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by Xena
(1 post)
16 years ago

Conn Soprano

Hello! I'm looking for some information on a straight brass Conn soprano, serial number M224, 8xx. I bought this sax for $700 about a year ago, in playing condition, and wonder if it is a good sop. I like it very much, though I am just a beginner player. My rig is Selmer Super Session "I" and soft or medium reeds. Thank you very much for helping me.

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  1. by Dave Dix
    (421 posts)

    16 years ago

    Re: Conn Soprano

    Thats from 1929 and would be a new wonder series 2 (commonly called " chu berry" ) very good horn and well worth what you paid and some extra. Dave

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    1. by connsaxman_jim
      (2336 posts)

      16 years ago

      Re: Conn Soprano

      Great horn. I have a 1925 Conn straight soprano. They have a sweet sound! Try a Meyer 5M mouthpiece though, and I think it will improve your intonation.

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