Author Archive | Skip Spratt

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3rd Annual TCNJ Saxophone Summit 2020

Today, The College of New Jersey hosted their annual “TCNJ Saxophone Summit 2020.” This year’s event boasted over 50 college and high school age participants as well as TCNJ faculty and educators from the all around New Jersey. This 3rd annual festival for saxophonists is the brain child of TCNJ Instructor of Saxophone Kathleen Mitchell. Mitchell is […]

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New Chedeville Mouthpiece Range Launches with Chedeville Elite Series Clarinet Models

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Chedeville • 1335 Lynah Ave., Ste 112, Savannah, GA, USA • Contact: Colin Schofield • • +1 912-964-4702 December 12, 2018 New Chedeville Mouthpiece Range Launches with Chedeville Elite Series Clarinet Models Savannah, GA…..The new range of Chedeville Clarinet and Saxophone mouthpieces will be launched at the 2019 […]

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Complete COVER NEW

New Duet Series Available at!

Recently and unexpectedly flip book magazine shutdown operations. Many of SJ’s writers, including this writer had enjoyed a long tenure with Saxophone Journal Magazine prior to working with Saxophone Today. I was happy to contribute a big band themed article as well as a play-along duet for each issue of ST flip book magazine. […]

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Army Blues Saxes

The U.S. Army Blues Sax Section

The U.S. Army Blues Sax Section by Skip Spratt The interview below was previously expected to run in the July/Aug edition of Saxophone Today Magazine. Unfortunately the magazine shut down unexpectedly and permanently, simultaneously with this last submission. The saxophone sections of The USAF Airmen of Note, The Navy Commodores and The Army Jazz Ambassadors […]

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Carl Cox

Carl Cox Feelin’ Fine EP Just Released

Philadelphia, PA – Carl Cox, a Philadelphia-based saxophone performer and musician who has built his career in the contemporary jazz world, this week officially released his first EP: Feelin’ Fine. Produced and written by EvanDMusic, the Feelin’ Fine debut single is airing on major Smooth Jazz radio stations in the United States as of Monday, […]

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Retro Revival Saxophone Mouthpieces

iReedman’s Retro Revival Saxophone Mouthpieces

New on the scene and making a lot of noise are iReedman’s Retro Revival Saxophone Mouthpieces. Saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist Joel Peskin is behind the new line of mouthpieces with focus on recreating the vintage pieces of the past rather than “reinventing the wheel.” I first discovered them while on Facebook and saw their sponsored post […]

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The New SUPER JET Mouthpiece from JodyJazz.

JodyJazz Introduces New SUPER JET Saxophone Mouthpieces

Savannah, GA…..JodyJazz Inc has announced the introduction of a brand-new saxophone mouthpiece series named the SUPER JET. Building on the success of its popular JET Series, the all new SUPER JET is specifically designed for the ‘Smooth Jazz’ player. Made in the company’s dedicated factory in Savannah, Georgia, the new SUPER JET Saxophone mouthpiece series has been developed to […]

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JodyJazz Expands POWER RING™ Ligature Range

JodyJazz Expands POWER RING™ Ligature Range

Savannah, GA…..JodyJazz Inc has announced the expansion of its successful new POWER RING™ Ligature range. Originally available only for the company’s exclusive DV series metal mouthpieces, the range has now been expanded to offer POWER RING™ Ligature models designed for the most popular hard rubber mouthpiece models available on the market. The new POWER RING™ Ligatures for hard rubber […]

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