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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 (234 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 (64 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 (64 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 (84 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 (84 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 (457 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 (457 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…

2 years 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…

2 years ago
by mijderf (234 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…

2 years ago
by mijderf (234 posts)

Duolize - a UK based saxophone & piano duo

Duolize are an experienced acoustic piano and saxophone duo. Based in the Wrexham/Chester area, they have a lot of experie…

2 years ago
by Duolize

Conn Alto Worth Fixing?

Howdy.  I've been given a Conn alto sax, S/N 712149, with stars and "CONN USA" on the bell.  It's in very rough…

2 years ago
by GFC (794 posts)

What's the value of this Conn saxophone?

Curious if anybody knows the value of this Conn sax. Best I can tell, it's from 1980. Serial number is N140726.

2 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (457 posts)

Key signature & blues scale

hi

I gathered Blues Scale that I compiled on one page for my son to learn (see attachment)
As he's teacher…

2 years ago
by GFC (794 posts)

Please help identifying a sax B02284

Hi. A friend has had a tenor sax in the attic for decades and now wants to start playing.
The sax seems old, but has…

2 years ago
by julesandjim

Brothers Blues Alto Sax?

Does anyone know anything about the Brothers Blues Instrument Company?Thanks

2 years ago
by Cinlimeberry
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