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What to buy...Selmer Ref or Yamaha Z

I'm in the market for a new alto and plan to try out the Selmer Ref 54 (?) or the custom Z or 62. A few years ago I tried out…

11 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Rock soloist with questions.

i play solo tenor sax in a christian rock band. i've been playing for about a year and a half, but i'm dissatisfied with my t…

11 years ago
by GzsKerqt (77 posts)

Runyon Tenor Mpc

anyone got any thoughts on a runyon 88 tenor sax mpc? friend is selling his. also any advice on ligs that might suit?

11 years ago
by saxy1 (6 posts)

Selmer Prices going crazy

Has anybody noticed the prices of Selmer Saxes going through the roof? WWBW has the Serie III at $3999 and the Ref 54 at $430…

11 years ago
by GordonGekko (27 posts)

Ref36 VS Mark VI VS SBA

I have a Ref 36 and I want to know how you guys think it matches up to the Mark VI and Super Balanced Action?

11 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

trying to decide

I have been playing alto for abour 5 years, I play a yas 23, and I play mostly jazz. I am now thinking of buying a new saxoph…

11 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

Yani bronze alto

Has anyone played one of the bronze Yani altos? If so, what is your opinion? What set-up do you like with it?

11 years ago
by stray dog (16 posts)

Adjudication..

alright.. bout 2 weeks to the HIGHLY anticipated adjudication of the year.. we go every year but this year were expected to…

11 years ago
by YanagisawA-901 (312 posts)

What now?

I have been playing the tenor for a bit longer than a month. I've finished my begginers book which had a few major and minor…

11 years ago
by argonne (24 posts)

JUPITER SOPRANO, GOOD Horn?

Just bought a Jupiter 547-GL for the local Music and Arts store. I get lots of fluttering in the low ranges, moving from G to…

11 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

James Brown Horn Lines

I teach saxophone and I try to give my students interesting things to learn. I often transcribe various songs they may be int…

11 years ago
by nilscrusberg (1 post)

Awesome new CD is out!!!

Hello! I have finally released my first professional CD!! I know it is a bit pricey but $10 of it will go to a 15 year old sa…

11 years ago
by mojocoggo (97 posts)

Yamaha YAS 82Z & 875 EX

After many too many years on a YAS 23 (which has served me well) I'm upgrading. I'm looking seriously at Yamaha and Cannonbal…

11 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Jupiter Artist Series

I'm in serious need of an upgrade from my YTS-23, but money is a serious consideration, so I was wondering if anyone has some…

11 years ago
by aravaioli (24 posts)

Jupiter Alto

i just got a jupiter alto from a cousin who'd given it up. its a battle to play, low b flat is almost impossible to hit nicel…

11 years ago
by freebird (1 post)

link or yani metal?

i just wanna know wut ur opinions are on the otto link metal or the yani metal, which is better so on

11 years ago
by h949 (1 post)

Alto/Tenor

I've been playing alto sax for about 7 years. I was in the school band from 4th-10th but decided to quit because my new schoo…

11 years ago
by madeline (2 posts)

Sax Newbie

Hi all, Just wanted to introduce myself . I'm a 50 year old alto sax BEGINNER :). I've had three lessons and i'm loving it so…

11 years ago
by justanothersaxguy (58 posts)

trying to decide

I have been playing alto for abour 5 years, I play a yas 23, and I play mostly jazz. I am now thinking of buying a new saxoph…

11 years ago
by altosax (19 posts)

Legit and Jazz Horns

I am a senior in highschool looking to go into music education, I've been accepted to school already but my Bundy 2 Just isnt…

11 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Contrabass Sax

LIsten to this sound file. If I told you it was a contrabass sax would you believe me? 2 replies by mojocoggo (97 posts) 11 years ago

11 years ago
by mojocoggo (97 posts)

mark VI

where would be the best place to get my VI overhauled in the new york area?thanks

11 years ago
by martysax (148 posts)

braces and embrochure

I have been searching for a better sound and tone recently, and I have tried a lot of mouthpieces with varying embrochures, a…

11 years ago
by northernsaxman (5 posts)

Ref 54 vs. Keilwerth Shadow

Hey, In a few months i going to have the oppertunity to buy a new sax through my private instructor, who coincidentally owns…

11 years ago
by bmcguire (45 posts)

Purchasing sax for 6th grader

My son has been playing sax for 2 yrs. He is doing quite well and wants to continue. His rental is up on his Selmer Student H…

11 years ago
by dlove (2 posts)
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