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restart practice after a long time off

 

I played tenor sax with some local bands back in the late 1960’s and early 1970&rsq…

3 years ago
by GFC (623 posts)

Mark vi or series iii

I am going to buy a soprano saxphone,and there are two options:one is  mark vi with a series number 300XXX,and the ot…

3 years ago
by GFC (623 posts)

My 12 yr old son

 

Ok I need some advice, My 12 year old son wants a sax for Christmas. However I…

3 years ago
by GFC (623 posts)

Tenor or Alto

I bought an alto a bit ago and thinking of trading it for a tenor.  The shop said they would give me full credit for…

3 years ago
by PhillipS. (9 posts)

c melody mouthpiece

I am an above average musician and plan on getting back with a small group.  I play soprano sax and recently purchase…

3 years ago
by SYNCHROJAMES (4 posts)

where to try out before I buy around southwest michigan

I'm in the market for a soprano but want to play before I pay. I seem to be in a dead zone . I'm between chicago & det…

3 years ago
by Saxquest (399 posts)

Vintage Conn Sax For Sale 1914

http://www.ebay.com/itm/261693276607?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649

3 years ago
by Cgcook

Conn Rocket Elkhart??

Has anyone ever heard of the Rocket alto saxophone? Made in Elkhart. Serial number 23518. I saw it on ebay and I cannot find…

3 years ago
by Haanzig (16 posts)

Advice on buying Alto Sax for my wife

Hi,

So I'm looking to buy my wife an alto saxophone for Christmas.  I rented her one a few months back to…

3 years ago
by SutureSelf

Super Action 80 Difference between series 1 and II

Super Action 80 How can I know the Difference between series 1 and II. Mine was made in 1984.  I'm trying to determin…

3 years ago
by datsgreat

Trying to pick a saxophone

I have played an alto saxophone for the past four highschool years. I am hoping to study saxaphone in college and need rec…

3 years ago
by kelsey (924 posts)

Trying to Identify Type & Date of my Sax

Hy there,

Could anyone help me?

I'm trying to identify my saxophone a bit more, because I inherited…

3 years ago
by jon henri (19 posts)

Rudy Wiedoeft's Selmer sax Case ?

I have what I think may be the only one of it's kind in existence. I know RW played primarily c-mel saxes and Conn was his…

3 years ago
by Danlam (1 post)

Dry mouth during a gig

I usually have my own water bottle or bottled Aquafina, Ice Mountain, etc. brands on a gig. Lately it seems some create an…

3 years ago
by Rhassan (1 post)

Vibrato

I need help speeding up my vibrato.

3 years ago
by getjamming (4 posts)

import duty costs ?

im trying to import a used mkvi bari from danvill il usa to perth western autralia how much should i eect to pay in duties…

3 years ago
by saxgourmet (128 posts)

Which vandoren reeds are best for alto sax?

I'm on grade 5 alto sax and need some new reeds, but am struggling on which ones to buy. I want to get vandoren, but am re…

3 years ago
by kelsey (924 posts)

Phil Barone Alto Saxophone

Has anyone had any hands-on experience with a Phil Barone? I've been wanting to buy a new saxophone for a while and the An…

3 years ago
by dantee_official

I squeak when i play fast

Can anyone tell me why i squeak when i play fast staccatos?

3 years ago
by Saxquest (399 posts)

Evette Schaeffer Paris France Serial 5639

I recently found this Sax in my grandpas basement and was wondering if anyone knew anything about it or how much it may be…

3 years ago
by victorio (1 post)

Value of a semer La Voix alto?

What is the current value of a selmer La Voix alto?  It is in good condition 9.6/10 cosmetic 10/10 mechanical.  …

3 years ago
by garrettcx

help finding this book?

My teacher highly recommends 'Voicing: An Approach to the Saxophone's Third Register' (by Dabney & Sinta), but I haven't foun…

3 years ago
by dcdmail (1 post)

What sax to get

I'm totally new to sax playing although I did play trumpet for a few years.  I'm an older guy so if I never get beyon…

3 years ago
by kelsey (924 posts)

Asking for LTCL Saxophone Programme Suggestion

I am going to take the LTCL saxophone performance examination.
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3 years ago
by mingsum0321 (2 posts)

NEW SOPRANO SAXOPHONE FROM KEILWERTH!!!


I am pleased to announce that Julius Keilwerth will soon be releasing a NEW LINE of soprano saxophones inspired by l…

3 years ago
by kelsey (924 posts)
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