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Alto sound

Like many of you, I am a former serious musician interested in getting back to it. Looking for a new alto, and I'll try out a…

11 years ago
by stray dog (16 posts)

Jupiter 767, Keilwerth ST90

I know they are both Taiwanese horns, but I found both brand new for within my price range. I just a reasonably nice horn tha…

11 years ago
by Kimo (29 posts)

Ben Webster....

hahaha! was just reading the thread on kenny g, oh well, not eveyone likes him, and there are some that actually like him...i…

11 years ago
by mark7 (30 posts)

John Coltrane - Giant Steps

www.saxshed.com/giantsteps.htm coltranes solo written out…

11 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

World Saxophone Congress 2006 Ljubljana - Slovenia

Check the official web page of 14th World Saxophone Congress that will be held in Ljubljana - Slovenia in July 2006. www.wor…

11 years ago
by mojocoggo (97 posts)

Who does know this song???

Who does know this song??? I don't manage to find the partiture (notes) of a very beautiful song that it is contained on the…

11 years ago
by sebastiano (5 posts)

Who does know this song???

Who does know this song??? I don't manage to find the partiture (notes) of a very beautiful song that it is contained on the…

11 years ago
by sebastiano (5 posts)

NEED HELP ON FIGERING OUT WHAT THIS IS

i FOUND AN OLD SAX IN STORAGE I CANT FIGURE OUT WHO MAKES IT CAN ANYONE PLEASE HELP ME IT IS SIVLER IN AN OLD WOOD CASE IT HA…

11 years ago
by JUSTME1024 (2 posts)

Adolphe Sax books?

Does anyone know a good biography of Adolphe Sax? i have looked on amazon.com and google and the only good one I found is som…

11 years ago
by mojocoggo (97 posts)

A new mouthpiece

I just got a selmer reference alto sax (i love it!), and it came with this mouthpiece...all i know is that it says selmer D o…

11 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Reed for my mouthpiece

I play an Otto Link *7 mouthpiece and i love it. I am tired of vandoren reeds... too many stupid reeds per box i like rico bu…

11 years ago
by Jim Keith (20 posts)

How do i start to play Altissimo?

I have been playing sax now for 2 years( 4 previous years of oboe and clarinet). I can play all of my other notes extremely f…

11 years ago
by Jim Keith (20 posts)

eBay scams

While doing my usual search for 'contrabass' items, I always see a few contrabass clarinets that start at $.99 or something.…

11 years ago
by mojocoggo (97 posts)

Circular Breathing

Ok, i've heard about circular breathing from other players and such, and i know its very hard, but i really wanna learn since…

11 years ago
by selmer 4evr (309 posts)

Selmer Series III or Keilwerth SX90R?

I have been playing my 1926 conn chu berry alto for 6 years, and I am looking to purchase a modern tenor. I have done a ton o…

11 years ago
by selmer 4evr (309 posts)

sharper n sharper???

I play Bari, Tenor, alto, & soprano like probably a lot of guys on here. I added Bari to my arsenal a few months ago and it s…

11 years ago
by selmer 4evr (309 posts)

Help needed on Creston

I need to know, when and where Paul Creston's Sonata Op. 19 was premiered and by who. If anyone can help me I would be much o…

11 years ago
by 52superaction (3 posts)

Chu Berry serial number

I have a Conn Chu berry Alto sax. serial # A M218941 L What vintage is this sax? How can I tell if its silver or nickel fin…

11 years ago
by pocono (2 posts)

All he wanted was some sax!

I think you guys will get a Kick outta this no replies by definition (963 posts) 11 years ago

11 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

is elkhart (vincent bach series 300) a serious sax?

i mean,i'm a complete begginner student and i have the opportunity of get an elkhart (vincent bach series 300) soprano sax fo…

11 years ago
by alassane77 (3 posts)

Ligatures

Are two thumbscrew ligatures better than single knob ones?

11 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

how to get rid of the squeak?

I'm an alto sax player in my high sch band. I've played for 2half yrs. But sometimes i cannot stop it from 'squeaking'. Anyon…

11 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

B&S medusa horns/borgani jubilee horn

has anyone played on the new B&S medusa horns? dont really believe in all that marketing talk bout it being like the mk6, so…

11 years ago
by DavidAnthony411 (1 post)

Alto or Tenor ???

38 yrs old learning how to read music & play the sax. Have decided to stop renting and purchase. have practised on Alto but h…

11 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Start playing soprano!

Hi! I am a professional italian jazz double bass player, but i have to stop playing bass because of health problems. So I mus…

11 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)
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