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tone

Morning all...how are we? So, students. We know the ONLY way to get "that sound" is by repetition of long notes. At the end o…

4 years ago
by adetenor (68 posts)

rousseau tenor m.p.(goldplate)

I really dig this m.p. Could anybody let me know how to best approximate its age? Also, maybe explain to me the"V cut" chambe…

4 years ago
by adetenor (68 posts)

How much is my sax worth?

I've got a Selmer La Vie AS 250 and I have absolutely no idea how much it is worth. I've had it for probably about 3 years an…

4 years ago
by grumbles505 (1 post)

vintage tenor.

I dont know if you got the first bit. Recap. Money problems led to my selling 10.m. Sad day. I kept Pan.Am....odd choice?...o…

4 years ago
by adetenor (68 posts)

vintage tenor. cont.

I say cont. A confirmed luddite, i am doing this on mob. So....it is a smokin tenor. Serial no.3848,it comes from "Galaxy Mus…

4 years ago
by adetenor (68 posts)

Saxophone Shop

Hi, I'll be visiting Chicago (I'll be staying in a hotel near Navy Pier) and I would like to know if there is a place to buy…

4 years ago
by Derrickzeel (1 post)

Which of these Saxophones should I get??? (My options are listed)

Okay, it's been 9 years since I've actually played a sax, and am now getting back into it. I remember very well how to play,…

4 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

Mark VI Bari Original Laquer Low A For Trade

Hey guys, I'm looking to trade my VI for a low Bb model. It's a great horn, I just miss the edgier sound that I used to have…

4 years ago
by ledsalade (5 posts)

Selmer 1244

Its been 2 decades since I have been shopping for a saxophone. While in a music store discussing a horn for my son the sales…

4 years ago
by Ericl (1 post)

saxaphone melody!!..help needed badly!!

help needed!! ...it has saxophone melody...i just want to know the name of the saxophone instrumental song!!.. im very sorry…

4 years ago
by kelsey (815 posts)

difference between Keilwerth SX 90 & EX 90

What is the difference between the SX 90 and the EX 90. Any comments on the playability of these horns? Russ

4 years ago
by JazzMatics (1 post)

How much is my 1933 Selmer Cigar Cutter Tenor Worth? PLEASE HELP!

I have a vintage 1933 Selmer "Cigar Cutter" tenor sax serial# 18173 I would really appreciate it if some experts could give…

4 years ago
by debbie smiley (1 post)

old conn sax. what do i have here?

hey folks, my grand dad asked me to take his sax and clairenet some years back. here is what i can read off of it fat_ aeos?…

4 years ago
by kmterrill (7 posts)

Sheet Music

Help! I have been asked by a friend to play at her wedding (tenor sax). I need to find the sheet music for the songs she has…

4 years ago
by Mobile Band (27 posts)

Help me Identify - Selmer U.S.A.

I have a Selmer U.S.A. model - serial number - 826xxx. Can anyone tell me which model this is, I know it is a just a U.S.A, b…

4 years ago
by Grit (1 post)

Selmer or Duescher saxaphone

I have a sax, in the crown it says: Barnet and it has a microphone between the r and the n. the serial number below the thumb…

4 years ago
by newfan (1 post)

Converting trumpet player

I've played trumpet for about ten years and I've been wanting to pick up a tenor for a few years now and I'm finally taking t…

4 years ago
by Mobile Band (27 posts)

My New Saxophone Blog

I just put up a new blog about saxophones. I will discuss sax players, do reviews of saxes old and new, discuss great saxopho…

4 years ago
by Mobile Band (27 posts)

playing major scales

guys, i'm not able to play major scales .. i can only play from c to C# ... cant play D, E, F etc etc.. this is the chart i'm…

4 years ago
by luiyo456 (18 posts)

Hermes sax

I have a friend who owns a HERMES TENOR SAX, beautifull sound, and I just manage to find a Hermes alto, I have to replace the…

4 years ago
by luiyo456 (18 posts)

How much is my Selmer worth?

I have a Selmer USA saxophone. I believe its an AS200, based on some pictures I found on the internet. The serial number is 1…

4 years ago
by Mark Steven Cohen (2 posts)

Reunion Blues Leather Gig Bag Repair

I have a 15 - 20 year old Reunion Blues gig bag that needs the main compartment zipper replaced and I have had NO luck findin…

4 years ago
by Saxsoon (6 posts)

Utonality

I am actively researching the possibility of applying the concept of utonility to the saxophone - acoustically producing tone…

4 years ago
by kelsey (815 posts)

Yanigasawa Straight Soprano

Hi. Today I looked at a 20 year old Yani Straight soprano (no model shown on sax, one piece sax) which is in immaculate condi…

4 years ago
by chalazon (547 posts)

Martin C vintage soprano.. worth the overhaul?

Hey all, I came across a vintage 1924 Martin soprano in the key of C for 400. The catch, it needs an overhaul. I have never o…

4 years ago
by luiyo456 (18 posts)
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