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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)

What to buy...Selmer Ref or Yamaha Z

I'm in the market for a new alto and plan to try out the Selmer Ref 54 (?) or the custom Z or 62. A few years ago I tried out…

11 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Rock soloist with questions.

i play solo tenor sax in a christian rock band. i've been playing for about a year and a half, but i'm dissatisfied with my t…

11 years ago
by GzsKerqt (77 posts)

Runyon Tenor Mpc

anyone got any thoughts on a runyon 88 tenor sax mpc? friend is selling his. also any advice on ligs that might suit?

11 years ago
by saxy1 (6 posts)

Selmer Prices going crazy

Has anybody noticed the prices of Selmer Saxes going through the roof? WWBW has the Serie III at $3999 and the Ref 54 at $430…

11 years ago
by GordonGekko (27 posts)

Ref36 VS Mark VI VS SBA

I have a Ref 36 and I want to know how you guys think it matches up to the Mark VI and Super Balanced Action?

11 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

trying to decide

I have been playing alto for abour 5 years, I play a yas 23, and I play mostly jazz. I am now thinking of buying a new saxoph…

11 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

Yani bronze alto

Has anyone played one of the bronze Yani altos? If so, what is your opinion? What set-up do you like with it?

11 years ago
by stray dog (16 posts)

Adjudication..

alright.. bout 2 weeks to the HIGHLY anticipated adjudication of the year.. we go every year but this year were expected to…

11 years ago
by YanagisawA-901 (312 posts)

What now?

I have been playing the tenor for a bit longer than a month. I've finished my begginers book which had a few major and minor…

11 years ago
by argonne (24 posts)

JUPITER SOPRANO, GOOD Horn?

Just bought a Jupiter 547-GL for the local Music and Arts store. I get lots of fluttering in the low ranges, moving from G to…

11 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)
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