Saxophone Forum


by Ading522
(1 post)
1 year ago

New to Forum

Hi, 

i am new to the forum and would like some info and help from you guys..i am a self taught sax player..been playing for 3 years now..never took lessons..just youtube and stuff.. i have a con selmer alto sax as 700 with a yamaha 4C mouthpiece.. i use a vandoren reed #2.. i cannot figure out how other saxophones sound so good..mine seems to be ok only when the acoustics in my surrounding is nice.. is there any suggestion as to mouthpiece and reed number for me to use?

also been looking to purchase a tenor sax..just for a beginner before i buy those expensive ones..i have a link of the sax i am looking to buy here :http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/nva/msg/3912080407.html

what are your thoughts? any input will be greatly appreciated..help me improve my skills..

thanks! 

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  1. by GFC
    (359 posts)

    1 year ago

    Re: New to Forum

    Here's a link to a site that's an excellent resource for developing players.  Practice tips, articles from pros, gear-related stuff, links to free and paid online lessons, and so forth.  The Bulletproof Saxophone Playing MP3 package that the guy sells is quite highly regarded.  Sure would have been nice to have those kinds of resources when I was in your shoes.

     http://www.bestsaxophonewebsiteever.com/

    This site has a lot of good resources too.  The saxophone buyer's guide should be the first stop for anyone figuring out what to do about their next saxophone.  It will help you avoid the pitfalls of buying saxophones online.  

     As a general rule, be very cautious about saxophones for sale on Craigslist.  There are essentially no buyer protections, so take the steps to know what you're doing and what you're buying.  

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