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Micing Bari for Effect Pedals

no replies by TokiyoRio (1 post) 3 days ago

3 days ago
by TokiyoRio

RIP "Cousin Mary"

Mary Lyerly Alexander, Keeper of the Coltrane Flame, Is Dead at 92

Celebrated in song by Jo…

7 days ago
by RobertD

D’addario select jazz: 2H vs. 3S

no replies by jamun99 (2 posts) 1 week ago

1 week ago
by jamun99

Reasons to hate Selmer!

Many of you are loyal fans of Selmer I'm sure, and you probably have no idea why some people like me just love to HATE the ho…

3 weeks ago
by theLYRICALLY-Lyrics (0 posts)

Help please


I found a little saxophone in my parents attic. From what I can tell it is a Buffet Crampon Evette Schaeffe…

4 weeks ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (400 posts)

Vintage Saxophone Dealer in Ohio

Some how I missed this somewhat local connection

Nice vintage instruments. Lots of new and us…

1 month ago
by mijderf (222 posts)

Bad bottom lip rash after practicing


Hi all

I have been playing sax…

1 month ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (400 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 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (400 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-…

2 months 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…

2 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (400 posts)

What's your sax's name?

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

3 months 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…

3 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…

3 months ago
by mijderf (222 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…

3 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.


3 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (400 posts)

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

Hey guys…

3 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…

3 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…

3 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…

4 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…

4 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (400 posts)

Learning to repair bent keys

Hello everyone,

4 replies by daniel77 (2 posts) 4 months ago

4 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:

4 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…

4 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…

4 months ago
by RobertD (63 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…

4 months ago
by beehave (2 posts)
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