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new to sax. steinhoff any good?
Hi looking at playing the alto sax. Dreamt about it for years so why not!! Want to start on something relatively cheap as I have no idea whether I'll like …
Has anyone heard of the protone tenor sax , if so buy or not to buy
Martin Alto sax - value
I own a Martin alto sax, Handcraft committee serial # 123695. I believe it was made in 1937. Could you please give me an idea of the value of this instrument, …
early conn alto new wonder missing an opening
I have an old conn alto I believe to be a New wonder "chu Berry" serial #1554xx. I imagine this is from around 1926, one of the earlier New Wonders. It …
Hawk Alto Saxophone
I am looking to purchase a used Hawk Alto Saxophone as a gift for my husband. Don't know anything about saxophones or brand names. Owner bought the …
P.D. Deposee Saxophone
I recently found an old saxophone at an antique shop, and the women was nice enough to just give it to me. I Have no knowledge of this kind of sax though. …
Notes on staff pointed upwards and downwards
On the staff if for instance a quarter note is pointed up and the next quarter note is pointed down. What is the difference? Or what does that mean?
Friends Revelle Alto Sax (#86678)
My friend sent me his alto sax so he could find out the age,value,and maybe more about the company.It says Made in Holland somewhere on it. On the side …
son wants to play the saxaphone
My son is in 5th grade and wants to play the saxaphone. We're assuming they will start with tenor sax. What brand is a fairly decent one to get and should …
squeaking after switching to new saxophone
I recently started to play the Tenor sax after two months again, note that I am using a different tenor sax than the one I used to use a while back. I …
VALUETONE Alto Sax
I bought an Alto sax in an antique store, it's stamped VALUETONE and has a serial number. The store owner knew nothing about the sax and I can't find …
Considering a limmited budget, which is a saxophone brand to search for exceptional sound?
Leaving the vintage and used apart, since you run the risk to spend any way for leaks repairs, wear or adjusting the action.....(or buying a Lemon)
Saxophone pricing, correct model number?
I purchased this holton Elkhorn soprano sax about 20 years ago and can not find any similar ones online to use as a guide for pricing. It is silver with …
2006 Conn American or 1973 Selmer Bundy for begineer?
Have two Alto Sax options for the same money, but which is better for a beginner?
Alto saxophone for adult beginner
My husband wish is to learn the alto saxophone I wish to buy him the instrument for our anniversary but do not wish to spend more than £250 what …
how do I make my soprano saxophone sharper?
Hi, I have recently purchased a soprano sax, and it is really out of tune all the time. its so out of tune, that when I play a C on it, it comes out as …
Is this saxophone totally ruined?
I am a trombone player and have never played a reed instrument. Well, one of my parent's friends remembered he had an alto sax and wondered if I wanted …
Does anyone know who this sax-player might be?
A friend is doing her dad's "Musicology" - Tak Shindo. She is trying to figure out who this player is - any help here? Thanks.
Alto sax cases
What is the best alto sax case for an 11 year old boy? I'm looking at the SKB 440 or the Protec Contoured Pro Pac case.
His current case, which came …
comparison of alto king 665
Please tell me how and where does a king empire alto 665 saxophone compare to other professional saxophones. I am looking for a rich full blues/jazz/soul …
Different serial #'s on Saxophone Neck/Body
My late husband was a life long Tenor player who went to school with Eddie Harris,johnny Griffin,etc..
He was a musical Director for Sam Cooke till the …
What type of Saxophone is suitable for a ten year old girl?
My daughter wants to play the saxophone and her teacher recommended the Alto sax? Is this too big for her and what type do I buy? Went of Craigslist and …
Best sax player in the world
Has there ever been a sax player to match Ace Cannon?
Nope, not in my book. This new guy I've heard, Kenny G- sort of sounds like a harmonica compared …
middle g gets pitchy - tenor saxophone
Am 46 and just started playing the Tenor Saxophone. I try to practice 1 hour a day but 45 min.s in my middle G gets very pitchy & can't play it. Tried …
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Feedback on HAWK alto sax
Looking at buying a HAWK alto saxaphone for my son (2nd yr playing), on line from US to Australia.
Is it worth the risk? What is the quality like?
King or Lark? - Saxophone
I have a question about alto saxophone.I want to start to learn saxo and i dont have any idea about saxophones.Today i went to store to check saxo prices …
Unknown Saxophone brand - Royal
I have a very old and beautifull silverplated saxophone, that only has Royal and a serienumber stamped on it. The Royal is ingraved on the body very beautifuflly, …
My Sax squeaks when i play a G or below.
