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High School Saxophone

For students and band directors alike....topics such as jazz band, solo and ensemble contests, college prep, and everything else high school related

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How to hold a saxophone

I'm in 10th grade and in a dispute with my director... do you hold the saxophone between your legs or on the side? Any commen…

2 weeks ago
by ThaTOneBaRISaxOpHOneGiRl (1 post)

SELMER SERIAL #'S

DOES ANYONE KNOW WHERE I CAN LOOK UP SELMER SERIAL #'S FOR THE usa HORNS? dOES A SELMER ts100 SAY ts100 ON THE SAXOPHONE? THA…

1 month ago
by jazzmanted (1 post)

Jim's list of "approved" saxophone brands

Antigua Winds Armstrong Borgani Buescher Bundy Buffet B&S Cannonball Cleveland (King) Conn Couf Dolnet Evette Schafer (Buffet…

3 months ago
by maxessaxes (1 post)

Advice on improving, Auditions or anything you'd think would help

Hey! I'm a sophomore in High School and rising junior. Ive been playing Bari since 7th grade (so about 4 years) Before bar…

4 months ago
by A1Bull

Braces w/ Tenor/Alto

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6 months ago
by FluffyCreeper921

What's a good research question regarding the "glissando"

Hi

I'm a senior in High School (I study Music and my main instrument is the Saxophone) and we have to write a p…

7 months ago
by kelsey (896 posts)

Need help

my son is a soph. In high school and plays alto. He has a beginner sax that we purchased for him 4 years ago and he wants…

10 months ago
by RyanCannonball (37 posts)

Need Help Buying a Soprano

Hi there! I'm a brand new account, but have used this webite many times for helpful information and research. Although I'm…

11 months ago
by DoctorCzar

I need help buying new saxophone

Hi my name is Thornton Brown,I am a rising sophomore in Lexington, South Carolina. For my marching band show next year, my…

1 year ago
by coinlineukssss (0 posts)

Vintage pre-1920's in Concert Band (and everything else)?

EVERYTHING ELSE LIKE QUARTET,QUINTET,JAZZ,WIND ENSEMBLE,PIT AND OR "FULL" ORGESTRA THAT INCLUDES WINDS 

he…

1 year ago
by coinlineukssss (0 posts)

Cannonball Keilwerth or Eastman Tenor?

Hi! I'm a 9th grade Alto Sax player and I've recently switched to Tenor for my jazz combo. I'm currently using myneighbors…

1 year ago
by coinlineukssss (0 posts)

cannonball on classical

i've been playing saxophone for about a year now. i've been playing the bari sax that belongs to my school this whole time…

1 year ago
by lee123 (0 posts)

How Cheap is too Cheap?

I played Alto for the last coupleof years and I'm looking at buying a tenor. I found some used ones that are under $500, b…

2 years ago
by FlyTWA (6 posts)

Good Marching Horn?

I've played sax for now 7 years and I've been marching with a badly-worn Bundy alto from around 70's I think. I recently got…

2 years ago
by FlyTWA (6 posts)

New Tenor Sax Metal Mouthpiece Not Working

Hi everyone, 
I recently purchased a new metal tenor moutpiece from amazon (link below), however something isn't…

2 years ago
by FlyTWA (6 posts)

A student sax for a retiree

I have just retired, am learning to enjoy this great instrument and have attended a beginner's sax class wi…

2 years ago
by FlyTWA (6 posts)

Jazz Band & Arranging

So I started this sax trio composed of a Bari and 2 altos. So far we don't have squat. I really want to take off with this…

2 years ago
by FlyTWA (6 posts)

Challenge Chair Auditions Music Selections?

I play Bari, Tenor and Alto grade 11 and like to know about some great challenging music to work on for chair placements.…

2 years ago
by FlyTWA

My saxophone stop playing after 45mins

After 45-60 mins of playing my sax stops playing what is the problem and how do I fix it. 

2 years ago
by kelsey (896 posts)

Marching Band Shows w/ Saxophone Solos

I'm just curious, does anyone know of any Marching Band Shows with one or more saxophone solos? Hopefully a lot, because l…

2 years ago
by jp4hc

LACM, Finest Music Universities, Giving Away $500k in Scholarship

Los Angeles College of Music, One of the Finest Music Universit…

2 years ago
by fuschiairis

Sheet Music....... *.*

Does anyone know where i can get free sheet music.... or where i can buy them for under $2.... I'm looking for the Pink Panth…

3 years ago
by PhillipS. (9 posts)

P Mauriat System 76

I was wondering if the 76 system is a good sax for me Im in 9th grade

3 years ago
by saxgourmet (124 posts)

Low G (first, second, third, no thumb key) making a pulsing noise

I've checked my reed, it's seems to be in place, I can't figure out what's wrong. Also, almost all of my Gs come out to hi…

3 years ago
by wesburnham (3 posts)

Need Advice

So im wanting to upgrade from my used yas 23 to something else. Im a freshman in highschool. I found the Buffet 400 profes…

3 years ago
by etseco (4 posts)
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