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Which is better for music, Ball State, IN or University of Indiana

I'm a skilled alto sax player in high school and setting my carrer path. I'm taking lessions from a professor at IPFW so i'm…

10 years ago
by golferguy675 (600 posts)

Series III Silver replate/engraving question

I bought a silver plate Selmer Paris Serie III saxophone 3 years ago. I bought the sax without the engraving, as there was a…

10 years ago
by SelmerParisPassion (59 posts)

KING MASTER- ASKING ID INFO- POSTED AGES AGO

WELL, ALL I WANTED IS A BIT OF INFO, BUR ALL I RECEIVED WAS MY OWN AIR. WITH ALL THE CHIT CHAT ON THIS PAGE, THEIR MUST BE ON…

10 years ago
by ALPHA (1 post)

Neck Problems

I am currently not able to play for a few months which is killing me. I believe I am having a neck problem and as a result am…

10 years ago
by golferguy675 (600 posts)

Bari Sax circa 1930's-1940's

Does anyone have info about this Sax. It was my uncles. Made in Elkhart, Indiana. Inscription on the front it BARONET. Brass,…

10 years ago
by Spunky2sax75 (75 posts)

Refinishing vintage horns

I have a Selmer Mark 6 (circa 1966) that I'm considering having refinished due to sever lacquer wear. Any thoughts on the pro…

10 years ago
by chiamac (586 posts)

Between these four brands for Tenor Sax (Maxtone, Monique, Helmke, & L.A.) which is best?

Between these four brands (Maxtone, Monique, Helmke, & L.A.) which is best?I cant afford an expensive sax but I heard these s…

10 years ago
by SelmerParisPassion (59 posts)

info on Keilwerth's SX90II

hi.. i want to know if keilwerth's sx90ll have any engravings on its bell and whether the sound is suitable for jazz. i also…

10 years ago
by FISHERMAN (31 posts)

LEAKS ON THE TENOR

I JUST PUT RUNYON PAD SAVER ON MY PADS AND FOR SOME REASON I HAVE PROBLEMS GOING FROM A D TWO LINES ABOVE THE SCALE TO A G I…

10 years ago
by cavefish (20 posts)

IS RUNYUN PAD SAVER(DOPE) WORTH IT

DOES IT REALLY HELP YOU PADS OR DOES IT WIMP THEM OUT

10 years ago
by cavefish (20 posts)

PROBLEMS WITH ALTISSIMO NOTES WITH RUBBER MP,s

IS IT HARD TO HIT ALTISSIMO NOTES WITH RUBBER MP or what give me some finger positions

10 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

Ben Davis Vocaltone mouthpiece

anyone know anything about these metal mouthpieces? I think there's some link with Selmer UK, and I'm trying to find a ligatu…

10 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

Anybody out there getting really frustrated?

Anybody getting frustrated with their playing? I am. I dont know wether i am critisizing myself too hard or im getting worse,…

10 years ago
by Keith Crandal (3 posts)

Selmer "artist"

does anybody know anything about the selmer "artist series and are they only good. {tenor}

10 years ago
by briantroyano (16 posts)

Yanagisawa A8833 Rare, no info, no one knows?

Well as the topic says is it rare? No one knows about this sax and it would seem as though it doesnt even exist? Does that ex…

10 years ago
by johnsonfromwisconsin (767 posts)

Elvin Jones news...

I just heard that Elvin Jones passed away yesterday. I understand that he isn't a horn player, but he played w/ many great sa…

10 years ago
by coultsax (3 posts)

Where's the saxman?

Has anybody noticed saxman hasn't posted for like a month? Surely someone with "that many posts" wouldn't just leave....hmmm.…

10 years ago
by chiamac (586 posts)

whats the skinny on MEYER G series MPs

are they any good

10 years ago
by cavefish (20 posts)

whats the skinny on vandoren optimum ligatures

are they any good and what size fits rubber MP,s

10 years ago
by cavefish (20 posts)

kessler saxophones

i'm interested in picking up tenor sax this summer. i'm extremely interested in C.R. Kessler large bell saxophones. has anyon…

10 years ago
by johnsonfromwisconsin (767 posts)

tenor MEYER 5m mouthpiece problems

i just bought a meyer mp 5m no matter what i do or what reed i use it still sqeeks and chirps whats going on i have been usin…

10 years ago
by SaxMan (559 posts)

Anyone want a 10M?

I've found an SBA to replace my trusty 10M. If you're interested, check out SaxQuest's trading post. I'm getting the SBA for…

10 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

MARK VI NECK

does anyone notice that some of the mark VI necks dont have the serial # stamped on it? does this mean that its not the origi…

10 years ago
by yoyo (17 posts)

Francois Louis Reeds

Does anyone know anything about the new Francois Louis Reeds? Has anyone tried them? I saw they in an online catelog for $38,…

10 years ago
by silversax440 (29 posts)

case for king super 20

I have a king super 20 alto saxophone that is in desperate need of a case. I don't know where I can find one that will fit it…

10 years ago
by FISHERMAN (31 posts)
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