My saxophone worked fine this morning and now i cant play below a regular G without my sax squeaking and sounding high. I changed and adjusted reed mouth …
iMAGE saxophone brand
Is there or was there a saxophone brand named "iMAGE" ?
We have this saxophone at our house and we can't find out what brand it is. All it says on …
Saxophone repair course
Does anyone know of a saxophone repair short course? Want to get some experience with simple, commonplace repairs.
Selmer AS600L Aristocrat Alto Saxophone
Can anyone tell me if this is a pro or a student horn? I am looking to upgrade my sister to a better horn. She is a Sophomore in high school, and concert …
Which saxaphone to get?
I am a sophomore and am finally upgrading to a professional model! :) I am in love with the Selmer Ref 54 Paris, but my parents aren't in love with the …
1914 gretsch great American tenor saxophone
I was given a 1914 gretsch tenor sax and I want together some repairs done just a minor tune up. Is it too old to have work done on it? Also just out of …
Paul Cavour sax
Hi, i've just been given a Paul Cavour sax. on it is engraved invicta Paris and has what looks like an upside down heart. underneath one of the keys has …
tenor mouthpiece for 12 year old student
Any recommendations for a tenor mouthpiece for a beginning student, 12 years old? The horn is a Selmer Prelude student horn. Thanks.
Old Kraftsman saxophone???
Is this a valid brand of saxophone. I found guitars under this name but not saxophones. is it worth more than 30 dollars. it is in good complete condition …
The saxophone mouth piece sounds like spit in it
I have been playing the Sax for two years. when ever i play for a few minutes its as if the reed gets too wet and it starts to sound like a lot of spit …
Has anyone heard of a Sunlite saxophone? We were given one and I can't find anything on them.
Beginner Alto Sax mouthpiece
My son is to start taking Alto Sax (beginner) in school. The paper given to us says to get a Selmer C* or Yamaha 4C mouthpiece. We went to the store recommended …
Yamaha YTS-61 Vintage Tenor Saxophone
I'm moving and want to sell my tenor saxophone. I bought my professional Yamaha YTS-61, serial 011317A, in 1985 when I thought I had an ear …
Selmer Sax (not a musician)
I obtained a "Selmer" saxophone and would like to know more about it! Anyone help me out? Here goes -
From some research, I "think" …
Buying a new saxophone
I come from Hong Kong.
I want to buy a new saxophone to replace the "made in China" one(with bad quality).I just passed the grade 5 ABRSM exam.
Bundy 2 Saxophone
I have a Bundy 2 sax and I wonder when I read anything about them there isn't much good news about them..How come?...and if I were to upgrade would a Conn …
Notes for Tenor / Soprano can be played in Alto Sax?
I am a selflearner beginner sax player. I would like to know if the notes for Tenor Sax or Soprano can be used to play Alto sax. thanks
WHAT YEAR IS MY SAX
I HAVE A INDIANA BAND INSTRUMENT SILVER TENOR SAX. THE SERIAL # IS 17255, I WAS WONDERING WHAT YEAR IT WAS AND ITS VALUE.
the neck of my my saxophone
i have just bought a new artenis alto saxophone and i have been playing it for a few days the problem is the neck of my saxophone where the octave hole …
saxophone and health
hi talking with my physician about good health and exercise i wonder if playing the tenor saxophone
can increase the heartbeat ?
can i play alto sax music on a soprano sax?
I want to play the soprano sax in high school, but I want to know if I can play alto sax music on it
OPUS USA BRAND OF INSTRUMENTS
I JUST BOUGHT A SOPRANO ON EBAY THE BRAND OPUS USA. IVE LOOKED INTO IT AND FOUND SOME PEOPLE KNOCKING ON IT. CAN IT BE THAT BAD FOR A BEGINER AS MYSELF. …
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Strasser Marigaux Alto Saxophone
I have a Strasser Marigaux alto with the serial number 11,xxx. From everything i have read this places it in the year 1954. I am thinking about selling …
music sheet for tuff by ace cannon
hi i would like to play the blues solo called tuff by ace connon. where can i get the music sheet?
