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  1. Advice on Buying or Selling a Saxophone
    Hey everyone, Just getting into sax and I started off on tenors because I prefer the tonal range.. I play a few other instruments and didn't find it too tricky to get the hang of; producing decent tone and learning some scales etc.. I rented a secondhand Yamaha YTS-26 (or very similar/older...
  2. Misc. Accessories
    Greetings! Would anyone be interested in a Etsy Store or something similar that sold saxophone mutes? I am interested in starting one, but thought I would see how much interest there is beforehand. Any opinions or suggestions would be appreciated!
  3. Advice on Buying or Selling a Saxophone
    Hey so I'm a high schooler and this other kid I know wants to buy my old horn from me. He had asked me if he could take it home and try it, but I'm not too comfortable with that idea due to liability concerns. Out of curiosity when buying a horn are you usually allowed to take it back home for...
  4. Martin
    My local music store has a Martin Indiana Tenor Sax for sale, I played it and honestly loved the dark tone. I know they are considered lower tier instruments but the research I did read said that the older ones are practically almost professional grade. I'm a decent high school senior who has...
  5. What to Buy & Why: Mouthpieces
    I have yamaha yas 275 and I use the original mp, yamaha 4c. But my mp is not good enough for me, it is already torn. I'm thinking of changing the mp. I first thought of vandoren jumbo java a45. But after I tried it, I feel that is is too bright, may be because yamaha yas 275 character is already...
  6. Tenor mpc
    Hey everybody, I am looking for a new tenor mouthpiece, and have not found the piece with the right sound yet. So far I have been to the Boston Sax Shop, Rayburns (in both Boston and NYC), Sam Ash, and Robertos. I'm looking for suggestions on where to look for mouthpieces, like saxophone shops...
  7. Cases
    Has anyone had any experience with the UK made Fusion Cases/Gig Bags. I'm really interested in their design and their ability to add on extra-instruments. I want to know if anyone has had any experience with them (positive or negative). I'm looking for a "Backpack" style case to use to travel...
  8. Announcements and Bulletin Board
    Hello, I am new to this site, and I just want to say that I do not play Sax but I do enjoy collecting instruments. I thought this would be a good place to start to learn about sax and similar types of instruments. I will go thru the previous threads and find out things. If I have any questions I...
  9. Flute & Piccolo
    Hello SOTW!! I'm a saxophone player, and have been learning the flute for about 6 months now. I have been learning on a beginner flute worth about £190 ($280) and I think I've gone as far as I can go with it. It is terrible! I have quite a few large gigs coming up this year, and want to buy a...
  10. General Discussion
    Hi All, I am very novice about Sax and looking to but one alto for my son who is in middle school. my budget is around $300 and I live in NJ. Please advise me a basic level alto which I can buy for my son so that he can learn and practice in school band. P.S- I don't know a single thing...
  11. Advice on Buying or Selling a Saxophone
    I have very interested in a buying a Maxy alto, but for some reason they don't respond to my emails! I know they have a phone # but on AT&T calls to Taiwan are close to $4 a minute! So I am asking how long they usually take to respond (as I have been told they do eventually respond), or if I am...
  12. Clarinet
    I've had my Selmer Bundy for about 2 years now. When i had my BUTI audition for bass clarinet (BTW, i got in with a scholarship :mrgreen:) i brought in my instrument to my private teacher to go over the excerpts. Surprisingly, he thought i sounded really good on the hunk of plastic, but for...
  13. Advice on Buying or Selling a Saxophone
    This is my first thread/post so just to introduce myself I am a student who has played sax for quite a while. I plan to buy a professional quality horn (preferably yamaha). My budget is ~$3,000- $3,350. I have a couple models in mind: the 62 II, and the custom z. I have read from a professional...
  14. What to Buy & Why: Saxophones
    I'm an alto player (1929 conn), and want to buy a used tenor. I want the tenor sound, Shorter, Rollins, Ervin, just wanna wail with sunshine, like a Selmer Mark VI, but I cannot afford this. Suggestions for a budget of around $1000? Also a mouthpiece?
  15. Alto mpc
    I'm a bit inexperienced when it comes to mouthpieces, especially in the jazz field. I'm looking to buy a new mouthpiece for a jazz group I'm playing with, and I'm looking for input as to what your favorite/recommended mouthpiece is. What are the significant differences between a metal and hard...
  16. Advice on Buying or Selling a Saxophone
    I have been playing a lot of soprano lately and I really enjoy playing it. However I do not have my own and I'm getting tired of sharing the school owned horn with three other people. How can I go about buying a new soprano without dishing out $3,000 all at once? I don't have a credit card and...
  17. Tenor mpc
    Hi - I am looking for a good condition tenor sax ORIGINAL 'No USA' Slant Signature 6* - can transfer funds by PayPal or similar. I've got a 7* No USA Slant Sig to part-exchange if interested - it was originally a 4* (number on body) and was refaced to 7* (.105) by Anton Weinberg in the UK...
  18. Flute & Piccolo
    Hello everyone! I'm a 15 year-old sax player, and have been playing for a while now. I do quite a few amateur drama musicals and need to expand my doubling ability! I play soprano, alto and tenor sax, as well as clarinet, so now I'm looking at getting a flute. My school has a flute that I've...
  19. Advice on Buying or Selling a Saxophone
    Hello everyone, I am new to the Sax on the Web community and need some help with finding a saxophone in Florida. I have been playing for about 15yrs, and am ready to look into a new professional tenor, and maybe alto. I currently have a Mark VI tenor, and YAS-82 Alto. I like my horns, but...
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