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Madelon Soprano?

Can anyone tell me something about this intrument that recently came into my posession?  I can't find anything about…

2 weeks ago
by scrap (7 posts)

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…

2 weeks ago
by lenkearney (1 post)


I am an experienced player and would like to know how to "growl" the sax.  Any help, I would be greatful.Thanks

2 weeks ago
by dhanushx012 (0 posts)

Buescher Aristocrat vs. Yanagisawa

I have been out of the Sax game for a long time.  I was a good player back in the day and I want to pick up Tenor Sax…

2 weeks ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (525 posts)

Yani t880

Hi guys!
I have a question. I'am going to buy Yani t880 and I found one announcement. The guy who's sellin…

3 weeks ago
by zagzawon

Selmer 80 Super Action S1 Soprano

So, anyone knows about the selmer soprano SA80? It is not the series 2, just super action. I am hardly to find out the inf…

3 weeks ago
by NeroCA

Saxophone performance

i am due to perform at a charity two tunes mid Oct, subject to social distancing of course, one is on a YouTube…

4 weeks ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (525 posts)

Practicing Tenor Saxophone without a neck strap to build control

I have been working on my endurance and sound a bit MORE recently during the locked up pandemic.

I have been instr…

4 weeks ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (525 posts)

Bandmaster saxophone identification


I'm wondering if anyone can help me identify this saxophone. It's written "Bandmaster" on the bell. I only…

1 month ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (525 posts)

Octave B extremely flat, A self growling, etc

Hi everyone, after reading several posts for some time now i feel i need to explain my situation and see if i can get some…

1 month ago
by Hortencia (0 posts)

2nd Asia Pacific Saxophone Academy

Introducing the Asia Pacific Saxophone Academy 2015!!! It will be held on 14-18 June 2015 in Kasats…

1 month ago
by Hortencia (0 posts)


Hey, I purchased a saxophone on ebay that stated it was a Julius Keilworth, however there is no metion of that name on the…

1 month ago
by mijderf (264 posts)

Wurlitzer Tenor Sax

I have no clue what I have! I played many years ago and an old man gave me an old sax that he had for years. I've had this…

1 month ago
by Beverl1y (0 posts)

Learning at home

Hi All
I wonder if someone could give me some advice
Inhave started to learn sax and had a couple of lessons

1 month ago
by Easter (0 posts)

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

Hey guys…

2 months ago
by jane123 (0 posts)

C melody pads?

2 replies by jadenfrancis (1 post) 10 months ago

2 months ago
by AngerTechy (1 post)

Mold in sax neck?


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

2 months ago
by ComplexDino (0 posts)

Songs for busking with out backing

1 replies by Benjasaurus (1 post) 2 months ago

2 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (525 posts)

How to Sell Two Selmer Mark VI Saxophones?

I recently acquired two Selmer Mark VI saxophones, a 1958 tenor and a 1960 alto. Though I am a professional online vintage…

2 months ago
by Phip15ps (0 posts)

Antigua PRO-ONE Baritone Saxophone

What is everyones thoughts on the Antigua PRO-ONE Baritone Saxophone sold by!

2 months ago
by heup (1 post)

Dillon Music in New Jersey

Does anyone have any knowlwdge of Dillon Music in New Jersey?

I ran across an old friend who I have known since 19…

3 months ago
by sindani7777 (0 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 AlienBison (1 post)

Buying help Jupiter YTS 700A, Yamaha 480, yts26 or Selma s400?

Hello all,

I need your advise deciding which of these Tenor Saxophones to buy for my son. Jupiter JTS700A $1,90…

3 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (525 posts)

backing track volume for outdoor gig/busking

Could anyone share some tips about audio setting of playing saxophone with a backing track outdoor/busking?


3 months ago
by Lsbgmail

What reeds should I buy?

Hi everyone :)

I've been playing clarinet for over 10 years now and have decided I want to learn how to play al…

3 months ago
by mgictwnger (42 posts)
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