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I am 15 and have played tenor sax for two years now in my high school band. This year I started playing 1st tenor in our jazz…

9 years ago
by MarkLavelle (300 posts)

Good Reed Trimmer

Hi Everyone, I am looking to buy a Good Alto reed trimmer and i just wanted to get some of your opinions on the good ones out…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

otto link mouthpieces

What is the difference between a otto link New york metal mouthpiece and a normal otto link metal mouthpiece

9 years ago
by saxman1990 (25 posts)

Bari Saxes

Hey everybody. Im 15 years old and in high school I play bari sax in my schools concert band and jazz band. Im also in a grou…

9 years ago
by saxophonik (73 posts)

Baritone saxophone

What are the the tonal differences between, a Yanagisawa B901,an Allora baritone saxophone; and the Keilworth ST90? Do any of…

9 years ago
by sylvesta (3 posts)

Where to try mouthpieces in the UK?

Hi all, I've recently started playing my sax again after many years of inactivity. I've joined a couple of bands and have st…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

I wish I hadn't read this. Keilwerth owners brace yourselves!

Last summer I spent nearly $4000 on my new nickel silver Keilwerth SX90R tenor sax. I am happy with it, but bought this horn…

9 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

silver tarish

Hey everybody, I just got back my silver conn from bein overhauled(w/o any buffing or re-plateing) and it looks and plays as…

9 years ago
by saxgod_0021 (4 posts)

Nete Mouthpiece

Has anybody tried a NETe "paul desmond" mouthpiece? It is supposed to be a copy of a gregory. any opinions? Ive never heard o…

9 years ago
by Augman (29 posts)

Need advice, pls: mpc, lig for my 11-year old.

How important is mpc & lig for a starting sax player? He's using a freshly overhauled '68 Conn alto (14M Director) with the o…

9 years ago
by keycup (12 posts)

Chicago - music stores?

I'm heading to downtown Chicago for a weekend in November, and was wondering what good music stores there are. I'm looking to…

9 years ago
by Bordnfool (1 post)

otto link JA facing

hey, anybody ever heard of a tenor otto link from the early 70's late 60's that was called the JA (Jay Arnold) model or facin…

9 years ago
by blydeen (2 posts)

Mouthpiece for Soprano?

Hello to All, I am considering buying a new Antigua Winds Soprano Saxophone and I was wondering the difference in metal and h…

9 years ago
by saxtech (12 posts)

Help with reeds

Although I have been playing alto sax for a long time (mainly amateur concert band stuff), I am woefully ignorant about equip…

9 years ago
by saxtech (12 posts)

Runyon Mouthpieces

Hey Everyone, Please can you give me your opinions on the Runyon Mouthpieces. In particular; The Custom, The Custom Jazz, and…

9 years ago
by kennyj (24 posts)

Saxophone Case Help

I have a 1956 Conn 14m Director or Shooting Star Alto. The bell keys are on the left side. My case (not original) is deterior…

9 years ago
by closelabs (10 posts)

Walt Johnson Cases

I know that Walt Johnson cases for saxes are the best protecting cases u can get, but can i get it on an airplane as my carry…

9 years ago
by The_§ax (147 posts)

Selmer Signet alto

What can you tell me about this model? Where can I find serial number chart for this item? Serial number 4691XX...what age? W…

9 years ago
by phathorn (165 posts)

Metal Mouthpiece

Hey. I'm in the process of purchasing another metal mouthpiece, and i have heard great things about the vandoren v16. The que…

9 years ago
by daonlybg (8 posts)

sheet music???

I'm a busy guy and going to stores/ordering online can be a little hassle...dont ask....does anyone know where online can I f…

9 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

More Mouthpiece Questions..

Hey, ok some background. I am a 16 year old alto, soprano, and bari player thats a Junior in highschool. I have usually kept…

9 years ago
by Aesop89 (12 posts)

Mouthpiece and Ligature Combinations

Hi Everyone, I have just bought a new Runyon Custom Spoiler Series mouthpiece for my alto and i was wondering what ligature i…

9 years ago
by The_§ax (147 posts)

reeds???? what should i do

i have been playing with reco's since 6th grade im a 11th grader now and what to branch to better reed types, what is a list…

9 years ago
by daonlybg (8 posts)

Setup for a vintage sax..

hi guys.. i have a julius keilwerth sax.. wondering if yamaha 5M or meyer 5M would suit it best?? plus.. will the new fortiss…

9 years ago
by Sazzy_Sax (14 posts)

comparing tenor metal mouthpieces.

I play a "New York Super Tone Master 8* Otto Link" and was looking to expand my choice in sound.. Started reading up on other…

9 years ago
by k7michal (34 posts)
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