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Please advise on selling these....

My Dad was an WW instrument repairman and taught instrument repair cla…

17 hours ago
by Anatidae

I'm needing help with knowing what type of sax my daughter needs

My daughter plays alto sax and tenor but mainly alto.   I bought her a Vito sax used about three years ago but she's…

2 days ago
by JonHuff (23 posts)

New to Saxophone

Hi, I'm totally new, but I have the desire to learn and eventually play sax. I'm a Native American Flute player and guitar…

2 days ago
by MacaWindu57

Guardala Baritone Saxophone

I'm considering the purchase of Dave Guardala bari, but I cannot find a review of them.  Does anyone have any knowled…

4 days ago
by saxgourmet (118 posts)

what kind of buescher is this?

serial no. 448456 ( puts it in 1965-1970 time)
has buescher on the key tabs ,but no writing  or logo on body .

2 weeks ago
by GFC (441 posts)
2 weeks ago
by GFC (441 posts)

Growling on Saxophone

Hi,

I've been trying to create a growling effect on my alto sax. I know that there are several ways to growl, b…

2 weeks ago
by SaxPlayer32 (5 posts)

Conn shooting Stars Model

Conn shooting Stars Model, what do you think of them and why??? Thanx. Ive seen alot of them and i was just curious.

3 weeks ago
by GFC (441 posts)

Shipping saxophone and cleaning inside of the case

Hi all,

I have to ship a saxophone and have never done it before so have a couple of questions.

I want to…

3 weeks ago
by JonHuff (23 posts)

buying my first saxophone

So I love the sax don't know much about it, but really want to learn how to play. I just wanted to know the basics, and an…

4 weeks ago
by Saxquest (343 posts)

Tenor Sax Reed on Alto Sax M.P.

Hi Everybody

For a long time now I've been trying to get that certain tone  on my alto Sax.…

1 month ago
by Zaxman (20 posts)

Thanks to Mark

Thank you Mark! I enjoy this site and am happy that you, once again, have gotten rid of the trolls. Isn't it possible to r…

1 month ago
by GFC (441 posts)

Flitz Polishing

My Yamaha 82Z alto sax is begining to show signs of oxidation (brown spots).  Can I use Flitz Polishing cream to…

1 month ago
by GFC (441 posts)

Vintage Conn Saxophone

I have owned a Conn Saxaophone for several years.  It has a serial number that states it is in the vintage of 1932-19…

1 month ago
by jjourneyy22 (0 posts)

Private guitar lesson in New York City – Master the art in leisur

If you are a guitar enthusiast living in the city of New York, learning guitar should not be a problem. There is lot of pr…

1 month ago
by jjourneyy22 (0 posts)

Forum problems

This forum is being overrun with spam and there has been a lack of response to abuse reports regarding such.

Ne…

1 month ago
by kelsey (845 posts)

Wouldn't It Make Sense

"Wouldn't it make sense" to put a Spit Valve on the bottom curl of a Saxophone?  Maybe they have one already, and I j…

2 months ago
by saxgourmet (118 posts)

What key for blues?

I have been learning the alto sax for a couple of years and been lucky enough to find a couple of neighbours wh…

3 months ago
by Derferick (3 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…

3 months ago
by Tweeky99

Curved Sopranos

Hello, I'm looking to add a new curved soprano to my collection of horns. Budget is tight much as I'd love a Yani or even…

3 months ago
by GFC (441 posts)

Selmer (Paris) 2015 Limited Edition alto

I have just come across a page on the Selmer site about a limited edition alto commemorating the 200th birthday of Adolphe…

3 months ago
by mgictwnger (9 posts)

Trying to figure out what model and year this vintage Conn is...

I recently came across this Conn Soprano. I tried to date code with the serial number and deisgn, but I can not find anyth…

3 months ago
by GFC (441 posts)

Bought a Horn with Tuner NOW WHAT??

I bought a Soprano and with the horn came a electric guitar tuner. Question?? What note do I play and what am I looking fo…

3 months ago
by kelsey (845 posts)

Soprano sax Selmer S80 S II Super Action

Someone sell it wiht SN 662814, manufactured in 2008, I can't finded this serial number and year manufactur for this sax.…

3 months ago
by GFC (441 posts)

Good Saxophone for college.

I'm getting ready to head off to college to get my degree in music education, so, I need to find a horn that last me throu…

3 months ago
by kelsey (845 posts)
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