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Looking for a Brass musician for a feature film in St. Louis

Hello everyone!

I am looking for a brass musician for a feature film being shot in St. Louis in March/April 202…

1 day ago
by RebeccaMiller0521

Identifying a saxophone model

Hi there,

first post! I need some help identifying this saxophone.. It's an Alto Elkhart Deluxe, pictures attac…

3 days ago
by Rossonsaxophone

YAS 855 Custom Alto Saxaphone

Hi All

I have a YAS 855 Custom Alto Saxaphone which I've had for about 17 years. It has barely been played and…

4 days ago

Mold in sax neck?


Ive just started playing the sax a few days ago. The saxophone is brand new, and Ive barely played…

1 week ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (457 posts)

Oleg Sax??????

Has ANYONE played one of these horns? Reviews? ANYONE?

2 weeks ago
by mishack14 (1 post)

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 weeks ago
by vries1 (2 posts)

Chateau Saxohpone

Hello Peeps !

i am Dickson and i am totally new to saxophone .. i tried to google about saxophone but its more…

2 weeks ago
by derekpittx (0 posts)



3 weeks ago
by historicsaxwhisperer

Tex Beneke Horn and Setup

I saw an old Glenn Miller movie entitled "Orchestra Wives" made in 1942. Tex Beneke had a big, smooth sound when he played. I…

3 weeks ago
by sam_shearer576 (1 post)

Double lip embouchure?


4 weeks ago
by Alexander954 (1 post)

Elkhart sax wanting to know more about it !!

Hi there,

I used to play this saxaphone and wanted to find out a bit more about it .....I wonder hold old it is, i…

1 month ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (457 posts)

my Alto Sax plays half step flat

When I play notes on my new (used) alto saxophone, they are a half step flat. So when I blow into it without covering any hol…

1 month ago
by NS-D (1 post)

Recommendations for Alto

Hello, started playing sax in 4th grade. fieat year on alto and year after switched to tenor and played tenor through High…

1 month ago
by shaun_p

Can't hit the first overtone from low A on bari

Hey guys…

1 month ago
by chinachin (0 posts)

Repository of Scales and Melodic Patterns: Yusef Lateef

Repository of Scales and Melodic Patterns: Yusef Lateef

I just got this for Christmas and I think it's one of the…

2 months ago
by RobertD

Help determining information about this saxophone

My Dad is looking to get rid of his saxophones. He is not sure what they are worth or what type of cost it would be to ref…

2 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (457 posts)

Picking the sax back up


I used to play the alto sax, doing exams and completing up to grade 6 during secondary school/college, and…

2 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (457 posts)

Thomann experiences?

Hi. I'm pretty new to sax playing and have played a while on a school saxophone from buescher. 
I have plans on…

2 months ago
by majkoe (2 posts)

Questions/Opinions about professional saxophones

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2 months ago
by joshuapaul

Cheap Alto Intonation, How Many Cents Is Too Many?

Hello everyone!
I'm new here. I have been playing tenor for a l…

2 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (457 posts)

Learning to repair bent keys

My prima…

2 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (457 posts)

"Intermediate" Soprano Saxophone

So I am looking to buy a new/used soprano saxophone, i'm not a beginner to saxophone as a whole but I would like to start…

2 months ago
by mijderf (234 posts)

Sight-reading app for Android

Notation Trainer is an Android app that generates sight-reading exercises for any clef, key, etc. Handy for keeping exerci…

2 months ago
by philip wiliam (1 post)

Stage fright/nervousness

So basically I just get super nervous when playing by myself infront of people. Its gets the point where I start shaking a…

2 months ago
by paras2727 (0 posts)

Good saxophone for beginners.

1 replies by wolfkinara (1 post) 3 months ago

2 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (457 posts)
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