How to Hold a Tenor Saxophone Properly

Taking instrument out of your case, assembling the saxophone, and proper posture!

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How to Hold a Tenor Saxophone Properly
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How to take your instrument out of your case !

How to take your instrument out of your case !

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How to assemble your instrument . First take the cap of where the goose head should go.

How to assemble your instrument . First take the cap of where the goose head should go.

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Clip the neck strap to the neck strap hole. Make sure the clip is facing up so that there's less of a chance of it falling off.

Clip the neck strap to the neck strap hole. Make sure the clip is facing up so that there's less of a chance of it falling off.

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Then set it aside or back in the case, to move on to the next step.

Then set it aside or back in the case, to move on to the next step.

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Put the reed in the your in your mouth to get the reed ready for playing .

Put the reed in the your in your mouth to get the reed ready for playing .

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Make sure the ligature is in with the mouth piece. Put the reed under the ligature.

Make sure the ligature is in with the mouth piece. Put the reed under the ligature.

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DO NOT PUT OUT LIGATURE ON LIKE THIS ! The reed may crack this way.

DO NOT PUT OUT LIGATURE ON LIKE THIS ! The reed may crack this way.

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Tighten the screws on the ligature do the reed stays put.

Tighten the screws on the ligature do the reed stays put.

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Insert the mouthpiece to the goosehead.

Insert the mouthpiece to the goosehead.

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Insert the goosehead to the saxophone . Make sure it's alined with the saxophone .

Insert the goosehead to the saxophone . Make sure it's alined with the saxophone .

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Tighten the screw on the saxophone so that the goosehead stays put.

Tighten the screw on the saxophone so that the goosehead stays put.

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And this is the final product !  That is how to assemble your instrument :)

And this is the final product ! That is how to assemble your instrument :)

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How to sit with your sax. Let the sax. sling to your right side. Make sure your feet are flat on the floor. Sit up straight so that you'll produce a good tone and DO NOT lean on the back of the chair.

How to sit with your sax. Let the sax. sling to your right side. Make sure your feet are flat on the floor. Sit up straight so that you'll produce a good tone and DO NOT lean on the back of the chair.

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