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Trying to pick a saxophone

I have played an alto saxophone for the past four highschool years. I am hoping to study saxaphone in college and need rec…

1 day ago
by kelsey (819 posts)

Trying to Identify Type & Date of my Sax

Hy there,

Could anyone help me?

I'm trying to identify my saxophone a bit more, because I inherited…

3 days ago
by jon henri (18 posts)

My 12 yr old son


Ok I need some advice, My 12 year old son wants a sax for Christmas. However I…

1 week ago
by haines77

Tenor Sax Questions

Have been looking at new tenors - what is the new version of the old Selmer Mark VI?  I see reference 54 and the…

2 weeks ago
by kelsey (819 posts)

Rudy Wiedoeft's Selmer sax Case ?

I have what I think may be the only one of it's kind in existence. I know RW played primarily c-mel saxes and Conn was his…

3 weeks ago
by Danlam (1 post)

Dry mouth during a gig

I usually have my own water bottle or bottled Aquafina, Ice Mountain, etc. brands on a gig. Lately it seems some create an…

3 weeks ago
by Rhassan (1 post)


I need help speeding up my vibrato.

3 weeks ago
by getjamming (4 posts)

import duty costs ?

im trying to import a used mkvi bari from danvill il usa to perth western autralia how much should i eect to pay in duties…

4 weeks ago
by saxgourmet (113 posts)

Which vandoren reeds are best for alto sax?

I'm on grade 5 alto sax and need some new reeds, but am struggling on which ones to buy. I want to get vandoren, but am re…

1 month ago
by kelsey (819 posts)

Phil Barone Alto Saxophone

Has anyone had any hands-on experience with a Phil Barone? I've been wanting to buy a new saxophone for a while and the An…

1 month ago
by dantee_official

Growling on Saxophone


I've been trying to create a growling effect on my alto sax. I know that there are several ways to growl, b…

1 month ago
by theokayplayer

I squeak when i play fast

Can anyone tell me why i squeak when i play fast staccatos?

2 months ago
by Saxquest (325 posts)

Evette Schaeffer Paris France Serial 5639

I recently found this Sax in my grandpas basement and was wondering if anyone knew anything about it or how much it may be…

2 months ago
by victorio (1 post)

Value of a semer La Voix alto?

What is the current value of a selmer La Voix alto?  It is in good condition 9.6/10 cosmetic 10/10 mechanical.  …

2 months ago
by garrettcx

help finding this book?

My teacher highly recommends 'Voicing: An Approach to the Saxophone's Third Register' (by Dabney & Sinta), but I haven't foun…

2 months ago
by dcdmail (1 post)

What sax to get

I'm totally new to sax playing although I did play trumpet for a few years.  I'm an older guy so if I never get beyon…

2 months ago
by kelsey (819 posts)

Asking for LTCL Saxophone Programme Suggestion

I am going to take the LTCL saxophone performance examination.
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2 months ago
by mingsum0321 (2 posts)


I am pleased to announce that Julius Keilwerth will soon be releasing a NEW LINE of soprano saxophones inspired by l…

2 months ago
by kelsey (819 posts)

Get Archeage Gold Online to Combat the Rivals of the Game


Archeage, the game play of combatting glues the players to the game setting. Why Archeage gold is so import…

2 months ago
by Fannygracy (2 posts)

Yamaha Tenor Sax YTS-275 Neck Receiver Screw

I need a neck receiver screw for a Yamaha Sax Tenor YTS-275 gold lacquer.
Where can I find this part…

2 months ago
by zenosax

Discomfort on lower lip

Hi, I've just started playing tenor sax again after 35 years and I don't remember too much, I notice my lower lip hurts af…

2 months ago
by dilandilan (7 posts)

Conn Serial Number Question

Dusting off the old Sax
I still have my Tenor Saxophne from Elementary School.
I was trying to look…

2 months ago
by dilandilan (7 posts)

2nd Octave G

When playing the Tenor Sax, when I'm going up the scale all is well until I get to the G in the second scale then I get a…

2 months ago
by fbass

Help me improve my sound for jazz

I play In my highschools jazz band and i need help with a more jazzy sound.  Im playing on a selmer LaVoix alto and a…

2 months ago
by kelsey (819 posts)

Re. Serial No. Table.

cant find any ref. in the King serial No.  to the  Cleveland Models with the serial no. Preceded with th…

3 months ago
by cycles (42 posts)
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