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help finding this book?

My teacher highly recommends 'Voicing: An Approach to the Saxophone's Third Register' (by Dabney & Sinta), but I haven't foun…

2 months ago
by dcdmail (1 post)

What sax to get

I'm totally new to sax playing although I did play trumpet for a few years.  I'm an older guy so if I never get beyon…

2 months ago
by kelsey (823 posts)

Asking for LTCL Saxophone Programme Suggestion

I am going to take the LTCL saxophone performance examination.
1 replies by mingsum0321 (2 posts) 3 months ago

3 months ago
by mingsum0321 (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…

3 months ago
by kelsey (823 posts)

Get Archeage Gold Online to Combat the Rivals of the Game

 

Archeage, the game play of combatting glues the players to the game setting. Why Archeage gold is so import…

3 months ago
by Fannygracy (2 posts)

Yamaha Tenor Sax YTS-275 Neck Receiver Screw

I need a neck receiver screw for a Yamaha Sax Tenor YTS-275 gold lacquer.
Where can I find this part…

3 months ago
by zenosax

Discomfort on lower lip

Hi, I've just started playing tenor sax again after 35 years and I don't remember too much, I notice my lower lip hurts af…

3 months ago
by dilandilan (7 posts)

Conn Serial Number Question

Hello,
Dusting off the old Sax
I still have my Tenor Saxophne from Elementary School.
I was trying to look…

3 months ago
by dilandilan (7 posts)

2nd Octave G

When playing the Tenor Sax, when I'm going up the scale all is well until I get to the G in the second scale then I get a…

3 months ago
by fbass

Help me improve my sound for jazz

I play In my highschools jazz band and i need help with a more jazzy sound.  Im playing on a selmer LaVoix alto and a…

3 months ago
by kelsey (823 posts)

Re. Serial No. Table.

Hi
cant find any ref. in the King serial No.  to the  Cleveland Models with the serial no. Preceded with th…

3 months ago
by cycles (42 posts)

Is this an early Yanagisawa Tenor

Hi
i need some help in identifying this Sax. Could it be an early Yanagisawa, with the lyre engraving on the bell.

3 months ago
by cycles (42 posts)

Best way to keep a lacquered sax from tarnishing

I live in a very humid place, a friend told me that it is better to keep my horns out of the cases and on the stands. &nbs…

3 months ago
by kelsey (823 posts)

Yanagisawa 880 alto sax

Hi I am from Spain, fist to congratulate you onte website.

Second I just wanted to comment that I have a high Yana…

3 months ago
by Saxquest (329 posts)

Yamaha MK1 Neck problem

Has anyone experienced a problem with the top F# using the original neck ( I think. ) of a Mark 1 purple logo Yamaha tenor…

3 months ago
by cycles (42 posts)

2nd F# abouve middle C (Altissimo)

I have been able to learn and hit the six notes, C above middle C and chromatically up through the second F above middle C…

4 months ago
by pkimber (2 posts)

Group Classes with Liebman and Smulyan?

We have a couple of really great upcoming master classes with Dave Liebman ( 1 replies by ashfordtucker (1 post) 4 months ago

4 months ago
by Saxquest (329 posts)

Yamaha YAS 82Z

My Yamaha YAS 82Z is missing a resonator in the B key ( smallest key).  Is that the way is supose to be?  I chec…

4 months ago
by zenosax (11 posts)

Is sharing a saxophone sanitary?

Hello,

We have recently moved to a new school district.  Currently we have a 10th grade bari sax player and 6…

4 months ago
by Saxquest (329 posts)

In jazz, what is a guide tone?

I've heard that guide tones are very useful while improvising, and seems to be an important concept for jazz theory.

4 months ago
by GFC (359 posts)

Help pricing my Selmer SA 80 Serie II Tenor (Silver Plated)

Hello,

I own a silver-plated SA 80 Serie II tenor saxophone made in 1998-1999 based on the S/N.  It's in e…

4 months ago
by varga39

year of production question

Hello, I have a conn tenor sax with serial number N185703. I want to know the year of manufacture of this sax.  Thank…

4 months ago
by GFC (359 posts)

Intermediate Sax - Advice

Hi all, 
I am looking for a intermediate-higher beginner sax and I am willing to pay around $250-500 for one. Do…

4 months ago
by GFC (359 posts)

Anyone know what sax this is?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/The-Classic-Unknown-Maker-Saxophone-w-Case-As-Is-Selmer-Free-US-Shipping-/111428337783?pt=LH_Defau…

4 months ago
by d2477

Tenor sax mouthpiece recommendations

Please recommend a good mouthpiece for a tenor sax Yamaha yts-275.  I've being playing the alto sax (for 3 years) wit…

4 months ago
by zenosax (11 posts)
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