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  1. Yamaha
    I currently play a Yamaha 62II Alto, which I love. However, the G2 neck isn't cutting, it has a dent in it and also (due to tuning and intonation problems associated with it). I'm looking at getting a new neck. The V1 neck seems to be the best option. I am debating between the Silver Plated Neck...
  2. Misc. Saxophone Discussion
    I have been playing the alto saxophone for nearly 7 years my setup was a yas-23, meyer 6m, and vandoren java green 3 1/2. I found this setup to be kind of stuffy so after doing some research I switched to a vandoren jumbo java a55 and java green 2 1/2 reeds. Then I was able to upgrade to a...
  3. Necks
    Hi everyone, I am new here and hoping I'm able to seek advice on necks. I am predominantly a clarinettist, however I do have some saxophone students in a high school. I am still learning some of the ins and outs about saxophone equipment. Last year I purchased a Yamaha 62 alto sax - it's the...
  4. Sax vs. Sax, Mpc vs. Mpc, etc.
    Hi, I'm looking for a new intermediate or professional alto sax. I talked to some stores and some nearby pros, and they suggested(for my price range), either the Cannonball Big Bell, or the Yamaha 62. The 62 is out of my price range from what I believe, and doesn't have the sound I want. A...
  5. Sax Repair, Maintenance and Modification
    I have had my Yamaha 62 alto since the mid 80's. I've noticed that my C#, B, and Bb's keep going out of alignment on me. I've got a really good repairman. The last time he repaired it was about 3 weeks ago. Felt like a new horn! Then, suddenly this last weekend my low notes are gone again. You...
  6. Advice on Buying or Selling a Saxophone
    Hi there, I'm looking for a little help - on what alto saxophone to buy! I'm having to buy my first sax, but an entry pro level sax. I'm 15 years old and have been playing for a few years on rented school saxophones, and have now reached beyond grade 8. Unfortunately my school needs to take back...
  7. High School and College
    Hi everyone, I am currently a junior in high school I play alto sax, and I will soon be sending in my audition for all-state. This year the music for California all-state is the Creston Sonata, but apart from the audition I am sending in, what scales should I expect to play at the live audition...
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