Identifying my silver alto sax
Can anyone help me to work out the manufacturer and possible value of my silver alto sax, the name on the side is Emperor Super. many thanks to anyone …
selmer la vie 240 tenor sax
Hi, i recently bought a la vie tenor new,at very good price(a bout a thousand euros)it sounds pretty new and needs to be played alot more. But my question …
Reed problem with bari sax
Hello, I am playing right now with a 3.5 rico royal and i am looking for a more durable reed for both jazz and classical. I have tried Vandoren blue box …
conn saxaphone value
cannot get anyone to help
patent pending 1914
dont have any other information
played it the other day
and got it …
The Grassi Alto Saxophone Value
What would you say is the value of the discontinued Grassi Company Sax? We have an opportunity to purchase one, However not certain about the comparative …
Emperor Alto Sax
Does anyone know anything about this sax? It is assembled in China? Any info what be greatly appreciated.
How Young can kids start learning the tenor sax?
As a grandparent I wonder how old children need to be before they start to learn to play. I have been reading a novel by a well known (UK) author in which …
US made saxophone
Where can I buy a good US made Saxophone new?
how old is my sax?
I have a Yamaha-YAS 23....serial number: 297957 A....how do I determine how old it is?
Voss Saxophone ser#12346
I recently recieved in an estate this Voss saxophone made in west germany ser#12346. Any info would be greatly appreciated.
I was just wondering what the saxophone mouthpiece's job is. I have been searching the internet for an hour now and haven't found the answer yet. I really …
Cecilio Tenor Sax
I'm considering purchasing a Cecilio Tenor Sax for my 6th grade band student. I'm a little concerned with the quality of these instruments as my son's …
I have recently inherited my Grand Fathers Adolphe Sax, I need to find out how much it is valued at for house insurance and would be interesting to find …
Hello - I have a small 11 Yr. old girl just starting Alto Sax. I do not play, so I am wondering if Key Risers would be helpful to her. It's kind of heavy …
Bass Saxophone Reeds
When I type bass saxophone reeds for sale in eBay I get results for bass clarinet reeds for sale. Are they interchangeable?
Same question for sopranino …
suggest good alto saxophone for purchase
dear sir ,
i want to purchase good professional alto saxophone simple system please suggest and guide I purchase which company alto sax
I have an alto sax and i have had for about 2months or so and when i go to play the G key it squeals A LOT and i can"t find out what it is
Is a "Cecilia" sax brand any good?
I'm looking to buy a beginner sax, but one that actually has quality...any suggestions? Not looking to pay more than $700/800.
I just bought a used Vito alto sax. How can I tell what model it is?
I just bought a used Vito alto sax. How can I tell what model it is?
C melody saxophone issue
i recently bought a holton c melody saxophone. the pads are extremely old and need to be replaced, but i am 100% sure that there are no air leaks. the …
selling a saxophone
How much would a 4-5 year old trevor j.james & co saxophone sell for?
help with tenor sax
if there is three lines under the staff and the note is on the last of the three lines what is the note called on a tenor sax????
Revelle Soprano Saxophone #28547
Does anyone know the age or value of this Saxophone? we know none thing about Musical horns or any other things.
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Saxophone Low G, A, and high C
My low G and A wont play very well it is an alto saxophone a brand new Bundy, what is wrong? Everything is new, even the reed, i think it just needs to …
I was given an old Alto Saxophone a few years ago. On the bell there is a design with the word "Revelle" in the middle and I'm assuming that would be the …
What type of saxaphone for a beginner
My son (who is about to start sixth grade) is getting ready to play the Alto Sax in the band. Any recommendations on the type. There is a store the school …
Would like to know value of Selmer Tenor Sax.
Selmer Tenor Sax
Bought around 1950
high pitch squeak - saxophone
I have started playing with a couple of new mouthpieces and find that on occassion I get squeaks in the higher ranges - I have played for a while and never …
Plz help...I want to play a sax...I am obsessed with its tune and tone.....
I do not have an idea about musical instruments,I have never tried my hand on any kind of instrument,I even dnt know how to sing,I smoke on a regular basis,I …
Gaylord saxophones - info on this brand
any info on Gaylord saxophones, made in Italy?
Temporary Saxophone Switch
I am a tenor sax player. However, if I can make a fast and clean switch to the soprano in about a month, I can play a solo at graduation. Any tips for …
What happened to my low register?
I cleaned my sax the other day and left it sit in the case for overnight. The next day I began to practice but when I got into the low register only my …
Can you play a Tenor With an Alto's sheet music?
