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CURVED C SOPRANO SAXOPHONE

I HAVE RECENTLY PURCHASED A CURVED C SOPRANO SAXOPHONE TO LOW B, WITH DOUBLE INDEPENDENT OCTAVE KEYS, CURVED AND ROUNDED KEYT…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

tenor conn

I purchased a Conn tenor a few years ago and I want to better understand the age and model of this great sounding horn. Made…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Martin SN # 20148

My son bought a sax at an estate sale when he was in jr high (about 6 years ago) He would really like to know more about it.…

9 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Bonnel Rennes-Is it worth it?

Hello, This is my first time participating in a saxquest forum, so go easy on me! I personally own a couple saxes all of whic…

9 years ago
by Tenorlysaxyjazzguy (23 posts)

saprano sax

I am in the market for a professiional line saprano. I am looking at the yamaha custom Y-875 and the yanigasawa 9930 and the…

9 years ago
by saxbob (13 posts)

Beechler metal mpc vs Otto Link mpc

I am using a Meyer 7M and intending to buy a metal mpc for my SBA alto. Any opinions on Beechler or Otto Link mpc? Thanks a l…

9 years ago
by saxbob (13 posts)

Conn 28M

How does the sound/action of a Conn 28M compare to a Conn 6M. I am curious as to why no one ever seems to have any comment on…

9 years ago
by JohnG (4 posts)

Buescher 400 left pinky finger keys

I recently purchased a Buescher 400 tenor sax made in 1963. It has a big, awesome sound and mechanically very solid. NICE ins…

9 years ago
by saxbob (13 posts)

King Zephyr mouthpiece?

Does anyone have any thoughts for a mouthpiece that might bring out the best in my Late 30's King zephyr II. Or any other tho…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

compact vintage tenors

Hey, I'm new to this forum, and this may have been addressed earlier, but I haven't been successful in discovering it. I'm l…

9 years ago
by chiamac (586 posts)

C Melody

Was given a 1909 Holton C Melody to make a lamp of, since it was bought as "junk". I couldn't bear to do it, cleaned it up &…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Need help guys, Pleez REED or Read??

I have a nice baritone saxophone that i just bought for $1,400. The only thing is though that im not too sure what make or mo…

9 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

Your Experience on Selmer SBA Alto

Would be delighted to hear your view (no matter it would be gd, bad or ugly....) on SBA Alto and how does it compare with oth…

9 years ago
by ppamhk (4 posts)

Mark VI Help

I'm a senior in high school this year, and i got suckered into buying a not-so-good LA Sax a few years ago. I really want to…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Grafton Plastic

I have a Grafton Plastic in good condition. Does anybody know what its worth?

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

More praise for the Conn 10M

I posted a couple days ago about a replacement case for a 1956 10M. I just wanted to post and say that i just recently acquir…

9 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

OLD SELMER

How old is my selmer? Modele 26 no. 5535 . I believe it was made before the mark six's.

9 years ago
by sonnyrollins57 (17 posts)

Martin Indiana Tenor Serial No. 62000

I was offered buying a Martin Indiana Tenor Sax (Serial No. 62000) quite cheap. It needs some readjustments and the High F s…

9 years ago
by sonnyrollins57 (17 posts)

Could someone break it down for me?

Hi! I am an all-state alto saxophonist playing on a 98 Knight series cannonball I purchased in 7th grade for $3000 to $4000.…

9 years ago
by sonnyrollins57 (17 posts)

New and old

Hi. And excuse me if the question is dumb. Which of the new saxophones (alto) would have a sound closer to the Conn 6m of th…

9 years ago
by reallynewtothis (15 posts)

Renet Guenot Tenor

A neighbor of mine is selling a Renet Guenot A Doucet silver plated Tenor he got in the late fourties in an Australian pawn s…

9 years ago
by darkmoon7 (1 post)

Julius Keilwerth Sax Problem?

hi all.. i've got a julius keilwerth vintage sax a few months ago.. and the seller told me it was 45 yrs old.. i check websit…

9 years ago
by Sazzy_Sax (14 posts)

conn 10m tenor neck

a buddy of mine got a hold of his grandfathers naked lady 10m, but it has the wrong neck. in fact the neck doesn't fit and ha…

9 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

Buescher True Tone New Case

hi i have a true tone and i need a new case for it. if anyone knows a place where i can get cases that will fit a 1925 true t…

9 years ago
by Dave_truetone_UK (1 post)

1955 Conn Stencil

Hi everyone. This is my first time on the forum. Wondering if you guys can help me out. My 11 yr old son plays alto sax. He c…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)
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