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High School Saxophone

For students and band directors alike....topics such as jazz band, solo and ensemble contests, college prep, and everything else high school related

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My saxophone stop playing after 45mins

After 45-60 mins of playing my sax stops playing what is the problem and how do I fix it. 

2 weeks ago
by kelsey (817 posts)

A student sax for a retiree

I have just retired, am learning to enjoy this great instrument and have attended a beginner's sax class wi…

1 month ago
by kelsey (817 posts)

Jim's list of "approved" saxophone brands

Antigua Winds Armstrong Borgani Buescher Bundy Buffet B&S Cannonball Cleveland (King) Conn Couf Dolnet Evette Schafer (Buffet…

2 months ago
by dilandilan (7 posts)

New Tenor Sax Metal Mouthpiece Not Working

Hi everyone, 
I recently purchased a new metal tenor moutpiece from amazon (link below), however something isn't…

3 months ago
by AJ6799

Good Marching Horn?

I've played sax for now 7 years and I've been marching with a badly-worn Bundy alto from around 70's I think. I recently got…

3 months ago
by kelsey (817 posts)

Marching Band Shows w/ Saxophone Solos

I'm just curious, does anyone know of any Marching Band Shows with one or more saxophone solos? Hopefully a lot, because l…

5 months ago
by jp4hc

LACM, Finest Music Universities, Giving Away $500k in Scholarship

Los Angeles College of Music, One of the Finest Music Universit…

6 months ago
by fuschiairis

How Cheap is too Cheap?

I played Alto for the last coupleof years and I'm looking at buying a tenor. I found some used ones that are under $500, b…

8 months ago
by kelsey (817 posts)

Sheet Music....... *.*

Does anyone know where i can get free sheet music.... or where i can buy them for under $2.... I'm looking for the Pink Panth…

11 months ago
by PhillipS. (5 posts)

P Mauriat System 76

I was wondering if the 76 system is a good sax for me Im in 9th grade

12 months ago
by saxgourmet (112 posts)

Low G (first, second, third, no thumb key) making a pulsing noise

I've checked my reed, it's seems to be in place, I can't figure out what's wrong. Also, almost all of my Gs come out to hi…

1 year ago
by wesburnham (3 posts)

Need Advice

So im wanting to upgrade from my used yas 23 to something else. Im a freshman in highschool. I found the Buffet 400 profes…

1 year ago
by etseco (4 posts)

Section Leader in the Need of Help

Hello, I am currently the Low Woodwind captain (saxophone section leader) of the Wesley Chapel Highschool Marching Band. I…

1 year ago
by arsenicCatfish (2 posts)

Audition Piece for TN Governor's School for the Arts

Hi I'm a bari sax player and I've decided to audition for the TN GSA this year. My lesson teacher has told me I need a pie…

1 year ago
by logibear13

York Saxophone

Anyone had any experience with a York soprano saxophone that has 2 necks? Someone gave me this horn.

1 year ago
by jamallax89 (1 post)

Best Saxophonists & Recordings

Hi! I'm not sure if I've put this in the right place, but I have a question for anyone who may be able to help. I'm about…

1 year ago
by Adrianne (2 posts)

Henri TOMASI Concerto pour saxophone !! emergency help me :(

Hi I'm Aykut AYAR in Istanbul. I'm a student in conservatory. I need Henri Tomasi Saxophone Concerto notes. Do you ha…

2 years ago
by aykut

looking for durable and reasonably priced Tenor

I have a few nice horns and a 1949 Conn 10m tenor that i am in love with. However it is my Jazz horn, i cant (and won't) t…

2 years ago
by kelsey (817 posts)

Aquilla Tenor Sax

I played a nickle plated Conn tenor sax all through high school 1951-1955 in the HS band and also in a big band for dances…

2 years ago
by Tom Pearson

cannonball on classical

i've been playing saxophone for about a year now. i've been playing the bari sax that belongs to my school this whole time…

2 years ago
by RyanCannonball (36 posts)

What Does your Jazz Band Play?

This year we are playing some cool song. Blue Cellophane Happy-Go-Lucky Local I Didn't Know About You (contest songs) Peanut…

2 years ago
by jazzcharts (1 post)

John Packer soprano saxophones

I am about to start lessons on soprano saxophone and have been looking at second hand saxes. I have found a John Packer, a…

2 years ago
by Saxquest (324 posts)

Cool/Unique sax effects

Any cool effects or licks that are really unique any of you guys enjoy to play, or heard on some recording and really liked?…

2 years ago
by saxhouse (1 post)

Conn 30M

Hi folks, I have just acquired a 1937 conn 30M which needs an overhaul. Any thoughts on the type of pads and resonators I sho…

3 years ago
by saxgourmet (112 posts)

GSA audition pieces?

Okay, so I have an audition for the governor's school for the arts in february and I need a piece that showcases my ability o…

3 years ago
by krestonsmith (12 posts)
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