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can anybody give me some notes for some Easy blues or ska songs?

Hey, I’m very new to learning the Alto sax - I personally don’t want to read dots
I’ve been spendi…

2 years ago
by SMR162

NEW Sax Player - Nothing but squealing and air!

All,

I had my first alto saxophone lesson last night with results that were, well, less than spectacular. …

2 years ago
by bjroosevelt (47 posts)

Cannonball Saxophones

I am not sure if a Cannonball is right for me. I am in the 9th grade and play my sax everyday. I have a junky student one an…

2 years ago
by SaxManTrevor (3 posts)

Stenberg tenor

Hello,
Hoping to get some answers here please,
I looked everywhere on the web trying to find ANYthing about Sten…

2 years ago
by elena.gimadieva (5 posts)

Bunny II vs TS200

I'm new to saxophone, I bought a Selmer Bundy II which I've been playing for a couple of months. A friend wants to sell me…

2 years ago
by GFC (794 posts)

Low notes on alto

Low range was my forte on brasswinds but I struggled for years with high range on trumpet (although high range was less of…

2 years ago
by RobertD (64 posts)

Fingering Fun

OK, fingering differences between the instruments I've played all my life and the sax, which I've played for about three w…

2 years ago
by RobertD (64 posts)

How to Sell Two Selmer Mark VI Saxophones?

I recently acquired two Selmer Mark VI saxophones, a 1958 tenor and a 1960 alto. Though I am a professional online vintage…

2 years ago
by bjroosevelt (47 posts)

I can hear spit when I play?

I've been practicing a piece which has some very quiet dynamic markings, and noticed that when I play them I can hear a lo…

2 years ago
by RobertD (64 posts)

Please help me with my sax?

Hey guys. Total sax Noob here....I inherited a sax from my late father, and since I don' play and as it' been in storage f…

2 years ago
by jimidean (1 post)

Conn Bari

Can anyone put a date on a Conn Bari Sax SN222702? 

2 years ago
by GFC (794 posts)

Selmer (Paris) is being sold!

I am on the company's mailing list, and got this email today. Is this the beginning of the end?

Dear Friend of…

2 years ago
by GFC (794 posts)

Walter Blanding

Does anyone know what brand of tenor Walter Blanding plays? From what I can see it appears to be a Martin....

2 years ago
by Jimmyalsaxo (1 post)

Questions for school project.

I am doing a research project on saxophone history and Adolphe Sax. I was wondering if any of y'all out there know about w…

2 years ago
by BpSax28 (3 posts)

What Kind Of Alto Does Ted Nash Play?

Can someone identify this horn? 

2 years ago
by reverendsax (2 posts)

JodyJazz Power Ring

Hey guys and gals! I want to try a JodyJazz Power Ring but I want to know if anyone has tried one on a mouthpiece other th…

2 years ago
by StrattonSax (3 posts)

Bauhaus Walstein

I am planning to buy a new soprano and until recently had a Bauhaus Walstein bronze (SSS-OP) at or near the top of my list…

2 years ago
by GFC (794 posts)

Help? Conn Soprano Saxophones

I'm planning on buying a soprano saxophone and I found 2 different listings that might have potential. Both used, one is l…

2 years ago
by mijderf (234 posts)

Bari Sax

I recently been assigned to play Bari Sax and I have a lots of low D’s and C’a but I can’t get them out.…

2 years ago
by mijderf (234 posts)

cannonball tenor sax

been looking at Cannonball tenors on web and they look pretty nice.  any thoughts on these horns.  have owned fe…

2 years ago
by rwolson01 (3 posts)

Kurusawa alto sax


Anyone know the japanese brand "Kurusawa"? The man who sells it tells me that it i…

2 years ago
by bjroosevelt (47 posts)

Unknown Soprano Sax Edition???

I recently aquired an 'Allora Soprano Saxophone' from an uncle of mine. The problem is I dont play saxophone and want to s…

2 years ago
by Rubix3d

Upgrade mouthpiece of Jupiter tenor sax

Hello everyone, new here so be gentle.. :)

I have a tenor jupiter saxophone medium range cose (€1500~). I…

2 years ago
by bjroosevelt (47 posts)

Couesnon Alto Saxophone

I have the opurtunity to purchase a

Couesnon monopole Alto Saxophone, I would consider it to be in fair shape. It nee…

2 years ago
by mijderf (234 posts)

Thinking of purchasing my own tenor

Hey guys, new to this forum. I just had a question as I?ve been thinking about this for a while. Im in high school and hav…

2 years ago
by mijderf (234 posts)
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