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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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 years ago
by invocansax (27 posts)

DC Pro Sax

Does anyone out there know anything about the DC Pro Sax The owner / designer claims it is as good as the selmer. His websi…

10 years ago
by invocansax (27 posts)

Yamaha Custom Z

Hey everybody I just ordered a Yamaha Custom 82Z Alto. I havn't got it home yet, but im just wanting to know everyones opinio…

10 years ago
by nad1rn (37 posts)

Yamaha 875

Hey has anyone here tried that horn and if so what did you think. I am a player in college who is looking for a new horn. Tha…

10 years ago
by nad1rn (37 posts)

Selmer LTD 54 Artist Series Tenor

Hey all, I was just getting into playing the saxophone, and I was wondering if I could get some advice on buying a horn. I'v…

10 years ago
by pac1687 (1 post)

The sax players way of dealing with phone solicitors

Hey everyone, I am writing this post after MCI has called me 5 times in one day asking me to switch to their telephone servic…

10 years ago
by mooing_sheep (20 posts)

Online Appraisal

Im looking for a web site or other free reference where I can find an aproximate value on a few Sax's that im looking to get…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

oo!! double posting, utt oh..

yea this is a double post, o well, maybe ill get more turnout if i give more of an audience to view it..?? ok, theres like 2…

10 years ago
by sax_braswell (22 posts)

little help

i have a problem. i play the bari and i play an intermediate antgua winds. i have a 6* otto link mouthpeice and a 2 1/2 vando…

10 years ago
by sax_braswell (22 posts)

Yanagisawa Saxes

Yeah I bought a yanagisawa a while back and I wanted to know what everyone would think of the T-991. I know it won't be very…

10 years ago
by sax_braswell (22 posts)

Ligatures??

ok, im just kinda wondering, ive been hearing a lot of crap about rovners about how they deadn the sound and whatnot, and im…

10 years ago
by Rben20 (35 posts)

The Underrated List

Ok, kinda random, but here's the start to a list of guys who are true masters of the horn but don't get NEARLY enough mention…

10 years ago
by BayviewSax (8 posts)

The Age Old Question (Yani 901 or Yamaha 62II)

This weekend, I'm taking my $2000 and buying a new sax. I am no longer embarassed by my preference of a new sax over the vint…

10 years ago
by Rben20 (35 posts)

yamaha 875

What do you guys think of this horn? I've played a couple of horns like selmer series 3 and reference 54. but i was looking a…

10 years ago
by nad1rn (37 posts)

Dave Guardala Alto?...any good

i have heard they are collectors.. well at least the DG401 BN alto.

10 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Selmer Mark VI in a pawn shop?

I was visiting some local pawn shops today just for fun and I happened to come across what apppears to be a selmer mark VI fo…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)
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