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What sax is the best

what sax is thebest

9 years ago
by saxman4 (2 posts)

LA Sax

Can anyone give me the run down on LA Sax? Are they any good?

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Yanagisawa S-991 or S-992?

I am about to buy a new soprano and I know that I want a Yanagisawa (I just have a connection with Yanis over other modern sa…

9 years ago
by kesslermusic (8 posts)

Vintage and new saxes

More and more i see people getting vintage saxes instead of new ones cause its a lot cheaper. I'm just wondering which choice…

9 years ago
by chiamac (586 posts)

Altissimo for alto

Where can I find altissimo fingering charts for the alto

9 years ago
by eman19 (131 posts)

Ever heard of a Bently Sax

I found this instrunebt on the web, I was wondering if anyone has ever heard of them. Their site says they are"based in The H…

9 years ago
by frmtrumpet2sax (1 post)

Buescher true tone sax

I have a Buescher True-tone, low pitch soprano saxophone with a sn of 226xxx. Does anyone know what year this may be?

9 years ago
by kam30 (9 posts)

saxophone maintenance

Everytime I look at my sax, I see smudges and spit residue and I can't help but rub at it with my fingers. I really shouldn't…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

trade in value

I have a Selmer Serie III SA80 which I purchased about three years ago, brand new. If you were to give a rating to saxs on a…

9 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Yanagisawa or Mark VI tenor?

Hi, I am a high school student who is very serious about music and I am looking to purchase a new tenor saxophone. I am curre…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Tenor mutes

i havent played for a while and like to get back into it. but i live in a dorm and and people get upset when i start playing.…

10 years ago
by HarperLars (1 post)

Yamaha 82Z tenor

Hello I am considering buying a 82Z tenor model of Yamaha. I am playing an old 62 model and like an upgrade. Does anybody hav…

10 years ago
by sharp5 (4 posts)

used armstrong Vs. Selmer Bundy II Tenor sax????

Hi Team..... I am a brass playing looking at having a go on a tenor sax...I have two options(see above)....My criteria - goo…

10 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Overtones?? i think this is redundant..

this may be a repost but i figured id go again.. i pretty much know what overtones are, and where they originate from. but h…

10 years ago
by phathorn (165 posts)

"i want u to play for me!!.."

duuuddde, i cant remember how many times ive told someone i enjoy playing sax and its one of my passions and they go.. " i wa…

10 years ago
by Firk (31 posts)

Yamaha YAS62 II vs. Custom Z

Can anyone offer advice on choosing between a Yamaha YAS II and a Custom Z. I'm leaning toward the 62II (I've played both), b…

10 years ago
by eman19 (131 posts)

non leather pads

as a vegetarian i am looking for an alto sax that doesn't contain any leather i.e pads..... can anyone recommend models? i kn…

10 years ago
by SelmerParisPassion (59 posts)

rovner mouthpieces

i play on a yamaha 82 custom z and i am using an s 80 mouthpiece. I need a jazz mp, and have been looking at the rovner eagle…

10 years ago
by caduceus02 (6 posts)

wtf is this??? Buffing disaster?

cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=16232&item=3774618891&rd=1 Check that out. I can't really tell from the pi…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Different lacquor jobs, effect & effectiveness.

I have seen a bunch of different styles of horns out there; some that are straight, and some that are red white and blue with…

10 years ago
by invocansax (27 posts)

Ripped????????

Hi! When I was just entering intermediate band in the seventh grade (I'd only played for a year at that time and new next to…

10 years ago
by invocansax (27 posts)

DC Pro Sax

Does anyone out there know anything about the DC Pro Sax The owner / designer claims it is as good as the selmer. His websi…

10 years ago
by invocansax (27 posts)

Yamaha Custom Z

Hey everybody I just ordered a Yamaha Custom 82Z Alto. I havn't got it home yet, but im just wanting to know everyones opinio…

10 years ago
by nad1rn (37 posts)

Yamaha 875

Hey has anyone here tried that horn and if so what did you think. I am a player in college who is looking for a new horn. Tha…

10 years ago
by nad1rn (37 posts)

Selmer LTD 54 Artist Series Tenor

Hey all, I was just getting into playing the saxophone, and I was wondering if I could get some advice on buying a horn. I'v…

10 years ago
by pac1687 (1 post)
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