Product Demos

Below is a YouTube playlist of saxophone and clarinet instrument/mouthpiece demos I have done for the good folks at Dawkes Music. There are also a few videos on electronic equipment and also technique tips. You may find it easier to browse the videos directly on YouTube, and there is an index of the videos below.

Saxophones:

 

Alto saxophones:

Selmer Seles Axos with Selmer Concept

Selmer Seles Axos (newer video)

Selmer Reference 54

Yanagisawa AWO1

Yanagisawa AWO10 and AWO20 (Further comparison video here)

Yamaha YAS 875 EX

Yamaha YAS 62

Yamaha YAS 280

 

Soprano saxophones:

Tips for switching to soprano saxophone

Yanagisawa S991 and SC991

Yanagisawa S901 (pre-owned example)

Yanagisawa SWO1 and SWO10

Yamaha YSS875EX

Yamaha YSS82ZR

Yamaha YSS475 (2016)

Yamaha YSS475 (2020)

Yamaha YSS675 (pre-owned example)

Selmer Serie III

 

Baritone saxophones:

Yamaha YBS-82

Yamaha YBS-62II

Yamaha YBS-480

 

Mouthpieces:

Selmer vs Vandoren: Concept, S80 C*, AP3 and AL3

Selmer Concept (alto)

Selmer Concept vs Claude Delangle (alto)

Selmer Soloist (alto)

Selmer S80 C* (alto)

Selmer S80 E (baritone)

Vandoren AP3 (alto)

Vandoren AL3 (alto)

Vandoren AL4 (alto)

Vandoren AL5 (alto)

Vandoren BL5 (baritone)

Aizen CL3 (alto)

Aizen ASKB (alto)

Aizen SO C* (alto)

 

Alto Ligatures:

Woodstone (Ishimori) ligatures: Brass, Gold Plated, Satin & Solid Silver

 

Alto Reeds:

Vandoren Traditional & V21 / D'Addario Reserve / Selmer

Cane vs Synthetic - Vandoren Traditional vs Legere Signature

 

 

Clarinets:

 

Bb/A clarinets:

Buffet Gala

Buffet Divine

Buffet R13 vs RC

Buffet E12 vs E13

Buffet vs Yamaha beginner clarinets

Buffet Prodige

Buffet Clarinets - Wood vs Greenline

Buffet Vintage (pre-owned example)

Buffet Tosca (pre-owned example)

Buffet RC Greenline (pre-owned example)

Yamaha YCL-CXII (pre-owned example)

 

Bass clarinets:

Yamaha YCL221

 

Clarinet mouthpieces:

Vandoren BD4, BD5, BD7

 

Clarinet barrels:

Chedeville barrels - Kaspar and Umbra

 

Clarinet ligatures:

Woodstone (Ishimori) clarinet ligatures

Woodstone (Ishimori) bass clarinet ligatures

 

Clarinet Reeds

The Vandoren range - comparison of Traditional, V12, V21 and 56 Rue Lepic reeds

 

Electronics:

Boss RC3 Loop pedal (with GT1 effects pedal)

Boss RC10-R Loop pedal (with GT1 effects pedal)

 

Practice Tips:

Saxophone tips: How to play fast

Saxophone tips: Ultimate alternative fingering guide

Saxophone tips: Exploring overtones and developing you range

Saxophone tips: Low notes

Saxophone tips: Switching to soprano saxophone

 

Clarinet tips: How to play a Glissando (as in Rhapsody in Blue)

Clarinet tips: Switching to bass clarinet

Clarinet tips: How to test a clarinet

Clarinet tips: Testing Clarinet mouthpieces

Clarinet tips: What is the left hand Eb key on clarinet?

 

Sax and clarinet tips: Reed adjustment without tools