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  1. What to Buy & Why: Reeds and Misc.
    Hello there , This is my first post to the forum and I want to present my best. After 30 years of dreaming , I collected an excellent Bamboo Mini Sax in C , Graftonite C5 Alto and Rico Alto 1.5 and Chinese Cheap Ligature with two screws. I learned C5 might use 3.5 grade reed. Should I ? I...
  2. Tenor mpc
    Background: Band director wants my son (freshman) to play tenor for an ensemble. The school has a loaner tenor, but they want him to get his own mouthpiece. I can understand that, but they have never even let him try the horn out to see if it is something he will like playing! I asked band...
  3. Alto mpc
    Hi, I been playing in a band for about one and half year. We are playing band arrangements of "Farandole", "Yakety Sax", "March from Aida", etc. My sax is a vintage Antoine Courtois Paris, but I'm not able to say if it's sound is dark or bright, since it's the only one I've played. I think is...
  4. Ligatures
    Hi, I have a nice Bob Carpenter MP based on the RICO Graftonite M5 Baritone sax MP (It looks like this: http://www.amazon.com/Rico-Graftonite-Baritone-Sax-Mouthpiece/dp/B0002HU8IU ) The problem is the ligature, its a standard 2 screw lig, kinda bent, anyways I'm in the market for a new Lig. I...
  5. General Mouthpiece Discussion
    hi all, i played tenor for 3 month ( i played alto 1 year before ), after i changed my mp from yamaha custom 4c to rico graftonite B5, all the note i played gonna sharp, i don't know it's my embrochure problem or mp quality problem. can anyone give advice. many thanks
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