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Curved Beuscher need Case

I have vintage horn, can anyone point me to a good hard case for the old boy?

9 years ago
by saxjunkie89 (393 posts)

What size of reed for Rico Jazz Select to go with a C*?

What size of reed should I use to go with the Selmer C*? 2S, 2M,2H,3S,3M,3H 4S,4M or 4H? (with close reference to the tip ope…

9 years ago
by doctoxin (8 posts)

Alto Sax mouthpieces

I play a Yahmaha YAS 52 alto sax. I currently use a Meyer 5 for jazz and a Selmer C* for concert band. I'm looking for a mout…

9 years ago
by saxmannwmsu (48 posts)

question about brilhart(?) Tonalin mouthpiece

Some time ago I ordered a white rubber "brilhart tonalin" tenor mouthpiece and received a white rubber mpc on which is writte…

9 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Reed Tips for Alto

Please. This is such a scret business, apparently. So what do we do to our reeds to make sure that Moses gets found?

9 years ago
by gardenshed (20 posts)

Meyer Metal

I have a Meyer metal 7J that is nice and loud but takes a ton of air to sustain. Contrasting it to my vintage Meyer rubber 5M…

9 years ago
by saxmannwmsu (48 posts)

Comparison between Sugal/Whalem II and Vandoren V-16 Metal Tenor

Am looking at both these mpcs. Can anyone describe their experiences on both and how they compare on a Tenor. Sugal/Whalem II…

9 years ago
by mrd (137 posts)

MP Upgrade

im playing a meyer 5m MP on a Selmer ref. 36 on a 2 1/2 reed. i need something loud bright but still affordabl.

9 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

gregary mouthpiece

I thought I read somewhere that Cannonball Adderlly and Paul Desmond (Best all time alto players) both used gregary mouthpiec…

9 years ago
by saxmannwmsu (48 posts)

Longer shank MP for vintage Conn?

A respected friend recently advised that a mouthpiece of greater length is the designers' original choice for Conn's such as…

9 years ago
by clarinet1st (11 posts)

Re-facing a mouthpiece...should i?

I've been playing a Dukoff metal #6 for about 20 years now. I liked it when i first got it, but over the last few years, it s…

9 years ago
by saxmannwmsu (48 posts)

Another reed question

On Bari I've been using Vandoren Traditional 3 1/2's with my legit setup, but I'm not too happy with the fact that only half…

9 years ago
by selmer 4evr (309 posts)

NEED TO KNOW CONN ALTO MODEL

There is a Conn Alto for sale, but all I have is the serial number. Can anyone tell me what this would be with the following…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Acheiving sub tone on tenor

Is there one specific technique to produce sub tone on tenor sax?

9 years ago
by Spike (248 posts)

Smelly mouthpiece

I recently purchased a Martin Bari and it came with a Selmer C mouthpiece. The dude that played it before must have really en…

9 years ago
by phsu (1 post)

ZZ reeds VS Rico Jazz Selects (alto sax)

I am troubled whether to get the ZZ reeds or the rico jazz selects reeds, price not considered. Which one is indeed better? W…

9 years ago
by saxmannwmsu (48 posts)

Marching Bari Neck Strap

Looks like I'll be marching Bari next year. Not sure what strap I'll use though. The harnesses keep the horn closer to my bod…

9 years ago
by mega band geek (60 posts)

Bari Sax lig?

I'm looking for a new lig for a Hard Rubber Berg Larson 115/1 mpc for Bari Sax, preferably something that isn't too expensive…

9 years ago
by mega band geek (60 posts)

Using diferent pieces

I have a mk 6 alto and have used the same meyer mouthpiece for 20 years. I recentally branched out to tenor (series 2) And tr…

9 years ago
by saxmannwmsu (48 posts)

What Tip Opening can I use

I will get many answers for this question but.... I am using a Brilhart with a .90 opening, and a Zagar equivalent to an Otto…

9 years ago
by saxmannwmsu (48 posts)

Help a fellow Selmer please

I, a 16 year old highschool student, am having trouble choosing reeds. Currently, I am playing a Selmer Mark VII alto my dad…

9 years ago
by peter090 (155 posts)

Set up Help

Hey everybody, I just bought a new YTS-475, which I will be using for concert and jazz band. Anyway, I was hoping you could g…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Schill Saxophones

I have read many posts regarding the cheapness of a Schill Saxophone. I am the mother of an 11 girl who thinks she wants to p…

9 years ago
by Saxgirlsmom (2 posts)

Best classical reed?

Ok here goes. I am using a V16 on a C* with a Selmer Super action series II model 52. I think the C* is awesome with classica…

9 years ago
by selmer 4evr (309 posts)

Bari sax-wheels or cart?

My daughter is playing a bari sax and I'd like to find a case, wheels, or cart to make it easier for her to transport. She's…

9 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)
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