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Need Info On Sax

Hi, I have a saxophone that was passed down to me through family. On the bell it says THE GREAT GRETSCH AMERICA. The s/n i…

1 week ago
by GFC (390 posts)

Any recommendations for A mouthpiece?

I am an 8th grader currently on my third year of playing. I am starting to move to a higher level and in search of a mouth…

2 weeks ago
by GFC (390 posts)

Any recommendations for A mouthpiece?

I am an 8th grader currently on my third year of playing. I am starting to move to a higher level and in search of a mouth…

2 weeks ago
by sbn567

Ligatures

I have a gold metal mouthpiece and I want to buy a ligature for it but idk which one to buy rovner or any other brand I pl…

1 month ago
by kelsey (830 posts)

My new reeds sound airy and spitty.

My new reeds sound airy and spitty. My older ones (which come from the same box) sound just fine.

1 month ago
by Gi0_612 (4 posts)

Unable to identify vintage metal mouthpiece for tenor. marked 95

I sold my middle of the road Yamaha tenor and missed playing so I bought a used tenor off of craigslist.  I didnt loo…

1 month ago
by easom (3 posts)

Synthetic vs. Natural Reeds

Recently purchased a Fibercell synthetic reed - I was amazed at the tone quality and playability. The tone wasn't right there…

1 month ago
by Slab Hardcheese (1 post)

mouthpiece

I currently got a mouthpiece from a friend and it is a gold metal mouthpiece for tenor sax but it has absolutely no brand…

1 month ago
by Gi0_612 (4 posts)

Plastic Reeds

Does anyone know how long these thigs are supposed to last? I have been using the Bari brand tenor plastic reed in my R&B ban…

1 month ago
by brasssax (4 posts)

I Need Help

Hi, I need a saxaphone equipment overhaul.

Details about me / Things to keep in mind:

  • 5 Year Experie…

  • 2 months ago
    by kelsey (830 posts)

    Help me identify my Gaurdala Sax!

    I have had my Dave Guardala Alto Sax for about 12 years now. It Is a great horn and I have never even thought of replacing…

    2 months ago
    by Gaurdala sax

    Double chamber tenor sax mpc

    I have a Henry Lindeman Tenor mpc and it plays great .Made by the Chicago Co.Double Chamber steel ebonite .

    2 months ago
    by Hector H Castillon

    how to use multiple mouthpieces with one neck?

    How can you use multiple mouthpieces with one neck, without making the cork shrink to the size of the smaller-bored mouthpiec…

    3 months ago
    by bbasow (1 post)

    Is a 3.5 reed strength to stiff for me?

    I found my sound bursting on 3s. Should I go stiffer or just learn to play softer. (I am in a middle school band)

    3 months ago
    by Saxquest (331 posts)

    New reeds sound spity

    Why do all my new reeds I start sound spitty

    3 months ago
    by sbn567

    FOR TRADE: Grover Washington, Jr, Wireless Mic System used in his last 1999 World Tour

    I'm considering parting with some very precious items. You can find the prices in the Free Trading section. They are in as ne…

    4 months ago
    by Uncle Zo (1 post)

    Vintage Selmer Larry Teal

    I just bought a Vintage Selmer Larry Teal off eBay and am having difficulty getting the sound I want. I was using a Selmer S8…

    4 months ago
    by saxoaltissimo (1 post)

    Mouthpiece

    Help please!!!!!!!!!!! 
    What is the Brightest, Jazziest and Most-Through mouthpiece metal or hard rubber mouthpi…

    4 months ago
    by dilandilan (7 posts)

    Vandoren Optimum mouthpiece

    I have been playing a tenor sax for about 4 years. I currently use an Optimum TL3. Would there be a benefit to using on Op…

    4 months ago
    by dilandilan (7 posts)

    mouthpiece

    I just want some input on mouthpieces. I recently purchased a  Cannonball Big Bell Stone series " Raven " alto and I…

    4 months ago
    by Jeffreyto

    New mouthpieces with personalized acoustics

    Hi,

    I’m a french researcher working on the acoustics of musical instruments. I’m…

    5 months ago
    by pauline22

    Sax mics

    I just picked up an audix F90 clip on mic.  I didn't open it yet and before I do, I wanted to get some opinions on it…

    5 months ago
    by saxyrob

    Toots Mondello Alto Mouthpiece

    I am looking for info on a  mouthpiece that came with the ~1936  Buescher Aristocrat Alto I recently bought. &nb…

    5 months ago
    by Saxquest (331 posts)

    YTS 62 Purple Logo

    Hi all
    looking to find out the general opinions re. The Purple Logo YTS 62 as a comparison with the std YTS 62.

    6 months ago
    by cycles (42 posts)

    Merano Sax

    Can you please tell me if these are a good sax? Where are they made? I need to buy one for a teenager for school and I don't…

    7 months ago
    by jazzin710 (1 post)
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