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Vandoren Optimum, should I buy both?

Hi, I'm a senior in High school and been playing my alto for 6 years now and I recently purchased a Cannonball "Raven" (I lov…

11 years ago
by saxdudedc (11 posts)

Very good deal on a selmer. Should I?

I'm currently using a yas-52, but when I mentioned my wanting to get a new sax, my band teacher told me a senior is selling h…

11 years ago
by Roccosm (113 posts)

NEED HELP ON CHOICE OF TENOR MOUTHPIECE

CAN ANYONE GIVE ME SOME QUICK ADVICE RIGHT AWAY?? THANKS GUYS. I am just starting out again after many years, and need to kn…

11 years ago
by Roccosm (113 posts)

VI or VII?

I am stuck between which one to get. Which one is better for the money?

11 years ago
by Roccosm (113 posts)

Which Mouthpiece For Yanagisawa 9930 Alto?

I recently bought a Yanagisawa 9930 alto , and want some ideas on which mouthpieces to begin looking at as I go around trying…

11 years ago
by Roccosm (113 posts)

Dukoff D8 Tenor Mothpiece question

Several years ago I picked up a Dukoff d8 Mouthpiece (first metal mouthpiece) at a big store going out of buisness sale grabb…

11 years ago
by Roccosm (113 posts)

Walt Johnson Cases

I just got a Walt Johnson Case but I was wondering if I should have gone with the BAM trekking case or any other case. I kn…

11 years ago
by saxdudedc (11 posts)

Tenor sax necks

I'm looking for a neck for my tenor sax. It's a selmer super action 80 paris series. The original neck began to crack at on e…

11 years ago
by Roccosm (113 posts)

Gold Tenor Mouthpiece and Lig

i am a young but avid jazz tenor player looking for a metal mouthpiece. Right now i am playing on a otto link 6* and thats gr…

11 years ago
by Roccosm (113 posts)

Baritone reeds on tenor sax

Hi all, I'm new here. I play mostly jazz professionally, own a recording studio, been playing seriously about 20 years. I wa…

11 years ago
by BruceB (4 posts)

Your opinion of white buescher mouthpieces? (and other buescher questions)

Hello, I have been looking into buying a buescher mouthpiece, and I have some questions: first, is the sound of the white Bue…

11 years ago
by Danskus (2 posts)

Yanagisawa Tenor "Primo T40 Ser. Number is 00977864

A friend of Mine gave Me this horn can anyone tell me where this horn place's amoung the Yanagisawa tenor's the Primo T 40 an…

11 years ago
by Roccosm (113 posts)

Reed Question-any Suggestions?

Hi, I am 17, a senior in high school and been playing my alto for 6 years now. I recently traded in my student Yamaha and bou…

11 years ago
by Radjammin (255 posts)

Peter Ponzol M2 Alto Mouthpiece

Hey guys, Has anyone ever tried the Peter Ponzol M2 alto mouthpiece? I am thinking of buying one as was curious as to your op…

11 years ago
by peter090 (155 posts)

What Ligature? Rovners Dark VS Ultimate?

I need to decide what ligature to buy? and i want to know all the pros and cons about those ligatures... :)

11 years ago
by YanagisawA-901 (312 posts)

Where to buy a Buescher alto mouthpiece?

I have been looking for a Buescher alto mouthpiece for a long time but have been unable to do so. Where is a good place (onli…

11 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Which mouthpieces to try?

Hi, in a few weeks, I'm going to use WWBW's "try four mouthpieces at a time" mouthpiece trial policy. Hopefully, I will be su…

11 years ago
by Roccosm (113 posts)

Reupholstering A Case.

Hey, I bought a 25 year old keilwerth off ebay and the sax is amazing but the case is not so. The material it is lined with e…

11 years ago
by chiamac (586 posts)

Ralph Morgan refacing kit

Does anyone know how to get one or where to get started with facing gauges?

11 years ago
by cjsax (4 posts)

"Lucky" mpc ?

I have a metal mouthpiece that I purchased somewhere about 40 years ago. It has no name on the mouthpiece but the ligature ha…

11 years ago
by saxy4u (2 posts)

Attention mouthpiece experts: can you identify this mouthpiece?

Greetings, I'm trying to find out what sort of mouthpiece(s) Zoot Sims used. So far no luck. So, instead of trying to desc…

11 years ago
by Radjammin (255 posts)

Kessler Customs

I'm currently looking at a Kessler Custom Straight Soprano with an antique finish. I called Kessler&Sons and they said this s…

11 years ago
by Sax_Shark (134 posts)

I need YOUR opinion!

Im looking to buy a intermeiate bari some time soon. I was looking at either getting 1. Selmer 156A 2. Yamaha YBS52 3. Yanag…

11 years ago
by mattia (8 posts)

Rascher Mouthpieces

I need some help. I am a band director and I want to purchase some Rascher Mouthpieces for my kids, but I am having a hard ti…

11 years ago
by mattia (8 posts)

Basic Question

Does black lacquer affect a sax's tone? What about a black nickel instrument?

11 years ago
by chiamac (586 posts)
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