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Opinion on Rampone & Cazzani Tenors

Hey everyone, I am a junior in Highschool and i'm currently playing the Cannonball Raven (blacknickel) with a Berg Larsen Bro…

10 years ago
by Grapes (1 post)

American University Saxophone Symposium This Saturday, March 26!

American University will be hosting a Saxophone Symposium at AU's Greenberg Theatre on Saturday, March 26. The all-day event…

10 years ago
by nhgetz (8 posts)

Tenor advice: B&S 2001 vs. Yamaha YTS-62II

I recently got a Yamaha YTS-62II, good deal too. Although I am extemely pleased with its ease of playing, I am not too excite…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

French School of saxophone school of thought vs. the German Rascher school of though

Alright, I'll say this now, I guess I can be called a Rascherite or whatever it is the few of us that play like that are call…

10 years ago
by redtrane83 (2 posts)

Larry Teal's Handbook

Today at my private lesson my instructor showed me one of his books, Larry Teal's saxophonist's handbook. Anybody have experi…

10 years ago
by tenor562 (297 posts)

THE KNIGHTS ON CRUSADE (Bird Lives)

A 24 Gun Napoleonic Man O War sees in the far distance what it believes to be a whaling vessel .It moves in close to make con…

10 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

wood mouthpieces?

has anyone played on these? i play on a vandoren hard rubber java, so whats the feel of the mpc...ive been told its like play…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

First sax purchase.. Should I look at Monique/Schill on ebay?

First, I play piano, and a few brass instruments, but I've always wanted to learn to play sax. After looking on ebay a little…

10 years ago
by Kimo (29 posts)

Segal Soprano Saxes

Is a Segal soprano saxophone any good or is it another cheap sax like a chiny horn?

10 years ago
by gKahn (2 posts)

HELP! Somebody, please tell me...

That there is NOT a big difference between rolled tone holes and straight hole saxes. I'm about to make a purchase for one or…

10 years ago
by saxismyaxe (574 posts)

SUPERIAL reeds

im going to order myself a box of these for alto. i currently play a 3 JAVA, so what strength would you suggest getting in a…

10 years ago
by tenor562 (297 posts)

Freight costs - Saxquest to Norway?

I've been looking through these pages, but I can't seem to find any information about shipping costs. Can anyone help me out?…

10 years ago
by rockhard (13 posts)

some soprano feedback...

since i mainly play a straight sop with a curved neck, is there any difference in terms or projection and timbre when compari…

10 years ago
by invocansax (27 posts)

Selmer LaVoix

I'm getting one of these within the month. Anybody ever heard of em? Play-tested one? Own one? Any advice offered would be ni…

10 years ago
by SaxMan88 (318 posts)

any rahsaan roland kirk fans?

just wanted to know...this cat continues to intrigue me. 3 horns..then playing with just one arm after a stroke...tremendous…

10 years ago
by mcorrea (25 posts)

Should I sell my two horns and get a better one?

I am just starting out on sax. I have a YAS-23 and an Elkhart buescher stencil that I just aquired. I was thinking of selling…

10 years ago
by SaxMan88 (318 posts)

i want to upfrade to new alto sax

high i am a sophmore in hih school and play in every band we got in he school, but i like jazz thew most and want to continue…

10 years ago
by rockhard (13 posts)

Need advice...

I would like to buy a soprano saxophone, I want to know, your opinions about different products.I don't want something sofist…

10 years ago
by cips (1 post)

Bundy II

I am a very serious student in Grade 6 but playing at a Grade 8/9 level. I was wondering what people thought of the Bundy II…

10 years ago
by SaxMan88 (318 posts)

Series 2 neck try 2 or Have a nice Knight

I tried a bunch of saxes and liked the selmer series 2. So I ordered one from a reputable shop that works onhorns that will t…

10 years ago
by Augman (29 posts)

Ocatave key having no affect?

Well I was reading the art of saxopgone by Larry Teal and one of the exercises is switching from middle a to high a pressing…

10 years ago
by Spike (248 posts)

help! i need a new case!

any feedback on affordable sturdy cases? im looking for the contoured type, but dont really know which brand to get! is gator…

10 years ago
by Spike (248 posts)

ribbed construction...to be or not to be?

does the ribbed construction of todays newer saxes actually help in some way? i think the tech guys would know!

10 years ago
by invocansax (27 posts)

Keilwerth Model Number Soup?

Can someone explain the relationship between the old EX90, SX90 and new JK3300 and JK3400 instruments? Are the JK3300 saxes i…

10 years ago
by tko (1 post)

Neck for series 2

I tried a bunch of saxes and liked the selmer series 2. So I ordered one from a shop that works on them that will tune it for…

10 years ago
by Augman (29 posts)
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