Can you play a Tenor saxophone, to an Alto saxophone's sheet music??
question from a beginner about water droplets in saxophone mouthpiece
How can you reduce or prevent the awful and annoying gurgling sound caused by excessive water droplets within the mouthpiece?
was wondering if any one could tell me of a good brand of alto sax to buy for a kid just starting out in a school band also any feedback on sterling brand …
Yamaha YAS-23 Saxophone
My son has played a school instrument for 3 years, and now needs a basic, descent instrument for High School (they don't supply them there).
Is the …
Saxophone age and value
I'm trying to find out the age and rough value of my Selma SA80 mk 2 (alto) s/n: 387***
What brand is my alto saxaphone?
I bought an alto saxaphone at an auction. How can I tell what brand it is? All I see on it is Kenosha, WS and the number 1221a.
1931 Selmer Cigar Cutter Alto Sax
My 92 year old father just passed away. During WWII as a 1st. Lt. in the Army Air Corp and as a navigator instructor Dad also had a band which they played …
tenor saxophone brand
I am about to buy a tenor saxophone for my son.
I found a Clairmont Tenor Saxophone in ebay for $295.99. I'd like to know if this is a good brand and …
What kind of tenor sax should I look at to purchase?
I've been playing Bb clarinet for about 7-8 years (I'm in my mid 50's) and have become proficient in reading and playing (improvising) primarilty jazz …
Spitting Saxophone Sound
How do you keep your saxaphone from sounding like it is spitting or how do you keep the water out?
comparison of J. Erich tenor versus Jupiter tenor saxophone
I have recently decided to learn an instrument and the sax won.I have narrowed it down to either J. Erich or Jupiter. I would greatly appreciate some feed …
Saxophone for beginner or not?
i would like to know whether the jupiter make is the right saxophone make to start on?
How to play saxophone?
I HAVE NEVER PLAYED SAXOPHONE BEFORE AND I LIKE TO DO IT. BUT DONOT KNOW NOTES. I USED TO PLAY FLUTE WITHOUT USING MUSIC NOTES .I WANT TO KNOW IF IT IS …
some advice on the pricing of saxophones
i've been looking for soprano saxs for awhile and found this one wanted to get an idea on the price that these normally go for. also some tips for what …
the best brand of alto sax
what is the best brand in alto sax in the world and how many are in the sax family i know that there are three is that right?
Whenever I try to play high G on my alto saxophone, I squeak! Can you give me any tips to prevent this?
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Prodigy alto saxaphone
My daughter plays a saxaphone in her high school band. I know nothing at all about saxaphones. I live on 700.00 a month income. I found a saxaphone in …
How do I control pitch other than adjusting mouth piece in or out.
I find that when I play the upper octave my instrument is sharp and on the lower octave I am flat. I have not been playing that long, but I have good …
Saxophone issue - me or the horn.....
my sax makes a shaky sound when i play low D
but every other notes are fine...
also my octave D makes a perfect sound
1953 Conn "The Naked Lady" range
Hi, I enquired about my saxophone some time ago re; the prices but my question here is if I do not play very often on my saxophone will it rust bearing …
My son who plays tenor and alto sax inherited a saxaphone from his grandfather which is made out of tin. By the time he got the saxaphone we weren't able …
Cannonball sax and a yamaha sax....
I have a 4 year old yamaha sax..sort of cheap and ive been playing on it for a long time...and the low notes wont work very well..some dont even play like …
Sticking Saxophone Keys
one of my keys are sticking and every time i play it make s my sax squeak. How can i fix that?
Tenor Saxophone Brands
Whats a good brand of tenor saxophone to look for?
I purchased a Frank Holton (wis) saxaphone 12200 series in 1984 for my son. Some wanted to desperately buy this sax from me. I chose to keep it.
Martin Saxophone, The Indiana
I have an old Martin Sax, The Indiana. The serial number is 78505. Can you give me any info on this particular Sax?
What is the best age to start teaching saxophone to kids?
Trying to teach my 6 year old boy to play musical instruments and he seems interested in sax more than anything else. Is he old enough?
Frank Holton 1914 Silver Alto Sax
I have a Frank Holton 1914 silver alto sax with serial no. 30691 and all original parts, except for the case. It's tuning is Eb LP. I'd like to know how …
Barrington Saxophone- Band Mom needs help with info on it.
