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Vibrato

I need help speeding up my vibrato.

9 hours ago
by sbn567

Which vandoren reeds are best for alto sax?

I'm on grade 5 alto sax and need some new reeds, but am struggling on which ones to buy. I want to get vandoren, but am re…

3 days ago
by kelsey (814 posts)

Phil Barone Alto Saxophone

Has anyone had any hands-on experience with a Phil Barone? I've been wanting to buy a new saxophone for a while and the An…

5 days ago
by dantee_official

Growling on Saxophone

Hi,

I've been trying to create a growling effect on my alto sax. I know that there are several ways to growl, b…

6 days ago
by theokayplayer

Dry mouth during a gig

I usually have my own water bottle or bottled Aquafina, Ice Mountain, etc. brands on a gig. Lately it seems some create an…

1 week ago
by migene (1 post)

I squeak when i play fast

Can anyone tell me why i squeak when i play fast staccatos?

1 week ago
by Saxquest (320 posts)

Evette Schaeffer Paris France Serial 5639

I recently found this Sax in my grandpas basement and was wondering if anyone knew anything about it or how much it may be…

2 weeks ago
by victorio (1 post)

Value of a semer La Voix alto?

What is the current value of a selmer La Voix alto?  It is in good condition 9.6/10 cosmetic 10/10 mechanical.  …

2 weeks ago
by garrettcx

help finding this book?

My teacher highly recommends 'Voicing: An Approach to the Saxophone's Third Register' (by Dabney & Sinta), but I haven't foun…

2 weeks ago
by dcdmail (1 post)

What sax to get

I'm totally new to sax playing although I did play trumpet for a few years.  I'm an older guy so if I never get beyon…

2 weeks ago
by kelsey (814 posts)

Asking for LTCL Saxophone Programme Suggestion

I am going to take the LTCL saxophone performance examination.
1 replies by mingsum0321 (2 posts) 3 weeks ago

3 weeks ago
by mingsum0321 (2 posts)

NEW SOPRANO SAXOPHONE FROM KEILWERTH!!!


I am pleased to announce that Julius Keilwerth will soon be releasing a NEW LINE of soprano saxophones inspired by l…

3 weeks ago
by kelsey (814 posts)

Get Archeage Gold Online to Combat the Rivals of the Game

 

Archeage, the game play of combatting glues the players to the game setting. Why Archeage gold is so import…

4 weeks ago
by Fannygracy (2 posts)

Yamaha Tenor Sax YTS-275 Neck Receiver Screw

I need a neck receiver screw for a Yamaha Sax Tenor YTS-275 gold lacquer.
Where can I find this part…

1 month ago
by zenosax

Discomfort on lower lip

Hi, I've just started playing tenor sax again after 35 years and I don't remember too much, I notice my lower lip hurts af…

1 month ago
by dilandilan (7 posts)

Conn Serial Number Question

Hello,
Dusting off the old Sax
I still have my Tenor Saxophne from Elementary School.
I was trying to look…

1 month ago
by dilandilan (7 posts)

2nd Octave G

When playing the Tenor Sax, when I'm going up the scale all is well until I get to the G in the second scale then I get a…

1 month ago
by fbass

Help me improve my sound for jazz

I play In my highschools jazz band and i need help with a more jazzy sound.  Im playing on a selmer LaVoix alto and a…

1 month ago
by kelsey (814 posts)

Re. Serial No. Table.

Hi
cant find any ref. in the King serial No.  to the  Cleveland Models with the serial no. Preceded with th…

1 month ago
by cycles (42 posts)

Is this an early Yanagisawa Tenor

Hi
i need some help in identifying this Sax. Could it be an early Yanagisawa, with the lyre engraving on the bell.

1 month ago
by cycles (42 posts)

Best way to keep a lacquered sax from tarnishing

I live in a very humid place, a friend told me that it is better to keep my horns out of the cases and on the stands. &nbs…

1 month ago
by kelsey (814 posts)

Yanagisawa 880 alto sax

Hi I am from Spain, fist to congratulate you onte website.

Second I just wanted to comment that I have a high Yana…

1 month ago
by Saxquest (320 posts)

Yamaha MK1 Neck problem

Has anyone experienced a problem with the top F# using the original neck ( I think. ) of a Mark 1 purple logo Yamaha tenor…

1 month ago
by cycles (42 posts)

2nd F# abouve middle C (Altissimo)

I have been able to learn and hit the six notes, C above middle C and chromatically up through the second F above middle C…

2 months ago
by pkimber (2 posts)

Group Classes with Liebman and Smulyan?

We have a couple of really great upcoming master classes with Dave Liebman ( 1 replies by ashfordtucker (1 post) 2 months ago

2 months ago
by Saxquest (320 posts)
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