Well, i just bought a second hand Supreme Alto Saxophone and have it seen by the dealer himself, Mr. Dennis Lim. A great instrumentalist.Yes Tiberius, thanks! I will be going to the dealer tomorrow to give it a try
Well, i just bought a second hand Supreme Alto Saxophone and have it seen by the dealer himself, Mr. Dennis Lim. A great instrumentalist.
He restored, retuned and calibrated my sax for a considerable amount. And what do you know, It plays well in his hands. Even compared it with the Selmer and Chateau piece in his shop and the Supreme hold her ground.
He says, the Supreme Sax i am holding is around 10 YO and build using American Technology. Body made of Silver and what do you know, he told me that i can play it side by side with a Yamaha Student series and play on top of them.
As far as I know, the cheaper Bauhaus Walstein saxophones are made in China and the more expensive ones in Taiwan. They may be copies of Yanagisawa saxophones, but they are not Yanagisawa stencils.Hi Silhouette,
I know a guy who brings in Bauhaus Walstein saxophones and Beechler mouthpieces in Singapore. They are Yanagisawa stencils, and apparently have been receiving rave reviews even here! (I recall reading one review saying that the pro model is about 95% as good as the Yani it was stenciled from, and the price was only about 1/3 of the Yani or less. You can search for them around here). Check out his website here: http://soundgrovemusic.com/saxophones/. He's pretty nice about letting people try it out to their hearts' content while considering, so you might wanna give it a shot!
A lot of great Taiwanese horns out there - Look them up on SOTW.Hi NissanVintageSax,
Thanks for your response, I am currently playing a Chateau intermediate model and it has been with me for the past 10 yrs so am just looking around for a pro model for upgrade which is not that expensive, hence the asian made considerations. I heard quite a lot of P Mauriat but have yet to try them as yet. In Singapore, I am not too sure there are many brands that we can try.