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Moutpiece for Selmer Mark VI

Recently, I bought the Selmer Mark VI Alto and play it on the Syphomic band. However, I feel the sound is too mellow, my teac…

10 years ago
by chiamac (586 posts)

b & s medusa

hi sax people. i'm new, though i've been lurking for a few weeks. i've seen a few people mention the medusa but i can't seem…

10 years ago
by tenor562 (297 posts)

legit appropriate??

Is the Yamaha 82z appropriate for legit playing or is it mainly directed towards jazz playing??

10 years ago
by johnsonfromwisconsin (767 posts)

advice on conn, or any

can anybody advise me - picking up the sax after years of not playing, and looking for a reasonably-priced horn so I can fall…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

buying a tenor - opinion

I have an old orpheum (made by conn). The thing is a tank with terrible action; I bought it for $85 in an antique store. It p…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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) 10 years ago

10 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?

10 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…

10 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…

10 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) 10 years ago

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)
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