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How old is my sax

Hi there,

I am new to this forum.

I was recently given a sax and I decided to start playing it. I'v…

3 years ago
by Jillda (4 posts)

Yamaha alto saxophones single piece key guard , yas 62 mk1

hi to all , first of all sorry for my english ,as a die hard fan of yamaha alto saxophones  i want to discuss a very…

3 years ago
by gjmrk63

Conn Alto Sax

I have an Alto Sax with pearl keys and rather elaborate stars and Conn USA engraving on it, serial number E29873.  Co…

3 years ago
by Shirley777 (0 posts)

Inherited a sax..learn to play

Last year I inherited a 1953 Selmer Alto Sax from my grandpa. I thought since we all have some time on our hands I might t…

3 years ago
by mijderf (282 posts)

Double lip embouchure?


3 years ago
by Headley020 (0 posts)

Tips on how to play Eb to low C smoothly?


First post here.

I'm a complete beginner on sax (alto) (though 30+ years guitar player), so I'm…

3 years ago
by mijderf (282 posts)

Beginner Tenor/Alto

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3 years ago
by mijderf (282 posts)

How difficult is the saxophone?

1 replies by giselegadot3 (1 post) 3 years ago

3 years ago
by giselegadot3 (1 post)

Saxophone Middle D

I play a 1939 Holton Collegiate alto saxophone. I have been practicing tuning a lot, and I have heard that it is good to k…

3 years ago
by mijderf (282 posts)

Elkhart sax wanting to know more about it !!

Hi there,

I used to play this saxaphone and wanted to find out a bit more about it .....I wonder hold old it is, i…

3 years ago
by Belange1r (0 posts)

Sight-reading app for Android

Notation Trainer is an Android app that generates sight-reading exercises for any clef, key, etc. Handy for keeping exerci…

3 years ago
by Furry2 (0 posts)

Tex Beneke Horn and Setup

I saw an old Glenn Miller movie entitled "Orchestra Wives" made in 1942. Tex Beneke had a big, smooth sound when he played. I…

3 years ago
by MysteriousStitches (0 posts)

Materials for Teaching

So I am a high school student who is about to start teaching someone to play sax. I wanted to know if there are any books…

3 years ago
by Wagne1r (0 posts)

Aebersold Summer Sessions

Has anyone gone to Aebersold's summer camp? If you're a relative beginner, any thoughts? Would it be suitable?

3 years ago
by KristiMorris (0 posts)

Budget (max. 650 Euro) alto sax for a beginner

Hi everyone! My wife got obsessed by an idea of learning to play sax and myself being a multiinstrumentalist, I got excite…

3 years ago
by timurator (2 posts)

Budget tenor (Buffet vs Keilwerth vs Sequoia)

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3 years ago
by Lester1114 (0 posts)

Looking for a Brass musician for a feature film in St. Louis

Hello everyone!

I am looking for a brass musician for a feature film being shot in St. Louis in March/April 202…

3 years ago
by RebeccaMiller0521

Identifying a saxophone model

Hi there,

first post! I need some help identifying this saxophone.. It's an Alto Elkhart Deluxe, pictures attac…

3 years ago
by Rossonsaxophone

Oleg Sax??????

Has ANYONE played one of these horns? Reviews? ANYONE?

3 years ago
by mishack14 (1 post)

Help. What is the brand of this saxophone?

Good evening. I would like help identifying the brand of this saxophone. The only thing I know is that it's made in france…

3 years ago
by vries1 (2 posts)

Chateau Saxohpone

Hello Peeps !

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

3 years ago
by derekpittx (0 posts)



3 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer

my Alto Sax plays half step flat

When I play notes on my new (used) alto saxophone, they are a half step flat. So when I blow into it without covering any hol…

3 years ago
by NS-D (1 post)

Recommendations for Alto

Hello, started playing sax in 4th grade. fieat year on alto and year after switched to tenor and played tenor through High…

3 years ago
by shaun_p

Repository of Scales and Melodic Patterns: Yusef Lateef

Repository of Scales and Melodic Patterns: Yusef Lateef

I just got this for Christmas and I think it's one of the…

3 years ago
by RobertD
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