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Vintage Saxophone Dealer in Ohio

Some how I missed this somewhat local connection

Nice vintage instruments. Lots of new and us…

4 days ago
by mijderf (213 posts)

Bad bottom lip rash after practicing


Hi all

I have been playing sax…

7 days ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (382 posts)

Voll tru mechanism question

I have rebuilt everything on my grandfather’s old voll tru, version 1, But I am having a problem figuring out how to…

2 weeks ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (382 posts)

Older unfamiliar Purple Logo Yamaha Tenor Saxophone

I ran across an older Yamaha Tenor saxophone. Purple logo on the front of the bell not the side. Looks like a mid 70s YTS-…

1 month ago
by historicsaxwhisperer

Maestro Baritone Saxophone Information

Hey all. I was looking at a Maestro Baritone Saxophone at a local shop. I was trying to find any information about these o…

1 month ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (382 posts)

What's your sax's name?

call me crazy, but my nickel-plated sax has a name. Has anyone else named their sax?

1 month ago
by Gibralter (1 post)

Sax Bands or Tenor Sax Bands

A friend of mine says that there used to be Sax Bands with three tenor saxes and a very few additional instruments. Ever hear…

2 months ago
by saxybill1 (8 posts)

Vandoren A55 Blue Jumbo

Anyone have any experiance with a Vintage Vandoren A55 Blue Jumbo Alto mouthpiece ? been researching it, but haven't had t…

2 months ago
by mijderf (213 posts)

Need some bari music

Hello everyone,,
I have a concert on the 3rd of July and have no music! I'm looking for baritone sax music and would…

2 months ago
by Macgomes

General question to the Bari Players out there

So, I have been on this Forum for a number of years. I think this is my first posting asking a playing question.


2 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (382 posts)

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

Hey guys…

2 months ago
by GFC (794 posts)

The Day the Music Burned

I just read this article in the New York Times on the full story of the 2008 Universal fire. I had no idea of the extent o…

2 months ago
by RobertD

Saxophonist Movie on Amazon - "Noah Wise"

Hi Saxophonists,

I'm a fellow musician and filmmaker, and my new movie, "Noah Wise" is about an alto saxophonis…

2 months ago
by noahwisemovie

Help ID'ing an Italian Tenor Sax with Serial #


I'm new here, but I'm hoping somebody can help me find some info about a tenor sax I found online. I'm loo…

3 months ago
by GFC (794 posts)

Saxaphone dolnet paris seri 24281

I want to ask about saxaphone. I have a legacy saxaphone from my grandfather and want to sell the item

 the desc…

3 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (382 posts)

Learning to repair bent keys

Hello everyone,

4 replies by daniel77 (2 posts) 3 months ago

3 months ago
by GFC (794 posts)

Vintage Conn tenor designed for marching bands

hi all, I have recently come by a vintage Conn tenor sax with the following numbers:

3 months ago
by mercute (2 posts)

Cosmos Alto Saxophone

I have a Cosmos alto saxophone. On the carry case, it says that the brand is established since 1972. Anyone has any inform…

3 months ago
by dimekus

Simulating stars’ sounds to reveal their secrets

“A cello sounds like a cello because of its size and shape,” said astronomer Jacqueline Goldstein. “The…

3 months ago
by RobertD (62 posts)

Verification of YAS 62II

Hi all.
Bought a yamaha 62II on ebay. Wondering if anyone can verify that this is legit. Specifically the engraving a…

3 months ago
by beehave (2 posts)

flats and sharps

So I have been teaching myself the alto sax and haev a question. I have been teaching myself one note at a time. I have a…

4 months ago
by eishiba (3 posts)

Stupid Question about my spatula keys

Why does my new chinese C-mel have all these tabs to engage the G#? I love this new horn but it needs some ergonomic adjus…

4 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (382 posts)

Darker, louder alternatives to a Meyer (for alto)

Hello everyone,

4 replies by elysse77 (3 posts) 4 months ago

4 months ago
by elysse77 (3 posts)
4 months ago
by Universal0808 (0 posts)

Selmer Model 26

Hi everyone, I decided to join and share a story with everyone since I've been lurking and researching here.


4 months ago
by TorontoJohnny (3 posts)
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