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  1. General Discussion
    How can i convince my parents to get a sax. I'm 15, and they wont let me get a job. I've been playing 5 years, and for the past ~4 years I've practiced 3+ hours almost every day. They said they will get me a saxophone but over the past 3 years when i ask what they think ready is they keep adding...
  2. Misc. Saxophone Discussion
    Is DCSax a good place to buy a horn online? This is the website: https://www.dcsax.com/ Is this a reputable seller? Anyone has any experience dealing with them? Thanks :)
  3. Misc. Saxophone Discussion
    I was curious, bored, and had $12 to blow. Can't blame a guy for trying.
  4. Misc. Saxophone Discussion
    I'm interested in a new YSS-475 II, but no one even within an hour or two of me carries it so I was looking online. Some sellers on eBay in South Korea and Japan offer prices at about 600 less. Any potential issues buying one from overseas? I've heard the warranty won't be honored in US for...
  5. Instruments and Accessories
    Hello, I am interested in purchasing a bass saxophone in the near future for my small collection/advance my playing/brass band. Given the high price and general scarcity of basses, I want to make a good pick. I came across J'elle Stainer saxophones", anyone knows if they are solid horns? Any...
  6. Misc. Saxophone Discussion
    Hi all, Before the pandemic I was looking at new altos to replace the old ‘50s King. Has anyone gone about buying a used horn in the past year? Are there any online shops that allow trials? WWBW used to do that with mouthpieces. P.S. I live in New York if anyone knows a good used shop that’s...
  7. Sopranino and Higher
    I've become interested in buying a sopranino sax, and want to purchase a Selmer clone. I know both Kessler and Allora have discontinued their sopraninos. The only sopranino I've heard much about is the R&H Sax Sopranino, the SNS-730L at http://www.raresaxs.com/, but that appears to be a yani...
  8. Bb Soprano
    Hi everybody I'm on my way to buy a new soprano sax. I currently own a Yamaha 475 which has a removed high f# key and is in rather bad condition. I've done a lot of digging and ended up with a list of saxes, that I would consider buying. Sadly it's impossible for me to test all of them (I have...
  9. What to Buy & Why: Saxophones
    I'm looking to buy a baritone I've played alto for about 4 years now and want to double on bari. I want to buy one in person, as buying online is a bit sketchy and I want to play test , but craigslist doesn't have anything at all where I live,( Portland Or.). The only thing that I can find in...
  10. What to Buy & Why: Saxophones
    What can you tell me about 'alexandre' brand saxes, is it a well-known brand? Or just Chinese garbage? there's a picture attached
  11. Bb Tenor
    Hi! I play classical tenor sax, and considering I'm probably the only one attending the All-National Concert Band with a falling-apart-school-instrument, I'm ready to buy my own saxophone. I'm researching and I find different answers for everything. My budget is $2,250 and I'm looking at...
  12. What to Buy & Why: Saxophones
    Hello all! I am a clarinet player who after playing clarinet for four years in middle school and high school bands combined wants to pick up the alto sax. My school's instruments are of deplorable quality (pads stick, green mold on pads, etc.). I was able to get a Yas 200 AD sax on loan from...
  13. Reeds
    Hello! I recently lost my beloved Universal ReedGeek and am looking to buy a new one. Message me with an offer if you are looking to sell. I would like it to be in good condition. Thanks!
  14. Alto mpc
    Hey guys. If this question has already been posted, comment a link to that post and I'll remove this thread. I searched, but I couldn't find anything that matched my question. I'm considering buying a Vandoren Optimum mouthpiece, should I try to play on multiple mouthpieces of the same brand to...
  15. General Mouthpiece Discussion
    Hello All, I'm looking for feedback and insight into your experiences regarding finding mouthpieces that work best for you. What do you hate about it? What would be a great "it would be nice if we had..."? I've been playing the sax for ~15 years now, and have gone through a plethora of various...
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