Just curious as there is an Orsi for sale on eBay, and the seller is fairly local.
I can't afford to drop that much on something that will VERY rarely be played (Amanda already has a straight 'nino that gathers dust), but it made me wonder if there is a price range for these rare horns.
I had an extra Soprano stand, a three-leg K&M, which works fine for the Soprano but a bit wobbly for the Nino, which doesn't fit all the way down to be secure. I've tried a few product searches at the usual suspects but didn't find anything. Anyone have a recommendation?
I have been arranging big band charts for sax ensemble, and I have found it easier and more suitable to write for five saxes rather than four. It allows me to rest the soprano to change the sound, and to have full chords behind a solo. Also I can bounce pairs of horns off each other, much as the...
I am considering buying a Yanagisawa Sopranino saxophone (I am a regular soprano player) and would like some feedback on the instrument from those who own/play this horn. In particular intonation and tone.
I live in Australia and it is almost impossible to actually try a horn -...