Recording Advice from Hitler

No, no, no. Not THAT Hitler.

I’m talking about Lou Hitler, an old pro saxophone player out of St. Louis.

I first heard about Lou from Bob San Socie, one of my subscribers.

Bob wrote:

“In my youth I was studying saxophone with one of the best players in St. Louis…an old pro making a living as a player decades before I was born. I made the mistake of complaining about how my saxophone was junk. He asked for my sax and then made it sound like the greatest saxophone ever made. He then said ‘Kid, when you can make it sound that good you deserve a better saxophone.’ Point made. I got back to work.”

Man, I love that. (more…)