I was recently complaining to fellow player about my sound (Alto Sax). An exercise he suggested was to play the MPC + crook alone (this being aurally friendlier than MPC alone). It was suggested that the 'correct' note for this combination was (concert) G. I have tried this and find I play at G# + 30cents (plus 130 c in total). Just wondering if anyone else has tried this and/or can confirm that G is the correct note to aim for ? If I am out by 130c can anyone suggest a possible reason. I realise it is probably embouchure / support related, but what specifically (an impossible question, I know ).
As an aside, I know that most authorities state that the correct note for MPC alone (Alto) is A. When I try this, I get C !
Any thoughts/advice greatly aprreciated.