Dear Forum members,
I am in the market to buy a nicer soprano sax than my current Antigua Winds Soprano, which is based on Yani S991. From my shortlisted list of sops, I have played few and my thoughts for them are as follows:
Antigua Winds: This model gives me 80-85% of tone/ feel when I...
Hello ladies and gents, I'm about to be entering my freshman year of college studying music education with an emphasis in saxophone studies. I've been playing shopping for a pro model tenor sax with a budget of about $3,600. A saxophone that's stuck out to me has been a Keilwerth SX 90 Black...
I play a Keilwerth SX-90R alto, and I find that, while intonation is generally pretty good, "a" is sharp in both octaves, more so in the lower octave. Changing mouthpieces didn't make any difference. Any thoughts about this problem and what to do about it? Thanks.
I recorded these three clips for my own evaluation, but thought I might as well share it with the community. On test are three well-rated straight sopranos :-
#1 SML King Marigaux - one piece construction, straight neck
#2 Keilwerth SX90II, 2 piece with straight neck
#3 Mystery contender, 2...