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Saxophone made of iron

Hi! Is it possible to make a saxophone from iron? In In finnish, my name is an anagram "alto made of iron", so it would be…

4 years ago
by mijderf (282 posts)

Roland Aerophone AE-10

The Roland Aerophone AE-10

OK, I bought one of these digital wind instruments and it's a complete blast. I took my…

4 years ago
by RobertD (70 posts)

Basics of kicking the habit.

What are the options when you want to kick the habit? Please post all relevant basic information here for users that want…

4 years ago
by RobertD (70 posts)

New or Old C-Melody

Hello all, this is my first post.

I am a professional and am interested in purchasing a C-Melody horn. My purpo…

4 years ago
by JonHuff (117 posts)

I'm needing help with knowing what type of sax my daughter needs

My daughter plays alto sax and tenor but mainly alto.   I bought her a Vito sax used about three years ago but s…

4 years ago
by JonHuff (117 posts)

Introduction to Jazz and Bossa Nova

Hello, I just got a used Yamaha YTS-23 tenor saxophone for my high school band orchestra class but I wanted to take my sax…

4 years ago
by GFC (842 posts)

Advice for buying a beginner's sax?

I'm not looking for something super professional, just something I can play to learn for a while. 

I've se…

4 years ago
by archcherub (8 posts)

Choosing My First Sax

Hello everyone!

A little bit about me:

  • music is only a hobby for me (I'm not a professional musi…

4 years ago
by archcherub (8 posts)

Selmer Mark IV Model: 204878

My alto sax has been sitting in a closet for 20+ years now. I would like to know what or how I should go about selling it.…

4 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (639 posts)

How to get that dark velvet sound

Hell- I am a 67 yr old male who has been playing a tenor sax for only about a year and a half and hasn't quite gotten the sou…

4 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (639 posts)

4 Flat upper registers

Hi all,  First time posting here so appologies if I am doing something wrong.

I bought a Keilwurth sax (no…

4 years ago
by GFC (842 posts)

Why do I squeak @ times?

I have been learning alto sax for 3 months. I have gravitated over from a flute for 18 months. I am self taught on both instr…

4 years ago
by huntersinn21@gmail.com (2 posts)

Buying a New Sax

I was looking into buying a professional saxophone for high school, but I'm unsure of what to buy. I was looking at the Ca…

4 years ago
by mijderf (282 posts)

unsure about conn shooting star tenor saxophone

I have had a this specific tenor saxophone for 6 years and I recently got curious and was looking into buying a new one be…

4 years ago
by mijderf (282 posts)

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4 years ago
by Duolize

Conn Alto Worth Fixing?

Howdy.  I've been given a Conn alto sax, S/N 712149, with stars and "CONN USA" on the bell.  It's in very rough…

4 years ago
by GFC (842 posts)

What's the value of this Conn saxophone?

Curious if anybody knows the value of this Conn sax. Best I can tell, it's from 1980. Serial number is N140726.

4 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (639 posts)

Key signature & blues scale

hi

I gathered Blues Scale that I compiled on one page for my son to learn (see attachment)
As he's teacher…

4 years ago
by GFC (842 posts)

Please help identifying a sax B02284

Hi. A friend has had a tenor sax in the attic for decades and now wants to start playing.
The sax seems old, but has…

4 years ago
by julesandjim

Brothers Blues Alto Sax?

Does anyone know anything about the Brothers Blues Instrument Company?Thanks

4 years ago
by Cinlimeberry

How to sell a saxophone: Suggestions?

Hi,

My first post here.  We are trying to figure out how to sell several saxophones my son used to play. …

4 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (639 posts)

Looking for Quality Alto Saxophone

Hello, I have been doing a lot of research and I am overwhelmed by all the information.  I am about to start college…

4 years ago
by happyjazz (1 post)

Lost Album By Jazz Great John Coltrane Released Today

I Got Mine

From the liner notes:

"There's no question. Any new music by John Coltrane now, fifty-one-plus…

4 years ago
by RobertD (70 posts)

Upside-down scales

While searching my music folders, I found this .pdf I downloaded when I was focusing solely on brasswinds. It's listed as…

4 years ago
by RobertD (70 posts)

Lost John Coltrane Recording From 1963 Will Be Released at Last

For Coltrane fans. From the NY Times:

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/07/arts/music/john-coltrane-lost-album-both-…

4 years ago
by RobertD (70 posts)
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