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  • The concept of circular breathing is kind of a tricky one to explain. It's kind of like

  • riding a bike in that when you know how to do it, you're going to know how to do it forever.

  • It's quite tricky to actually get there. The concept basically in a nutshell is to form

  • a pocket of air in your mouth, like that, and to close off your throat so you're not

  • breathing. You're not connected to your lungs anymore. The air in your mouth is not connected

  • to your lungs. And you just push it out like that. While you're doing that, you breathe

  • in through your nose and refill your lungs. Sounds really tricky, but if you can slow

  • down the time it takes for the pocket of air in your mouth the empty, it gives you more

  • time to breath and start the air flow again smoothly. That gives you a good amount of

  • time.

  • The best way to practice this away from a didgeridoo is to sit yourself down with a

  • scotch glass and a straw and some water, and just try to keep the bubbles consistent by

  • doing that. That can go on forever. When we get to the saxophone, we take something that

  • we already know like long tones and just try to keep the tone consistent. That's how you

  • circular breathe.

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How to Do Circular Breathing | Saxophone Lessons

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    亮晶晶 posted on 2015/08/12
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