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    Dave Liebman Embouchure video

    Developing A Personal Saxophone Sound by Dave Liebman is the first book I ever found that made any sense to me when I was learning. I'm not a major fan of his playing except for his work with Miles Davis, but that book did more for me than any...

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    Slow learner.

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  6. Tiberius

    moisture though B and A keys

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