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Is a Anaxa Alto a good brand?

I am in a dedicated Jazz band in 8th grade and looking to buy a better sounding/looking alto saxophone. Please respond/reply…

9 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Cannonball Mad Meg

I currently play on a student level Keilwerth Tenor. I have been playing it for four years now and I need to make an up grade…

9 years ago
by sirmarkus2 (11 posts)

Getting nerves of steel

How do you guys get your nerves under control and not let it come between you and your music? When I pratice the music and th…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

sax simporium???

if u live on the east coast near d.c theres a sax simporium this saturday???? i was told about this the other day its basical…

9 years ago
by YanagisawA-901 (312 posts)

Fremont Mirage Tenor Saxophone.

I have seen one for sale, I am a vocalist who wants to also play sax. Can anybody give me some advice, so any of you own a mi…

9 years ago
by webbe1g (2 posts)

purchasing soprano

I played an alto for several years. After taking many years off, I am interested in purchasing a soprano. I would only be pla…

9 years ago
by handley (3 posts)

Intermediate Sax for a 7th Grader

I'm shopping for a new intermediate sax for my 7th grade son. He's been playing a Conn 21M for about 3 years, and has shown t…

9 years ago
by eman19 (131 posts)

B flat saxophones

Are B flat Tenors and B flat Sopranos tuned to the same key ?

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Zagar mpcs

Im thinking of trying one, has anyone here actually tried one? What did you think of its sound, and how would you compare its…

9 years ago
by saxismyaxe (574 posts)

Learning Tab (DVD or Computer Games)

Hello: I just bought a new YAS-23 and I want to learn to read (Tab) music. Is there any DVD follow along or computer games th…

9 years ago
by spottspidermunki (55 posts)

i want to know if there is a website where i can view ligitures

i am a 12 year old kid and i want to know how important it is to have a good ligiture and also where you can look at them on…

9 years ago
by tsax_player (76 posts)

what sax is good first one when your 49 and never played

Hi what sax alto, tenor etc is good to learn on and what brand for a first one to learn on when Im 49 and never took a music…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

High E Trouble

On my Yamaha 62 Tenor, I'm having trouble nailing that high E (using my left hand between the thumb and index finger). I can…

9 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

Help!! Royal Artist of Bruno??

I found an antique alto sax made by Royal Artist of Bruno N.Y. Is this any good? The horn is silver plated, but its really di…

9 years ago
by karebear1012 (395 posts)

Pricing on Super Action 80

I'm wondering if I could have someone's input on pricing for a Selmer Super Action 80 (non II or III), about 15 years old, th…

9 years ago
by finmac (3 posts)

"happy birthday????"

hey guys, theres this girl that really means a lot to me..and todays her birthday..she sed "mike, for my birthday i want to h…

9 years ago
by YanagisawA-901 (312 posts)

finding a soprano

I am looking for a soprano sax- my xman plays alto but wants to start a soprano- I found a black nickel one with a "Quest" lo…

9 years ago
by allie (7 posts)

borgani saxophones

hi. i'm new to the saxquest community and i've heard a lot about borganis and how good they are.can anyone back up my opinino…

9 years ago
by dougal (3 posts)

"Smooth"??????

ok, im starting to develop a certain tone, and i really like it..even tho the tone i can only get from a java reed.. but now…

9 years ago
by Stebeeben (3 posts)

Moutpiece for Selmer Mark VI

Recently, I bought the Selmer Mark VI Alto and play it on the Syphomic band. However, I feel the sound is too mellow, my teac…

9 years ago
by chiamac (586 posts)

b & s medusa

hi sax people. i'm new, though i've been lurking for a few weeks. i've seen a few people mention the medusa but i can't seem…

9 years ago
by tenor562 (297 posts)

legit appropriate??

Is the Yamaha 82z appropriate for legit playing or is it mainly directed towards jazz playing??

9 years ago
by johnsonfromwisconsin (767 posts)

advice on conn, or any

can anybody advise me - picking up the sax after years of not playing, and looking for a reasonably-priced horn so I can fall…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

buying a tenor - opinion

I have an old orpheum (made by conn). The thing is a tank with terrible action; I bought it for $85 in an antique store. It p…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Buying new Alto Sax... need opinions and reviews.

Ok. I'm buying a new Alto soon, but I can't decide on which one to buy. I've been playing Yamaha 23 for 6 years and have neve…

9 years ago
by phathorn (165 posts)
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