Sam Newsome

Sam Newsome
"The potential for the saxophone is unlimited." - Steve Lacy



Sunday, May 23, 2010

HELLO!

I'm Sam Newsome and this is my new BLOG. I just wanted to say "hello" and to tell you how much I look forward sharing ideas about the soprano saxophone. I'm sure it will be a learning experience for everyone involved!

FYI: Blogs will appear every Monday. The first blog, beginning May 31, 2010, will address the common problem of INTONATION.

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5 comments:

  1. Had the privilege of witnessing an awesome Monk medley in Sibiu, Ro in May 2010. Incredible consistency, drive and control. Best music as taught in US universities.

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  2. Hi Sam

    Nice to see a blog dedicated to the straight horn.

    I have some of the early Terrence Blanchard CDs and so enjoyed your 'jazz session' interview with Jason Crane which of course inspired me to look you up on the web.

    I wondered whilst listening to the interview 'who' you listen to for soprano inspiration. I see the top 5 mp3s but wondered if you also check out the likes of Evan Parker, John Butcher, Stephane Rives - the list goes on - etc? It would be wonderful to have a post from time to time on what/who you're listening to and what you're studying at that moment.

    All the best

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  3. Hi Joe,

    Thanks for your suggestions. I'll address the things you suggested, in Monday's blog. And I enjoyed checking out your site, too.

    Best, - S

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  4. Thanks for checking out my blog Sam, even if it's just a musicians little (rant) way of letting off steam from time to time.

    I'll be leaving a few comments on your recent post.

    Best - Joe

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