Hi everybody. I'm 44, I live in Barcelona, Spain and I've decided to pursue a dream: learn to play the alto sax. I played classical sib clarinet from my 11 to 20 years old so I'm thinking to buy a intermediate second hand Sax, because of my budget being quite low (around 600€).
So I got my hands on a Martin Alto Sax, and I was wondering if anyone could help me identify the model? The Bell says "RMC" on it as well, and the serial number is 219004. It's quite difficult to make out the writing on the bell in full as it seems to be well used sax.
I tried to look up the...
The title pretty much covers it. I have modeled 7-10 revisions of my mouthpiece depending on how you count, but they are all between 1 and 1.5 steps flat when using my normal embouchure. I am looking for anyone with general knowledge on how saxophone chamber measurements are determined, how they...
Hi everyone, this is my first post here. I am trying to sell my Antigua alto for money to put towards a better tenor than my $200 Cecilio. I wanted to find out the model to know what it's worth but I cannot find anything on this forum or anywhere else pertaining to the serial of my sax. The...
I went to look at an alto I found online for sale.
Listed as a Selmer USA AS100. Upon looking at it, the serial number is 121xxxx. In my research I see that the AS-100 have a serial number begins with 82xxxx.
The only altos I can find with a 121 serial number are Selmer Paris Mark VI. This is...
Hi SOTW Members,
I'd like to share a COMPLETE list of all Yamaha Saxophone model numbers with you.
I'm actually a trumpet player by trade and got bored one day so I decided to compile a complete list of all of the Yamaha trumpet models as it seemed that it hadn't been done before (or...
Hi SOTW Members,
I'd like to share a COMPLETE list of all Yamaha Flute model numbers with you.
I'm actually a trumpet player by trade and got bored one day so I decided to compile a complete list of all of the Yamaha trumpet models as it seemed that it hadn't been done before (or recently)...
I currently own an intermediate soprano sax and am looking for a pro model. I have a pretty good idea on what models I want to choose from, but I was just wondering. Are there any benefits to buying a soprano sax without a high G key? (intonation, etc) Or is it just to save money?
I've bought this what I suspect is a vintage saxophone:
I took it to my local repairman, but he couldn't help me figuring out what it is and suggested I ask distinguished SOTW forum members.
Any comments would be highly appreciated!
I bought this sax a little while ago (about 6 years) and cannot remember the value or the model of the horn. Can some one Pllease Help!
It is a curved Yani, with serial Number: 001131xx. There is a High F# sharp Key, and removable Neck.
Got any ideas??