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Scales?? Better?? help!

ok this is probably the most redundant and dumba** post ever but all well.. i keep on telling myself "oo im gonna practice,…

10 years ago
by barimachine (323 posts)

Series III Bari Sax

I remember reading somewhere that the Selmer Paris Series III Bari sax is coming out in the fall/winter 2005. Any word on thi…

10 years ago
by tenor562 (297 posts)

Need a Bari

I need a reliable sax that is not too costly... Anyone have any ideas?

10 years ago
by jlb (8 posts)

Old photos of musicians

I am trying to track down old photos of musicians. Nothing after 1940's. I want pictures of "everyday" people, not "celebriti…

10 years ago
by jlb (8 posts)

Straight Baritone Saxophone for sale/ in production.

I was recently at the NAMM show in Anaheim and, after a bit of persuasion the LA Sax company is considering the idea of build…

10 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

some questions that have probably already been answered

ok, first, wheres a site that gives some altissimo fingerings for bari? second, how do u growl on bari. and third, would a 4.…

10 years ago
by barisaxiguy (50 posts)

mouthpieces

I just got a Selmer Knock off Alto, it came with a S 80 C+ and a Metal mpc,I like the sound of the metal but it is hard to pl…

10 years ago
by henry.riley (2 posts)

Yamaha 23

A local music store has a couple of these for about $830 each. I havent looked at them yet. There suppose to be in ex condit…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Powerbeat tenor

Hi. Possibly in a moment of weakness, I bought a Powerbeat sax. Its a pretty basic beast - I'd guess about 20 year old - does…

10 years ago
by TonyM (1 post)

What happened to Selmer Tenors?

The Mark VI. Wow. I played a dilapidated old six with no lacquer or even color, just rusty brass, and it looked like a jalopy…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

What sax is the best

what sax is thebest

10 years ago
by semipro (17 posts)

Godspeed Johnny Carson

I have to show my respect to someone who not only entertained us, but who gave jobs to saxophonists for 30 years. We'll miss…

10 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

What to do

I picked Improvisation et Caprice for my next NYSSMA solo. Well, I have absolutely no clue why I did, but I did. It's too lat…

10 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

Band Director in need of advice

I am a middle school band director and I want to get some info on equipment. I have been reading a lot about equipment and su…

10 years ago
by barimachine (323 posts)

learning sax

where can I download a tutorial how to play alto sax???

10 years ago
by ChicagoJammer (1 post)

what to look for when getting new sax

I'm just about to get a pro alto sax and i already have a list. I'm gonna try out all of the saxes, but the thing is, I exact…

10 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

Keep one or both?

I've got a little bit of a quandry. I am the proud owner of a 1967 141xxx Selmer Mark VI alto that I bought from Tenor Madnes…

10 years ago
by chiamac (586 posts)

Reeds

What is the best way to prevent mildew or black mold from forming on reeds?

10 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

What sax is the best

what sax is thebest

10 years ago
by saxman4 (2 posts)

LA Sax

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

10 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…

10 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…

10 years ago
by chiamac (586 posts)

Altissimo for alto

Where can I find altissimo fingering charts for the alto

10 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…

10 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?

10 years ago
by kam30 (9 posts)
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