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Yamaha's no F# and laquerless?

Hey, I was just checking out the price on some Z series tenors for yamaha, and they now come with the option of having no F#…

10 years ago
by Frostmonkey (1 post)

Alto reeds for jazz

I'm 17, and I've been using Vandoren reeds pretty much my whole sax career. I'm just not liking them anymore. I've played on…

10 years ago
by phathorn (165 posts)

Need some more help..

this is sort of building upon my previous post.. i need better tone.. im happy with my setup i know that i can get a good so…

10 years ago
by phathorn (165 posts)

Help me choose: Antigua, Prelude by Selmer or Jupiter?

Hi there Can anybody of you help me choosing the right sax? I was considering buying locally (Montreal, Canada) a new tenor s…

10 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

Selmer AS700, did I buy a dud?

I loved the way it sounded with my mouthpiece (a meyer 6), but I'm afraid I didn't research very well. I might have overpayed…

10 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Reed help

Lately I've been buying boxes of Vandoren ZZ size 3 alto sax reeds, but they've ended up playing like crap (with the exceptio…

10 years ago
by karebear1012 (395 posts)

for those of you that think a pure silver sax would be expensive...

check out gold (18k rose) and Platinum flutes... www.burk…

10 years ago
by johnsonfromwisconsin (767 posts)

Keilwerth ST90

I see this on interstatemusic.com for $981. Any oppinions for a beginner Sax? From what I see Keilwerth is one of the bette…

10 years ago
by Tenor_Guru (25 posts)

Brand Name oppinions please

Went out to look at a few used Sax's today. One place that said they had some Yamaha's didnt have any but a Bundy 2 for $800.…

10 years ago
by Tenor_Guru (25 posts)

Wexler Soprano

Anybody have any comments on Wexler and other small time sax makers?

10 years ago
by Tenor_Guru (25 posts)

jazz band

I've been think about starting a jazz band what instruments are usually needed in one thx

10 years ago
by kam30 (9 posts)

New Saxophone Needed

My saxophone was stolen today. It was an old Selmer Super 80 customized by Emilio Lyons. Not the best horn ever, but I've bee…

10 years ago
by Jazzpath (19 posts)

metal mouthpice, brilhart

i have metal, designed by arnold brilhart, printed on it ser. no042877 / 5star, it has orig. cap and lig. can anyone help me…

10 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

Milwaukee 720 Black Nickel & Gold Alto Saxophone

Im buying it off e-bay at about 800 USD... I think it is a nice sax.. brand new and college approved. I'm fond of the finish-…

10 years ago
by jlb (8 posts)

Sopranos - Mark VI vs. Series III

Any opinions on which is "better"? (I realize it is a very subjective question.) The re-design of the spatula keys on the Ser…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

"if i could"

anyone heard of this song?? know who wrote it?? where i can get the music for it?? its like a 9 minute sax solo.

10 years ago
by YanagisawA-901 (312 posts)

Old times

hey, this is a post to all you guys(and galls... i'm lookin' at you, robin^_^) how's everybody doing? had any cool gigs? let…

10 years ago
by Spike (248 posts)

Keilwerth SX-90-Tenor

Hey guys, I've been without a tenor axe for awhile since my Gaurdala black nickel was pulverized by something heavy falling o…

10 years ago
by Spike (248 posts)

Help for keys on LA soprano 110

I'm an old tenor player who thought a soprano would be cool. OK it's a whole differnet ballgame, but so far my tone is improv…

10 years ago
by nutleymg (1 post)

Alto Mouthpiece Review

Hey guys, lets start a mouithpiece review... say what it is, how it worked for you, and your overall opinion.

10 years ago
by bronzemonkey992 (22 posts)

Keilwerth tone rings

I'm new to the tenor--been taking lessons for two months with an excellent and encouraging teacher, playing a rented Vito, an…

10 years ago
by ebert (18 posts)

College auditions; what to do?

I am auditioning at a great University in my state on Alto. I am wondering what I can play that will give me the greatest cha…

10 years ago
by jromain (20 posts)

Yamaha YTS-61... any feedback?

I have been trying to find information on the Yamaha YTS-61, but i am having some trouble locating any. One of my buddies has…

10 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Conn 28M

How does the sound/action of a Conn 28M compare to a Conn 6M. I am curious as to why no one ever seems to have any comment on…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

I have a problem...I can't play high notes on my saxophone.

I can't play a high F or E on my sax. What's the matter, and how can I fix it?

10 years ago
by tenor562 (297 posts)
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