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  1. Reeds
    seems to be a reoccurring thought in my head these days... does anyone have experience here making sax reeds by hand? would love to give it a go. i know clarinet, english horn, and oboe nuts make them often... but what about us saxes?
  2. Advice on Buying or Selling a Saxophone
    I posted this morning in the Saxophones Wanted board looking for a fixer-upper tenor, but I figured I would post here too asking for advice on how to go about finding one if that post doesn't work out. Summary is that I'm a college student who wants to buy a broken tenor (or bari?) and restore...
  3. General Discussion
    My French is tres rusty and Google Translator is *****. However, it seems like it's missing the low Eb guard and the some rods but includes key cups??? http://cgi.ebay.fr/SAXOPHONE-ALTO-SML-MARIGAUX-REVISION-D-1955-/290826847883?pt=FR_YO_InstrumentsMusique_Vent&hash=item43b6a1868b Man, it's a...
  4. Jazz and Improvisation
    Hi All, I am currently writing my postgrad dissertation on Charlie Parker, and was wondering if I could ask for some help from the community. I'm doing a transcription project on Bir's Blues solos, and was wondering if anyone could suggest to me the very first blues recording by Bird that they...
  5. Sax Repair, Maintenance and Modification
    Hey all, first post here, but I've been following SotW for a long time now. Every time I Google for anything sax related, these forums always pop up first, so I know this place must be good :D So I recently bought a really old Bundy alto (my first personal horn - have been playing the school...
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