Saxophone Forum

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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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…

11 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…

11 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…

11 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!".

11 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…

11 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…

11 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…

11 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…

11 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…

11 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.…

11 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…

11 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…

11 years ago
by saxophonist2003 (2 posts)

saxophone mutes

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

11 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…

11 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…

11 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…

11 years ago
by HumphreySax (8 posts)

Young Sax Fourm

Welcome to the Young Sax Forum... Lets bring together all sorts of young saxophone players and talk about different horn pre…

11 years ago
by John Coltrane (84 posts)

Anaxa Sax

I've never heard of this kind of Sax before but looking to buy it ---- Anyone know if it's a good one?

11 years ago
by ziblyahu (1 post)

Intonation

My alto is super cool, its a super blanced action and everything about it is ideal except the D is extremely sharp. I realize…

11 years ago
by saxmaniac (19 posts)

P. Mauriat Saxophones

Hey has anyone heard of these saxes?-----im looking into purchasing one but I dont know enough about the horn tho! thanx, -…

11 years ago
by jazzfool132 (144 posts)

Black Laquer?

ok, so one of my friends has a Selmer Series III black laquer alto sax. Another one of my friends said that the black laquer…

11 years ago
by karebear1012 (395 posts)

a good jazz mouthpiece

i play lead alto in my schools jazz band and i'm looking for a good jazz mouthpiece. I'm playing on a Yamaha 82 custom Z that…

11 years ago
by Dirty_Reggae (55 posts)

Upgrading to a new horn...

Alright, I'm a sophomore in High School and I want to switch instruments. I'm planning to get into jazz very seriously and I…

11 years ago
by saxaholic001 (4 posts)

Tenor/ Soprano or Tenor/ Tenor Duets

I'm doing solo and ensemble this fall (middle school) and I'm looking for a really good duet to do. I'm a tenor player, and m…

11 years ago
by Dirty_Reggae (55 posts)

something strange...

ok, i'm usually in tune on bari w/ both my high and normal Bb concert, sometimes my high Bb is a little sharp, but not much.…

11 years ago
by John Coltrane (84 posts)
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