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Anyone play in church?

I used to play tenor awhile back and now have a soprano on the way. I'm hoping to touch up on my skills and get used to the s…

12 years ago
by musickman (10 posts)

Pro Soprano Saxophone Buyer's Guide

I'm in the market for a professional soprano saxophone and I was wondering where I should start looking for one. I prefer Yam…

12 years ago
by Spike (248 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 Sweetaltostuff (4 posts)

Reeds

What kind of reed plays the best? I currently use Hempke...but haven't been exposed to much else... what do you think?

12 years ago
by Spike (248 posts)

Help!

hey guys i just started playing the tenor sax today and can't seem to get a clear sound on the high d. Thoughts?

12 years ago
by mojocoggo (97 posts)

repair books/videos

Any one out there with any good suggestions on where to get books or videos on horn repair and adjusting, after a couple trip…

12 years ago
by hawkman112757 (7 posts)

HELP!!! Need info!!!

I have been playing the alto sax a while now and plan to switch to a tenor sax. Problem is I don't know what makes to look at…

12 years ago
by tenor562 (297 posts)

Expand my horizons

Summer is comming up, and i need an outlet for my playing. In past years my sax has not left it's case, but this year i want…

12 years ago
by vipegrad (47 posts)

New Conn tenor 37M

I have been waiting to try one of these for a while, and finally got the chance today. This is the first Conn tenor in severa…

12 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

sound

How do i get a good full sound on the alto? Is it my embochure? Any tips?

12 years ago
by selmer 4evr (309 posts)

Kenny G

WHat type of sax does Kenny G play?

12 years ago
by reedrage (21 posts)

Strange question

Okay, so I have this problem with my tongue. I don't think that this is usual. My tongue is short. Now when I say short I don…

12 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

What makes the difference?

This maybe a simple answer or maybe a complex one...What makes the difference in every sax. Why does the selmer sa 80 sound b…

12 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Alto vs Tenor???

I'm going to take up the saxophone at age 65. I like the size of the Alto, but I'm told that the Tenor will be easier to play…

12 years ago
by west (242 posts)

Sharing recordings

I'm willing to sponsor a mailing list for anyone who wishes to share their .mp3 recordings (of themselves playing saxophone)…

12 years ago
by mojocoggo (97 posts)

Keilwerth ST-90 Series III Soprano?

What does anyone know about the quality of this instrument? What's a fair price? What's set-up do you suggest? Thanks

12 years ago
by jamterry (573 posts)

Series III or Reference?

This question was probably already asked... but I have a choice between a Matte finish Selmer Series III alto sax, or a Refer…

12 years ago
by jamterry (573 posts)

Alto or Tenor?????

I want your opinions on which Sax instrument is best to play, ALto or Tenor. From my opinion I think the tenor is much better

12 years ago
by knorter (205 posts)

Ref 54 VS Mark VI

I've heard a lot of good things about the Selmer Reference 54 Horns, especially the alto. It's supposed to be an imitation of…

12 years ago
by mrd (137 posts)

Jaw Soreness

Hello saxquest members I've played sax for about 4, 1/2 years now. I'm a few weeks from turning 15 and when I play saxophone…

12 years ago
by p-apple (49 posts)

new mouthpeice

any one out ther have a suggestion on what the best mouthpeice for a tenor sax would be ,for help in the low register on the…

12 years ago
by jamterry (573 posts)

Question about buying

Recently a offer of $1700 for a used Selmer Super Action 80 (very good condition) was given to me. I assume this is a fair pr…

12 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Which Saxophone?

Hey guys, I'm thinking of buying a saxophone and I'm wondering if anyone knows anything at all about the following saxs: Amat…

12 years ago
by phathorn (165 posts)

Music! Music! Music!

Does anyone have good suggestions on where i can get alot of free sheet music? I know i can get music at Music 123 but i want…

12 years ago
by west (242 posts)

Good sax Not so good sax

Hello guys. I have a B&H 100 Alto. How would you rate it? I know its not the greatest sax but since we do not have access to…

12 years ago
by Aden (3 posts)
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