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Famous Saxophonist by Balenciaga

How many saxophonist can You name? There are 17 in this video.

4 weeks ago
by coin777

JJ Babbitt Otto Link Facings Evidently they dont play sax

There is a group of New in the box Super Tone Master tenor pieces on eBay with facings as high as NY 18.I checked with Eri…

4 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer

Best saxophone for ballads...


I would like to buy a saxophone for slow romantic ballads. What would you suggest?

I'm lookin…

8 months ago
by mijderf (282 posts)

Conn 6 m

I'm a new retiree looking to downsize. Found my old 1972 Conn alto 6m serial number C26554. I played in high school and co…

9 months ago
by dsr


What did y'all name your sax? I named mine 'Saxy Lady' ????

9 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (641 posts)


Hi thank you for adding me. I am looking at modes but am confussed. So this is how i am working them out at the…

11 months ago
by jazzmansax

Conn Tenor Sax and Alto Sax value

Hi!  I just spent an hour looking around this site and I believe we have:

1946 10M Naked Lady Tenor Sax 31…

11 months ago
by SusanF (2 posts)

Circular Breathing

Ok, i've heard about circular breathing from other players and such, and i know its very hard, but i really wanna learn since…

1 year ago
by mainbatau (0 posts)

Rex Saxophone


Bought this Rex Sax today.   Any information greatly appreciated. 


1 year ago
by corpblues

New to the music world

Hey You !

I'm a beginner, starting out w…

1 year ago
by puananiila99 (0 posts)

What saxophone should i buy as a beginner?

Good morning,
Saxophone is a musical instrument that is probably not unfamiliar to many people. And for me, it's a bi…

1 year ago
by Skylight2512 (1 post)

Aristocrat Serial 831557. When made?

Just got this Buescher Aristocrat 200 serial no.  831557.

Thought I'd like to learn a little about it. …

1 year ago
by GFC (842 posts)

Buffet cranpon evette

Hi my name is Yves

I inherited a sax alto evette buffet crampon can someone help me about it where it was made and…

1 year ago
by GFC (842 posts)

Reasons to hate Selmer!

Many of you are loyal fans of Selmer I'm sure, and you probably have no idea why some people like me just love to HATE the ho…

1 year ago
by enginsur (0 posts)

Yamaha YAS 26 Alto Sax

Hello All!

I am new to the sax and this Forum, been playing guitar for a while and decided to scratch a very ol…

1 year ago
by air_cav_pilot (2 posts)

New Alto saxophone has crooked bell

Just bought new alto horn, bell sweeps to the right ( horn strapped on ) seems to play alright. All my other altos bell al…

1 year ago
by RobertD (70 posts)

What do you think? Real or Rip Off?

Selmar AS500  05507 AK113…

2 years ago
by sonobor

Borg alto saxophone

Hi there, this is for an adult who will be a new player but plays other instruments. We have a Borg alto sax that needs $2…

2 years ago
by kw

Palm Key Range Is Half a Step Flat on Soprano

I have a soprano sax solo in my high school band's marching show (I have to play a chromatic 16th note run from high C# to…

2 years ago
by fudidudi (1 post)

John Coltrane’s Unearthed Live ‘A Love Supreme’

In case you haven't heard.

Excerpt from an August 27, 2021 NY Times article:

"When John Coltrane recorded…

2 years ago
by RobertD

Alto Saxophone Buffet Crampon Evette,

Hi I have this Alto Saxophone Buffet Crampon Evette, anyone can help me with the age off this saxophone and value thank you&n…

2 years ago
by Takis3175 (3 posts)

Silverstein Works presents: the Ambipoly Saxophone Festival

Join us in celebration of AMBIPOLY and the saxophone! The AMBIPOLY Saxophone Festival is our way of saying “thank yo…

2 years ago
by SilversteinWorks

Info on older sax


I picked up this older York Saxophone a few years ago considering getting it fixed up for one of my ki…

2 years ago
by Xamedu

Online tool to help learn and practice fingerings and scales

I'd love to get your thoughts on the app I've developed. It's free and already used by students around the world. It's des…

2 years ago
by Googalar (4 posts)

Thomann experiences?

Hi. I'm pretty new to sax playing and have played a while on a school saxophone from buescher. 
I have plans on…

2 years ago
by aerovid (0 posts)
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