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Are Karl Meyer Saxes any good?

Hi, I've got an option on a "cheap" Karl Meyer Tenor Sax - are they any good. What are they worth in good (no dents, good lac…

10 years ago
by Dabino (9 posts)

Young Ensemble, Mature Music..??

ok, were a young ensemble, mainly in age..our state of mind towards music for the most part is mature..we do have a piece of…

10 years ago
by sgt17594 (31 posts)

buescher soprano

I was wondering if this is a good soprano it is in an interstatemusic magazine my band director lent me. I currently play an…

10 years ago
by nannerla (9 posts)

buescher soprano

I was wondering if this is a good soprano it is in an interstatemusic magazine my band director lent me. I currently play an…

10 years ago
by nannerla (9 posts)

OOOO lordy lord...

ok, ive finally accepted the fact that growling is super hard.. my sax teacher the other day, for some unknown reason and i…

10 years ago
by Spike (248 posts)

Zeus Tenor Sax

Has anybody had experience with a Zeus Tenor Sax? I have heard some good things, but have not talked with anyone that actuall…

10 years ago
by lpye (1 post)

greenstone mouthpiece?

hi im going to make a mouthpiece out of green stone and just would love to hear from anyone that might have done the same t…

10 years ago
by lance nz (2 posts)

P. Mauriat Saxophones

Hey has anyone heard of these saxes?-----im looking into purchasing one but I dont know enough about the horn tho! thanx, -j…

10 years ago
by jazzfool132 (144 posts)

Ere, what do you think of this then?

www.xaphoon.com I got a pay rise so I treated myself to a toy. Huzzah for toys!

10 years ago
by martysax (148 posts)

Tenor Sax Repair Madness!!!!!!!!

I have a really old Armstrong 3040 Elkhartind USA Tenor Sax. It looks ok but it doesn't play any notes above the middle D and…

10 years ago
by johnsonfromwisconsin (767 posts)

Saliva

Hey Guys I'm having trouble getting the saliva to come out the bell of my horn. This is the first horn I have had that gives…

10 years ago
by johnsonfromwisconsin (767 posts)

Silver nickel or Black nickel?

I am looking into a new professional sax. I am sure I want a Keilwerth SX90R, however I have not had any expirence playing on…

10 years ago
by Saxman2200 (64 posts)

How to double tongue?

Does anybody know how to double tongue on sax?I'm just curious.

10 years ago
by k.o. kid (14 posts)

yamahas man??

i dont get it..i played one and wasnt really impressed..it played very smoothly and evenly, but didnt wow me.. my take on it…

10 years ago
by martysax (148 posts)

value of a saprano saxophone

I am in possession of my father's saprano saxophone and was wondering how I could determine the value of it. The only thing I…

10 years ago
by SelmerParisPassion (59 posts)

Is my embouchure messed up?

After playing for more than an hour, my lower lip begins to ache from my teeth digging into it. The only part of my face that…

10 years ago
by reclininglion (5 posts)

Hissing when I blow

I play alto sax and dont seem to be able to stop that hissing sound when I blow. Also can anyone give me advice about circula…

10 years ago
by mooing_sheep (20 posts)

What is it that I'm looking 4??

Hey!! I was thinking about getting a new soprano mouthpiece since I'm getting sick of my selmer c*. I'm curentl using a morga…

10 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

Monique Saxophones

How are these saxophones. Made in china thats all i know. Does anyone know more about these?

10 years ago
by johnsonfromwisconsin (767 posts)

Tenor Mouthpiece

I play alto sax and have played it for 4 years. Right now, I am taking private lessons from a professional saxophonist. Recen…

10 years ago
by k.o. kid (14 posts)

Saxophone history - Honours Project

Hey everyone, I've been playing the alto sax for 9 years now, and am finishing my fourth year University Music degree. I'm…

10 years ago
by SaxMan (559 posts)

Cannonball-Big Bell horns (good horns or waste of money)

For those of you who use this forum, yes I'm new. I'm looking in buying a Cannonball tenor, but since they are so new, it's d…

10 years ago
by jazzfool132 (144 posts)

Bari tuning issues

I've played only tenor for years (a Mark VI for 30, to be exact), but recently purchased a Buescher 400 bari (around a mid 70…

10 years ago
by johnsonfromwisconsin (767 posts)

Help On Soprano

hey, i am getting a soprano for x-mas and my mom let me try it out. I had a great tone quality and a nice sound going, but wh…

10 years ago
by saxismyaxe (574 posts)

Selmer Reference - A Lifetime Investment?

Hello, I was thinking about getting a selmer reference 54 alto saxophone. I've tried yamaha 62, 62 II, 82Z, and 875 EX. And…

10 years ago
by sa80xc3689 (1 post)
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