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Alto Sax

I have a Borgani Macerata alto saxophone seriel number 11514. I bought it second hand 10 years ago in France and was wonderin…

4 years ago
by Susan Ferreira (1 post)

Reed Strength

What is the major advantage, or reason, for going to a higher strength reed. Why would a number 4 be better than a 2.5? I rem…

4 years ago
by adetenor (68 posts)

tenor m.p.

Francis, thanks for all your help man. Laid up for 1 wk....wisdom tooth infection. Dentist can do little...anti-biotics must…

4 years ago
by adetenor (68 posts)

Maitre Alto Sax

Hello, have you heard of a Maitre Alto Sax and if so do you have any >information on them.

4 years ago
by Mike Richter (2 posts)

tone

Morning all...how are we? So, students. We know the ONLY way to get "that sound" is by repetition of long notes. At the end o…

4 years ago
by adetenor (68 posts)

rousseau tenor m.p.(goldplate)

I really dig this m.p. Could anybody let me know how to best approximate its age? Also, maybe explain to me the"V cut" chambe…

4 years ago
by adetenor (68 posts)

How much is my sax worth?

I've got a Selmer La Vie AS 250 and I have absolutely no idea how much it is worth. I've had it for probably about 3 years an…

4 years ago
by grumbles505 (1 post)

vintage tenor.

I dont know if you got the first bit. Recap. Money problems led to my selling 10.m. Sad day. I kept Pan.Am....odd choice?...o…

4 years ago
by adetenor (68 posts)

vintage tenor. cont.

I say cont. A confirmed luddite, i am doing this on mob. So....it is a smokin tenor. Serial no.3848,it comes from "Galaxy Mus…

4 years ago
by adetenor (68 posts)

Saxophone Shop

Hi, I'll be visiting Chicago (I'll be staying in a hotel near Navy Pier) and I would like to know if there is a place to buy…

4 years ago
by Derrickzeel (1 post)

Which of these Saxophones should I get??? (My options are listed)

Okay, it's been 9 years since I've actually played a sax, and am now getting back into it. I remember very well how to play,…

4 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

Mark VI Bari Original Laquer Low A For Trade

Hey guys, I'm looking to trade my VI for a low Bb model. It's a great horn, I just miss the edgier sound that I used to have…

4 years ago
by ledsalade (5 posts)

Selmer 1244

Its been 2 decades since I have been shopping for a saxophone. While in a music store discussing a horn for my son the sales…

4 years ago
by Ericl (1 post)

saxaphone melody!!..help needed badly!!

help needed!! ...it has saxophone melody...i just want to know the name of the saxophone instrumental song!!.. im very sorry…

4 years ago
by kelsey (818 posts)

difference between Keilwerth SX 90 & EX 90

What is the difference between the SX 90 and the EX 90. Any comments on the playability of these horns? Russ

4 years ago
by JazzMatics (1 post)

How much is my 1933 Selmer Cigar Cutter Tenor Worth? PLEASE HELP!

I have a vintage 1933 Selmer "Cigar Cutter" tenor sax serial# 18173 I would really appreciate it if some experts could give…

4 years ago
by debbie smiley (1 post)

old conn sax. what do i have here?

hey folks, my grand dad asked me to take his sax and clairenet some years back. here is what i can read off of it fat_ aeos?…

4 years ago
by kmterrill (7 posts)

Sheet Music

Help! I have been asked by a friend to play at her wedding (tenor sax). I need to find the sheet music for the songs she has…

4 years ago
by Mobile Band (27 posts)

Help me Identify - Selmer U.S.A.

I have a Selmer U.S.A. model - serial number - 826xxx. Can anyone tell me which model this is, I know it is a just a U.S.A, b…

4 years ago
by Grit (1 post)

Selmer or Duescher saxaphone

I have a sax, in the crown it says: Barnet and it has a microphone between the r and the n. the serial number below the thumb…

4 years ago
by newfan (1 post)

Converting trumpet player

I've played trumpet for about ten years and I've been wanting to pick up a tenor for a few years now and I'm finally taking t…

4 years ago
by Mobile Band (27 posts)

My New Saxophone Blog

I just put up a new blog about saxophones. I will discuss sax players, do reviews of saxes old and new, discuss great saxopho…

4 years ago
by Mobile Band (27 posts)

playing major scales

guys, i'm not able to play major scales .. i can only play from c to C# ... cant play D, E, F etc etc.. this is the chart i'm…

4 years ago
by luiyo456 (18 posts)

Hermes sax

I have a friend who owns a HERMES TENOR SAX, beautifull sound, and I just manage to find a Hermes alto, I have to replace the…

4 years ago
by luiyo456 (18 posts)

How much is my Selmer worth?

I have a Selmer USA saxophone. I believe its an AS200, based on some pictures I found on the internet. The serial number is 1…

4 years ago
by Mark Steven Cohen (2 posts)
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