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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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Classical Solo Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece

Hi, I've been playing CLassical solos on a Brillhart Ebolin 3* for three years. I feel that I now need a larger opening for…

9 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Selmer S-80 Mouthpiece

Looking to pick up a new mouthpiece for my alto. The plastic one that came with it is starting to lose it's touch. So I was l…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Mark 7?

So, as you probably already know, i'm looking for a new pro horn to last me for a really long time. Since the really good Kei…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

best mpc, lig, reed setup for jazz abnd/ marching band/ concert band bari?

whats the best setup for each of these for bari, and what are some setups that works for all three of these? thanks

9 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Yanagisawa or Mark VI

Hi, I am a high school looking to purchase a new tenor saxophone. I am currently debating with myself on if i should by the Y…

9 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Need serious intonation help

I'm playing alto/soprano in a musical, uh, tomorrow...But I have awful intonation on the alto. Suprisingly, I'm closer to bei…

9 years ago
by saxman0317 (53 posts)

Leadership woes

Hi! I am currently a sophomore in high school and have been told that I will most likely take over as section leader this nex…

9 years ago
by mooing_sheep (20 posts)

help looking for neutral mouthpiece

hey I'm about to enter high school this fall, and i need a mouthpiece that can switch from marching to jazz to concert. would…

9 years ago
by tembysaxguy (5 posts)

Keilwerth Ex-90 Series III or II

How are the Keilwerth Ex-90 Series III or II?($1800) Im thinking of getting either one. My other choice is the new Yamaha 82Z…

9 years ago
by vipergt089 (3 posts)

chantilly jazz festival

who is doing the chantilly jazz festival our schools not, well not that i know of yet but whose done it before and what ever…

9 years ago
by barimachine (323 posts)

guitar v. piano

which would you rather play for i have a good selection of both my friend greg plays guitar and he can play damn good while…

9 years ago
by barimachine (323 posts)

HELP

My high school band plays with the hartford symphany (CT) bianually, and every time 4 soloists are featured (2 singers and 2…

9 years ago
by guitargirlie1221 (1 post)

My New Instructional Book...

Hi guys, just wanted to post that I've got a new book out called "SAXOPHONE - Everything Sax Players Should Know!".

9 years ago
by aaronsantee (6 posts)

Alto Sax Beginner

I am looking to buy my son an alto sax. He has never played, so I'm leary to get something really expensive. I'm looking at a…

9 years ago
by Selmer Fan88 (15 posts)

Are Jupiters any good??

Hey, i was just wondering what jupiter alto saxophones play like and everything. When I was searching for a trumpet, I was ve…

9 years ago
by karebear1012 (395 posts)

all county

Blaah. I'm trying out for all county next saturday, and this is the first year I've been serious about it. I've made it twice…

9 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Keilwerths

Hey, does anyone know where I could get a Keilwerth SX-90 or SX-90R (preferably in nickel silver) for less than 3000 bux? It…

9 years ago
by karebear1012 (395 posts)

I need some advice

Im a student in highschool and i take music very seriously. I play alto and tenor sax, but i dont have a tenor sax! Im always…

9 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Good Tenor Sax For Jazz

Hey i'm playing lead tenor in my jazz band this year. right now i'm playing on a silver plated YTS-62, and an Otto Link NY 7.…

9 years ago
by Selmer Fan88 (15 posts)

Hardest Piece

Like the topic says: the hardest piece for saxophone. I think from experience, I would say The Dahl (Sonata and Conecerto), D…

9 years ago
by saxophonist2003 (2 posts)

Saxophone Quartet

Hello. I am looking for some sax players for a quartet. Practices are in Manasquan, NJ. So unless your willing to make the dr…

9 years ago
by saxophonist2003 (2 posts)

saxophone mutes

does anybody have experience using them?do they work well?do they help

9 years ago
by SaxMan (559 posts)

Tenor Zephyr

i have a king zephyr tenor, made in the 1965-1970 time period. its a school saxophone, but i ABSOLUTELY love it! sadly its in…

9 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Young Sax Forum Continued

Hey guys, sorry...I can't post in the other post for some reason. So what's going on in all of your bands lately? I had jazz…

9 years ago
by John Coltrane (84 posts)

tear, marching band season is over

I'm in the century marching abnd, and yesterday was our last show. Everyone said we were the best band that came out of centu…

9 years ago
by HumphreySax (8 posts)
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