Saxophones dark smokey and bright

berniesax

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three simple words to describe sounds in musical instruments particularly with woodwind and brass ! but who can truly define these three words ?
dark.....smokey.....bright
 

Jules

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three simple words to describe sounds in musical instruments particularly with woodwind and brass ! but who can truly define these three words ?
dark.....smokey.....bright
to me Dark= Bass heavy, and by extension of that bright is treble heavy, smokey is (again, to me), hm dark but with a lot of potential for breath noise to come through (in a good way)......
Not sure how anyone else views these terms...
 

daveysaxboy

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three simple words to describe sounds in musical instruments particularly with woodwind and brass ! but who can truly define these three words ?
dark.....smokey.....bright
That sound's like my Mauriat 66R UL Tenor but add power house also.:D
 
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