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  1. 13Sep 2012

    Just acquired scans of a fascinating 20 page booklet from Otto Link that dates to 1940 from my friend John Weir. It i...
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  2. 02May 2012

    We just added several early H.N. White King catalogs to the saxophone.org museum. Be sure to check out the most recent u...
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  • The Sirens  -  Chris Potter

    Chris Potter The Sirens ECM CD: B0017932-02   Chris Potter: Soprano and Tenor Saxophone, Bass Clarinet Craig Taborn: Piano David Virelles: Prepared Piano, Celeste, Harmonium Larry Grenadier: Double Bass Eric Harland: Drums   Track Listing 1.    WineDarkSea 2.    Wayfinder 3.    Dawn (With Her Rosy Fingers) 4.    The Sirens 5.    Penelope 6.    Kalypso 7.    Nausikaa 8.    Stranger At The Gates 9.    The Shades   Chris Potter&rsquo...

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Dave Dickey Big Band The Dave Dickey Big Band is a 17 member professional jazz big band fea...

24Apr 2014

Reggie Thomas, Rodney Whitaker, Willie Akins, and As part of the 2014 Greater St. Louis Jazz Festival, presented by UMSL...

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Feature Guest Article

Author: Mark Overton
Thu, Oct 10 2013


When it comes to the rare and collectible saxophones, people often like to know just how rare their particular instrument is. The most common question I get in this regard is in reference to C.G. Conn's F-saxophones (the F-mezzo and the Conn-O-Sax). 

For a long time I've made an educated guess, based on my own observations, that about 500 Conn F-mezzo saxophones were made. This is based on my selling records from 1995-20

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