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Saxophone: Wurlitzer saxophone
Hello Pedro, Thanks for your question. You have a stencil sax. The Wurlitzer saxophones were made by Conn Buescher or Martin. When a manufacturer makes a saxophone,then another name is engraved on the bell, this is called a stencil horn. The sax will...

Saxophone: Conn Saxaphone value
Charles - This is tough one to gauge on your description (even the numbers don t help much to determine condition or value or even age). If you could send a picture that would be really helpful. If I had to make a snap guess-timate of the value without...

Saxophone: Hamilton Sax
Stencil Instrument List A stencil is a saxophone made by a major manufacturer but with a different name on it. Music stores, schools and other businesses would order a number of saxophones from a major saxophone maker and have their name put on, instead...

Saxophone: The "King" Alto Sax
Hello Diane, your fine sax is from 1925. In 1916 [around s/n 55,000], responding to the rising popularity of the saxophone, the HN White Company began producing their own King model saxophone. The entire saxophone production from 1916-1918 was sold to the...

Saxophone: Ligature options for metal Otto Links
Hello Chief, The Selmer 404 screws would be on the bottom.(Next to the reed) The Selmer 404 ligature will adjust for the otto link mouthpiece ridge perfectly....just slide on and after one tightening, it s a custom fit forever. The process of tightening...

Saxophone: Vintage Saxophone value
Zoe, This are a couple of very interesting instruments. The fact that you said the baritone is in mint condition even more so. It s very difficult to place a value on these without seeing them or at least pictures. Therefore I m going to hold off on giving...

Saxophone: Amati Kraglice Tenor Saxophone
Hi Marsha, It s tough to date your horn precisely but I will guess-timate it was made around 1970-71. These typically re-sell from between $250 to maybe $400 or so on sites like e-bay. You may do slightly better at a local shop IF you can find a buyer...

Saxophone: how to find the value of a vintage alto sax.
Chris, What you have is a Buescher made stencil most likely made in the 1920 s or 30 s. This time was what is known as the sax craze . Jazz was the pop music of the day and the saxophone was a huge part of it. In fact the sax was as popular as the guitar...

Saxophone: Julius Keilwerth EX90 Series 2 tenor sax
Please remember that as of 2009, Julius Keilwerth markets a range of student, intermediate and professional saxophones, from the soprano to bass saxophones. The ST90 student range, the EX90 intermediate range and the SX90, CX90, SX90R professional range -...

Saxophone: Old Martin Sax
Hello Tom, You have a second line sax. Martin s second line was Indiana. from the web... What s a Second-Line Instrument? The best way of thinking of a second-line instrument is that they are student/intermediate horns sold by a major saxophone...

Saxophone: Targeted listening & artists
Hello Chief, My favorites are.... Jimmy Guiffre and Buddy Defranco on Clarinet Charlie Parker, Bud Shank, Phil Woods, Sonny Stitt, Cannonball Adderley, Art Pepper on alto Stan Getz, Zoot Sims, Sonny Rollins, Gene Ammons, John Coltrane, Hank Mobley,and Johnny...

Saxophone: trying to find out about tenor sax we just bought
Suzzane, Doing a little research I found an Ebay auction for a Camelot with 26 as the serial number, I assume thats your horn. The origins of this sax is going to be hard to pin down. From the looks of it I would say it s a Eastern or middle European...

Saxophone: Vintage Buescher Alto?
Hello Seth, In 1963 Buescher was sold to H. and A. Selmer. After the sale Selmer restricted the use of the Buescher trademark to selected products, and rebranded some instruments with other names. All Buescher s became student saxophones. The quality level...

Saxophone: 1971 Selmer Mark VI Soprano Sax (SN186316), selmer mark vi, soprano sax
selmer mark vi, soprano sax, local music store: Hello Robert, Your sax is worth about $4500 to $5600....depending on condition...Sell it at 1-800-USA-HORN, SAXQUEST or JUNKDUDE. These are on line sax dealers who specialize in vintage Selmers...Your soprano sounds so great!!! I wish I could see some photos...You...

