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 Re: Need advice
Author: Hotboy 
Date:   2019-11-19 20:50

You might not be blowing hard enough. In the lower register, you have to do the following things to be successful:
- Open your teeth so as not to squeak. You need to open them about as much as if you were going to take a big bite out of an apple.
- Blow a large volume of air to fill up the open space you have created. To do this, your throat must be wide open.
- Close your lips down to a mezzo-piano dynamic to keep the note from honking, even while your teeth are wide open.

Your reed might also be contributing. It must vibrate freely and be fairly open to get the low notes without honking or squeaking.

Bay Area, California

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