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  1. Advice on Buying or Selling a Saxophone
    Hi, I am looking for a tenor saxophone. I currently have an alto YAS-23 that I've had several years but would like to branch into a tenor. I'm not sure whether to wait (and save more $$) or jump in at the lower end. At my local repair store they have a Buescher Aristocrat serial 654XXX for...
  2. General Mouthpiece Discussion
    I'm using a plastic Buescher mouthpiece at this point. I play mostly smooth jazz and pop. Is there something that could get me a more contemporary sound without going too dreadfully out of tune? I like sweet tone or bright tone, nothing woofy or stuffy. And will the size make a diff in how it...
  3. SOTW Member Recordings & Reviews
    Hi - using some rare spare time to play around with recording my '50s Buescher 156 at the moment. Here's a youtube recording of 'I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face'. [YOUTUBE]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GlIIfRANt3I[YOUTUBE] Comments welcome :) Whatever you think of it, may I heartily...
  4. Sax vs. Sax, Mpc vs. Mpc, etc.
    Hi, I think about buying a vintage Tenor-Saxophone. I would prefer a warm, smooth and dark sound. What's your opinion about these: Buescher Aristocrat Series I, Conn Chu Berry (especially those two: Conn and Buescher) Keilwerth Toneking LeBlanc (i.e. this one...
  5. Cases
    Any suggestions on a nice case for a Buescher Aristocrat Series I (275xxx), which has left side tone holes on the bell. I have the original case, but both the horn and case are in great condition so I don't want to risk damaging either. Basically, I would like to find something that fits like a...
  6. Misc. Saxophone Manufacturers
    Hi, I've recently bought a Gretsch Commander on ebay. Now I wounder which company has built this stenci l. Could it be a Buescher stencil. I'm no expert. Here you can find some pics. Could anyone help identifying it? Thank you! :-) Kind regards
  7. Buescher
    I am wondering if anyone has information (or a lead on said information) regarding my "True-Tone" Low-Pitch sopranino. The serial number is 190247. I'm not interested in selling, just curious about the spec's. Thanks for any help anyone can give.
  8. Advice on Buying or Selling a Saxophone
    http://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/msg/3231436206.html So I went to try this saxophone out. It has some problems, The C# key is stuck will not move and the G# key does not work i'm guessing it's the spring and some missing felt here and there. Also 3 or 4 pads are needed to be replaced. Not sure...
  9. General Discussion
    Hello, my 12 year old daughter has been playing alto sax in band for two years now, we borrowed it from my oldest sister who played when she was in school, it is a Buescher Aristocrat. I would like to purchase her own, but am stuck if I should get a student or a pro. I don't even know if what...
  10. American School
    Hello! I recently bought an alto Buescher Aristocrat sax at a garage sale and I was wondering what mouthpiece you would recommend to play on it. I curently use my E. Rousseau but I was just wondering what someone else would use/recommend. Thanks!
  11. Bb Tenor
    I am usually an Alto and Bari player but am looking for a decent Tenor. I recently came across 2 for a pretty cheap price. One is an Elkhart Tenor, serial number 90516. The other is a Buescher Aristocrat, serial number 469144. I believe the Aristocrat is from 1965-1970. I do not, however...
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