Hey, I've heard good things about cannonball bari saxes, I saw one on eBay for about $4,000 and was wondering if it would be a good buy.
If I had any idea of what a new one cost, I might be better equipped to consider whether $4,095 is a decent price for a lightly used one.Hey, I've heard good things about cannonball bari saxes, I saw one on eBay for about $4,000 and was wondering if it would be a good buy.
tim has both a Bb and A mark 6 on the wall. the A doesn't seem to be on the website yet.Seems expensive. I got an original lacquer low A Mark VI for $4500 and I've seen low Bb Mark VI for less than $4000 before.
If you're comparing to a cannonball, I think a Kessler soloist brand new for $2400 shipped would be a better deal than $4000 for a cannonball.
I played both of these horns this afternoon. They both had nice sounds and I really liked what I was hearing from the Low Bb. I've only played 5-6 Mark VI baris and these were a couple of the better sounding ones I've played in spite of their condition - which right now isn't good. You can add $1000 - $1500 to put them in top-notch playing condition. The Low A belongs to the shop but it's going to go for $7-8k once all the work is done. The Low Bb will make a great jazz combo horn once it's been overhauled. It's a consignment horn and if I had the money I would have made an offer on it and had Tim and Shawna do the work. Regardless, these are both projects that are going to require some time and patience not to mention a fair amount of money.tim has both a Bb and A mark 6 on the wall. the A doesn't seem to be on the website yet.