Saxophone: Alto Evette Schaeffer Sax, evette, blessed day
evette, blessed day, woodwinds: Hi, This horn dates to 1971. It is a student line horn that is worth $300-$400 in playing condition. I hard a hard time finding any info on this horn! Have a blessed day! Jeff Doc Frazier owner - J and J Woodwinds LLC www.JandJWoodwinds.com ...

Saxophone: Ambassador, olds ambassador, charles harris
olds ambassador, charles harris, evette: Claudio, Based on the pictures it s difficult to tell, but it looks like this horn may be an Olds Ambassador, import. I belive it s a stencil of the horns made by Buffet under the Evette and Schaeffer line. Similar bell brace and left hand pink cluster....

Saxophone: boosey & co Alto sax, boosey and hawkes, denis wick
boosey and hawkes, denis wick, woodwind instruments: Hello Jacqui, repairing your sax will make it sound better...Thanks for your question. Boosey & Co. was established by Thomas Boosey in 1816 in London, England. They began selling woodwind instruments in 1851. The first flutes were made in 1856 after agreeing...

Saxophone: Buecher Elkhart Saxophone, elkhart saxophone, private teacher
elkhart saxophone, private teacher, buescher: Hello Gabriela, Get a private teacher, your sax is great Beginner sax. It is perfect for you. Get the RUBANK ELEMENTARY METHOD, it is the best book for beginners. What makes a sax good or not is the condition...Any sax will play if it s in perfect condition....

Saxophone: Buescher Alto Sax, tenor horns, satin silver
tenor horns, satin silver, tone label: There are only alto and tenor horns in this series. The other members of the family still had the True Tone label. They’re almost always seen in satin silver. Add 20% for gold plating. Physical appearance is similar to the True Tone, but the neck is different,the...

Saxophone: Bundy Tenor Sax (Selmer USA) , sax selmer, buescher aristocrat
sax selmer, buescher aristocrat, tenor sax: Hello Lisa, Lately, all the sax questions I receive are valuation questions....Please remember, something is only worth what some one else would pay for it...For a student Bundy (Selmer USA) tenor,(copy of a Buescher Aristocrat.;..)I would pay about $500....

Saxophone: C.G. Conn Alto Sax, tone holes, low pitch
tone holes, low pitch, professional flutes: Loraine, The finish you have is most likely lacquer. This is a clear or coating with a little gold dye in it. It will rub off on areas where the players hands come in contact often. Palm keys, bell, etc. If the horn is truly gold plated, then there will...

Saxophone: Conn Eb Alto Saxophone 1929 "CHU Berry", transitional model, tone holes
transitional model, tone holes, low pitch: Hello Brand, You have a 1929 Conn New Wonder series II alto saxophone. Your sax is a late New Wonder models series II. These are instruments with standard Conn engraving (one of about four standard designs, ranging from just CG Conn, Ltd. to the very...

Saxophone: Cupid Cleveland Musical Soprano Sax, soprano sax, soprano saxophone
soprano sax, soprano saxophone, straight soprano: Hello Mike, this is some kind of Chinese(made in Taiwan)straight soprano saxophone. It has 2 necks so it is newer,(last 15 years..)I ve never heard of this brand name so it is a made up name. I WISH THERE WERE MORE PHOTOS...There is no such things as a student...

Saxophone: EVETTE & SCHAEFFER Baritone No 479, sax on the web, usa horn
sax on the web, usa horn, number charts: Please call my friends a 1-800-USA HORN...They know more about this sax than I do... It is a fine instrument...Remember the The 479 number is so low, it s not on any of the serial number charts... Please go to sax on the web and show them photos... Thanks...

Saxophone: Holton alto sax, local music store, low pitch
local music store, low pitch, guitar sheet music: Hello Suzanne, You do not have an Eb alto sax, you have a C melody sax. They are obsolete. They are not used in band anymore. They were made during the 1920 s and used in homes to play along with a piano or a guitar sheet music. People don t want C melodys,...

Saxophone: Insurance value of Selmer Balanced Action Alto, selmer balanced action, original horns
selmer balanced action, original horns, insurance value: Hello Robert, If you would have left it alone, it would have been worth about $3400, but you had it relaquered so now it s worth way less. It s still a great sax, but collectors and Professional saxophonists only want original horns... I ve played relacquers...

