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2013 Taichung Saxophone Competition

9 months ago
by tcsax

Is this sound on this song a Sax?

Could someone tell me if the little refrain in the background (it's like 3 notes repeated) is a saxophone? Or a sample of…

9 months ago
by veryconfused

high F# key

Dont know if this has been discussed or not, but ive been looking for a vintage sax, but a lot of them dont have the front…

9 months ago
by GFC (326 posts)

How do all the other beginners do it?

Hi everyone.

I have been interested in purchasing and learning how to play a saxophone for a long time. I final…

10 months ago
by jamallax89 (1 post)

Which Selmer is better?

I'm looking for a new saxophone to upgrade from my Conn 20M. The instrument store near me is giving me a discount between…

10 months ago
by jamallax89 (1 post)

Paul "Doc" Tenney passed away this evening (6/9/13)

It’s with a heavy heart that I relay the news of the passing of a good friend and long-time busine…

10 months ago
by Saxquest (296 posts)

How much to charge for 5 piece jazz band?


I'm 18 year old saxophonist and I have a five piece jazz band. We play various gigs, mainly weddings. The ot…

10 months ago
by phjazz

c.g. conn Saxophone..

My husband has his grandfathers C.G. Conn Saxophone, and the little bit of research that I have done on it it looks to be…

10 months ago
by postal1dee (4 posts)

Saxophone Repair advice

Hello Saxophone Forum! So glad to have found a place to talk saxophone with other people. So here's my story:
I curre…

10 months ago
by Captain_Superman (3 posts)


Hello and wow, what a eye opener on the brand name issue. I am looking to purchase a Sax for the first time and take lesso…

11 months ago
by Elke (10 posts)

I Love My Old Bundy!

Way back in the day (1970's) I got this Bundy Tenor Saxophone. Most folks just dismissed it as another crappy student model h…

11 months ago
by GFC (326 posts)


I have really wanted to start playing alto again so this morning I bid on a Buescher Aristocrat I was aware it was a later…

11 months ago
by mtwilliams2448 (8 posts)

sheet music?

searched the site and didn't find any answers.
who's trust worthy on the net to buy sheet music for alto sax? 

11 months ago
by janetwatson (4 posts)

Selmer Mark Vi sax

I have owned many Selmer Mark Vl's during my career as a sax player. I have never lost money on any of them because t…

11 months ago
by kelsey (784 posts)

Selmer vs. Yamaha?

This topic has been mentioned before, but I don't think anyone actually mentioned how the tones of the saxes sound like. S…

11 months ago
by bboyinmartin (4 posts)



Dear Friends



11 months ago

Alto Sax Audition Rep

This coming September I'll be audition for my second year of University Level Music on alto sax. Ive been running through…

11 months ago
by Steve C (5 posts)

What kind of tenor saxophone is this?

I bought this off a guy who knew nothing about the sax. It plays well and has a bright tone. All of it, when looked closel…

11 months ago
by oboeplayer

Selmer Bundy II for $200?

I'm looking for a horn just to start up a new hobby. I played sax in school years ago and really enjoyed it. I don't have…

11 months ago
by Saxquest (296 posts)



I am plannig to buy a tenor sax, and since I have a very loq budget, I am looking on ebay all over Europe.&…

11 months ago
by Asanoth


so has anybody figured out how to play sax quietly ?, hand towel over sax- not working, low strength reed- ehhh not really…

12 months ago
by jon henri (16 posts)

La Sax

I am the owner of a Bundy made by Selmer alto sax I bought off E-Bay a few years ago hoping one of my grandkids would take…

12 months ago
by saxgourmet (98 posts)

New member: saxophone "feedback"

I've played saxophone for four weeks now, and i don't have a teacher. I have practiced different jazz songs and i…

12 months ago
by Saxquest (296 posts)

Beaugnier Soprano

Hi everybody
I recently found an old Beaugnier Soprano from the 40's to sell.
Every seems ok (mecanics, state, .…

12 months ago
by Titris

Is Selmer AS300 an good Intermediate sax?

Hi!  My son wants to take up alto sax.  I was offered a Selmer AS 300 for $500, is that a good price?  Is t…

12 months ago
by star31212 (3 posts)
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