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Embouchure for playing softly throughout the entire range

I have been trying to keep my embouchure the same when playing softly throughout the entire range of the saxophone. I can…

1 year ago
by andrew123

College Audition Help

Hi. . . I am an aspiring young jazz tenor player preparing for college auditions. Though I am applying for jazz performance p…

2 years ago
by ashishkumarji (1 post)

Berkeley Soprano Saxophone: Legit or Not?

So I was browsing for a used soprano sax under $600, and came across this one on eBay.  no replies by wizzy (1 post) 3 years ago

3 years ago
by wizzy

Classical saxophone

I want to listen to Professional sax players but I don’t really know where to start out, if you can name some good a…

3 years ago
by tlefein (0 posts)

Paul Harvey

I'm playing Paul Harvey's concertino for tenor saxophone but I can't find any information on the piece ot the composer. I wou…

4 years ago
by charge (0 posts)

Mouthpiece Reed Combination

Currently, I am playing on a Meyer 5m with a Vandoren Traditional Size 3 on a Reference 54 alto. I'm looking to have a much d…

4 years ago
by Thompkins (1 post)

Present day horn design vs Compsers Origianl Sound Intention

I have been playing a bit of Classical Solos recently. Dusted off a number of peices I played in College during 80s. The c…

4 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer

Winston EM Pro1 Baritone Saxophone

Hi, I might buy a EM Winston Pro1 Bari sax. I've heard mixed reviews about the Winston Sopranos and Altos, but not much ab…

4 years ago
by Barisax_Beamon13

Jupiter 889 tenor

Opportunity has come up for me to get one of these horns to replace my student Yamaha, looking to see people's opinions. I…

5 years ago
by Jb889

Reed makes big difference in sound

Hi All,

I am newbie in learning how to play Sax. I have two teachers, one is a jazz Saxophonist, and the other…

5 years ago
by Catracer (6 posts)


My dad bought a saxophone for me a few years ago on ebay.. being young and having never picked up a sax, I didn't know at the…

6 years ago
by jslease (1 post)

P Mauriat - unsure of model or if it is authentic

G'day all!

I recently purchased a P.Mauriat tenor <refer pics> thinking that it was the real deal.  How…

7 years ago
by Saxquest (420 posts)

Buescher Serial # 488855

I am new to this discussion baord.  I have a Buescher Alto Aristocrat with Serial # 488855.  I am trying to gath…

7 years ago
by mijderf (282 posts)

Rudy Wiedoeft's arrangement of "La cinquantaine" by Gabriel-Marie


I am looking for the music score of Rudy Wiedoeft's arrangement for alt…

7 years ago
by gf1140

That Sigurd Rascher Guy...

Where can I find recordings of Sigurd Rascher? He's supposed to be the zenith of classical saxophone, the paragon of musique…

7 years ago
by mgictwnger (45 posts)

Free quartet music

I formed a sax quartet about six months ago and am filliing the book on a very limited budget. We are performing a mix of…

7 years ago
by mgictwnger (45 posts)

Selmer Concept mouthpiece

Has anyone tried one of these? Pretty pricey little suckers...

8 years ago
by mgictwnger (45 posts)

Mom trying to buy

Good morning all.....

I am trying to purchase a Sax for my son who is in highschool....He plays Euphonium…

8 years ago
by abery1997

do you like zonda?

hello guys, new to the forum. do yall think a zonda would be a quality purchase

8 years ago
by mgictwnger (45 posts)

Soprano Sax in Concert Band/Wind Ensemble

I've been playing for many years and have always loved playing my Soprano in a wind band setting, but unless we're doing a…

9 years ago
by BHound1981

Looking for pro quartet saxophonists


I am looking to start a professional saxophone quartet in the Washington D.C. metro area.  Please e…

9 years ago
by davis.saxophone

Value and Year Made of a Bb Tenor Sax made by Holton

I have a Bb Tenor Sax made by Frank Holton with a serail number of 21542 amd LP below the serial number. I believe it was…

9 years ago
by JJckerions (2 posts)

Unaccompanied Classical Saxophone

I'm looking for some unaccompaied works which are more technical then melodic, and preferabley something from before the 2…

9 years ago
by Zootsax (3 posts)

Strange harmonics notation! Help!

Anyone care to assist ? Its would be greatly appreciated! 

9 years ago
by Steve C (5 posts)

Difficult passage!

help! Tried every way i could think of! where the star is. Thanks in advance! 

9 years ago
by Steve C (5 posts)
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