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Buescher Aristocrat S-40

Hi everyone.  I was hoping I could get some help identifying and getting a rough value for my sax.

A littl…

2 years ago
by GFC (794 posts)

Clear Ligature

So I’m getting a clear resin mouthpiece and I already have a legere synthetic reed, so I want to get a clear ligatur…

2 years ago
by mijderf (269 posts)

century vs sinclair

Hi guys,

This is my first post so I hope that I'm not breaking any code or else..

After a while (a 20 year…

2 years ago
by BobYo (3 posts)

Embouchure Gymnastics

Gymnasts work on various equipment and wind players do as well; mouthpieces in particular.

That's where I got my…

2 years ago
by RobertD

Selmer 1244

Its been 2 decades since I have been shopping for a saxophone. While in a music store discussing a horn for my son the sales…

2 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (542 posts)

New Saxophone Member

Hi! I play the alto sax in my middle school band, and my friend is starting tomorrow. I promised him I would come and help…

2 years ago
by SaxLover11

The most economical way to own a Bb bari

Hey there,

It's been a couple years since I've posted here, so I'll just start with the basics:

My m…

2 years ago
by baridrummer

I need help finding a piece!

I’m trying to find an arrangement of the Carnival of Venice that’s the same as the trumpet/cornet one but for…

2 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (542 posts)

Picking a sax

I am trying to pick out a sax I'm going to keep for most of my life and I really want a black and gold one so I have these…

2 years ago
by StkFrdRce (2 posts)

Louis Armstrong’s Life in Letters, Music and Art

Louis Armstrong on Louis Armstrong. What a treasure!

Here are two links. One is to a fantastic NY Times article on…

2 years ago
by RobertD

Jupiter Saxophones New Lineup

Jupiter recently refreshed and reduced its model lineup. Until a few weeks ago Jupiter was promoting its 1100 series as "i…

2 years ago
by mijderf (269 posts)

Glitch in Ebays international shipment assistants program

I have used Ebay since 1998. It has changed tremendously since then. It costs more and takes the control out of the hands…

2 years ago
by Saxquest (420 posts)

Chateau Alto Saxophone

I came across what appears to be a really nice used Chateau alto saxophone but I am unable to find any information on this…

2 years ago
by mijderf (269 posts)

Sonny Fortune, Saxophonist of Urgency and Grace, Dies at 79

RIP to another jazz legend.

Sonny Fortune, Saxophonist of Urgency and Grace, Dies at 79

no replies by RobertD (66 posts) 2 years ago

2 years ago
by RobertD

Need help with a Bundy serial #.

Hi there!  A death in the family has led to us finding a used saxophone.  We know nothing about them at all so I…

2 years ago
by stephanielynn

I think this is the right forum to ask this how much is Yani valu

I have a Yanagisawa a-901s (for silver plate alto)  It is fairly old but is in mint condition.  The finger…

2 years ago
by GFC (794 posts)

1980 conn tenor saxophone

Just wonderin if a 1980 conn tenor saxophone is a good instument to buy.It is in good shape and they are selling it for $6…

2 years ago
by GFC (794 posts)

Thanks Mark of Saxquest

Hey Mark,

I want to thank you personally for taking the time to deal with all the Aggressive Unrelated Spam posts.…

2 years ago
by Saxquest (420 posts)

Selmer Series III Middle Register VERY FLAT

I've been playing on a Selmer Series III for a few years now, with a setup of Selmer Concept mouthpiece, SAXXAS Ligature,…

2 years ago
by dawsoncoolman

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…

2 years ago
by mijderf (269 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…

2 years ago
by RobertD (66 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…

2 years ago
by RobertD (66 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…

2 years ago
by JonHuff (100 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…

2 years ago
by JonHuff (100 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…

2 years ago
by GFC (794 posts)
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