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transposition

ok so in my school days I played a g on my alto sax and that was a concert b flat. I keep forgetting why we call the alto…

2 years ago
by Saxquest (317 posts)

Posted a song -- how to modulate loudness?

I've uploaded my first sax song.
Take a listen to it in  my profile.

It sounds very beginnerish -- bu…

2 years ago
by GFC (359 posts)

16m conn saxophone

is a 16 m conn a good sax

2 years ago
by GFC (359 posts)

Got back into playing: struggling with low notes

I recently picked up my alto again (Selmer Super Action 80 Series II), not having played for over a year. While I'm surpri…

2 years ago
by ftv (2 posts)

NEW SOPRANO SAXOPHONE FROM KEILWERTH!!!


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 Saxquest (317 posts)

Need Info about this Borgani Sax please

Hi there!! Can someone out there please tell me about this sax I have? It was given to me from family and not a lot is kno…

2 years ago
by soundofbrass

The strangest newbie question...

Well, maybe this question is common, but I searched and searched the web for an answer...

I am totally new to t…

2 years ago
by artificial1grass (1 post)

Problems with High G

I have a problem with my high G sometimes coming out as a horrible sounding flat palm key D. This happens alot when I slur fr…

2 years ago
by ludovico5678 (1 post)

Help me pick a sax

Knowing that I know nothing about saxophones, when I decided to try to learn it, I rented an instrument instead of buying…

2 years ago
by GFC (359 posts)

Where to sell my yanagisawa 991

Hi there, I'm having some trouble selling my yanagisawa 991. Any ideas on where in London would be the best would be to ei…

2 years ago
by marts

Underated saxophone players of the 1940's-1960's

I'm wondering if people would share their discoveries of saxophone players from the 1940's-1960's who have flown under the…

2 years ago
by GFC (359 posts)

Are "Pad Mites" a myth?

So my pads on my alto are looking a little rough and I was told it was little creatures called "pad mites". It has been in…

2 years ago
by JonHuff (11 posts)

Articulation

I am a new student to the saxophone (but an old guy).  In trying the tongue technique I find that I am making a sound…

2 years ago
by luckyford (5 posts)

Getting Better?

Okay, so I've been playing saxaphone for almost 2 1/2 years and started taking lessons from the band director 2 years ago.…

2 years ago
by PrettySax#2 (2 posts)

It has been almost a decade, but I'd like to play again.

Hi everyone

I played Alto Sax for about 10 years, during school and a bit afterwards.  I alwyas thought I…

2 years ago
by GFC (359 posts)

Yamaha YAS 62 versus YAS 82Z

I presently own YAS-32E and very soon I am going to buy a new professional horn.
I tried YAS-62 and YAS-82. Both sou…

2 years ago
by GFC (359 posts)

cuban dance music sheet

Hello every one

i want to play cuban dance with my friend but he have the music sheet only for the guitar so it…

2 years ago
by CrazySaxophone

tenor sax

Anyone know info on selmer tenor sax ltd selmer artis?

thanks where made selmer usa

2 years ago
by GFC (359 posts)

Will someone please review this Vito sax ad?

Hi,

I am trying to find a previously played alto sax for my son to use in marching band. I don't know much abou…

2 years ago
by GFC (359 posts)

Buescher Saxophones

Has anyone ever played on a Buescher before? If so how does it compare to the big names like Yamaha, Selmer, P. Mauriat, e…

2 years ago
by Saxquest (317 posts)

MUST SEE for the saxophone equipment junkies out there!!

Created by saxophonist Umcolisi Terrell. The picture pretty much says it all. Its the perfect comic for your equipment jun…

2 years ago
by GFC (359 posts)

Harvey Pittel Presents the Teachings of the Master, Joe Allard

I am extremely proud to present this 14 part video series. Internationally acclaimed classical saxophonist, Harvey Pittel…

2 years ago
by RTorres (2 posts)

videos playing in Video Section on saxophone.org

Hi Guys-

     I just went to the video section of saxophone.org and saw a Dexter Gordon video…

2 years ago
by Saxquest (317 posts)

J Erich Sax

Does anyone have any info on this brands sound make and reliabilty?

2 years ago
by AMAN

Conn "Chu-berry" Soprano

Hello All,

I recently found a Conn "Chu-berry" Soprano in a friends basement, complete with an early Babbitt mouth…

2 years ago
by Corey Boldon (3 posts)
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