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  1. What to Buy & Why: Saxophones
    did anyone know amoon saxophone 🎷? yeah the cheap saxophone around 250$.. I'm a begginer and i think i want to learn to play.. anyone bought it ? does the sax🎷 is a good sax for beginners and does it sound normal ? does the quality is good? i watched a review on youtube and i think it's kinda...
  2. Advice on Buying or Selling a Saxophone
    so, i was looking for a 2nd hand soprano sax. someone was trying to sell me his. and what do you guys think this would go for really? many thanks! P.S. i'm a guitarist not a sax guy. forgive me if i've done something wrong :mrgreen:
  3. Eb Alto
    Hello All, I bought a Yamaha YAS280 this week (I love it) and want to know where the F Sharp key is. Can someone please be kind enough to let me know? Also is there a sharp key on the Sax that means all the keys can be played as sharp? Thanks guys appreciate your help Happy Saxing
  4. Late Bloomers
    Guess what came via UPS today? A brand new Kessler Custom Tenor Sax! I decided that after dipping my toes in the water for a couple of weeks, I'd rather buy my own horn than continue to rent one. I also wanted something that was a step up from a "student horn" that I'd be able to grow with and...
  5. Jazz and Improvisation
    I'm playing a wedding (solo) for my cousin in a few months. I was wondering if I could get a few tips on making Mendelssohn's Wedding March- particularly this arrangement (http://www.8notes.com/scores/9698.asp a little more jazzy. Or a lot. I'm newer at jazz and have little experience with...
  6. Late Bloomers
    Hello all, I've been playing jazz/swing guitar for about three years now and I've decided to pick up clarinet to bring into what I'm already playing. I'm theory/scale/tune savvy. Reading isn't a problem either. I took a few lessons from a local classical clarinetist to get me started, but he...
  7. Late Bloomers
    Evening people Basically am a complete novice and as yet not ever had a blast on a sax yet, although my first lesson is tomorrow which i can't wait for where i will be borrowing the tutors Tenor Saxophone. As i mentioned i have never played a sax in my life although i have been playing the...
  8. Jazz and Improvisation
    Hey guys, so im a highschool tenor sax player who is obviously new to the world of improvisation. My schools jazz band is playing Channel One Suite...which is a giant tenor solo....and there is a cadenza with 1 chord listed - D7 (alt) How would I find the notes in that chord? Also....It's going...
  9. General Discussion
    Hey Everyone New here so thought i'd introduce myself, The Names Jon and i love Saxophone :) I got one as a present about 2 years ago but never played it until recently, I was content just looking at it in the corner (I thought laerning it was beyond reach). A few weeks ago I decided to learn...
  10. What to Buy & Why: Saxophones
    Hi all: sax newb here. I am 68, retired, a keyboard musician (although I periodically flirt with a b-flat flute) and am in the market for a tenor sax on which I wish to play lullabys while I await my grave, i.e., I will not likely be seeking session gigs. My preliminary research urges the...
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