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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…

11 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!

11 months ago
by GFC (727 posts)

Choosing My First Alto Saxophone (UK)

Hi,

12 months ago
by GFC (727 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…

12 months ago
by GFC (727 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) 12 months ago

12 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…

1 year ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (252 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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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,…

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

1 year ago
by mijderf (157 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…

1 year ago
by GFC (727 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…

1 year ago
by mijderf (157 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…

1 year 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…

1 year ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (252 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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

1 year ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (252 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…

1 year ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (252 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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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..??

1 year ago
by GFC (727 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…

1 year ago
by GFC (727 posts)
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