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Louis & Cal's Ultimate Big Band Toolkit - Sax Edition

Hi Guys,

Louis and Cal here, and we’re absolutely thrilled to introduce our latest project - the Ultimate Bi…

3 months ago
by Louis& Cal's UBBT

Mouthpiece??

We bought a used sax for our 10 yr son to save on rentals. It's a Yamaha YAS-21.  Our son says its harder to play tha…

3 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (578 posts)

Question, Yanagisawa A8833 Model?

I have owned this saxophone for many years. I currently own two. An old Conn "naked lady" model, and then my Yanagisawa 8833.…

3 months ago
by Charlie Sax (2 posts)

E problems.

Hello, I am facing a problem with my alto saxophone. I cannot play E. Whenever I try, I always make a squeaking noise. I t…

3 months ago
by JonHuff (111 posts)

Selmer Mark VII vs Mark VI

Hi,

I presently have a Alto Selmer Mark VII and was curious if someone could tell me the main…

3 months ago
by mgictwnger (45 posts)

Help identifying Conn sax

Hi. I bought this used alto sax for my son. I know nothing about the instrument(violin and piano player). It needs re-padd…

4 months ago
by JonHuff (111 posts)

Diamond saxophone

Hi

does anyone know about this brand of saxophone?

it looks really good but i am a beginner so i don't kno…

5 months ago
by Alexbancas (4 posts)

mouthpiece placement issue

Hey saxophone world,

I got a question about mouthpiece placement. I've been having issues with this for 

5 months ago
by altocbrute (9 posts)

King Tenor Super21

Hi Everyone - Thank you for accepting me to the group :) 

Im hoping someone could help me 

6 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (578 posts)

selling my father's saxophones

Hello everyone, I same across this website in doing some research on the best way to sell my fathers instruments.  He…

6 months ago
by JonHuff (111 posts)

Learning to repair bent keys

Hello everyone,

3 replies by daniel77 (1 post) 2 years ago

6 months ago
by playstation store (0 posts)

alto and tenor saxophone with the same serial number

I have a King Zephyr silver tenor and a brass alto sax from 1946 with the same serial number. The tenor was pro restored a…

6 months ago
by rdderen

Which saxophone should i buy?

Hi, im a beggginer but im searching for a good saxophone, i found 4 that caught my eye, one is a buescher aristocrat, the…

6 months ago
by Lorettas (0 posts)

Beginner problem playing D on saxophone

Hi there! 

Greetings all, I am very new to playing the Alto sax and am trying to self learn.

I…

6 months ago
by goodplayin (2 posts)

Can i get some help identifying this saxophone

Its some vintage low pitch sax serial number is 242221 but there is no other markerings or stamps

6 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (578 posts)

Vito saxophone

i found this saxophone, for what i've read this were stencil of yamaha and later on became taiwanese.

¿does…

7 months ago
by mijderf (277 posts)

Practicing Tenor Saxophone without a neck strap to build control

I have been working on my endurance and sound a bit MORE recently during the locked up pandemic.

I have been instr…

7 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (578 posts)

Madelon Soprano?

Can anyone tell me something about this intrument that recently came into my posession?  I can't find anything about…

7 months ago
by scrap (7 posts)

technique

I am an experienced player and would like to know how to "growl" the sax.  Any help, I would be greatful.Thanks

7 months ago
by dhanushx012 (0 posts)

Buescher Aristocrat vs. Yanagisawa

I have been out of the Sax game for a long time.  I was a good player back in the day and I want to pick up Tenor Sax…

7 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (578 posts)

Yani t880


Hi guys!
I have a question. I'am going to buy Yani t880 and I found one announcement. The guy who's sellin…

7 months ago
by zagzawon

Selmer 80 Super Action S1 Soprano

So, anyone knows about the selmer soprano SA80? It is not the series 2, just super action. I am hardly to find out the inf…

7 months ago
by NeroCA

Saxophone performance

Hello
i am due to perform at a charity two tunes mid Oct, subject to social distancing of course, one is on a YouTube…

8 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (578 posts)

Bandmaster saxophone identification

Hi,

I'm wondering if anyone can help me identify this saxophone. It's written "Bandmaster" on the bell. I only…

8 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (578 posts)

Octave B extremely flat, A self growling, etc

Hi everyone, after reading several posts for some time now i feel i need to explain my situation and see if i can get some…

8 months ago
by Hortencia (0 posts)
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