Looking for an inexpensive soprano saxophone for our son for Christmas. He has played alto sax, and currently plays a Selmer tenor sax. He …
Low Pitch, High Pitch
What it meant by " Low Pitch or High Pitch " inscribed on a saxophone?
how old is my sax and whats it worth?
i have an old sax in an old case. it is engraved "artist special" and on the back "low pitch A 4541"....any info on this would be greatly appreciated.
How much is my vito curved soprano worth?
I have a VSP vito curved soprano sax #00107797.Its a screamer,Great intonation really in tune and also has a high f# key.One repair man that I showed it …
what year is my sax?
My grandfather purchased a used sax for my mom at least 20 years ago. She has since given it to me. It is a Bundy II from The Selmer Company. I believe …
where can I find a selmer mark vii neck ??
I have a selmer mark vii(1974), it´s silver colour and in very good condition, but the original neck got lost somewhere in Cuba. I have been looking for …
I usually play on a Rico wood 2 1/2 reed. I use a baritone reed on a large chamber Tenor mouthpiece, as the rails are quite wide. Would I use a soft or …
Saxophone - Spit Removal
How do I get all the spit out of my alto sax?
Armstrong Saxophone 3006A
What should this be worth in resale??
how much practice time for 12 year old saxophone student
how much time should a 12 year old spend practicing the sax?
Whats the smallest saxaphone available on the market. I have a 6 year old that is interested and would like to give him something more than the recorder …
beuscher or boosey and hawkes
hello people, i currently have in my possesion a saxophone which is in a beucher case,but the instrument is engraved emperor made for boosey & hawkes , …
difference between alto and tenor saxophone
How can you tell the difference between alto or tenor by looking at the saxaphone?
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I have a Bundy Selmer was going to sell it was one of the kids horn in school i know it cost quite bit still in pretty good shape but i don't remember …
difference between a bundy alto sax and a cecilio 3 series alto sax
trying to buy a saxophone for daughter
what is the difference between a bundy alto sax and a cecilio 3 series alto sax
sopano sax embrocure vs alto
i can play the alto using #3 vandoren reeds just fine but cannot seem to keep from squeaking all over the place when it comes to the soprano. What am i …
Evette Schaeffer Tenor Saxophone
I have an Evette Schaeffer Tenor sax that I can find nothing about. The only engraving on it is the name Evette Schaeffer. Evette is above Schaeffer. The …
how many kinds of saxophones
how many kinds of saxophones are there and what are they called
will a red sax play just the same as a normal gold sax?
Which saxophone is easiest to start with
Hi Sir ,
I am from INDIA and am deeply in love with saxophones. Sience childhood , ive always been facinated with this instrument. Got to know much more …
1938 King Zephyr Bari sax Not rated yet
I have a King Zephyr Bari sax serial number 242410
I think it is 1938 but is silver over brass, because it appears to be brass inside the bell. Total …
Best Saxophone Reed for Jazz Not rated yet
I play a tenor saxophone for my 7th grade jazz band. What type of reed is recommended for jazz? I'm playing on a Van Dorren...
M. Hublart & Fils Saxophone Not rated yet
I've inherited a beautiful silver-plated saxophone that is marked M. Hublart & Fils Strasbourg. I understand that it's around 100 years old. I cannot find …
Hawk saxophone Not rated yet
Hi, I was just wondering where Hawk saxophones are made? I've recently been looking for tenor and I can only find good reviews on it as an intermediate …
Clicking noise - alto sax Not rated yet
So, I have a solo contest coming up and I need a quick fix. Everytime I do a G sharp on my alto sax, there's a clicking sound. I notice that it's missing …
Struggling to play C and D with the octave key on a fairly new Yamaha tenor sax Not rated yet
I have very recently began learning the saxaphone again after a break of about 20 years and really enjoying it. A friend of mine has a fairly new, hardly …
My mouthpiece is too big (saxophone) Not rated yet
I have 2 mouthpieces, one a Selmer C* hard rubber mouthpiece and the other a 5J Meyer Metal mouthpiece.The metal mouthpiece is too small but it fits perfectly …
Value of Selmar Mark VI Alto Sax with low A Not rated yet
I have a Selmar Mark VI Alto Sax with a low A key. It was built in 1963, and has orginal finish, and all other parts are original. What do you think …
Soul Brand Of Soprano Saxaphone Not rated yet
Who makes this saxaphone? I just bought a used one from a music store and am interested in obtaining a little history.
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