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  1. Martin
    Hi, What could be a value of this alto and is this pro or student model (more likely). It seems to have still original pads with rivet, it has engraved Native American on the bell. Regards
  2. Sax vs. Sax, Mpc vs. Mpc, etc.
    So, my alto is currently a Yamaha YA23, circa 1999-2000. I was thinking of upgrading it a little bit, and went around looking for vintage altos. I came across a guy who's willing to let his 1928 Martin alto go for cheap, to the tune of $125. He says there might be a pad or two that need...
  3. Embouchure & Tone Producing Basics
    Hi there, I'm new to this forum and hence this is my first post. I've played recorder as a kid and did all my exams to the point that I had to choose another instrument to continue (which I never did until last year). I'm thus fairly new to saxophone playing and took some classes last year in...
  4. Eb Alto
    So I have recently purchased a Martin Alto Serial #85XXX. I've noticed it has a very flat C, it sounds like it is being choked. It sounds lnice when I use the alternate fingering. I would like to know if it was possible to fix the C note sound. I use a Vandoren Optimum AL3. I don't know if...
  5. Martin
    I trying to compare a Searchlight Alto to a RMC Indiana Alto. Wondering about bores. Differences in quality, which one would be better for rock type player. Any, Any thoughts would appreciated! Thanks....
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