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Dillon Music in New Jersey

Does anyone have any knowlwdge of Dillon Music in New Jersey?

I ran across an old friend who I have known since 19…

4 days ago
by sindani7777 (0 posts)


I am an experienced player and would like to know how to "growl" the sax.  Any help, I would be greatful.Thanks

4 days ago
by sindani7777 (0 posts)

Vandoren A55 Blue Jumbo

Anyone have any experiance with a Vintage Vandoren A55 Blue Jumbo Alto mouthpiece ? been researching it, but haven't had t…

1 week ago
by AlienBison (1 post)

Can't hit the first overtone from low A on bari

Hey guys…

2 weeks ago
by Telecharger (0 posts)

Buying help Jupiter YTS 700A, Yamaha 480, yts26 or Selma s400?

Hello all,

I need your advise deciding which of these Tenor Saxophones to buy for my son. Jupiter JTS700A $1,90…

2 weeks ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (504 posts)

backing track volume for outdoor gig/busking

Could anyone share some tips about audio setting of playing saxophone with a backing track outdoor/busking?


3 weeks ago
by Lsbgmail

Wurlitzer Tenor Sax

I have no clue what I have! I played many years ago and an old man gave me an old sax that he had for years. I've had this…

3 weeks ago
by Marvi1n (0 posts)

Learning at home

Hi All
I wonder if someone could give me some advice
Inhave started to learn sax and had a couple of lessons

3 weeks ago
by MsaxOliveira

What reeds should I buy?

Hi everyone :)

I've been playing clarinet for over 10 years now and have decided I want to learn how to play al…

4 weeks ago
by mgictwnger (42 posts)

Alto or Tenor

Hi! I am very new to saxophone, but really love the instrument. I have borrowed an alto for a couple of months, but do not…

1 month ago
by NoahMC

Can embouchure correct structural squeak?

Iam a self learning beginner . I have an old and cheapest kind of saxophone(China made around200US dollar 10 years ago) an…

1 month ago
by Finle1y (0 posts)

Info for Antigua Soprano Sax

I have an Antigua Soprano Sax I bought for my daughter a couple of years ago that she never plays. I want to find out any…

2 months ago
by DonaldSanchez (0 posts)

Quit sax?

I've been learnng sax for 6 years. I've been practicing melodies, patterns, songs, scales, etc and recently saw a video on…

2 months ago
by jDorian (1 post)

How old is my sax

Hi there,

I am new to this forum.

I was recently given a sax and I decided to start playing it. I'v…

2 months ago
by Jillda (4 posts)

Yamaha alto saxophones single piece key guard , yas 62 mk1

hi to all , first of all sorry for my english ,as a die hard fan of yamaha alto saxophones  i want to discuss a very…

2 months ago
by gjmrk63

Conn Alto Sax

I have an Alto Sax with pearl keys and rather elaborate stars and Conn USA engraving on it, serial number E29873.  Co…

2 months ago
by Shirley777 (0 posts)

Inherited a sax..learn to play

Last year I inherited a 1953 Selmer Alto Sax from my grandpa. I thought since we all have some time on our hands I might t…

3 months ago
by mijderf (257 posts)

Double lip embouchure?


3 months ago
by Headley020 (0 posts)

How to Sell Two Selmer Mark VI Saxophones?

I recently acquired two Selmer Mark VI saxophones, a 1958 tenor and a 1960 alto. Though I am a professional online vintage…

3 months ago
by Jafrowhite (1 post)

Tips on how to play Eb to low C smoothly?


First post here.

I'm a complete beginner on sax (alto) (though 30+ years guitar player), so I'm…

3 months ago
by mijderf (257 posts)

Beginner Tenor/Alto

1 replies by baiselmareo6 (1 post) 4 months ago

3 months ago
by mijderf (257 posts)

How difficult is the saxophone?

1 replies by giselegadot3 (1 post) 4 months ago

4 months ago
by giselegadot3 (1 post)

Saxophone Middle D

I play a 1939 Holton Collegiate alto saxophone. I have been practicing tuning a lot, and I have heard that it is good to k…

4 months ago
by mijderf (257 posts)

Elkhart sax wanting to know more about it !!

Hi there,

I used to play this saxaphone and wanted to find out a bit more about it .....I wonder hold old it is, i…

4 months ago
by Belange1r (0 posts)

Sight-reading app for Android

Notation Trainer is an Android app that generates sight-reading exercises for any clef, key, etc. Handy for keeping exerci…

4 months ago
by Furry2 (0 posts)
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