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Buying new Alto Sax... need opinions and reviews.

Ok. I'm buying a new Alto soon, but I can't decide on which one to buy. I've been playing Yamaha 23 for 6 years and have neve…

9 years ago
by phathorn (165 posts)

Selling Yanagisawa 880........

I bought this brand new in 1987 or 1988. I just had it in the shop , everything works perfect and all the pads are fine. Does…

9 years ago
by soljeep (1 post)

brushed nickel silver vs. nickel silver

Hi, everyone. I posted this question in the first-timers discussion, but thought I'd post here, too! I'm considering buying a…

9 years ago
by alneil (4 posts)

Unlaqured Horns

Recently I played an unlaqured Z series tenor in a store, and I loved the sound. I was wondering if anyone out there knew how…

9 years ago
by BariSaxplyr (35 posts)

Just a note - I'm now Cancer Free!

Hi guys, PRAISE Jesus!!!!!!!!!!!! I just got a phone call from my doctor and she told me that all the cancer in my left shou…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Good First Horn?

Looking at a Yamaha YAS-23A alto as a gift for an adult student. Any idea what the "A" after the 23 stands for? Horn is in ve…

9 years ago
by sgt17594 (31 posts)

Conn 10M Love story

Many people have asked me about my saxophone, how I get the tone that I do, and why I love my 1948 Conn 10M so much and refus…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Accompany old piano

I have an old piano that is adjusted to 430 Hz. It is a 1920 piano designed for 430Hz and is not possible to get higher. No…

9 years ago
by sofos (2 posts)

Brancher Leggerio?

I'm thinking about putting a Brancher Leggerio on a Larry Teal Modern Tenor Mouthpiece. Any opinions on that? I've heard rovn…

9 years ago
by tenor562 (297 posts)

sticky pad cure

My saxophone has a sticky residue on the g sharp key. do you guy know of something i can do to fix it? It is like pop sticky…

9 years ago
by peter090 (155 posts)

Conn C Melody parts horn on ebay

I just listed this Conn C melody on ebay no replies by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts) 9 years ago

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

ponzol

would Peter Ponzol Model II V I Tenor Sax Mouthpiece Model 100 be a similar facing to a 5 link?

9 years ago
by tenortunes (6 posts)

Keilwerth Ex-90 Series III or II

How are the Keilwerth Ex-90 Series III or II?($1800) Im thinking of getting either one. My other choice is the new Yamaha 82Z…

9 years ago
by jazzfool132 (144 posts)

The 80 millionth growl post..

how do u growl?? my sax teacher completely raped my sax the other day playing along with my friend teaching him to improv to…

9 years ago
by saxfortega (9 posts)

Lyon & Healy C Straight Soprano by Martin

I helped a friend research this sax and list it on ebay. It is in acceptional condition!!! Please take a look no replies by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts) 9 years ago

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Alto Metal Mouthpieces

I really have never played a metal mouthpiece. I am interested and curious, though. Why does every think that metal mouthpiec…

9 years ago
by selmersaxman (13 posts)

High Register Tone

Hi, Just recently joined this forum. I have been playing clarinet for a while and also have played Alto sax for little a whi…

9 years ago
by Spike (248 posts)

VIBRATO!?

hi, its been a while since ive posted but im in dire need! I need help with my vibrato, im always being told its too fast. Th…

9 years ago
by jromain (20 posts)

Hormones causing me to play worse?

I go in streaks where sometimes I play a song that I've been practicing for a while perfect, but if I go back to it another t…

9 years ago
by saxfortega (9 posts)

HaHa please, join me..

ok im a lil slow on the ball, I am 16, been playn sax for around 6 years give or take but havnt really been "playin" for more…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Is this normal?

I just bought a brand new Yamaha 62II. Whenever I press the octave key, the G key comes down slightly (left hand, ring finger…

9 years ago
by redleaf12 (13 posts)

College?

I've been really wanting to go into recording, until I realized that you need to be good in maths and science. I'm horrible w…

9 years ago
by chiamac (586 posts)

frequency range of soprano/alto/tenor saxes ?

Hi everybody ! I regularly have trouble catching low frequencies with my clip-on mike, so before I buy a new one, i'd like t…

9 years ago
by phil22 (1 post)

Canadian Sax Players? BC?

Am I like the only member here from Canada? Anybody here from BC? Its a pity Canadian schools don't offer the type(and #) of…

9 years ago
by YanagisawA-901 (312 posts)

Cannonball Adderley's "I'm On My Way" from Album Sticks and Soul

I would like to know if anybody know how to get a hold of the song I'm On My Way from adderley's album Sticks and Soul which…

9 years ago
by Deacon Blues (12 posts)
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