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New saxophone won't play...?

I got a new saxophone today, a P. Mauriat PMSA-57GC, and for some reason it won't play at all. First I tried using the new…

8 months ago
by cdonegan778

Looking to buy an intermediate alto sax

Hello! I'm in 10th grade and have been playing the alto sax for 5 years (although I've played musical instruments in gener…

8 months ago
by sellfifa (0 posts)

What's it worth? A Bundy/Selmer alto sax from 1969 ...

The horn was bought new in 1969. I played it for two years in high school - 1969 & 1970. A niece and nephew each played…

8 months ago
by Waynedziu54

Dads sax

found my dads old sax. Can any body tell me anything about it? These are the pics. Made In Elkhart. 

Thank…

8 months ago
by JonHuff (65 posts)

YAS-32 (52) Price

I’m considering buying a used YAS-32 (YAS-52)…

8 months ago
by GFC (550 posts)

Alto vs Tenor

My son is 11 and starting his 2nd year of school band.  He currently plays alto but is wanting to…

8 months ago
by Dermy (1 post)

Unkown saxophone maker looks like Hegase or something?? 3160

I have a saxophone that has leaf Reeves it looks like with something that looks to say Hegase but im not sure. It also has…

8 months ago
by GFC (550 posts)

Not ALL Keilwerth Black finish are "shadows"??????

Help, I bought a Keilwerth Tenor SX90 (not an "r') with a black finish thinking it was a "shadow" and now I find out…

9 months ago
by sellfifa (0 posts)

Getting back into it, my son will join band soon, advice please

so I'm almost 40, but back in high school, I was a pretty good Bari sax player.  Made several all state bands, and ev…

9 months ago
by sellfifa (0 posts)

Yanagisawa T-991 Professional Tenor Saxophone

I am looking into buying a used Yanagiswa T-991 Tenor Sax from a local source.  The sax is 4-5 years old and was well…

9 months ago
by Waynedziu54 (4 posts)

5 Saxophones

5 Saxophones and still have no idea what to do with them, anyone have any suggestions, this is what I got     &n…

9 months ago
by GFC (550 posts)

Buscher model S-33

I have a Buscher Alto Saxaphone S/N 111908 Model S-33 purchased in 1961.  Can anyone give me any history on these sax…

9 months ago
by barisaxalpha (8 posts)

Looking for Conn 10M Neck

Can anybody help me find a Conn 10M neck? I've been playing the horn for a few years now with a different sax's neck; it f…

9 months ago
by GFC (550 posts)

I cannot switch my notes properly.

I am a Eb Alto Saxophone player and I cannot swtch from the lowest possible D to the Highest possible D. in order for me t…

9 months ago
by Saxquest (372 posts)

2nd player, 2nd mouthpiece?

My son has recently decided he wanted to play saxophone, and due to school schedules, he will be able to share his sister'…

9 months ago
by JonHuff (65 posts)

New saxophone, doesn't seem to be working properly?

I not long ago bough a new alto saxophone and I only just recived it yesterday. All in all it cost £115. I've tried…

9 months ago
by TorstenScherer (0 posts)

Buescher year of manufacture

Looking for some information on a Buscher alto I recently purchased. It has a serial number of 72410 and underneath that i…

10 months ago
by Harpo (3 posts)

Looking for a stand to hold my horn in playing position. Any ide

First post here.

I play tenor sax and guitar in a band. There are several song…

10 months ago
by Saxquest (372 posts)

Sirus II

Does anyone have any experience with any of these (soprano, alto, or tenor)? 2 replies by Yonatan (2 posts) 11 years ago

10 months ago
by Yonatan (2 posts)

Low notes turn to high notes.

Hi there. I just recently started playing the saxophone a few weeks ago and I've pretty much got most of the basics down e…

10 months ago
by GFC (550 posts)

I need an advice about my MC gregory mouthpiece.

I have the very rare old MC GEGORY 4A 20.
The mouthpiece itself sound not less than amazing. And belive me I tried al…

10 months ago
by Drorsh (2 posts)

Saxophone 432hz

following on from my last post  I found this link which explained all Iwanted to know

Thank you Ps...Im st…

11 months ago
by sellerccv2 (1 post)

My blog!

Check out my blog! http://myaltosax.simplesite.com/

11 months ago
by trevor_sims

Saxophone Tuning

Hi everyone . Maybe a silly question , but is it possibble or even practcal to tune saxophone to 432hz

thanks &…

11 months ago
by JonHuff (65 posts)

Playing in church.

Hi! Im Trevor I am 16 years old and I have been playing my Eb Alto since October of 2013. My pastor wants me to play in ch…

11 months ago
by trevor_sims
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