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  1. Viking Winds by Rich Maraday
    Wow!!! What great horns Rich Maraday is supplying us! Crazy in tune and consistent in tone quality up and down the horn. I'm a 5 octave player and I love that the tone doesn't get thin upstairs. Also the bottom end plops out as easy as I've ever felt. And Rich is a great guy to deal with. He's...
  2. Misc. Saxophone Discussion
    Hello, I am a tenor saxophonist, sorry about not replying to my other forums, I decided on the Viking Saxophone, and I love it. If you want me to do a review on it sometime, I'd be happy to. Me being a tenor saxophonist, I realized in the world, there aren't always gonna be tenor saxoohone...
  3. Sax vs. Sax, Mpc vs. Mpc, etc.
    Hello, I am currently interested in purchasing a new saxophone, and it has basically come down to the three at the topic, I want this one for jazz specifically. If you have any insight on these instruments, that'd be greatly appreciated. I am not able to try these instruments out currently, as...
  4. YouTube videos
    This is my first "real" recording with the M60 - at least it's a real song. I don't have a good mic, yet - I used a very old Samson wireless unit that records with some hum. I used a Metalite M9 with a Vandoren ZZ 2 1/2 reed. The name of the song is "Warriors" and I'm posting it, "warts and...
  5. New Product & Dealer Announcements
    Zach Sollitto reviews the M21 Swing Sonic.. http://www.bestsaxophonewebsiteever.com/how-does-vikings-newest-saxophone-fit-in-the-lineage-of-classic-horns/
  6. New Product & Dealer Announcements
    By next week I should have The Acoustic Balance M40CB tenors in honey gold, M21 swing Sonic tenors and m58 altos in Amber Cognac gold. Please contact me for special pricing as there have been some small changes.We are using Italian pads with a slightly larger resonator in stead of the Roo pads...
  7. New Product & Dealer Announcements
    Bill selected a M58 tenor UL today and now endorses Viking Instrument Saxophones... Bill is a heavy player who has worked with everyone. It was a close race between the popular M58 UL and the New m58 Honey Gold finish. BILL HARRIS http://www.saxbro.com/home.html Bill Harris began his musical...
  8. New Product & Dealer Announcements
    The Honey Gold and UL are now the Standard in stock finish for the M40CB. All other finishes such as Cognac will have to be special ordered. Believe it or not the Honey Gold seems to have slightly more crisp/alive sound with projection while the UL seems be a little more dark and smoky. Pics
  9. New Product & Dealer Announcements
    The first of the New VIKING M21 Swing Sonic Alto's are arriving next week. Also M21 tenors, M40CB UL, Honey gold, and M58 Sopranos. Call or email for pricing and availability.
  10. New Product & Dealer Announcements
    Saxophonist Hyunwoo Yeo is a native of Seoul, South Korea. He majored Jazz Saxophone at DIMA Art College and Amsterdam Conservatory. And he served at military band for 2years. 2011' Hyunwoo Yeo was chosen for Jazz people magazine's "Rising Star". Now, he is teaching at Music college and...
  11. Advice on Buying or Selling a Saxophone
    Hi there, Someone suggested Viking M58 as the poor man's Mark VI with a good core. I heard other reviews about its altissimo range being easier and clearer sounding than some other tenor saxes. I recently got a comment that Viking M40 sounds richer and more Selmer like than M58. I'm wondering...
  12. SOTW Member Recordings & Reviews
    Viking M58 TenorUL Recording Rich Maraday."Mercy Mercy" Some pics included of the product line.
  13. New Product & Dealer Announcements
    Viking Instruments Introduces New Honey Gold Finish for M40CB Acoustic Balance http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/801/m40cbhg8.jpg/ http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/690/m40cbhg7.jpg/ http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/545/m40cbhg6.jpg/...
  14. New Product & Dealer Announcements
    Viking Instruments welcomes Derrick James currently the lead alto player with the West Point Jazz knights as our latest artist/endorser. Derrick stopped by with his 85,000 MK VI alto and King Super 20 350,000 alto last night. He played 3 altos and ended up taking home the UL m58. He was using a...
  15. New Product & Dealer Announcements
    Viking Instruments will have the following instruments in stock in a couple weeks. If you pre order a horn you will get a 15% discount off MAP pricing. Please contact me for details. Thanks. Rich Maraday M58 black nickel silver plate keys tenor. $2450.00 New Finish!! M58 cognac tenors...
  16. New Product & Dealer Announcements
    Viking Instruments is finishing up the details on a new vintage style jazz horn made up of 2 very different materials. This model is called the M21 SWING SONIC and will come in two configurations material wise. The idea was to make a 21st century Super 20 Silver Sonic style horn with materials...
  17. New Product & Dealer Announcements
    The New Viking Legend Series M58 Low A Bari will arrive by the End of the month. Made in Taiwan .. It has post to body construction, Pisoni pads , domed metal resonators ,blue steel springs white pearls and Case with wheels stock MP. The engraving is bow to bell French SBA style. They will be...
  18. Announcements and Bulletin Board
    Small list but its a good start. These dealers are fine honest people who will give you fair prices on the VIKING Saxophone line. Dealers Australia- Tritone Brass and Woodwind tritone.net.au Dealers USA USA HORN INC. usahorn.com 1988 Morris Ave Union NJ 07083 Perkins House of...
  19. Announcements and Bulletin Board
    Viking Instruments is getting large February Shipments of Viking M40 acoustic Balance tenors ,M58 Limited Edition in UL ,Dark Lacquer, and Brushed Silver tenors. M58 curved Neck one piece sopranos in dark Lacquer and silver plate. TK Melody Ipanema dark lacquer Tenors Altos and sopranos fully...
  20. New Product & Dealer Announcements
    Viking Instruments is updating its website and adding product. We are adding necks, mouthpieces, cases and accessories at reasonable prices. We are in the early stages of adding product and new pictures. I am looking for suggestions on what functional products would be of interest to players...
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