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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.…

8 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,…

8 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…

8 months ago
by mijderf (204 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 (62 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…

9 months ago
by RobertD (62 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…

9 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…

9 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…

9 months ago
by GFC (790 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…

9 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…

9 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.…

10 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (355 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…

10 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (355 posts)

4 Flat upper registers

Hi all,  First time posting here so appologies if I am doing something wrong.

I bought a Keilwurth sax (no…

10 months ago
by GFC (790 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…

10 months ago
by GFC (790 posts)

Palm Key Range Is Half a Step Flat on Soprano

I have a soprano sax solo in my high school band's marching show (I have to play a chromatic 16th note run from high C# to…

10 months ago
by GFC (790 posts)

Why do I squeak @ times?

I have been learning alto sax for 3 months. I have gravitated over from a flute for 18 months. I am self taught on both instr…

10 months ago
by huntersinn21@gmail.com (2 posts)

Buying a New Sax

I was looking into buying a professional saxophone for high school, but I'm unsure of what to buy. I was looking at the Ca…

10 months ago
by mijderf (204 posts)

unsure about conn shooting star tenor saxophone

I have had a this specific tenor saxophone for 6 years and I recently got curious and was looking into buying a new one be…

10 months ago
by mijderf (204 posts)

Duolize - a UK based saxophone & piano duo

Duolize are an experienced acoustic piano and saxophone duo. Based in the Wrexham/Chester area, they have a lot of experie…

11 months ago
by Duolize

Conn Alto Worth Fixing?

Howdy.  I've been given a Conn alto sax, S/N 712149, with stars and "CONN USA" on the bell.  It's in very rough…

11 months ago
by GFC (790 posts)

What's the value of this Conn saxophone?

Curious if anybody knows the value of this Conn sax. Best I can tell, it's from 1980. Serial number is N140726.

11 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (355 posts)

Key signature & blues scale

hi

I gathered Blues Scale that I compiled on one page for my son to learn (see attachment)
As he's teacher…

11 months ago
by GFC (790 posts)

Please help identifying a sax B02284

Hi. A friend has had a tenor sax in the attic for decades and now wants to start playing.
The sax seems old, but has…

11 months ago
by julesandjim

Brothers Blues Alto Sax?

Does anyone know anything about the Brothers Blues Instrument Company?Thanks

11 months ago
by Cinlimeberry

How to sell a saxophone: Suggestions?

Hi,

My first post here.  We are trying to figure out how to sell several saxophones my son used to play. …

11 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (355 posts)
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