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Key Leaves fixed the sticky key pads on my saxophone.

Sticking keys (especially the G#) were a huge problem for me. Key Leaves is a family company that has come up with a solut…

23 hours ago
by RavenSax (3 posts)

How old is a "The Indiana Martin" tenor saxophone S/N 71964

I had This saxophone for about three years. I took it into a shop to get my g# key fix, and the guy that worked on it said…

4 days ago
by mijderf (125 posts)

Hard rubber discoloration

I have a Selmer hard rubber mpc for my sop that is less than 3 years old, but has turned that lubberly milk chocolate color.…

5 days ago
by bcu (8 posts)


Which ligatures do you all use? I am a classical sax player using a vandoren optimum ligature. This is sort of a poll to h…

1 week ago
by RavenSax (3 posts)

Otto Link pitch issues

Hi, I'm new here and I'm hoping someone may be able to help me.
I have a Yamaha YTS 62 111 tenor sax and it ALWAYS pl…

2 weeks ago
by bigkev53 (3 posts)

3D printing mouthpieces

no replies by Maxime Carron (2 posts) 2 weeks ago

2 weeks ago
by Maxime Carron

Brilhart Level Air bite plate

I want a new bite plate for my alto and my tenor Brilhart Level Air mouthpieces.  Does anyone know where I could find…

1 month ago
by mijderf (125 posts)

Vandoren mouthpieces

Tip opening and facing length specs for Vandoren V5 alto A20 and A25 mouthpieces appear to be the same.  What's the d…

1 month ago
by bjroosevelt (47 posts)

Vandoren Java reed id help please

I order a card of 4 Jazz Vandoren reeds,
There are two Javas;one green [unfiled]
and one red [filed]
I can`…

2 months ago
by bjroosevelt (47 posts)

Tenor Saxophone Upgrade

Previously, I started a forum on the best way to try different saxes and how I should go about upgrading to a pro model in…

2 months ago
by GFC (713 posts)

How to Pick a Saxophone

I am a sophomore in High School and I play tenor. I've only been playing for half a year, but I'm completely invested and…

2 months ago
by Ya Boi Ike (19 posts)

Dukoff Tenor H8

Anyone have a used dukoff h8? I've seen alot of D8's but I never see anyone mention a
H8 mine is getting pretty well…

3 months ago
by mijderf (125 posts)

Vandoren reed

I started playing 2 months ago - new to this stuff, so I was wondering if you can help me out.
I ra…

3 months ago
by onetimevisitor (2 posts)

Getting a Completely New Set-Up

I'm looking at getting a new saxophone and accessories. I want to get:

  • Sax Dakota SDT-1200 SS Tenor Saxopho…

3 months ago
by Mitch Sugginer (2 posts)

New Saxophone Set-Up

I'm looking at getting a new professional saxophone set up with the following pieces:

- P. Mauriat PMST-500BXSK…

4 months ago
by GFC (713 posts)

Buying an Alto Sax

Hi, I'm a high school senior going into my first year in college. I am majoring in Music Education, and music performance.…

4 months ago
by mijderf (125 posts)

Availability of Rivertone Alto Sax in India


Can anyone let me know, where can I get Rivertone Alto Sax in India. There are few sites which shows it is ava…

6 months ago
by ayupadhyay

Remli Mouthpiece

I have come across an old mouthpiece that came of a 1953 Selmer Paris SBA Tenor Sax.

Remli is engraved in cursi…

7 months ago
by bjroosevelt

Mark VII Mouthpiece Recommendation Request

I just picked up a 1976 Selmer Paris Mark VII as an upgrade from my student horn.  I am an intermediate player.  …

7 months ago
by mijderf (125 posts)


Just want to check, a RICO -H Ligature will fit a Vandoren AL3 Mouthpiece on Alto Sax right?

7 months ago
by gw111

JAZZLAB saXholder Saxophone Harness

I was wonderding if anybody has had any expirence with the JAZZLAB saXholder Saxophone Harness. I really like the concept…

7 months ago
by Saxquest (407 posts)


Hi, I play on a Yamaha CustomEX, Claude Lakey 4*3, and vandoren optimum lig. I recently started jazz and I was wondering if…

8 months ago
by alexd4life (1 post)

Equipment advice for sound searching

I'm not exactly new to saxophone, but I'm new to the world of non-stock equipment and I'm having a bit of trouble finding…

8 months ago
by bjroosevelt (47 posts)

Recommended Reed Brands?

I have read Jim's list on recommended brands to look for 6 replies by katel70 (1 post) 8 years ago

9 months ago
by Cornish Pasty (1 post)


i have been working on my tone in the altisimo range and wondering if anone has any thoughts on mouthpiece and reeds that…

9 months ago
by tempomaster (35 posts)
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