Category Archive: General

Aug 14 2017

Chapter 5 of the Bicoastal Collective from Aaron Lington

Baritonist and west coast resident, Aaron Lington has released a new album. This is chapter 5 in the series he is co-leading as part of the bicoastal collective. A collaboration with trumpeter Paul Tynan. This album is a big band recording featuring all original compositions. Check out a sample from the album in the video …

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Jul 24 2017

New Transcription: Hamiet Bluiett!

We are probably well overdue for a Hamiet Bluiett solo transcription.

Thanks to  Masahiro Totsuka there is a new transcription in the transcription repository of Hamiet’s from the album “Join Us” Check it out!





Jun 05 2017

New Transcription up: Leo P “My Girl”.

Our thanks go out to Masahiro Totsuka for a new transcription this week. This time we have a new transcription from the young dance-baritone player phenom, Leo P (not to be confused with Leo Parker, the 1940’s R&B/Blues baritonist.) The solo is on the classic pop song “My Girl” from the album NYC from the …

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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 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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