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James Brown Horn Lines

I teach saxophone and I try to give my students interesting things to learn. I often transcribe various songs they may be int…

11 years ago
by nilscrusberg (1 post)

Awesome new CD is out!!!

Hello! I have finally released my first professional CD!! I know it is a bit pricey but $10 of it will go to a 15 year old sa…

11 years ago
by mojocoggo (97 posts)

Yamaha YAS 82Z & 875 EX

After many too many years on a YAS 23 (which has served me well) I'm upgrading. I'm looking seriously at Yamaha and Cannonbal…

11 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Jupiter Artist Series

I'm in serious need of an upgrade from my YTS-23, but money is a serious consideration, so I was wondering if anyone has some…

11 years ago
by aravaioli (24 posts)

Jupiter Alto

i just got a jupiter alto from a cousin who'd given it up. its a battle to play, low b flat is almost impossible to hit nicel…

11 years ago
by freebird (1 post)

link or yani metal?

i just wanna know wut ur opinions are on the otto link metal or the yani metal, which is better so on

11 years ago
by h949 (1 post)

Alto/Tenor

I've been playing alto sax for about 7 years. I was in the school band from 4th-10th but decided to quit because my new schoo…

11 years ago
by madeline (2 posts)

Sax Newbie

Hi all, Just wanted to introduce myself . I'm a 50 year old alto sax BEGINNER :). I've had three lessons and i'm loving it so…

11 years ago
by justanothersaxguy (58 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 altosax (19 posts)

Legit and Jazz Horns

I am a senior in highschool looking to go into music education, I've been accepted to school already but my Bundy 2 Just isnt…

11 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Contrabass Sax

LIsten to this sound file. If I told you it was a contrabass sax would you believe me? 2 replies by mojocoggo (97 posts) 11 years ago

11 years ago
by mojocoggo (97 posts)

mark VI

where would be the best place to get my VI overhauled in the new york area?thanks

11 years ago
by martysax (148 posts)

braces and embrochure

I have been searching for a better sound and tone recently, and I have tried a lot of mouthpieces with varying embrochures, a…

11 years ago
by northernsaxman (5 posts)

Ref 54 vs. Keilwerth Shadow

Hey, In a few months i going to have the oppertunity to buy a new sax through my private instructor, who coincidentally owns…

11 years ago
by bmcguire (45 posts)

Purchasing sax for 6th grader

My son has been playing sax for 2 yrs. He is doing quite well and wants to continue. His rental is up on his Selmer Student H…

11 years ago
by dlove (2 posts)

"Good" Bundy's? Do they exist?

I read once where somebody said they had a Bundy, one of the good ones that is. How do you know a good Bundy? I've got an old…

11 years ago
by west (242 posts)

advice for a new soprano

hi guys, new guy here. havent played sop in a while and was thinking of putting it back in my setup. the last sop i played wa…

11 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Yamaha Allegro?

Is a yamaha allegro a good sax? I've never heard of them before, and I found one for sale for a very decent price. What can y…

11 years ago
by Chiquita (3 posts)

Yamaha or Jupitor

I have decided to take up the sax again after 15 years. Basicly starting again from scratch. I am looking at buying a Tenor.…

11 years ago
by lenny s (5 posts)

Beginner needs recommendation

Hi, I'm just starting out and would like to purchase a beginner alto sax. I only have $300-$400 to spend. The only ones I can…

11 years ago
by hawkman112757 (7 posts)

Jazz Theory and Arranging

I am a college student who is very interested in composing. My favorite type of music is jazz, so I'd like to learn to arrang…

11 years ago
by Black Orpheus (23 posts)

Can anyone tell me about this saxophone?

My step-father recently gave me a saxophone and I am looking for any information on it. Since I'm a trumpet player, I know ne…

11 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

weird resistance

i started out on alto many years ago and i switched to tenor exclusively for a while but a few years later when i tryed playi…

11 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

trouble playing g on my selmer tenor

I have trouble playing the G in the lower register clearly. With my Meyer 6M mouthpiece and Vandoren 3 reed it is not too bad…

11 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

what are tone plates?

new metal tenor mouthpeice came with two black,wedge shaped plastic inserts. i think these are called tone plates, but what d…

11 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)
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