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  1. Contrabass and Lower
    I've never seen a single one. Given that a few have been sold annually over the last decade or two, shouldn't some of these be surfacing in used condition?
  2. Contrabass and Lower
    Someone has posted a Conn EEb on eBay. (It apparently needs an overhaul, but that's the price of finding one that hasn't been in circulation.) I used to own a contrabass sarrusophone (of a different make), and loved it - big ballsy sound combined with (relatively) light weight and saxophone...
  3. Clarinet
    I play Bari sax and have always been very interested in the very large instruments, so I borrowed our high schools contrabass and was going to learn to play it over the summer but I don't know what strength reeds to buy (asking because they are like $70 for a box of 5 and I don't have that much...
  4. Saxophone Solo and Ensembles
    I have been arranging big band charts for sax ensemble, and I have found it easier and more suitable to write for five saxes rather than four. It allows me to rest the soprano to change the sound, and to have full chords behind a solo. Also I can bounce pairs of horns off each other, much as the...
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