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Newbie (sorta)

Hi gang.  I played back in my teens and early 20's broke my front teeth and couldn't play anymore. Switched to drums…

2 days ago
by mijderf (37 posts)

Learn Jazz Theory

Hi All,

Just launched a new website that teaches everything you need to know about how to play Jazz Theory. It cov…

4 days ago
by BB666

bari sax recommendations for my mouthpieces?

I have a Meyer 5M & a Brilhart level air 8*. 

I played Bari through college and then had to choose betwee…

1 week ago
by Taranis

Free Bari Sax

I have been searching for years to find a good used playable free bari sax.

I have played bari in my past and h…

3 weeks ago
by prime63

What Kind Of Alto Does Ted Nash Play?

Can someone identify this horn? 

1 month ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (106 posts)

i am 46 and just now trying to learn the sax. i need help.

so i decided to learn the sax after loving the sound of it my whole life.  i read the forums all over on older people…

1 month ago
by SelmerReference54 (5 posts)

Identify Selmer Saxophone

I'm hoping someone can identify this Selmer saxophone. It has the Selmer engravings, and the only other identifier is the…

1 month ago
by RickeyD (2 posts)

Jazz saxophone recordings in difficult keys

Hi!

 

This is my first post on this forum. I'm from Europe and English is not my first language, so p…

1 month ago
by watur (2 posts)

Switching from Alto to Tenor

I recently switched from playing an Alto YAS-475 to a Tenor YTS-23. Does anyone have any suggestions on how i ca…

2 months ago
by mijderf (37 posts)

Help. What is the brand of this saxophone?

Good evening. I would like help identifying the brand of this saxophone. The only thing I know is that it's made in france…

2 months ago
by GFC (595 posts)

Whats Your local "Saxual" release. Here is mine, share yours!

My circle of friends, clients, aquaitences, and mentors.

Share with us yours!

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2 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer

Selling Buffet and Yamaha Saxes please help!!!

hey there! I just want To know opinions On how much I should sell my Alto saxes for. I have a Yamaha alto saxophone that I…

2 months ago
by viareyna15 (2 posts)

I Can't Tongue Correctly! Help!!!

I'm a high school jazz saxophonist and I've recently realized that I tounge my saxophone the way I used to tongue flute. B…

3 months ago
by GFC (595 posts)

Selmer Super Action 80 Tenor

I have a 1985 Selmer super action 80 tenor that I would like to sell but am having trouble finding information to determin…

3 months ago
by Paul Howley (2 posts)

Legere reed lifespan

Question for you guys. I purchased a legere reed about a month ago right here on Saxquest. I love the reed. As a beginner it…

3 months ago
by kelsey (916 posts)

Starting from zero

Hello guys!

I m a big fan of sax music but I have absolutely no knowledge about how to play on it.I also have n…

3 months ago
by kelsey (916 posts)

Kickstarter - Hardwood Sax Stand

Hey all,

  Some of your might find this interesting.  I’m going to be making sax stand out of t…

3 months ago
by CosmosInd

RIP Jory Cotes

      yesterday, my friend Jorey an amazing saxophonist and musician, was involved in a pedestrian/ auto ac…

4 months ago
by kelsey (916 posts)

Squeaking middle notes (on the Tenor)

First of all, I am generally sorry that about the fourm thing, I am new to this website, and I wasn't for sure which thing…

4 months ago
by cyote23 (2 posts)

Favorite Jazz Artist and/or Influencer

I think that one of the best Jazzers out there is Sonny Rollins. What do you all think.

4 months ago
by kelsey (916 posts)

Music Major

Hi I have been playing tenor sax for about 2 years now and I know that I definitely want to major in music I am currently…

4 months ago
by kelsey (916 posts)

Is it safe to check a saxophone when flying?

Hi friends,

I'm thinking about taking my tenor with me on a Virgin flight out of LGA. Has anyone ever checked a…

4 months ago
by Saxquest (395 posts)

Beginner Saxophone

Hello everyone! I made a GoFundMe campaign for a saxophone, and it would be awesome if you would check it out! https://www…

4 months ago
by davidromero

Conn Saxophone

Hello everyone, I wanted to see if maybe you all could help or give me some information on a Saxophone i just purchased. I…

5 months ago
by GFC (595 posts)

Picking up the Saxophone after 6 years

Hi, I stopped playing Saxophone around 6 years ago and I want to pick it up again. I've forgotten pretty much everything e…

5 months ago
by kim2480 (1 post)
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