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Mark vi or series iii

I am going to buy a soprano saxphone,and there are two options:one is  mark vi with a series number 300XXX,and the ot…

2 days ago
by GFC (374 posts)

My 12 yr old son

 

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

2 days ago
by GFC (374 posts)

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 days ago
by GFC (374 posts)

Tenor or Alto

I bought an alto a bit ago and thinking of trading it for a tenor.  The shop said they would give me full credit for…

6 days ago
by PhillipS. (8 posts)

jazzmontreux.ch | GROUPE JAZZ | EVENT | votre orchestre mariage

BONJOUR ET BIENVENUE! Vous cherchez un orchestre de jazz à Montreux pour l'animation jazzy de votre r&eacut…

1 week ago
by marcueter

Selmer (Paris) 2015 Limited Edition alto

I have just come across a page on the Selmer site about a limited edition alto commemorating the 200th birthday of Adolphe…

1 week ago
by mgictwnger (5 posts)

HELLO EVERYBODY

I HAVE AN ALTO SAX YANAGISAWA 880 WITH SOLÍD SILVER BELL ANYBODY KNOWS WHAT'S ITS PRICE??? THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP,…

1 week ago
by coupondesh (1 post)

c melody mouthpiece

I am an above average musician and plan on getting back with a small group.  I play soprano sax and recently purchase…

1 week ago
by SYNCHROJAMES (4 posts)

where to try out before I buy around southwest michigan

I'm in the market for a soprano but want to play before I pay. I seem to be in a dead zone . I'm between chicago & det…

2 weeks ago
by Saxquest (329 posts)

Vintage Conn Sax For Sale 1914

http://www.ebay.com/itm/261693276607?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649

2 weeks ago
by Cgcook

Conn Rocket Elkhart??

Has anyone ever heard of the Rocket alto saxophone? Made in Elkhart. Serial number 23518. I saw it on ebay and I cannot find…

3 weeks ago
by Haanzig (13 posts)

Advice on buying Alto Sax for my wife

Hi,

So I'm looking to buy my wife an alto saxophone for Christmas.  I rented her one a few months back to…

3 weeks ago
by SutureSelf

Super Action 80 Difference between series 1 and II

Super Action 80 How can I know the Difference between series 1 and II. Mine was made in 1984.  I'm trying to determin…

3 weeks ago
by datsgreat

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…

4 weeks ago
by kelsey (823 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…

4 weeks ago
by jon henri (18 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…

1 month 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…

2 months ago
by Rhassan (1 post)

Vibrato

I need help speeding up my vibrato.

2 months 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…

2 months 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…

2 months ago
by kelsey (823 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…

2 months ago
by dantee_official

Growling on Saxophone

Hi,

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

2 months 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 (329 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
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