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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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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…

3 days ago
by kelsey (814 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…

4 weeks 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…

2 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…

2 months ago
by kelsey (814 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…

4 months ago
by jp4hc

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

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

5 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…

7 months ago
by kelsey (814 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…

10 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

11 months ago
by saxgourmet (109 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…

11 months 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…

11 months 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…

1 year 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 (814 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 (320 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 (109 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)

Transposing C to E flat

I have alot of Piano music but dont know how to put it in the key of E flat.Can anyone help me with this? Thanx in advance

3 years ago
by Gor_don (1 post)
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