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Down side of bending my octave key?

I got this new Antigua soprano, and I really like it, but the octave key travel is too far down "the other" side of the thumb…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Need Help

Hey guys, my name's Tony. I'm 25 and I have just started getting interested in playing the saxophone. If anyone can please he…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Baritone Saxophone Concertos

Does anyone know of any solo music for baritone saxophone, like a concerto or chamber music? Thanks.

9 years ago
by barimachine (323 posts)

Need Good advice

I am seriously considering saxophone as a career. Everyone that I talk to about it thinks I'm just suddenly motivated and it…

9 years ago
by lemonhead (23 posts)

Recommendation, Please!! And an Introduction

Greetings to all!!! I am new to this web-site, and have enjoyed looking through these message boards, and finally decided I s…

9 years ago
by jazaddict (41 posts)

Anyone played one of these xaphoon's

Just curious, I came across this site, www.xaphoon.com And was wondering…

9 years ago
by Mark6Bari (2 posts)

consistancy

I have heard that selmer series 2s are inconsistant. Is this really true? also does this mean that they are just adjusted dif…

9 years ago
by Augman (29 posts)

DC Pro Saxes?

Has anyone played on a DC Pro Sax? You can find them at Dominicmusic.com. They look alot like the Cannon Ball Global Series.…

9 years ago
by jazaddict (41 posts)

Saxofugue.com Saxophone Composition Contest

Hi, I'm making an assessment of interest for an international saxophone composition competition called "Saxofugue." The URL…

9 years ago
by Dainis (1 post)

Experienced Saxophonist Greatly in need of HELP!

Hi All, My name is RJ. I am a saxophonist who has been playing the sax since 1984. I'm 29 years old. All of my time playing,…

9 years ago
by jazaddict (41 posts)

Calling ALL Yanigasawa Fans. Need Help

Does anyone know how much of a difference there is between A-901 and the A-991 Yanigasawa alto models? I love their horns eas…

9 years ago
by johnsonfromwisconsin (767 posts)

Armstrong/Keilwerth Bari Sax

Hey. I am having a bit of trouble finding out information about a Bari Sax that I have. The markings are Armstrong, but I sus…

9 years ago
by jubei438 (2 posts)

whats its value/collectibility?

after losing my father in 1992, i was given a old sax he had as a memento,its from 1864-1880 by j. howard foote. new york.its…

9 years ago
by lvoldstuff (2 posts)

whats its value/collectibility?

after losing my father in 1992, i was given a old sax he had as a memento,its from 1864-1880 by j. howard foote. new york.its…

9 years ago
by lvoldstuff (2 posts)

Saprano Sax

Hi-I am a new member. I came across my grandfathers old sax. I dont know much about saxs but if anyone knows anything about s…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Flying Goose soprano sax reeds?

Does anyone know and/or heard of Flying Goose soprano sax reeds? That's what came with my cheapo sop sax I bought. To tell yo…

9 years ago
by saxxything78 (14 posts)

Whats a good horn and reed to start with ?

I'm sorda a noob to Saxophones and Reeds, In Fact i'm a noob to all Reed Instruments. So, I ask, What is a good starter horn…

9 years ago
by rosscoe88 (5 posts)

Alto Selmer Jazz Metal Mouthpiece F

i recently ordered a Selmer Jazz Metal mpc F for my alto. i havent tried this mouthpiece, so i wanna know what it s like. F f…

9 years ago
by yamahaplayer (6 posts)

buying a curved soprano sax

I want to buy a curved soprano sax. I wouldn't want to spend more than $350 any suggestions on good brands? new or used.

9 years ago
by Saxman2200 (64 posts)

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)
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