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Why do I squeak @ times?

I have been learning alto sax for 3 months. I have gravitated over from a flute for 18 months. I am self taught on both instr…

3 years ago
by Kattamaki (15 posts)

Musical Styles

I am a dead set newcomer to the instrument, how to play it and the music it generates although I did spend my whole childh…

3 years ago
by Kattamaki (15 posts)

Bright Alto Sax sound

Hello,

I've been playing alto saxophone for a while now, and maybe its been going on for a long time, but i hav…

3 years ago
by Kattamaki (15 posts)

I Remeber Clifford - first heard in San Francisco

I've been out of the jazz scene from quite some time. But I'm looking to play the sax again! I grew up in San Francisco in…

3 years ago
by Saxquest (321 posts)

Which is the better sax for the beginner??

I'm a beginner on the sax and am currently looking at 3 different saxophone. 1st is an  Antigua Winds Begin…

3 years ago
by saxgourmet (109 posts)

I Have a Sax I wish to Sell

Hi 
I have a saxophone I wish to get appraised to sell. Its A conn sax Seril# N 46282 Unfortunatly I do not know…

3 years ago
by Saxquest (321 posts)

Need recommendations and info on best sax for son

Hi! My name is Michelle and my son has only played the alto saxophone for a year and has done really, really well with it. My…

3 years ago
by Kattamaki (15 posts)

How do I get louder?

Hello all, here is another question that I'm sure will be answered almost immediatly. Ok. I am generally a quiet person, and…

3 years ago
by Kattamaki (15 posts)

Yanagisawa A-880 Value

I have a Yanagisawa A-880 (circa 1987-88).  It is in excellent condition, only a small amount of scratching around ne…

3 years ago
by chemqt74 (2 posts)

Stripped Lacquer- How it was done?

I am a newbie in saxophone world  but eager to learn. I saw a completely "naked" Mark VI and wondered how it was done…

3 years ago
by Saxquest (321 posts)

Looking for the cheapest new tenor sax

Hi all, This is my first post, and I am looking for a very affordable, yet good in quality sax. I play the Akai ewi now, and…

3 years ago
by gloss1 (27 posts)

determining value

I have a H. Couf Superba I black Laquer Tenor sax from about 1975, trying to determine value to list for sale. Any input? I h…

3 years ago
by gloss1 (27 posts)

EM Winston 303 Pro Alto Sax

I'm looking to upgrade my son's beginner sax and saw this EM Winston 303GP Pro for sale. I can't find any reviews of this sax…

3 years ago
by gloss1 (27 posts)

Elkhart Saxophone Found in Attic

I Found a Saxophone in my attic. I'm trying to get some more info on this beauty. If anyone of you may be able to help, it wo…

3 years ago
by gloss1 (27 posts)

Getting back into it, advice needed.

Used to play tenor sax back in my junior highschool and also highschool. Well got married had a child, got divorce child is g…

3 years ago
by gloss1 (27 posts)

sound quality

I've only been playing the alto for about 4mos. and by the end of this year I would like to play for my church. I know tha…

3 years ago
by gloss1 (27 posts)

Warner Saxophone

My nephew recently acquired a rather old saxophone that we are hoping someone may know something about. It is a Warner Custo…

3 years ago
by gloss1 (27 posts)

LA Sax Vs Yamaha

I’m in the market of purchasing my very first sax.  I have 6…

3 years ago
by saxgourmet (109 posts)

my Alto Sax plays half step flat

When I play notes on my new (used) alto saxophone, they are a half step flat. So when I blow into it without covering any hol…

3 years ago
by Saxquest (321 posts)

improvisation

I've been playing the alto sax for about 4months now. I started taking lessons but know I'm teaching myself because i can'…

3 years ago
by fav37thingz (3 posts)

Evette soprano info sought

I have got an Evette soprano sax with a serial number 53838. Can anyone help me to find out how old it is and where it was…

3 years ago
by njpage

Keilwerth low A SX90R Bari for jazz?

I just bought a Keilwerth SX90R low A bari in regular lacquer made around '06. I have never played bari before, I am alto…

3 years ago
by Saxquest (321 posts)

Thanks Mark and Company

A big warm thanks to all at Saxophone.org for making me the winner of the February drawing of a $50 gift certificate. …

3 years ago
by gwindplayer

modern jazz saxophonist Mario Castro..let me know what you think!

hi guys! please check one of the track that will be released on my debut album. It will be coming out on Greg Osby's label…

3 years ago
by mcq. (3 posts)

Saxquest! Wow, Thank you!

Hey guys,

I just purchased a 1940 Conn 10M serial number 288xxx from Saxquest. I can't thank them enough. Their cu…

3 years ago
by boozemeister
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