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Which fingering system is easier on the Roland AE-01, trumpet or recorder?

The Roland AE-01 (digital wind instrument) has fingering for recorder and trumpet. There is no need to develop blowing technique. I played the trumpet years ago so I can recall some of it. In terms ...
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What's the difference between EWI fingering and saxophone fingering?

I recently purchased an Akai EWI Solo - it's an electronic woodwind instrument that mimics a saxophone. As I watched several videos of experienced EWI players unboxing the EWI Solo, I heard advice ...
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Proper embouchure to leak air while playing EWI?

If you read enough beginner resources for Akai EWI players, you'll keep seeing people mention that you need to let air leak out the sides of your mouth while you play, to avoid building up ...
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Electronic Wind Instrument technique resources

I have an EWI (electronic wind instrument) that I use with a DAW, it's nothing professional; just for bedroom home recording. I have found my techniques to be terrible on the EWI, and was wondering ...
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What is needed for an electric woodwind?

My wife is a music teacher. She's a classically trained saxophonist, and has been playing almost all of her life. Recently she saw a video which included an electric woodwind, and she just about went ...
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