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  1. Alto mpc
    Can this alto mouthpiece be an Otto Link Tone Edge Early Babbitt? And if yes, what type is it and what is the value appr.? Thanks for helping! Yvonne
  2. Misc. Saxophone Manufacturers
    I recently bought 2 altos (I believe they are the exact same make and model). Both go down to only B, have double octave key mechanisms, and lack other various modern keywork. I know of a few manufacturers who made horns similar to these back in the early 1900's or late 1800's, but I can't...
  3. Misc. Saxophone Discussion
    While reading John Coltrane, His Life and Music I came across a section in the book that talks about a super early unreleased (and non-commercial) recording of Coltrane. It is when he is in the Navy and he is still an alto player (1947 I think). In the chapter he talks about Coltrane's...
  4. Alto mpc
    Hey guys, I'm sure this has been asked on here before but can't seem to find it. No results from a Google search either :( I have a New York Meyer USA 5M and I'm trying to figure out what years these were in production. Anyone know?? From my research there is an early and a late NY USA model...
  5. General History
    I was in a local used bookstore the other day and found an interesting old book with some saxophone pictures in it. It's titled "Music Notation And Terminology" by Karl W. Gehrkens. I have not read this book but I suspect the author to be German. The copyright date is 1914. While most of the...
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