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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)

Hard rubber & metal MPC on the same neck

On a tenor . . . Playing a Meyer hard rubber mpc and then switching to an Otto Link Super Tone Master metal mpc . . . there…

9 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

synthetic reeds

Being lazy I use a Fibracell medium reed and also I kind of like it. Anyone use a Hahn synthetic from Germany?Place in Colora…

9 years ago
by senior (23 posts)

Mouthpieces

I am just starting to play again after several years and I am interested to know how much of a difference an upgrade in mouth…

9 years ago
by doctoxin (8 posts)

Step up mouthpiece

Hey everyone, I have been using a Meyer 5M with an olegature on a Mark VI. I want to upgrade my mouthpiece and playing to the…

9 years ago
by doctoxin (8 posts)

Mason Pro Sopranino Sax

Anybody own one of these? I want one but don't want to throw away money on a pile of junk. All my other horns are Series II S…

9 years ago
by doctoxin (8 posts)

Need helpful input on tip openings....

hey..I am a college sax player and I just bought a Mark VI tenor. I was interested in buying a metal Barone traditional serie…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

LA SAX PRO SERIES

I read that Jay Beckstein plays one (his tenor). Does anyone have the 750 alto? How does it play? I finally retired my old 8…

9 years ago
by doctoxin (8 posts)
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