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Alto Sax after Minor Necklift surgery

I had minor necklift surgery 3 days ago. Today I pulled out my alto sax & noticed my embrochure does not seal around the mouthpiece unless I hold it to

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Soprano sax mouthpiece and reed

I recently purchased a soprano sax. I've played tenor sax for 40 years. I'm having an issue with getting some notes out. I'm not sure how I should be

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My Low G sounds Like a High G... What do i do? (Saxophone)

Well, my saxophone teacher recently taught us a new song (Louie Louie) but when I was playing low G, It sounded exactly like high G. My teacher thought

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altissimo on sax

how do I get all the altissimo on sax? Do all types of sax have the same pitch range? If no may I know them? I want to learn sax. which one should I start

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Eb/F#

My question is if the Sopranino was designed by Adolf Sax from low Bb to high Eb (Selmer Balanced Action)(Yanagisawa SN 600 & 800 and Sn-981) so why did

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Is Dixon Super Delux saxophone of good quality?

Hi somebody is selling a Dixon Super Delux tenor saxophone. I have never head of this brand. Is it a good quality saxophone which will never fall apart?

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What's the difference between kings, clevland and leblanc saxophones

What's the difference between kings, clevland and leblanc. I use to have a sax that on box it's labelled leblanc while on the body it's labelled kings

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Biss B flat or Side B flat? (Saxophone)

Which would you prefer? I flip back and fourth between the two and want to know what other people use? What do you think is easier during pieces that you're

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When was the sopranino saxophone developed?

When was the sopranino saxophone developed? I know its recent but I need to know when? Why? Who thought of doing this?

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What saxophone solo should a student work on to audition for colleges?

I auditioned on Aria by boza but I would just like to know other ideas? (What saxophone solo should a student work on to audition for colleges?)

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How much is this 1980 Armstrong tenor saxophone worth?

I have a 1980 Armstrong tenor sax in perfect condition. How much might it be worth?

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How old is my bundy II Alto Saxophone?

How old is my bundy II alto with a s/n starting with 1162xxx? Is there any other information I can find out about it by the number? I'm selling it since

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What ligature is best?

For a selmer c* 80 mouthpiece and Vandoren v16 reeds what would be the best kind of ligature to have? Metal or leather? What brand of metal ligature do

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Which saxophone should I start with? How easy?

Hey, I want to learn to play a second instrument I want to try the saxophone because I've always liked the way it's sounded. I wanted to know if it would

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Suzuki Saxophone

I'm not quite sure if SUZUKI music Japan is manufacturing Saxophone, but my SUZUKI Tenor Saxophone was made in China. The finishing and material is not

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