'Links which have proved interesting, useful or essential in my profession thus far...'
Useful/ Interesting websites.
Listening David Niven Jazz Collection - This website is the best for listening to early jazz for free - you'd be mad to not look at this incredible resource.
Aural skills & music theory Teoria - This is an amazing ear training resource which is free, I really recommend getting practising!
Woodwind fingering charts Woodwind fingering charts - This site is great for finding alternative fingerings for various woodwind instruments.
Woodwind doubling Ed Joffe - an encyclopaedia of knowledge regarding woodwind doubling. Also, see his YouTube Channel for interviews with various prestigious figures in the music industry.
Saxophone accessories & repairs.
Mouthpieces Theo Wanne Mouthpieces - This is a really interesting website to look through. It has a mouthpiece museum with tonnes of great information as well as his own mouthpieces for sale. Worth a trawl prior to buying a mouthpiece.. Morgan Fry - Custom mouthpiece maker.
Reeds Reeds Direct - The place to buy a wide variety of reeds on the internet.
Repairs Steve Crow - Premium saxophone repair & customisation. (Huddersfield) John Packers - Saxophone repair & sales. (Sign up to their mailing list for regular offers) All Brass & Woodwind - Premium saxophone sales, repair & customisation. (Leeds) Woodwind Exchange - Premium saxophone sales, repair & customisation - check opening times. (Leeds) Gill Baker Woodwind Repairs - Premium saxophone repair & customisation. (Taunton)
Cannonball Adderley solo transcriptions. There are hundreds of Julian 'Cannonball' Adderley transcriptions on this site in Concert pitch, Eb & Bb (Free!) by Doc Stewart.
Cafe Lento - Live Jazz most Fridays. The Phoenix Pub, York. - Live music most nights of the week. Domino Club - Live music in Leeds. LS6 Clocktower Cafe - Wednesday Night Jazz. Hyde Park Book Club - 7 arts - Live jazz in Leeds, usually Thursdays (Sundays at the Inkwell & 7) Scarborough Jazz - Live jazz on Wednesday nights in Scarborough. The Lescar - Live jazz in Sheffield on Wednesday nights,