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Lips get loose and fatigued

Hi! I just got a C* alto sax mouthpiece a couple months ago and since my past 4 weeks my lips have been getting fatigued r…

7 months ago
by miltonnashsax

Good Microphone under $40

I know my budget is low, but does any body have any advice on a good microphone to reocrd sax music at home? Thanks!

7 months ago
by GFC (713 posts)

Choosing My First Alto Saxophone (UK)

Hi,

7 months ago
by GFC (713 posts)

1942 Selmer BA TS500

I'm new to buying saxophones and was hoping someone could share their general thoughts on this tenor saxophone. It has a f…

7 months ago
by GFC (713 posts)

A new Bari sax

I am looking to buy a new Bari sax but can't deicde between a   Jupiter JBS1000 Deluxe,  2 replies by Bari saxist (6 posts) 8 months ago

7 months ago
by Bari saxist (6 posts)

How do I know what saxophone i have and how much it goes for?

I know its a conn but i cant find any model numbers that go to 7 million, maybe its a fake? idk we paid like $700 for it b…

8 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (202 posts)

Looking For Used Cannonball

Looking For A Good Cannonbal Big Bell Raven or Hotspur alto sax Our daughter, Nina-Mari Grobler was 13 when she decided t…

9 months ago
by Ina

Martin Committee II from an ignorant Opera Singer

Hello gentlemen,

As I've been cleaning out my late mother's home, I rediscovered this Martin Committee II store…

9 months ago
by Perna (3 posts)

I'm a vlogger and I sometimes post sax related things

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KKJeS5RJXCQ ... ... In this one, I wrote and recorded some music in the studio w/ a f…

9 months ago
by daveminer87 (2 posts)

Very,very new wanna be!

thanks for my membership! I am a retired 64 yr old male. I have played guitar for almost 50 years lol. I don't read music,…

9 months ago
by bjroosevelt (47 posts)

Sax buying advice

Hello all, 

I'm looking into buying a saxophone for my boyfriend. He currently plays guitar, bass, and pia…

9 months ago
by Juliet001 (1 post)

Hello. Question on this Selmer Mark 7. Is it authentic?

I'm interested in buying this Mark 7 Alto, but can't tell if it's authentic, meaning... is it a fake
I attached a pic…

9 months ago
by mijderf (124 posts)

Buying advice for a college-aged, novice player

Hello,

I am new to this forum and fairly new to the sax. I have been playing music since grade school (from pia…

9 months ago
by GFC (713 posts)

Next Student Saxophone

My son finally motivated me to pick up an instrument again about 6 months ago....so I went down to the the local repair sh…

9 months ago
by mijderf (124 posts)

Using past experience to get better at playing

So when i finished high school i happily gave up playing trombone, which while playing fairly well and easily i hated due…

9 months ago
by Truckexe (3 posts)

I've inherited a BUESCHER Aristocrat "Big B" Saxophone

This sax is in Ok/Bad condition. It has mainly been sitting in a case for the last... 40ish years. It's got some good use…

9 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (202 posts)

Information on Introduction Dance and Furioso by Herbert Couf

I will be performing this piece for a recital and can't seem to find any information on the composer Herbert Couf. I have bee…

9 months ago
by eslaqueen (1 post)

Information required

Hi

I found a little saxophone  in my parents attic.  From what I can tell it is a Buffet Crampon…

9 months ago
by Vengeance2 (0 posts)

Hermes sax

I have a friend who owns a HERMES TENOR SAX, beautifull sound, and I just manage to find a Hermes alto, I have to replace the…

10 months ago
by cwamemphis@aol.com (1 post)

How much to sell this Sax for?

we bought this saxaphone a few years ago. We got a good deal on it but we know nothing about saxaphone a. Our son is done…

10 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (202 posts)

Is there a tenor sax for really small hands?

Hi everyone!

My 14 yr old daughter has been playing tenor saxophone for 3 yrs and started out borrowing a Yamah…

10 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (202 posts)

Crowing

i have recently started crowing on my a alto mouthpiece and I know I'm supposed to be getting an A but I keep hitting a C…

10 months ago
by kelsey (930 posts)

bettoney brand soprano saxophone

Hi.  I'm trying to get some info on my Dad's saxophone, especially the age.  It's a straight low pitch…

10 months ago
by lan205 (8 posts)

Buying Soprano Sax

I'm looking at a silver plated Rampone-Cazzani.  Anyone have any user experience with this company..??

10 months ago
by GFC (713 posts)

Holton Sax

Hello. I bought a Holton Collegiate Sax, but its not matching the records I've found on here.  From what I've read on…

11 months ago
by GFC (713 posts)
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