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Vandoren Hand Select Reeds?

Hey so I was curious if anyone has purchased the Vandoren Hand Selected reeds... Are they worth the extra $20? Where I purcha…

7 years ago
by barisax999 (400 posts)

Key trouble

I have a Yamaha Alto Sax about 1 1/2 years old and I've been playing about 2 years now. The problem I am having with the fore…

7 years ago
by Ronish (8 posts)

Instrument advice

Good morning! I'm looking for advice in regards to some of the higher end Yamaha horns. In addition to being a band director,…

7 years ago
by swingstreet (315 posts)

ligature

I am trying to find a ligature that will giive me a dark tone for concert band. and another lig. for jazz band. can andybody…

7 years ago
by barisax999 (400 posts)

Francious louis

I just recently got one of the new ultimate ligs ( xl alto, silver: for a selmer c*) and im seeming to have a little trouble…

7 years ago
by miramarsax (14 posts)

dukoff mouthpieces/bari

playing an alto dukoff mouthpiece D5 for ten years have now purchased a baritone and need advise on dukoff mouthpiece size??

7 years ago
by mjohnnie (66 posts)

How to keep your reeds going?

How can i make my reeds last with out buying those reed cases and all that stuff. How should i take care of my reeds everytim…

7 years ago
by The Insomniac Saxman (141 posts)

Mouthpieces

I'm looking for a good tenor jazz mouthpiece with a bright sound that plays with control. Being only a high schooler, I don't…

7 years ago
by Dark Eyes (138 posts)

tenney select super tone masters

i am wondering about how much better the doc tenney custom otto link super tone masters are than those that just come straigh…

7 years ago
by mjohnnie (66 posts)

old hard rubber (Selmer?) "table B" tenor mpc

I own a presumably very old tenor hard rubber mpc which I bought together with a Selmer "cigar cutter" tenor sax (1932). Its…

7 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

mouthpiece for Buescher

As mentioned,I have an excellent 1951 Buescher 400.I am an old guy and was brought up listening to Hodges ,Willie Smith and B…

7 years ago
by CountSpatula (602 posts)

Do reeds get old?

I've purchased different kinds of reeds over the years to try them out. I've always stored them in a dry, cool place. The one…

7 years ago
by Linky (26 posts)

George Shelby

Can anyone tell whats his set-up on his alto sax?

7 years ago
by The Insomniac Saxman (141 posts)

Tenor Problem

Does anyone know of a tenor mouthpiece/reed setup that is easy to play? I used to play tenor a lot, but I haven't played anyt…

7 years ago
by randomuser (2 posts)

metal mouthpieces for alto?

hi i have been playing saxophone for around 10 months, but i feel as though i am getting above the current yamaha mouthpiece…

7 years ago
by CountSpatula (602 posts)

Mk vii or new selmer 54

I own a Vintage selmer mk vii tenor and have heard that many players prefer the new reference 54 sax. My tenor has 98% of it'…

7 years ago
by The Insomniac Saxman (141 posts)

Saxaphone Ligatures

Hullo :) I play alto saxaphone at my high school, and I would really like to buy a new ligature, but don't know enough to kno…

7 years ago
by The Insomniac Saxman (141 posts)

Metal Mouthpiece

Has anybody tried selmer's classical metal mouthpiece? I'd like to know how it compares to the regular classical rubber mouth…

7 years ago
by selmer 4evr (309 posts)

cnc machine!?!

what type of cnc machine wound i use to carve a mouthpiece

7 years ago
by saxismyaxe (574 posts)

HELP ON MOUTHPIECES

Hi! I'm a alto player and I'm thinking about buying a nice mpc but I don't know a lot of mpcs, so I would like some advice on…

7 years ago
by TheHook (2 posts)

F. E. Olds Alto Sax

I actually bought an F. E. Olds NA63J PRO model, Series 2000 Alto Sax... and LOVE IT... has anyone else out there tried it an…

7 years ago
by Christian Anderson (73 posts)

mouthpieces

HAS ANYONE SEEN THE ADJUSTABLE TIP OPENING PIECES THAT WERE AROUND IN THE 40S AND 50S Mule used these in his quartet !!!

7 years ago
by connsaxman@comcast.net (2 posts)

Looking for insight on some student horns

On a lot of these, I have my opinions allready. I just wanted to refer this to my peers to see what they thought of these: Y…

7 years ago
by sultanofsax (31 posts)

Synthetic reeds

What are your opinions on synthetic reeds? There are several brands available such as Bari reeds or Fibracell reeds. Suppose…

7 years ago
by sultanofsax (31 posts)

YBS 62

Hello, does anyone know where I could find a used Yamaha YBS - 62 bari sax? Any condition is fine. Thanks, -Scott

7 years ago
by Christian Anderson (73 posts)
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