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Rovner Dark Alto Ligature

Just Bought an "A55" Vandoren Jumbo Java. Looking for a ligature to mate with it. Been hearing alot of mixed feelings on t…

4 months ago
by mijderf (280 posts)

Smelly mouthpiece

I recently purchased a Martin Bari and it came with a Selmer C mouthpiece. The dude that played it before must have really en…

4 months ago
by Haanzig (19 posts)

Your jazz setup . . .

Tell me what your current jazz setup is (sax, mouthpiece, ligature, and reeds) and also what its up and downs are and how wel…

4 months ago
by jemery (1 post)

Tenney Jazzmaster Mouthpieces

When did Paul Tenney make the jazzmaster mouthpiece and where was his shop?

I play mostly 1940s Tonemasters and ha…

5 months ago
by JonHuff (115 posts)

Silent bags

I'm wondering about these silent bags that have recently appeared in the market. Has anybody tried one out? Do they really cu…

5 months ago
by ricardo211 (0 posts)

Otto Link Vintage Series Vs Connoisseur Series

Otto Link has come out with another throw back "NEW Series" which JJ Babbitt does not have on their website yet.


6 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer

Cost of Rampone & Cazani tenors and alto's

Does any one know the current pricing for the "2 Voices" tenors and alto's? The price range. I'm asking out of curiostiy.…

8 months ago
by GFC (840 posts)

Yamaha Custom Z vs Yanigisawa Wo2

For those that have played both and or owned both...which did you stick with? Why?  Or, what drew you to a 82Z or 876…

9 months ago
by agc8

Kalashen Kleartone Soprano Sax

Hello! I recently was handed down a very old sax that I know nothing about. The markings show it as a Kalashen Kleartone N…

9 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (620 posts)

What mouthpiece?

Hi everyone, I'm looking for suggestions on a bari sax mouthpiece that would offer a more smooth and deep tone, (not somet…

10 months ago
by AlexEik

Inscribed mark Vi

Hi everyone, 

i bought the saxophone selmer mark Vi yesterda, but there is no inscribed the word " mark Vi…

10 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (620 posts)

Sopran mouthpiece

Hello !

I play soprano sax, with a yanagisawa rubber mouthpiece (8) and Vandooren reed 2,5. I like the tone of…

10 months ago
by abou

Setup for warm, deep lush sound.

What setup would you put together to get a warm, deep and lush sound with a Buescher alto True tone horn from the 1920s? T…

11 months ago
by Air (2 posts)

Black Bamboo Reed

Hello Everyone,

I have been using synthetic reeds and I like 'em.  There is a newer synthetic reed by Fore…

12 months ago
by tempomaster

Otto Link Millenium

I have been shown an in-the-box as new Otto Link Millenium tenor mpc. Any idea what they are worth?

1 year ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (620 posts)

Looking for feedback on Otto Link Throw Back Models

I play, on Tenor, a 1942 Tonemaster, opened up to an 8 (110) by Ralph Morgan by the original owner, who was a friend of hi…

1 year ago
by JonHuff (115 posts)


Dear All,

I have been playing tenor sax (prelude conn selmer) for 2 years. I dont know if I need to change the mou…

1 year ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (620 posts)

Having trouble fitting neck into case

Hey, I'm a newish saxophone student and for Christmas my dad got me a new replacement case for an old torn up one that hou…

1 year ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (620 posts)

Altissimo friendlly tenor

Hi. Just wondering if anyone could advise me on a tenor to buy that's altissimo friendly? I've wasted thousands on a coupl…

1 year ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (620 posts)

Opinions on D'Addario Select Jazz Mouthpieces?

I've been searching for another mouthpiece for my tenor sax and I've heard some talk about the D'Addario mouthpieces. Anyo…

1 year ago
by mijderf (280 posts)

Mark VI Alto mouthpiece options

Hi everyone! I'm a lapsed sax player hoping to get back into the action and I'm looking for suggestions for a new mouthpie…

1 year ago
by mijderf (280 posts)

SaxSeat - A Smart New Saxophone Seat

Hello all sax players!

My name's George and I want to take a second to introduce you to something new to the saxop…

1 year ago
by georgeefesop

Saxophone PPE?

I am a college music eduation student, just wondering what other people may or may not be doing for protective equipment w…

1 year ago
by mijderf (280 posts)

Steve Broadus Mouthpieces

Which came first, the Perfected Model Steve Broadus signature mouthpieces or

the SB Diamond New York/Paris model?<…

1 year ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (620 posts)

Conn Pan American Eagle On Globe 1932

Please see pics of the neck and explain what the slider is called, what it does and why have I never seen one before? …

2 years ago
by mijderf (280 posts)
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