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Jazz inprov etc

Hi, i started playing the alto sax about 2 months ago, i already play the flute, piano and guitar, so reading music isnt a pr…

9 years ago
by Jazzpath (19 posts)

Sax-O-Newbie

I have been reading many of the posts on this site in regard to eBay "cheapo" saxophones in the $200.00 - $300.00 range. My q…

9 years ago
by RonyG (4 posts)

Anyone have an idea about this?

Well I am trying to do some research for my girlfriend's Dad. He has a sax he got when he was a kid. The receipt (still has…

9 years ago
by saxismyaxe (574 posts)

Does anyone have any idea what they're talking about?

As a sax player, dealing with a lot of other musicians, through playing in groups and dealing with people in repair shops, in…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Has anyone played a yamaha midi wind controller?

Looks and feels like an electronic soprano sax. I hope someone can tell how difficult they are to play.

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

New alto mouthpiece HELP!!

Here is my setting Yamaha 62-II silver plated Alto Morgan 5L I think Morgan is just a great mpc for standard jazz or concert…

9 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

Reed question..

this might belong in jazz forum.. actually it probably does but this is a general forum meaning i can ask anything.. ever si…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Plating and Finishes?

Can anyone shed some light on the pros/cons of different plating and finishes on the sax - i.e. what is the benefit/concerns…

9 years ago
by johnsonfromwisconsin (767 posts)

Total newbie

Hi. Having missed a great opportunity to get what appeared to be an expensive sax, really cheap, I am going down the new saxo…

9 years ago
by nectarios (20 posts)

High School Student Wanting to play Tenor

Hello everyone, (This is my first time at sax quest). Anyways, I'm in the tenth grade and have been playing euphonium since s…

9 years ago
by karebear1012 (395 posts)

Mark IV prices

A while ago I called the guy from USA horn, and asked him about his prices for his Mark IV alto saxophones. I was kind of sur…

9 years ago
by johnsonfromwisconsin (767 posts)

Looking to buy first sax

Hi, I recently rented an alto. That was a cool introduction to the sax, but I think my compositions would be better suited to…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

New alto sax for student

I'm a new student who wants to learn to play alto sax. Is there anything wrong with buying one of those $250 to $300 new saxo…

9 years ago
by SaxMan88 (318 posts)

Have a look at this website

Hi, I just designed this website for someone and i was wondering if you could have a look at it and tell me what you think…

9 years ago
by reedat (5 posts)

Playing Soprano..

I currently play the alto intermediately, but have always wanted to play soprano. Is it possible to switch or should I master…

9 years ago
by jaggtagg7 (40 posts)

Thinking of selling Antigua Sop... need info.

I have an Antigua Winds Soprano, have had it for about 6 years. I've really shifted into more of a hobby level with my playin…

9 years ago
by jaggtagg7 (40 posts)

yamaha yas 475 alto

hello one and all, this is my first post,as i've just found the site. i,m some what of a novice, and have been playing with a…

9 years ago
by propshaft (2 posts)

Selmer AS300 and Jupiter 767GL

I Have a chance to pick up one of these new local, would one make a decent beginner Sax or should I stay clear or these two?…

9 years ago
by KSsaxophone (57 posts)

PLAYING BY EAR

I recently returned to the sax playing scene after many years of "no playing" and some concert band stuff prior to that. I no…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

GENERIC TONE, EMBOUCHURE,AIR, INTONATION THREAD!

this can be about any questions you have im starting this because like always im very pissed off at my saxophone when doing…

9 years ago
by barimachine (323 posts)

Royal Artist C Melody sax

hello, I just got a silver C Melody saxophone made by Royal Artist. I wanted some information on when the saxophone was made.…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Soprano tone

I've recently bought a soprano to expand my horizons from that of alto alone. However, I'm beginning to realize that I have n…

9 years ago
by *ThE SaX* (8 posts)

Bandnow Tenor Sax: anyone has tried it?

I noticed music123 sells a tenor sax, branded as "Bandnow" for as little as 349$. That sounds scary enough, however I wonder…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Help! Used Selmer Alto going for peanuts!

Hi. I am a total newbie that seriously want to learn how to play the sax, both alto and tenor. My local pawn shop has a shiny…

9 years ago
by nectarios (20 posts)

Squeaky Reeds

I own a Yamaha YTS-62 tenor and I'm using the 4C mouthpiec it came with. I've been using La Voz Medium Soft reeds, which get…

9 years ago
by ebert (18 posts)
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