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mouthpeices

Can anyone tell me what line of numbers in the metal mouthpeices would work the best for the low register notes. Do the #5or…

12 years ago
by jamterry (573 posts)

Still gigging with my YAS-23! And proud!

Why should I pay $4K for a Selmer or $2K for a YAS-62? Over the last couple of years, while searching for a new alto I grow m…

12 years ago
by SaxAppeal (67 posts)

Where's the sax man?

Just out of curiosity, where has Keith(SaxMan) gone?

12 years ago
by EL Seano (255 posts)

Altissimo distortion

Hey guys, I've just been wondering how you can achieve the distortion effect in the altissimo register. Currently, my altissi…

12 years ago
by EL Seano (255 posts)

Next trivia contest?

when is it gonna be????

12 years ago
by SaxAppeal (67 posts)

Dents

I know that dents look bad, but do they actually affect your sound that much? Besides, being near impossible to play, my stud…

12 years ago
by The_§ax (147 posts)

SOPRILLO AND SOPRANINO SAXES

i've heard of both, and they seem really cool but i'd like the opinion of someone who actually owns one.are they in tune?are…

12 years ago
by Saxophone_Crush (1 post)

Selmer 360?

I am a tenor player, former pro now just playing for fun. Looking to pick up a decent Alto, to spend under $1000. Saw a "selm…

12 years ago
by MikeC123 (1 post)

Flying on plane with a bari

In a few weeks I need to fly to Tuscon and I want to take my horn. I have travelled with a bari before, but it was always eit…

12 years ago
by The_§ax (147 posts)

To Sheryl and Tevis Laukat

What can I say....BRAVO!!!! Your product is HANDS DOWN the finest saxophone I've ever played. I've owned Selmers and Keilwert…

12 years ago
by kesslermusic (8 posts)

work

I'm looking for contacts for steady work on the road with a section or solo. I read and play tenor/soprano/flute/sing. I am l…

12 years ago
by craigt (2 posts)

Financial Aid

Does anybody know of any programs or organizations that give grants/scholarships to young musicians to go towards purchasing…

12 years ago
by mojocoggo (97 posts)

Good price on a Yamaha YAS 23

First of all is it a good alto sax? And is 899.99 a good price for it new? Thanks

12 years ago
by jaggtagg7 (40 posts)

Teaching sax...

I've been teaching sax players (as a HS student) for 3 years now. I'd like to improve my teaching, though. I know enough abou…

12 years ago
by TANGO SIX ONE (255 posts)

Bad fuzzy sound

All right, I've had this problem on my alto and it magically went away. But now I'm having it on my new tenor and it's getti…

12 years ago
by The_§ax (147 posts)

ATTN: Church players

Does anyone have a transcription for The Lord's Prayer? Alto, tenor or sop. Thanks.

12 years ago
by saxitup (49 posts)

Video Interview to Joshua Redman

hi guys, I'd like to report this Video Interview made to Joshua Redman on May 2005 at the Blue Note Club Milan during his eur…

12 years ago
by Sonnydex (5 posts)

who makes these horns without name

i went to a local store looking for used soprano they showed me somthing with no name on it at all serial number A00010 and t…

12 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

Gurgle in new Yamaha yas23 Sax

I purchased a new Yamaha 23 Alto two days ago and it seems to have a gurgle in the notes below the low D flat. I played a ten…

12 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

Reasons to hate Conn Saxophones. The knights Templar

The knights Templar state. None (Bird lives)

12 years ago
by TANGO SIX ONE (255 posts)

Older YAS-62

I'm looking for an alto.Any opinions on the older(mid 80s)yamaha YAS62 with the retro looking key guards?

12 years ago
by reedrage (21 posts)

Please help me get reacquainted with my old sax

I am 45 years old. Played from 6th grade and into college. Haven't played in 22 yrs. I have an old Bundy alto that I played…

12 years ago
by eman19 (131 posts)

YTS-23 vs. YTS 475

Currently I'm playing a Yamaha YTS-23 which is three years old but I have an opportunity to get a nearly new YTS-475. It's a…

12 years ago
by syrasax (75 posts)

sax

Which sax should I buy? Is Milwaukee a good brand to buy?

12 years ago
by Spike (248 posts)

The Raven Vs. The Shadow.

Which is better the Keilwerth SX90R Shadow or Cannonball's "Raven" tenor? They both look gorgeous, but my boyfriend says tha…

12 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)
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