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How do you pronounce 'Buescher'?

I have heard it said many different ways and I would like to know if there IS a correct way to say it... Thanks :-)

10 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Jean Baptiste.. another cheap horn?

There is several new Jean Baptiste horns being sold at my local musicstore, and the dealer recommends them, though I'm wonder…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Keilwerth Shadow... Should I?

I've been playing Tenor since the 7th grade and I'm 27. I've never played a "new" horn before and the horn I have is a vintag…

10 years ago
by doubled (7 posts)

Discounts at major dealers?

I heard from someone that its possible to talk to the people at wwbw.com and such and try to get the price lower on certain i…

10 years ago
by tenor562 (297 posts)

AMATI "CLASSIC" TENOR SAX????

I have been offered this sax for $400. Has anyone heard of this model?

10 years ago
by Kimo (29 posts)

Case for conn c melody sax

Hi, I'm trying to find an original case for a Conn New Wonder c-melody sax. I picked one up at a yard sale for $10 and it di…

10 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

Camps

What is a band camp like. I've heard varied oppinions. Some say it is usefull but others say it is fun but pretty useless.

10 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

Help please!!! Identify a song! (with sound clip)

Hello, I have heard this song numerous times before, but I just don't know the name of it :-( Can anyone help me here? Oh yea…

10 years ago
by mojocoggo (97 posts)

What's your jazz setup?

What's your setup(s) for jazz that you currently play?

10 years ago
by Kitch22 (98 posts)

Artist soprano

I bought a soprano a few years ago used. The origin is a little fuzzy though. I was told it was a Yanagisawa, but it has no m…

10 years ago
by dhopson (8 posts)

Circular Breathing

Does anyone do circular breathing on a regular basis? I am just learning how and am finding it pretty tricky on my tenor. Sop…

10 years ago
by someguy (80 posts)

Re-lacquering Sax?

Can you laquer an instrument? Say if it's a gold or brass colour, could to pay to have it silver or something like that? Just…

10 years ago
by sax_braswell (22 posts)

Yamaha YTS-875 tenor neck/mouthpiece questions

I bought this horn new about 4 years ago and I love it. I have the regular lacquer horn with the 'M' neck. Questions: Has any…

10 years ago
by Robert1 (1 post)

Plate or Laquer? Difference?

This may be a stupid question, as I'm not entirely sure of understanding even the physical difference, possibly because of li…

10 years ago
by sax_braswell (22 posts)

Professional Model?

Hi everyone, I was searching online and came upon this forum and decided to give it a shot. I'm a 17 year old student who w…

10 years ago
by johnsonfromwisconsin (767 posts)

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)
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