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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…

12 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…

1 year 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) 1 year ago

1 year ago
by Saxquest (356 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…

1 year ago
by zenosax (14 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…

1 year ago
by Saxquest (356 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.

1 year ago
by GFC (470 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…

1 year 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…

1 year ago
by GFC (470 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…

1 year ago
by GFC (470 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…

1 year 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…

1 year ago
by zenosax (14 posts)

Looking at a new DC Pro

I was hoping someone could give me some advice about the newer models of Dominic's (Dominic's Music) DC Pro series as…

1 year ago
by gorflox7 (2 posts)

Palatino Mouthpiece????

Has anybody tried the palatino alto sax mouthpiece? I saw that it was a reasonable price and was considering buying it for…

1 year ago
by rw2453

Buying a Saxophone For the First Time

I'm 16 years old and I'm going into 11th grade so it'll be roughly 5 years that I have been playing an Alto Sax for school…

1 year ago
by GFC (470 posts)

Can you identify this saxophone?

I received this saxophone as my in-laws were going through their father's estate.  He was a collector/hoarder, so I'm…

1 year ago
by GFC (470 posts)

Can the Sax be Muted for Practice?

I'd like to learn to play the sax, but live in an appartment and hate to subject all to the racket I'll be making the first y…

1 year ago
by GFC (470 posts)

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1 year ago
by vivianwei1996 (2 posts)

Selling Mark VI Tenor Sax. Serial number M. 223667

I have this Mark VI Tenor sax that I purchased in Los Angeles in 1974.  I am still not sure if it is a 1973 0r 1974.…

1 year ago
by mkamplain (2 posts)

My Sax Videos

 I have a YouTube channel called MusicalRapture. Heres the link: https://www.youtube.com/user/PhilsMusicalRapture

1 year ago
by PhillipS.

Aquilasax - problems and solutions

I ordered a c-melody metalpro widebody #5 from Steve on 24.2. His website said it’s available and…

1 year ago
by mitali (5 posts)
1 year ago
by bobbystern

Hi from a Beginner!

Hi Friends ... I'm a beginner from Bali of Indonesia. So happy to join this site ...

1 year ago
by michaelsengkey

Calling All Baritone Saxophones for largest ever Gathering

https://vimeo.com/100363897

We are seeking Baritone Saxophones internationally of all levels to participate in the…

1 year ago
by fitthebattle

Would you consider this to be a "fingerbuster"?

A "fingerbuster" might be thought of as the instrumentalist's version of a "tongue-twister" which is usua…

1 year ago
by bobbystern

BRANCHER-FRANCE TSG Tenor Saxophone Play - Test

I recently became a BRANCHER-FRANCE Saxophones endorser and I am offering up this no replies by bobbystern (34 posts) 1 year ago

1 year ago
by bobbystern
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