2. Vandoren announces V16 reeds for baritone sax! — February 27, 2017
  3. Tribute album and scholarship creation for Joe Temperley — January 23, 2017
  4. Brian Landrus’ new project – Baritone Saxophone with Orchestra — January 18, 2017
  5. Great article on the Baritone Sax at Huffington Post. — January 10, 2017

Most commented posts

  1. Poll: What brand is your horn? — 3 comments
  2. Drop us a line! — 2 comments
  3. New Mulligan transcription – I’m Getting Sentimental Over You — 2 comments
  4. More new Transcriptions! Pepper Adams, and Ronnie CUber — 2 comments
  5. The Steve Goodson Baritone Sax — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

Mar 22 2017

U.S. Army Blues ensemble looking for Baritone saxophonist!

In addition to the job opening with the NDR big band that we recently posted, the U.S. Army Blues jazz ensemble has a job opening for a baritone saxophonist.

It looks to have a pretty decent starting salary, and great benefits. The band is an excellent one and will probably be a great job for …

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Feb 27 2017

Vandoren announces V16 reeds for baritone sax!

The longtime reed (and mouthpiece) manufacturer, Vandoren, has just announced that they have started producing V16 reeds for baritone saxophone.

Full disclosure, in addition to being the curator of JazzBariSax.com I (Andrew Hadro) am also a product specialist for Vandoren. I’ve had a chance to try out the V16 reeds for a while now and …

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Jan 23 2017

Tribute album and scholarship creation for Joe Temperley

NYC based twin-brothers, and saxophonists Will And Peter Anderson have created a Kickstarter project in their efforts to produce a tribute album to the late baritone saxophonist, Joe Temperley. They are also endeavoring to set up a scholarship in his name at the Juilliard School where Mr. Temperley taught for many years. Check out the video below, …

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Jan 18 2017

Brian Landrus’ new project – Baritone Saxophone with Orchestra

Baritone Saxophonist, Brian Landrus is in the middle of producing a new album. It will be a concerto for the baritone saxophone, featuring a complete orchestra (in the classical sense, not the colloquial term for a big-band). Brian is an adventurous musician, writer and a great player – and this album will feature him playing …

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Jan 10 2017

Great article on the Baritone Sax at Huffington Post.

Ralph Miriello has written and posted an excellent article at huffingtonpost.com about the baritone saxophone, some of its practitioners and its history. They also have put together a list of 25 outstanding performances from a range of baritonists, with videos or sound samples included for each.

Head on over and check it out for yourself!

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Jan 03 2017

NDR Big Band Accepting Applications for Baritone Saxophonist

The NDR big band is a long-standing fantastic big band that works with many of the world’s best jazz soloists. Based in Northern Germany but touring around the world, it is made up of some of the best players.

They recently announced they are searching for a permanent baritone saxophonist to play in the band. …

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Dec 28 2016

Danny Harrington releases a new track

Baritonist Danny Harrington recently posted a beautiful rendition of a classic ballad. Take a listen!

Dec 18 2016

Help Support Hamiet Bluiett’s Recovery

Hamiet Bluiett is one of the most original baritone saxophonists in the history of the instrument. He’s been a part of many famous musical movements and groups. In the last few years he has begun to struggle with his health, and has recently been hospitalized but is recovering. His family has put together an online …

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Dec 15 2016

Happy Birthday Cecil Payne!

Just in time for what would have been Cecil Payne’s 94th birthday we have another transcription from the bop master. Thanks yet again to Fred Koch, a new Cecil Payne transcription in the repository. The song is “Dexterity”. Fred even provided a YouTube video of the song (labeled incorrectly). Check it out!

Nov 27 2016

Another Cecil Payne Transcription

Thanks again to Fred Koch, there is another Cecil Payne transcription in the repository. The song is “This Time the Dream Is On Me”. Check it out!

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