Author: rheuben

Army Time

Well, like most of the men in my generation I was in the military…. My father was a carear Army soldier (even was it the 7th Calvery), I was born at Fort Sill, Oklahoma in an Army hospitol and will likely die in a VA hospital…. I am a non-combatant Vietnam Veteran…. and was not […]

Sales Callw 0n Phone

Well, I get about 20 to 30 salesw call a day.. on my business phone… this is a number I have had for over 30 years….. now it is becomming worthless… I am going to turn on the if you are not in my list then it does no ring… If you are a new […]

Cip and the Hollywood Clarinet Quartet

I had a lot of fun yesterday with my friend Cip… we recorded his feature playing over the new Hollywood clarinet quartet. He sounded great as always…. Wayne Bergeron was great and he let us use his studio and he recorded Cip… we then went out for great Mexican food….. that is Greg Huckins in […]

Palm key tone holes on German made saxophones:

The German made saxophones like J. Keilwerth, B&S and Dave Guardala (made by B&S) have smaller tone holes on the palm keys of their saxophones.  Are there any advantages or drawbacks to this design? The smaller tone holes allow the pitch of the palm key notes to not be as sharp as on the Selmer […]

Saxophone Tone Boosters

Many saxophone players like what has become known as the Hollywood Tone Boosters….. They were developed by Bill Noyack (and I am guessing at the spelling of his last name) here in Hollywood … according to my friend Glenn Johnston they were sitting around one night I believe drinking heavily and got the idea from […]