Practice Log: 11–17 February 2024 (Sunday–Saturday)

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series 2024 Practice Log

This is my regularly updated practice log, mostly for accountability with my saxophone practice. Below you can see my practice for the week. If you’d like to check it out, here’s my goal list of tunes for the year.  This week, it seems I’m concluding my work on “Misty”—I think I “have” the tune, as […]

Practice Log: 4–10 February 2024 (Sunday–Saturday)

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series 2024 Practice Log

This is my regularly updated practice log, mostly for accountability with my saxophone practice. Below you can see my practice for the week. If you’d like to check it out, here’s my goal list of tunes for the year.  This week, it seems I’m working on two tunes: “Lonnie’s Lament” and “Misty.” There are reference […]

Horn Acquired! and Practice Log: 1–3 February 2024 (Thursday–Saturday)

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series 2024 Practice Log

Horn Acquired! Last Wednesday, I made a trip to Seoul to purchase a second-hand baritone sax. I should pause to mention that buying a bari sax in Korea is a hell of an undertaking. Nobody plays the damned things here: second-hand tenors and altos are common, and even sopranos are pretty easy to find, but […]

Back Onto Flute

Ah, new challenges. I’m back onto practicing the flute again, and it’s driving me bananas. I probably would have been playing the soprano sax instead, except that I haven’t made it out to the sax repair shop on the other side of town, so that cleaning swab is still stuck in the neck… so flute […]