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Mark vi or series iii

I am going to buy a soprano saxphone,and there are two options:one is  mark vi with a series number 300XXX,and the ot…

2 years ago
by GFC (595 posts)

My 12 yr old son


Ok I need some advice, My 12 year old son wants a sax for Christmas. However I…

2 years ago
by GFC (595 posts)

Tenor or Alto

I bought an alto a bit ago and thinking of trading it for a tenor.  The shop said they would give me full credit for…

2 years ago
by PhillipS. (9 posts)

c melody mouthpiece

I am an above average musician and plan on getting back with a small group.  I play soprano sax and recently purchase…

2 years ago
by SYNCHROJAMES (4 posts)

where to try out before I buy around southwest michigan

I'm in the market for a soprano but want to play before I pay. I seem to be in a dead zone . I'm between chicago & det…

2 years ago
by Saxquest (395 posts)

Vintage Conn Sax For Sale 1914

2 years ago
by Cgcook

Conn Rocket Elkhart??

Has anyone ever heard of the Rocket alto saxophone? Made in Elkhart. Serial number 23518. I saw it on ebay and I cannot find…

2 years ago
by Haanzig (16 posts)

Advice on buying Alto Sax for my wife


So I'm looking to buy my wife an alto saxophone for Christmas.  I rented her one a few months back to…

2 years ago
by SutureSelf

Super Action 80 Difference between series 1 and II

Super Action 80 How can I know the Difference between series 1 and II. Mine was made in 1984.  I'm trying to determin…

2 years ago
by datsgreat

Trying to pick a saxophone

I have played an alto saxophone for the past four highschool years. I am hoping to study saxaphone in college and need rec…

2 years ago
by kelsey (916 posts)

Trying to Identify Type & Date of my Sax

Hy there,

Could anyone help me?

I'm trying to identify my saxophone a bit more, because I inherited…

2 years ago
by jon henri (19 posts)

Rudy Wiedoeft's Selmer sax Case ?

I have what I think may be the only one of it's kind in existence. I know RW played primarily c-mel saxes and Conn was his…

2 years ago
by Danlam (1 post)

Dry mouth during a gig

I usually have my own water bottle or bottled Aquafina, Ice Mountain, etc. brands on a gig. Lately it seems some create an…

2 years ago
by Rhassan (1 post)


I need help speeding up my vibrato.

2 years ago
by getjamming (4 posts)

import duty costs ?

im trying to import a used mkvi bari from danvill il usa to perth western autralia how much should i eect to pay in duties…

2 years ago
by saxgourmet (126 posts)

Which vandoren reeds are best for alto sax?

I'm on grade 5 alto sax and need some new reeds, but am struggling on which ones to buy. I want to get vandoren, but am re…

2 years ago
by kelsey (916 posts)

Phil Barone Alto Saxophone

Has anyone had any hands-on experience with a Phil Barone? I've been wanting to buy a new saxophone for a while and the An…

2 years ago
by dantee_official

I squeak when i play fast

Can anyone tell me why i squeak when i play fast staccatos?

2 years ago
by Saxquest (395 posts)

Evette Schaeffer Paris France Serial 5639

I recently found this Sax in my grandpas basement and was wondering if anyone knew anything about it or how much it may be…

2 years ago
by victorio (1 post)

Value of a semer La Voix alto?

What is the current value of a selmer La Voix alto?  It is in good condition 9.6/10 cosmetic 10/10 mechanical.  …

2 years ago
by garrettcx

help finding this book?

My teacher highly recommends 'Voicing: An Approach to the Saxophone's Third Register' (by Dabney & Sinta), but I haven't foun…

2 years ago
by dcdmail (1 post)

What sax to get

I'm totally new to sax playing although I did play trumpet for a few years.  I'm an older guy so if I never get beyon…

2 years ago
by kelsey (916 posts)

Asking for LTCL Saxophone Programme Suggestion

I am going to take the LTCL saxophone performance examination.
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2 years ago
by mingsum0321 (2 posts)


I am pleased to announce that Julius Keilwerth will soon be releasing a NEW LINE of soprano saxophones inspired by l…

2 years ago
by kelsey (916 posts)

Yamaha Tenor Sax YTS-275 Neck Receiver Screw

I need a neck receiver screw for a Yamaha Sax Tenor YTS-275 gold lacquer.
Where can I find this part…

3 years ago
by zenosax
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