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  1. Misc. Saxophone Discussion
    I work at a fairly small instrument repair shop that is very respectable in terms of how they are seen and the work they do. One of the ways they do that is by refusing to try to work on instruments that would be hard to fix due to a weaker assembly or cheap setup; think Mendini/Cecilio, Jean...
  2. Bb Soprano
    i have an LA sax soprano it’s over 15 years old now and needs some repairs. My guy said rough estimate will be around $100. I really want a pro soprano but was wondering how bad is my current one. can anyone Tell me anything good or bad about LA sax straight sopranos at all. I looked and...
  3. Bb Tenor
    Hello all, New member long time player Been playing for about 15 years, professionally since 2008. Full time musician and private teacher. Owning too many saxes to know what to do with. But looking for new gigging horn. Currently own but rarely play: Conn 10m tenor, 6m lady alto, New Wonder...
  4. LA Sax
    Picked up a Soprano LA Sax (dirt cheap!) this weekend . I cannot find too much information about it on the web. It is a one-piece model (non removable neck) ; brushed silver, SN #71143. This is my first posting. Any feedback on the sax or information about the model is greatly appreciated...
  5. Bb Tenor
    Hi. I am new to the site. I want to look up the la sax big lip tenor sax and what you guys think of them I didn't see any threads so here it is. Has anyone tried these horns and what do you think. Looking to get one. I been playing tenor for about two years and want to buy a new horn that is not...
  6. Advice on Buying or Selling a Saxophone
    Hi there, I'm wondering if someone could comment on comparing sound and workmanship of Borgani vs. taiwanese curved soprano saxophones. There are two used curved soprano sax options, Orpheo (LA Sax Kim Waters) around $500 to $700 and Borgani around $800 to $1000. Do you think it's worth it to...
  7. LA Sax
    i just logged in to facebook, then i saw someone selling a LA Sax curved soprano. it's black with gold keys. i was quite shocked, the seller says it's brand new, but it's only about 450 USD! i tried to find information from the official website but cannot find it. maybe some pictures would help...
  8. Sax vs. Sax, Mpc vs. Mpc, etc.
    I've been searching for decent quality altos for around $1000 I've found a Kessler Custom Deluxe Black $999 Buffet Crampon 400 Series $1299.99 L.A Sax Bad Aax Big Lip $1395 Jupiter 2069GL XO $1450 Which is the best in your opinion? If you don't like any of them could you recommend one you...
  9. LA Sax
    Hello I'm thinking of buying an LA Sax I find the Big Lip is about the same price as a Series 1. Is one better than the other in any way? If I get a series 1 I'll probably get the antique matte finish. If I get the Big Lip I can't decide between the Diamond Spiral or Warrior. Whats the...
  10. LA Sax
    Hey Im thinking of purchasing an LA sax. I was wondering personally which one you prefer, the diamond swirl finish or the warrior finish. Thanks
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