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  1. Advice on Buying or Selling a Saxophone
    hi folks, Thanks in advance for any advice you can offer! We've been renting an alto (Bundy, pretty clunky) from Music & Arts for a couple of years and DD has decided she wants to stick with it for a while. She seems to have some talent at it and coming from a very musical family, we're...
  2. Selmer (Paris)
    I was hoping we could get some crowdsourced data on the current market value for Mark VI alto and tenor saxes. People are asking for what I perceive to be outrageous prices, which is making it very difficult to parse through the weeds and know what is a fair asking price for a horn in decent...
  3. Baritone mpc
    Hey SOTW I began on bari playing a s80 c* which, i never tuned my setup on baritone, but it seemed to be working fine, i don't know if i could do better. this was for classical and jazz, and it was all my school had. I suck on a s80 c* alto, but have no problems on baritone, for alto, i use a...
  4. CE Winds
    I recently purchased a Ce Winds alpha soprano in vintage finish and haven't found any info on the price and resale value. Anything will help. Thanks!
  5. Misc. Saxophone Manufacturers
    Hey guys! First, I'd like to apologize just in case this is in the wrong forum! I'm really new to these so please forgive me! Secondly, I'd like to mention that I have absolutely no expertise in saxophones! Anyway... I have two saxophones, an alto and a soprano and was wondering if anyone could...
  6. Tenor mpc
    Hello! I've been playing alto for about 6 years now and I really want to learn how to play the tenor, however I can't seem to find which jazz mouthpiece I'd like to start out on. I am willing to spend up to $100, maybe a little over if that's what it takes, but I don't want to spend a lot on a...
  7. Sax Repair, Maintenance and Modification
    We've sometimes been asked about which screwdrivers are good for repair work. How can you live without this genuine Martin screwdriver?
  8. Advice on Buying or Selling a Saxophone
    How many euros should I pay for a used EX90 II tenor? The serial number starts 113... so if I read the Keilwerth serial number charts correctly it should be late 90s, early 00s model.
  9. Yanagisawa
    Hi im thinking of selling my Yanagisawa B900 with low A bari sax. Complete with original case, mouthpiece & lig, How much would you think the price will be? You can see the pictures on my album Please help me evaluate the price ..tq guys!
  10. Conn
    Thinking about buying one, but I've heard that they're kind of expensive to have repaired, even for simple stuff like adjusting the C# screw. Is this your experience? Also, about how much are these worth? The one I'm looking at is $2500, but that is with a replaced plastic key guard.
  11. Borgani
    wondering what these normally fetch used? would love to try and pick one up but cant really justify buying new things :tsk:
  12. Advice on Buying or Selling a Saxophone
    This is my first thread/post so just to introduce myself I am a student who has played sax for quite a while. I plan to buy a professional quality horn (preferably yamaha). My budget is ~$3,000- $3,350. I have a couple models in mind: the 62 II, and the custom z. I have read from a professional...
  13. Misc. Saxophone Manufacturers
    Hi Everybody.I just visited a guy today who is selling his unidentified vintage alto. It played very very nice with a typical vintage sound. Looks like a french manufactured sax, yet no a single sign whereabout who made it, except for the Serial Number starting from letter B (see pics)...
  14. Selmer (Paris)
    In South Korea, my repair teacher is going to sell his Mark VI. The condition is GREAT. Pads are almost new, corks and springs are all changed new. No dings or dents, the dark gold lacquer is over 95%. The sound is very nice and has its dark french core. The price is about 5,000$(this price...
  15. Advice on Buying or Selling a Saxophone
    The condition is perfect Need more info or opinion for the price Thank you,
  16. Flute & Piccolo
    Hello, I have had this flute & piccolo sitting around for quite a while. I don't know much/if anything about them. I was given them used by a relative in or around 1999. The flute says "Artley Nogales, Ariz 4-0" with a number that says "435351" and it also says "SILVER." The piccolo says...
  17. Eb Alto
    Hi all, I've been looking for an SBA alto and I tried one over the weekend that I really liked. The tone in middle and low registers was very warm, rich and lyrical. I couldn't get the high notes to sound that well (sounded a bit shrill) but I think it would once I spend more time on it with...
  18. Advice on Buying or Selling a Saxophone
    Hi Everyone, I've played alto sax for four years now, and I'm thinking about getting a soprano to play. I'm kinda overwhelmed bu the brands and the different horns. Can anyone suggest a certain good sax for a reasonable price? I would like a good quality one that has a great sound. Thanks!
  19. Advice on Buying or Selling a Saxophone
    I have a a Yanagisawa VITO/VSP from mid 1970. I got the instrument for 4 years now. took really good care of it. it got NO dents, NO leaks (nice and new Roo pads). I did a complete overhaul about half a year ago and the instrument plays perfectly. it got a low A and almost entirely without...
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