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learning sax

where can I download a tutorial how to play alto sax???

9 years ago
by ChicagoJammer (1 post)

what to look for when getting new sax

I'm just about to get a pro alto sax and i already have a list. I'm gonna try out all of the saxes, but the thing is, I exact…

9 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

Keep one or both?

I've got a little bit of a quandry. I am the proud owner of a 1967 141xxx Selmer Mark VI alto that I bought from Tenor Madnes…

9 years ago
by chiamac (586 posts)

Reeds

What is the best way to prevent mildew or black mold from forming on reeds?

9 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

What sax is the best

what sax is thebest

9 years ago
by saxman4 (2 posts)

LA Sax

Can anyone give me the run down on LA Sax? Are they any good?

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Yanagisawa S-991 or S-992?

I am about to buy a new soprano and I know that I want a Yanagisawa (I just have a connection with Yanis over other modern sa…

9 years ago
by kesslermusic (8 posts)

Vintage and new saxes

More and more i see people getting vintage saxes instead of new ones cause its a lot cheaper. I'm just wondering which choice…

9 years ago
by chiamac (586 posts)

Altissimo for alto

Where can I find altissimo fingering charts for the alto

9 years ago
by eman19 (131 posts)

Ever heard of a Bently Sax

I found this instrunebt on the web, I was wondering if anyone has ever heard of them. Their site says they are"based in The H…

9 years ago
by frmtrumpet2sax (1 post)

Buescher true tone sax

I have a Buescher True-tone, low pitch soprano saxophone with a sn of 226xxx. Does anyone know what year this may be?

9 years ago
by kam30 (9 posts)

saxophone maintenance

Everytime I look at my sax, I see smudges and spit residue and I can't help but rub at it with my fingers. I really shouldn't…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

trade in value

I have a Selmer Serie III SA80 which I purchased about three years ago, brand new. If you were to give a rating to saxs on a…

9 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Yanagisawa or Mark VI tenor?

Hi, I am a high school student who is very serious about music and I am looking to purchase a new tenor saxophone. I am curre…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Tenor mutes

i havent played for a while and like to get back into it. but i live in a dorm and and people get upset when i start playing.…

9 years ago
by HarperLars (1 post)

Yamaha 82Z tenor

Hello I am considering buying a 82Z tenor model of Yamaha. I am playing an old 62 model and like an upgrade. Does anybody hav…

9 years ago
by sharp5 (4 posts)

used armstrong Vs. Selmer Bundy II Tenor sax????

Hi Team..... I am a brass playing looking at having a go on a tenor sax...I have two options(see above)....My criteria - goo…

9 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Overtones?? i think this is redundant..

this may be a repost but i figured id go again.. i pretty much know what overtones are, and where they originate from. but h…

9 years ago
by phathorn (165 posts)

"i want u to play for me!!.."

duuuddde, i cant remember how many times ive told someone i enjoy playing sax and its one of my passions and they go.. " i wa…

9 years ago
by Firk (31 posts)

Yamaha YAS62 II vs. Custom Z

Can anyone offer advice on choosing between a Yamaha YAS II and a Custom Z. I'm leaning toward the 62II (I've played both), b…

9 years ago
by eman19 (131 posts)

non leather pads

as a vegetarian i am looking for an alto sax that doesn't contain any leather i.e pads..... can anyone recommend models? i kn…

9 years ago
by SelmerParisPassion (59 posts)

rovner mouthpieces

i play on a yamaha 82 custom z and i am using an s 80 mouthpiece. I need a jazz mp, and have been looking at the rovner eagle…

9 years ago
by caduceus02 (6 posts)

wtf is this??? Buffing disaster?

cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=16232&item=3774618891&rd=1 Check that out. I can't really tell from the pi…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Different lacquor jobs, effect & effectiveness.

I have seen a bunch of different styles of horns out there; some that are straight, and some that are red white and blue with…

9 years ago
by invocansax (27 posts)

Ripped????????

Hi! When I was just entering intermediate band in the seventh grade (I'd only played for a year at that time and new next to…

9 years ago
by invocansax (27 posts)
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