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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…

1 year 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…

1 year ago
by mijderf (232 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…

1 year 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…

1 year ago
by mijderf (232 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 (63 posts) 1 year ago

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

1 year ago
by GFC (794 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…

1 year ago
by GFC (794 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.…

1 year 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,…

1 year 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…

1 year ago
by mijderf (232 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…

1 year ago
by RobertD (63 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…

1 year ago
by RobertD (63 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…

1 year ago
by JonHuff (82 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…

1 year ago
by JonHuff (82 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…

1 year ago
by GFC (794 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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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.…

1 year ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (437 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…

1 year ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (437 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…

1 year ago
by GFC (794 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…

1 year ago
by GFC (794 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…

1 year 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…

1 year ago
by mijderf (232 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…

1 year ago
by mijderf (232 posts)
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