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Backup equipment for small solo performance

I need recommendations for equipment to backup solo performance for a small group. I play an alto and want to entertain so…

3 days ago
by Johnnymusic (2 posts)

Getting the best baritone sound in an amplified band

Hi there.

I need your opinion to solve issues with a baritone sounding uneven in a loud setting.

It's for…

3 days ago
by blizward (3 posts)

Buescher Aristocrat

Good afternoon.
My name is Welifer and I am from Brasil.
I have a saxophone Buescher Aristocrat. I bought in 201…

1 week ago
by Welifer

Just got a new P Mauriat PMXA 67R and it seems to always play fla

I jsut got a brand new P Mauriat saxophone and I absolutely love it but I seem to be having problems with it. It always se…

3 weeks ago
by Saxquest (371 posts)

Lifespan of Natural Reeds

Hello Everyone,

What is the typical lifespan of a natural reed?  What about a synthetic reed?  Should th…

1 month ago
by kelsey (889 posts)

String Ligature Test (Youtube)

Testing my Home-made String Ligature made from Orange Mason Line (Home Depot.) I have found it be superior to metal ligatu…

2 months ago
by asterix

Can someone please help me indentify my vito

I bought a vito in ok conditions at a pawnshop. It has a nicer sound than my yas62iii. On the neck it has the leblanc sign…

2 months ago
by GFC (546 posts)

Difference in weight.

My YTS 62 purple logo tenor in considerably heavier than my friends YTS 62 purple logo? Does anyone know how two seemingly…

2 months ago
by kelsey (889 posts)

Walker and Williams Sax Harness

Hey all. Im very new the Saxophone playing. I just bought this harness and I camt figure out for the life in me how to wea…

2 months ago
by mijderf (9 posts)

Mouthpieces that work well for American Vintage Tenors

I want to share quick and “in a nutshell” answer to a question I

get a lot at Saxquest. The following…

2 months ago
by Zaxman (27 posts)

Yamaha YTS 875EX neck

I am a senior in HS and will be majoring in Saxophone Performance and minor in Jazz Studies this coming Fall. Havent decid…

2 months ago
by track2cc.net (0 posts)

Brighter Jazz Bari Mouthpiece Setup?

So my current setup is a size 7* Metal Otto Link, Francois Louis brass Ultimate Ligature, and size 4 Rico Reserves. This s…

2 months ago
by track2cc.net (0 posts)

Dukoff Super Chamber

I have a Dukoff metal tenor mouthpiece that looks strikingly similar to the Super Chamber M6.  It was given to me by…

3 months ago
by Zaxman (27 posts)

New V21 Reeds for Saxophone in a Nutshell

I am the products rep at Saxquest INC in Saint Louis Missouri. I had a recent e-mail exchange…

3 months ago
by Zaxman

Bronze vs. Steel ?

Looking at picking up a Berg Larsen metal mpc. . . Any thoughts ? Bronze or Steel ? . . New or Vintage ?

3 months ago
by Haanzig (16 posts)

Yamaha Custom G1 alto neck

Hi
I'm trying to find one of these necks for my 62.  Any help will be appreciated

3 months ago
by ferhal86 (12 posts)

F/s Yamaha YAS-23 Student Alto Saxophone cost $1100usd

We sell all kind of musical instruments and other electronics with warranty guaranteed and also working perfectly…

3 months ago
by sound90

YTS necks

I own a Yamaha 62 purple logo tenor.  I use it to backup my Mark Vl tenor. I like it a lot! Lately&nbs…

4 months ago
by kelsey (889 posts)

Vintage Bilger-Morgan handcrafted alto mouthpiee Springfield Ohio

I picked up a mouthpiece this week that included a certificate of authenticity

Handcrafted by Morgan and playteste…

5 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer

Soprano MP too far down necks?

I recently purchased a Jean Baptiste used, in excellent condition.  I know it's not a superior horn.  I had a go…

5 months ago
by GFC (546 posts)

V5 A27

I received a used a V5 A27 mouthpiece a few years back as a gift from a friend. These days I don't play classical music mu…

5 months ago
by Obbligato

Tenor Sax Questions

I am currently investing into my tenor sax and I have an Otto link New York model mouthpiece for a bright and sharp tone,…

6 months ago
by Lucasguy11

Ligature sizes?

A while ago I bought a Claude Lakey Apollo 7* and recently bought a ligature for it. Rover Dark 2R. But the ligature is mu…

7 months ago
by GFC (546 posts)

Brilhart Tonalin great neck alto mouthpiece 5 digit number

I have a Brilhat Tonalin great neck alto saxophone mouthpiece 5 digit number and was wondering any information as year mad…

7 months ago
by blues777

yss end plug

Where can I buy an end plug for a Yamaha 675 soprano sax. I, at present, am useing a cut down wine cork???....I guess…

7 months ago
by kelsey
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