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Total newbie

Hi. Having missed a great opportunity to get what appeared to be an expensive sax, really cheap, I am going down the new saxo…

10 years ago
by nectarios (20 posts)

High School Student Wanting to play Tenor

Hello everyone, (This is my first time at sax quest). Anyways, I'm in the tenth grade and have been playing euphonium since s…

10 years ago
by karebear1012 (395 posts)

Mark IV prices

A while ago I called the guy from USA horn, and asked him about his prices for his Mark IV alto saxophones. I was kind of sur…

10 years ago
by johnsonfromwisconsin (767 posts)

Looking to buy first sax

Hi, I recently rented an alto. That was a cool introduction to the sax, but I think my compositions would be better suited to…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

New alto sax for student

I'm a new student who wants to learn to play alto sax. Is there anything wrong with buying one of those $250 to $300 new saxo…

10 years ago
by SaxMan88 (318 posts)

Have a look at this website

Hi, I just designed this website for someone and i was wondering if you could have a look at it and tell me what you think…

10 years ago
by reedat (5 posts)

Playing Soprano..

I currently play the alto intermediately, but have always wanted to play soprano. Is it possible to switch or should I master…

10 years ago
by jaggtagg7 (40 posts)

Thinking of selling Antigua Sop... need info.

I have an Antigua Winds Soprano, have had it for about 6 years. I've really shifted into more of a hobby level with my playin…

10 years ago
by jaggtagg7 (40 posts)

yamaha yas 475 alto

hello one and all, this is my first post,as i've just found the site. i,m some what of a novice, and have been playing with a…

10 years ago
by propshaft (2 posts)

Selmer AS300 and Jupiter 767GL

I Have a chance to pick up one of these new local, would one make a decent beginner Sax or should I stay clear or these two?…

10 years ago
by KSsaxophone (57 posts)

PLAYING BY EAR

I recently returned to the sax playing scene after many years of "no playing" and some concert band stuff prior to that. I no…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

GENERIC TONE, EMBOUCHURE,AIR, INTONATION THREAD!

this can be about any questions you have im starting this because like always im very pissed off at my saxophone when doing…

10 years ago
by barimachine (323 posts)

Royal Artist C Melody sax

hello, I just got a silver C Melody saxophone made by Royal Artist. I wanted some information on when the saxophone was made.…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Soprano tone

I've recently bought a soprano to expand my horizons from that of alto alone. However, I'm beginning to realize that I have n…

10 years ago
by *ThE SaX* (8 posts)

Bandnow Tenor Sax: anyone has tried it?

I noticed music123 sells a tenor sax, branded as "Bandnow" for as little as 349$. That sounds scary enough, however I wonder…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Help! Used Selmer Alto going for peanuts!

Hi. I am a total newbie that seriously want to learn how to play the sax, both alto and tenor. My local pawn shop has a shiny…

10 years ago
by nectarios (20 posts)

Squeaky Reeds

I own a Yamaha YTS-62 tenor and I'm using the 4C mouthpiec it came with. I've been using La Voz Medium Soft reeds, which get…

10 years ago
by ebert (18 posts)

Need help to get started.

Hi, I'm new here so please be gentle, I'm 47 yrs old no experience an want to learn to play the sax ( wanted to for years).My…

10 years ago
by karebear1012 (395 posts)

Selmer series 1 and 2

Has anyone tried the selmer series 1 and two what is the difference?

10 years ago
by Augman (29 posts)

Selmer series 1 and 2

What is the difference between the series 1 and two . Between these two and a yani which do you think is the easiest playing…

10 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

alto and tenor

Ive always wondered . Is it bad for your ear to play alto and tenor because the fingerings have different values? Is thi…

10 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

Anyone Know about These Bli Nikole Saxes on Ebay from Seattle?

I'm just starting out and was looking for a Yamaha YAS 23, but came across this Bli ad on ebay. I can't find anything on the…

10 years ago
by stunningbluemango (2 posts)

Alto or Tenor ?

I love the sound of the sax, i play the clarinet and am going to buy a sax and learn that ... I am just not sure which I shou…

10 years ago
by mj_sax (7 posts)

YAMAHA Allegro YTS-575

I noticed on Ebay a tempting Allegro YTS-575 with G1 neck. Looks almost new, the seller states it's much better than the YTS-…

10 years ago
by aravaioli (24 posts)

Yamaha's no F# and laquerless?

Hey, I was just checking out the price on some Z series tenors for yamaha, and they now come with the option of having no F#…

10 years ago
by Frostmonkey (1 post)
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