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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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Soprano Sax

Is a Soprano Sax good for marching season?

11 years ago
by saxjunkie89 (393 posts)

pocket sax

I saw them but like what do they do, will a tenor pocket sax sound like a tenor, how are they differen't other than size.

11 years ago
by Sonny_Rollins (18 posts)

Mark VI Know-nothings

who on this discussion board does not know what a mark vi is? Some kids in my school who play sax have no clue!!

11 years ago
by Bleeding_Gums_Murphy (55 posts)

Music- C melodys?

I've been playing an alto and a soprano for a while and finding music seems to be a problem. Also playing with guitarists who…

11 years ago
by Saxon (100 posts)

The Sopranino...

Does anyone know where i can find a decent one that wont cost a ton and a half?

11 years ago
by saxjunkie89 (393 posts)

Marching Muscles

I'll be marching Bass Sax next year and want to increase my arm strength so I can handle it more easily. What muscles would b…

11 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Marching With Baritone

Ok well "spring training" has offically started and I'm a little confused.... My teacher said he would like me to hold it out…

11 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

High D on Alto sax

In my band we tune on the D in the middle, but the thing is none of the saxaphones never stay in tune , even remotely close..…

11 years ago
by selmer 4evr (309 posts)

Glasses for Sax

My vision is pretty good, only a bit long sighted, but when i play in a marching band reading off a lyer can be really diffic…

11 years ago
by kitnachi (41 posts)

Cleaning and Maintenance

Right now my mouth piece smells like a cat box. I'm soaking it in rubbing alcohol. Is that oK? How can I clean the rest of th…

11 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Breaking in New Reeds

I use Vandoren 2.5 reeds and I seem to have trouble breaking them in. It's harder to play the lower notes and I sometimes squ…

11 years ago
by SaxAppeal422 (5 posts)

Mk VII?

Hey, What do you all think of Selmer Mk VII's?

11 years ago
by barisax999 (400 posts)

Summer Sax

What's everyone doing over the summer for sax, marching band, regular band camp, just practicing a lot? Thought i'd ask to se…

11 years ago
by tenor562 (297 posts)

new selmer saxes

what is the difference between the selmer super action and the series III?

11 years ago
by saxybandgeek_88 (10 posts)

Jazzman Sheet Music

I know some people are really against free sheet music, but im gonna ask this anyway! I really need the alto sax sheet music…

12 years ago
by saxman1990 (25 posts)

How can I manage

I might seem crazy but I want to learn every instrument in band...though sax is gonna be my main instrumetn cause it is just…

12 years ago
by kitnachi (41 posts)

scared......

Ive played clarinet for 2 years now and am really good, 2nd chair is good for me. But for x-mas i recieved an alto sax and am…

12 years ago
by jaggtagg7 (40 posts)

The purpose of Saxquest

As a Saxquest member, I would like to welcome all new-commers to the site. This site has so much to offer, and I hope that yo…

12 years ago
by GzsKerqt (77 posts)

Moderators take serious note

The knights Templar and yourselves and others have been attacked by this character saxman89.This should not be allowed to con…

12 years ago
by TANGO SIX ONE (255 posts)

My dilemma

I have been playing saxophone since the 5th grade, and I am now in 10th. Here is my situation: I played alto in 5th-7th grade…

12 years ago
by woutanh (19 posts)

advice concerning bari saxes.

... i am mainly play tenor... but due to the amount of seniors graduating this year, i am playing bari sax in the symphonic w…

12 years ago
by woutanh (19 posts)

'05-'06 marching show

What is your band playing for next year's show? We're doing a jazz them with Birdland, Adelina de Maya, Channel One Suite (mv…

12 years ago
by west (242 posts)

Marching w/an alto

I play the alto sax in the marching band. I can't find a comfortable way to carry it, and my director said either right or ce…

12 years ago
by saxgrobie (86 posts)

This is a hard one.....Solo ensemble...

Where can I find a piece fit enough to win me state in the solo ensemble contest with a Baritone Saxophone solo?? I really ha…

12 years ago
by west (242 posts)

Playing Upper Register and Other Things

Hey guys...well I just wanted to know if you all can help me out...im having a lot of trouble playing the higher register not…

12 years ago
by jamterry (573 posts)
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