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Yamaha alto saxophones single piece key guard , yas 62 mk1

hi to all , first of all sorry for my english ,as a die hard fan of yamaha alto saxophones  i want to discuss a very…

3 years ago
by gjmrk63

Conn Alto Sax

I have an Alto Sax with pearl keys and rather elaborate stars and Conn USA engraving on it, serial number E29873.  Co…

3 years ago
by Shirley777 (0 posts)

Inherited a sax..learn to play

Last year I inherited a 1953 Selmer Alto Sax from my grandpa. I thought since we all have some time on our hands I might t…

3 years ago
by mijderf (282 posts)

Double lip embouchure?


3 years ago
by Headley020 (0 posts)

Tips on how to play Eb to low C smoothly?


First post here.

I'm a complete beginner on sax (alto) (though 30+ years guitar player), so I'm…

3 years ago
by mijderf (282 posts)

Beginner Tenor/Alto

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3 years ago
by mijderf (282 posts)

How difficult is the saxophone?

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3 years ago
by giselegadot3 (1 post)

Saxophone Middle D

I play a 1939 Holton Collegiate alto saxophone. I have been practicing tuning a lot, and I have heard that it is good to k…

3 years ago
by mijderf (282 posts)

Elkhart sax wanting to know more about it !!

Hi there,

I used to play this saxaphone and wanted to find out a bit more about it .....I wonder hold old it is, i…

3 years ago
by Belange1r (0 posts)

Sight-reading app for Android

Notation Trainer is an Android app that generates sight-reading exercises for any clef, key, etc. Handy for keeping exerci…

3 years ago
by Furry2 (0 posts)

Tex Beneke Horn and Setup

I saw an old Glenn Miller movie entitled "Orchestra Wives" made in 1942. Tex Beneke had a big, smooth sound when he played. I…

3 years ago
by MysteriousStitches (0 posts)

Materials for Teaching

So I am a high school student who is about to start teaching someone to play sax. I wanted to know if there are any books…

3 years ago
by Wagne1r (0 posts)

Aebersold Summer Sessions

Has anyone gone to Aebersold's summer camp? If you're a relative beginner, any thoughts? Would it be suitable?

3 years ago
by KristiMorris (0 posts)

Budget (max. 650 Euro) alto sax for a beginner

Hi everyone! My wife got obsessed by an idea of learning to play sax and myself being a multiinstrumentalist, I got excite…

3 years ago
by timurator (2 posts)

Budget tenor (Buffet vs Keilwerth vs Sequoia)

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3 years ago
by Lester1114 (0 posts)

Looking for a Brass musician for a feature film in St. Louis

Hello everyone!

I am looking for a brass musician for a feature film being shot in St. Louis in March/April 202…

3 years ago
by RebeccaMiller0521

Identifying a saxophone model

Hi there,

first post! I need some help identifying this saxophone.. It's an Alto Elkhart Deluxe, pictures attac…

3 years ago
by Rossonsaxophone

Oleg Sax??????

Has ANYONE played one of these horns? Reviews? ANYONE?

3 years ago
by mishack14 (1 post)

Help. What is the brand of this saxophone?

Good evening. I would like help identifying the brand of this saxophone. The only thing I know is that it's made in france…

3 years ago
by vries1 (2 posts)

Chateau Saxohpone

Hello Peeps !

i am Dickson and i am totally new to saxophone .. i tried to google about saxophone but its more…

3 years ago
by derekpittx (0 posts)



3 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer

my Alto Sax plays half step flat

When I play notes on my new (used) alto saxophone, they are a half step flat. So when I blow into it without covering any hol…

3 years ago
by NS-D (1 post)

Recommendations for Alto

Hello, started playing sax in 4th grade. fieat year on alto and year after switched to tenor and played tenor through High…

3 years ago
by shaun_p

Repository of Scales and Melodic Patterns: Yusef Lateef

Repository of Scales and Melodic Patterns: Yusef Lateef

I just got this for Christmas and I think it's one of the…

3 years ago
by RobertD

Help determining information about this saxophone

My Dad is looking to get rid of his saxophones. He is not sure what they are worth or what type of cost it would be to ref…

3 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (641 posts)
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