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Suggestions, please.

My daughter plays alto sax in marching/concert band, jazz band and is a member of a jazz band outside of school. We are lo…

3 years ago
by GFC (485 posts)

Saxophone interest and value

My Father passed away and we are trying to find out about my Grandfathers saxophone. He must have bought from Charles Park…

3 years ago
by atomicclock (2 posts)

Metal Mouthpiece

My son (12) just bought a Yanagisawa #7 (circa 1980s) for his tenor and it sounds great but the plating has come off. Is t…

3 years ago
by GFC (485 posts)

CONN Baritone Sax help!

Hi, I'm just beginning to learn Baritone Saxophone. My grandpa gave me this Conn 12m. He bought it from Ebay this New Year…

3 years ago
by 3arcdave

Conservarte Etude Alto Saxophone

I have this vintage sax that was made in france. I need to know if anyone can share any knowledge about this alto. Thank you.

3 years ago
by saxmanpete (1 post)

don't know what sax mouthpiece would be right for me...

 I've been playing a tenor yamaha for a short while,  I use No# 2 reeds and at present Im playing with the mouth…

3 years ago
by spencera (5 posts)

What to Practice?

I'm in 9th grade and pretty advanced for my age; however, I would still like to get better. I know I need to know…

3 years ago
by Superian98 (2 posts)


I have been playing the alto saxophone for almost 10 years and I have just found out that I play out of tune. If I move re…

3 years ago
by peter090 (155 posts)

Hidden Gem

Hello great saxophone players! I'd like to introduce and recommend Hidden Gems for you.

3 years ago
by duomusic

82Z, 66R or 86

I’m in the market of purchasing a tenor sax.  I’m looki…

3 years ago
by BariX

My Berklee Audition Piece

Hi! Yeah, I know, Im talking about Berklee, but having gone to a small school and being one of 15 people in my band and ne…

3 years ago
by cuber (653 posts)

New Saxophone suggestion

Currently I am playing on a Jupiter intermediate model saxophone, using a selmer goldentone mouthpiece, I would like a sax…

3 years ago
by Krebz (2 posts)

New Saxophone Player

Hello members,My name is alex. I am 16 and play the drums but really want to learn to play the saxophone. I…

3 years ago
by bboyinmartin (4 posts)

I just bought a Schill/Helmke Tenor Sax

Who said Sax made in china is bad? I have a Yamaha YAS23 alto sax, and I wanted a Tenor sax. So I was looking at YTS23, YTS47…

3 years ago
by Charles652011 (2 posts)

Sheet music needed!

I have been looking for sheet music for two pieces: Shu Gath Manna by Steven Galante and Cyber Bird Concerto by Yoshimatsu. A…

3 years ago
by lilmoose17 (2 posts)

Problem played the tenor for a while but not very regularly but recently playing in a small worship band after a couple of it…

3 years ago
by GFC (485 posts)

Cannonball Saxophones

I am not sure if a Cannonball is right for me. I am in the 9th grade and play my sax everyday. I have a junky student one an…

3 years ago
by Saxmaniac2010 (1 post)

To Repair My Tenor or Not?

I have a Bundy II tenor saxophone that I played from 1978 until 1985.  I haven't touched it in 20 years but have deci…

3 years ago
by GFC (485 posts)

Jody Jazz DV 7 Alto Mouthpiece

I just recently bought and am playing on a Jody Jazz DV7 Alto mouthpiece on my Mark Vl Selmer. It is amazing......:-)…

3 years ago
by kelsey

Cost of Repair for Tenor?

From 6th grade until I graduated in 1985 I played tenor saxophone for my school.  Most of my best memories from high…

3 years ago
by TripleB


Im kinda curious, do yall think a sax in jazz sounds better than a sax in band or vice verca?

3 years ago
by kelsey (857 posts)

What recording equipment

I have watched a few Youtube videos and have noticed that recording equipment is used. Do you guys know what and which equ…

3 years ago
by bedde (4 posts)

Is there an obvious issue I am missing?

I am a new student with a Jupiter student model tenor sax.  Over the past little while I have encountered an increasi…

3 years ago
by JonHuff (46 posts)

Conn Saxophones

I have two Conn saxophones: A Conn 16M Tenor sax Serial numnber 953### with Conn USA Shooting Star logo and a Conn Alto Sa…

3 years ago
by alishalouise (1 post)

2013 National Collegiate Solo Competition

The United States Army Band “Pershing…

3 years ago
by mitniftus
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