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New sax need info on it.

 Hi new Forum member here. Recently I bought this Tenor off of Facebook marketplace the seller wanted $450  but…

1 minute ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (193 posts)

Can't play anymore

Hi

Ive been playing Alto sax since I was 9, got up to ABRSM grade 4 when suddenly i found myself unable to play…

20 hours ago
by Kpickle8

Bundy Selmer Tenor Sax serial 755953

I found a tenor sax for sale in a store for $289. The saxophone is a tenor sax and the serial neumber is 755953. I do not…

4 days ago
by bjroosevelt (41 posts)

Buescher Elkhart Ind tenor Saxophone

I have a buescher elkhart ind tenor saxophone. The serial #  is 192411. Anyone can tell me what year it was manu…

1 week ago
by yagobian@aol.com

Help identifying a tenor saxophone?

I have an old tenor saxophone (at least 30 years old) that was my father's, I've been trying to figure out the brand, but…

3 weeks ago
by GFC (710 posts)

Music is Acoustic Expression but Vice Versa, Not Really

So Back in 1980 I packed my tenor and headed off to the Grey Hound station and huffed off to music school. I was so Excite…

3 weeks ago
by GFC (710 posts)

B flat can't reach

Hi guys, I recently bought Startone SAS-75 saxophone. I have been playing clarinet for almost 15 years. I basically learne…

3 weeks ago
by bjroosevelt (41 posts)

Need help with knowledge on Conn saxophone

I recently picked up a conn saxophon, serial number k48355. I don’t know anything about it. I would like to sale it.…

4 weeks ago
by GFC (710 posts)

Some saxophone sheet music sets and articles

Hello people! I've made some sax sheet music sets (collections) and some articles on sqxophone playing technique topics. W…

4 weeks ago
by Saxofoner

can anybody give me some notes for some Easy blues or ska songs?

Hey, I’m very new to learning the Alto sax - I personally don’t want to read dots
I’ve been spendi…

1 month ago
by SMR162

NEW Sax Player - Nothing but squealing and air!

All,

I had my first alto saxophone lesson last night with results that were, well, less than spectacular. …

1 month ago
by bjroosevelt (41 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 month ago
by billibabjo (4 posts)

Cannonball Saxophones

I am not sure if a Cannonball is right for me. I am in the 9th grade and play my sax everyday. I have a junky student one an…

1 month ago
by SaxManTrevor (3 posts)

Stenberg tenor

Hello,
Hoping to get some answers here please,
I looked everywhere on the web trying to find ANYthing about Sten…

1 month ago
by elena.gimadieva (5 posts)

Bunny II vs TS200

I'm new to saxophone, I bought a Selmer Bundy II which I've been playing for a couple of months. A friend wants to sell me…

2 months ago
by GFC (710 posts)

Low notes on alto

Low range was my forte on brasswinds but I struggled for years with high range on trumpet (although high range was less of…

2 months ago
by RobertD (28 posts)

Reed my lips...

Playing brasswinds, I never had to deal with reeds before. So, I'm learning as I go from information I can find and from r…

2 months ago
by RobertD (28 posts)

Fingering Fun

OK, fingering differences between the instruments I've played all my life and the sax, which I've played for about three w…

2 months ago
by RobertD (28 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…

2 months ago
by bjroosevelt (41 posts)

I can hear spit when I play?

I've been practicing a piece which has some very quiet dynamic markings, and noticed that when I play them I can hear a lo…

2 months ago
by RobertD (28 posts)

Please help me with my sax?

Hey guys. Total sax Noob here....I inherited a sax from my late father, and since I don' play and as it' been in storage f…

2 months ago
by jimidean (1 post)

Conn Bari

Can anyone put a date on a Conn Bari Sax SN222702? 

2 months ago
by GFC (710 posts)

Selmer (Paris) is being sold!

I am on the company's mailing list, and got this email today. Is this the beginning of the end?

Dear Friend of…

3 months ago
by GFC (710 posts)

Walter Blanding

Does anyone know what brand of tenor Walter Blanding plays? From what I can see it appears to be a Martin....

3 months ago
by Jimmyalsaxo (1 post)

Questions for school project.

I am doing a research project on saxophone history and Adolphe Sax. I was wondering if any of y'all out there know about w…

3 months ago
by BpSax28 (3 posts)
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