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by susproject
(1 post)
3 years ago

New tenor or barry?

Hey, I've found myself in a bit of a crossroads. I can't decide wether to buy a Barry or a new Tenor. I've been playing tenor for about six years now and am currently playing in a jazz combo. At the moment I'm playing on a Yamaha YTS-23, I've had it for about two years now and I'm pleased so far. Two of my friends and I are going to start a duo sax and drum band similar to Moon Hooch or Too Many Zooz. Should I upgrade to a better sax? Or should I buy a barry? Ideas on the horns I should be looking at would be helpful. My price point ideally is around $200-$500 considering I'm a highschool student. 

Tl;Dr new tenor or barry 


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  1. by GFC
    (637 posts)

    3 years ago

    Re: New tenor or barry?

    You're not going to find a better horn than your current one in the $200 - $500 range, and certainly not any bari until you're well over a grand.  The big question is why you feel you might need a different tenor.

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  2. by kelsey
    (926 posts)

    3 years ago

    Re: New tenor or barry?


    Barry Kelsey

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