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HELP!! 1953 SBA for sale, can't find any info on it to price.

Please see my ebay listing. I know it is set high, but this piece is so rare I don't know what to do. any help appreciated…

4 days ago
by birdlover (40 posts)

1920's Fox Trot Dance Band Music

I have run across a stack of dance band music my late father had from a dance band he belonged to, probably around 1930. Most…

1 week ago
by GFC (326 posts)

L.H. Pinkie.

Hi.. I am a new member and player. I would like to ask of experienced members if the reach with the L.H.Pinkie to 3 of the…

2 weeks ago
by birdlover (40 posts)

Playing sax with others over the Internet?

I saw a new service mentioned on the saxontheweb forums, and it says it will let you play music from home over the Interne…

2 weeks ago
by davidjwilson

Sax Bands or Tenor Sax Bands

A friend of mine says that there used to be Sax Bands with three tenor saxes and a very few additional instruments. Ever hear…

3 weeks ago
by Gregory Butko (8 posts)

Cutting lips?

My daughter has been complaining that her lower lip cuts/ bleeds when playing her alto sax. She has new Rico #2 reeds. I a…

3 weeks ago
by Steve C (5 posts)

Neck strap blues

When I was a senior in high school, 4 of my 5 tenors (including myself) used a Neotec neckstrap. During bandcamp, we found…

3 weeks ago
by GFC (326 posts)

Upper End Loaner Horns provided during repairs

Hello All, I am a conservatory trained saxophonist. I have been playing for 42 years. I still practice daily, but have fou…

4 weeks ago
by kelsey (782 posts)

Fluttering on G

Like so many I see here, I am starting up again.  I dug out the old Conn 10M I bought in the early '60s and found the…

4 weeks ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (14 posts)

Selmer USA Tenor Sax - need help identifying model

Good morning! I have a Selmer USA tenor sax, serial # 822375. I have a high school student who is interested in buying it,…

4 weeks ago
by ehrenbrown

The original website is offline.  The wealth of information from that site has been preserved in a snaps…

1 month ago
by Saxquest (296 posts)

That guy, Greg

I strongly believe that Greg Stahl is a genius and master at playing the sax. His skills are exquisite! 

1 month ago
by kelsey (782 posts)

Soprano Sax

Hi guys!

I'm looking to buy a soprano sax, I played the alto for 2 years (Yamaha 82Z) but never played a sop. &…

1 month ago
by zenosax (2 posts)

Is Allora Good?

So I'm looking for a good sax that is pretty cheap. Everything that I see about Allora seems good. I'm looking at the Big…

2 months ago
by GFC (326 posts)

Learning Method on iPad

Hi all

I am just plugging a new ebook designed especially for the i-Pad and is now available on the iTunes book…

2 months ago
by getjamming

Vandoren ZZ reeds - new security features

I recently purchased vandoren tenor sax ZZ reeds and 4 of 5 reeds in the box cupped and would not seat on the mouthpiece,…

2 months ago
by Saxman32*

sore thumb

ok. curious if anyone else gets this sore left thumb from playing sax?
first thing people want to say: that's carple…

2 months ago
by jon henri (16 posts)

New member, question on brands


I'm new to this forum, but a sax player from way back.  I sold my Yas-62 about 20 years ago and…

2 months ago
by kelsey (782 posts)

US Army Band National Collegiate Solo Competition

The deadline is fast approaching for the 4th annual US Army Band National Collegiate Solo Competition!  Don't miss yo…

3 months ago
by mitniftus

Kell Geometric mouthpieces?

I just picked up a Conn alto that has an old Kell Geometric "0" hard rubber piece with it and it plays really nicely. Big ope…

3 months ago
by hopestreet Music Emporium (1 post)

Instrument insurance


I am looking for the best way to insure my instruments.  Any suggestions?  Your help is apprie…

3 months ago
by xfleming (2 posts)

G. Schirmer alto sax

I have an old alto sax which is engraved "M…

3 months ago
by stemul (2 posts)

RE: Sheet music for Pink Floyd

I am looking for sheet music for Tenor Sax (b flat) of Pink Floyd Music. Specifically the music with the cool sax solos, M…

4 months ago
by mirsads (1 post)

bari soprano duet

quick question: a friend of mine mentioned to me that he heard someone perform a duet for soprano and bari that was based…

4 months ago
by steven moeller


How do you get a more professional sounding tone on the alto saxophone? I'm grade 5.     

4 months ago
by kelsey (782 posts)
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