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I need help finding a piece!

I’m trying to find an arrangement of the Carnival of Venice that’s the same as the trumpet/cornet one but for…

16 hours ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (279 posts)

Picking a sax

I am trying to pick out a sax I'm going to keep for most of my life and I really want a black and gold one so I have these…

3 days ago
by StkFrdRce (2 posts)

Louis Armstrong’s Life in Letters, Music and Art

Louis Armstrong on Louis Armstrong. What a treasure!

Here are two links. One is to a fantastic NY Times article on…

3 days ago
by RobertD

Jupiter Saxophones New Lineup

Jupiter recently refreshed and reduced its model lineup. Until a few weeks ago Jupiter was promoting its 1100 series as "i…

6 days ago
by mijderf (172 posts)

need your opinion for kholert soprano saxophone found for sale

Hello,

I am new in this forum. I am actually looking for a cheap yet lets say outstanding soprano saxophone. I wan…

1 week ago
by mijderf (172 posts)

Glitch in Ebays international shipment assistants program

I have used Ebay since 1998. It has changed tremendously since then. It costs more and takes the control out of the hands…

2 weeks ago
by Saxquest (418 posts)

Chateau Alto Saxophone

I came across what appears to be a really nice used Chateau alto saxophone but I am unable to find any information on this…

2 weeks ago
by mijderf (172 posts)

Chateau Saxohpone

Hello Peeps !

i am Dickson and i am totally new to saxophone .. i tried to google about saxophone but its more…

2 weeks ago
by Frathouse58 (3 posts)

Sonny Fortune, Saxophonist of Urgency and Grace, Dies at 79

RIP to another jazz legend.

Sonny Fortune, Saxophonist of Urgency and Grace, Dies at 79

no replies by RobertD (57 posts) 2 weeks ago

2 weeks ago
by RobertD

Need help with a Bundy serial #.

Hi there!  A death in the family has led to us finding a used saxophone.  We know nothing about them at all so I…

2 weeks ago
by stephanielynn

I think this is the right forum to ask this how much is Yani valu

I have a Yanagisawa a-901s (for silver plate alto)  It is fairly old but is in mint condition.  The finger…

3 weeks ago
by GFC (734 posts)

1980 conn tenor saxophone

Just wonderin if a 1980 conn tenor saxophone is a good instument to buy.It is in good shape and they are selling it for $6…

3 weeks ago
by GFC (734 posts)

Thanks Mark of Saxquest

Hey Mark,

I want to thank you personally for taking the time to deal with all the Aggressive Unrelated Spam posts.…

1 month ago
by Saxquest (418 posts)

Selmer Series III Middle Register VERY FLAT

I've been playing on a Selmer Series III for a few years now, with a setup of Selmer Concept mouthpiece, SAXXAS Ligature,…

1 month ago
by dawsoncoolman

Saxophone made of iron

Hi! Is it possible to make a saxophone from iron? In In finnish, my name is an anagram "alto made of iron", so it would be…

1 month ago
by mijderf (172 posts)

Roland Aerophone AE-10

The Roland Aerophone AE-10

OK, I bought one of these digital wind instruments and it's a complete blast. I took my…

1 month ago
by RobertD (57 posts)

Basics of kicking the habit.

What are the options when you want to kick the habit? Please post all relevant basic information here for users that want…

2 months ago
by RobertD (57 posts)

New or Old C-Melody

Hello all, this is my first post.

I am a professional and am interested in purchasing a C-Melody horn. My purpo…

2 months ago
by JonHuff (74 posts)

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 s…

2 months ago
by JonHuff (74 posts)

Introduction to Jazz and Bossa Nova

Hello, I just got a used Yamaha YTS-23 tenor saxophone for my high school band orchestra class but I wanted to take my sax…

2 months ago
by GFC (734 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…

2 months ago
by jameslara (2 posts)

Advice for buying a beginner's sax?

I'm not looking for something super professional, just something I can play to learn for a while. 

I've se…

2 months ago
by archcherub (8 posts)

Choosing My First Sax

Hello everyone!

A little bit about me:

  • music is only a hobby for me (I'm not a professional musi…

2 months ago
by archcherub (8 posts)

Selmer Mark IV Model: 204878

My alto sax has been sitting in a closet for 20+ years now. I would like to know what or how I should go about selling it.…

2 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (279 posts)

How to get that dark velvet sound

Hell- I am a 67 yr old male who has been playing a tenor sax for only about a year and a half and hasn't quite gotten the sou…

2 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (279 posts)
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