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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…

1 year ago
by saxybill1 (8 posts)

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.

&…

1 year ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (533 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…

1 year 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…

1 year ago
by noahwisemovie

Help ID'ing an Italian Tenor Sax with Serial #

Hey,

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…

1 year 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…

1 year ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (533 posts)

Vintage Conn tenor designed for marching bands

hi all, I have recently come by a vintage Conn tenor sax with the following numbers:
1119954
T
M176826

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

1 year ago
by RobertD (66 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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

2 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (533 posts)

Darker, louder alternatives to a Meyer (for alto)

Hello everyone,

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2 years ago
by elysse77 (5 posts)
2 years 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.

My…

2 years ago
by TorontoJohnny (3 posts)

3 Altos, Can't Decide, Opinions Welcome

I'm considering buying one of 3 Saxes that have really caught my eye, but would like some outside opinions. 

2 years ago
by RyanCannonball (40 posts)

Looking to buy Cannonball Tenor: Need Help!

 

4 replies by t.navrkal23 (3 posts) 2 years ago

2 years ago
by RyanCannonball (40 posts)

Logos on Chinese saxes

I just watched a YouTube video by a guy called "better sax" who seems to be a knoledgeable teacher and player. He just got…

2 years ago
by GFC (794 posts)

Double lip embouchure?

He…

2 years ago
by adam77 (2 posts)

Sheet music for sax quartet

i‘d like to make contact with anyone who plays in a saxophone quartet, amateur or professional, or anyone looking fo…

2 years ago
by tim.new

Easy songs

So I'm learning the saxophone and I have down C down to low C. Are there any songs I can play that are easy that I could t…

2 years ago
by GFC (794 posts)

Info on Cannonball Sax

I have had my alto sax for about a decade now, and the wife is wanting me to start cleaning out things that I'm not using…

2 years ago
by abrowning (2 posts)

Selmer Baritone Saxophone La Voix II SBS-280R

I'm looking to buy my son a bari for a graduation present, trying not to spend more than $3000.  I've come across a u…

2 years ago
by rikrak

Looking for info. Help please!

Hi all, I recently came across a Silver possible nickel plated Alto sax. There is no information on it besides the inscrip…

2 years ago
by fernpie99

Looking for info on my old saxophones

hey guys. I have a few old instruments that my grandfather used to play. They’ve been in the closet for years I am g…

2 years ago
by GFC (794 posts)
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