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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…

6 years ago
by GFC (842 posts)

Late 1800's Ferdinando Roth Alto Sax

Could some one please help me find out more information about this sax, how old, rare and valuable it can be in the market…

6 years ago
by bjroosevelt (47 posts)

How do I gain volume?

Hi all! 

I've been playing saxophone for nine years now and for the past year in a half i'm constantly bei…

6 years ago
by bjroosevelt (47 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…

6 years ago
by Kpickle8 (2 posts)

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…

6 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (644 posts)

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…

6 years ago
by bjroosevelt (47 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…

6 years ago
by [email protected]

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…

6 years ago
by GFC (842 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…

6 years ago
by GFC (842 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.…

6 years ago
by GFC (842 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…

6 years 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…

6 years 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. …

6 years ago
by bjroosevelt (47 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…

6 years 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…

6 years 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…

6 years ago
by GFC (842 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…

6 years ago
by RobertD (73 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…

6 years ago
by RobertD (73 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…

6 years ago
by RobertD (73 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…

6 years ago
by jimidean (1 post)

Conn Bari

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

6 years ago
by GFC (842 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…

6 years ago
by GFC (842 posts)

Walter Blanding

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

6 years 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…

6 years ago
by BpSax28 (3 posts)

What Kind Of Alto Does Ted Nash Play?

Can someone identify this horn? 

6 years ago
by reverendsax (2 posts)
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