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Dillon Music in New Jersey

Does anyone have any knowlwdge of Dillon Music in New Jersey?

I ran across an old friend who I have known since 19…

5 months ago
by RobertD (61 posts)

Embouchure Gymnastics

Gymnasts work on various equipment and wind players do as well; mouthpieces in particular.

That's where I got my…

5 months ago
by RobertD

Selmer 1244

Its been 2 decades since I have been shopping for a saxophone. While in a music store discussing a horn for my son the sales…

6 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (342 posts)

New Saxophone Member

Hi! I play the alto sax in my middle school band, and my friend is starting tomorrow. I promised him I would come and help…

6 months ago
by SaxLover11

The most economical way to own a Bb bari

Hey there,

It's been a couple years since I've posted here, so I'll just start with the basics:

My m…

6 months ago
by baridrummer

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…

6 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (342 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…

6 months 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…

6 months 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 months ago
by mijderf (200 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…

7 months ago
by Saxquest (419 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…

7 months ago
by mijderf (200 posts)

Chateau Saxohpone

Hello Peeps !

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

7 months 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 (61 posts) 7 months ago

7 months 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…

7 months 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…

7 months ago
by GFC (780 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…

7 months ago
by GFC (780 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.…

7 months ago
by Saxquest (419 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,…

7 months 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…

7 months ago
by mijderf (200 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…

8 months ago
by RobertD (61 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…

8 months ago
by RobertD (61 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…

8 months ago
by JonHuff (77 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…

8 months ago
by JonHuff (77 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…

8 months ago
by GFC (780 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…

8 months ago
by archcherub (8 posts)
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