Saxophone squeal

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

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Oct 07, 2010
G key
by: Anonymous

High, low or both!??

Nov 12, 2010
by: Anonymous

Hmmm... Could be that you have a leak.. I had a similar problem with my alto saxaphone... How long have you been playing, it could also be your embouchure. Another problem that is common is that the octave valve is loose/leaking a bit while you play.. In that case, its easy to fix unless it is the pad that needs changing.. just press/ bend the octave key that is on the neck in, closer to the neck... (Sorry about the vague explanation)

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