Saxophone: Keeping altissimos in tune, alternate fingerings, hand palm
alternate fingerings, hand palm, subtle adjustments: Kevin, Contragz on getting into the stratosphere. Basically it sounds like your are doing it right. As you said you have been recently able to play the altissimo register so your experience is limited you will need time to get it where you want. Keep in...

Saxophone: King Zephyr Alto, 1935, king zephyr, serial number chart
king zephyr, serial number chart, key heights: Thanks Bernie, Now we have proof that the serial number chart for king is wrong...Your sax is a Zephyr. And a beautiful sax it is...From the web... In 1935, the Voll-True II was essentially renamed the Zephyr. These horns appear to be the same, and even had...

Saxophone: Kohlert Sax, intermediate model, hand bell
intermediate model, hand bell, pro model: Hello Jeralyn, You have what is referred to as the Kohlert “1950 s MODELS ” (1955 to 1959, excepting 1956): Again, Kohlert labeled a group of horns according to specific years produced: 55, 57, 58 and 59. These are the last “good” Kohlerts ever produced,...

Saxophone: Leblanc Noblet Sax, noblet paris, number charts
noblet paris, number charts, intermediate line: Hello Linda, The Leblance Noblet saxophone were made under the Leblanc label and were considered a step up intermediate line. Leblanc had 3 lines of instruments. The original Vito s were the student horns, Noblet was the intermediate, and Leblanc was the...

Saxophone: my mark 6, holly grail, many horns
holly grail, many horns, baritones: Ann, You have a great and extremely valuable instrument. An original condition silver plated mark VI tenor is extremely rare!!!!! Considering this is a very early five digit serial number makes it even more. According to what I can see with the serial...

Saxophone: MARK VI / THE MARTIN / NEW WONDER II / TRANSITIONAL 12M BARIS, selmer mark vi, bari saxes
selmer mark vi, bari saxes, gold lacquer: Hi Michael - it seems like you are already pretty well informed about bari saxes. Before I go any further I must tell you I am a Selmer fan and if given the choice I would choose it 98 out of 100 times. I m also a big believer in the theory that your mouthpiece/reed...

Saxophone: Martin HANDCRAFT(Phase II) Low Pitch - Tenor Sax, selmer mark vi, martin handcraft
selmer mark vi, martin handcraft, tenor sax: Hello R. PLEASE LEAVE THE HORN ORIGINAL!! NEVER NEVER NEVER re-lacquer a sax!!! It ruins the sax. From the web... These horns are under appreciated. They are undervalued. Play one in good adjustment and you’ll see what I mean. All of the Martin horns have...

Saxophone: i have a new saxo, buescher saxophone, charles harris
buescher saxophone, charles harris, band instrument: Gabriela, What you have is a student model sax. These were made by the Elkhart Band Instrument Company, after they were bought out by Buescher. A few years later Selmer U.S.A. bought Buescher. It s not a true Buescher saxophone as it s not their design,...

Saxophone: owner history, henri selmer paris, art pepper
henri selmer paris, art pepper, dear sirs: Hello Gary, This is news to me, a huge Art Pepper fan. Provenance is the proof of ownership. A bill of sale, a photograph, a signed letter from the company, a video showing Art playing the horn. Without these items, it s just a sax. You could write a letter...

Saxophone: saxophone information, saxophone mouthpieces, buescher saxophone
saxophone mouthpieces, buescher saxophone, buescher true tone: Hello David, First of all the reed clamp is called a LIGATURE. They are usually made of metal and cost about $5.99. Always buy new reeds. Never use old moldy reeds from the 1920 s...I need to know if it s an Eb Alto, Bb Tenor or a C-Melody? What you have...

Saxophone: saxophone sonata made in germany r d, east germany, communist system
east germany, communist system, east german: Figueroa, Are you sure this is a Sonata, or is it a Sonora? I ve never heard of Sonata and I m having a difficult time finding anything about the name. However Sonara was a brand made in East Germany until they wall came down in 1991. I have seen a few...

Saxophone: Selmar Omega Saxphone, decent players, intermediate category
decent players, intermediate category, selmar: These are no longer being made but some of them are decent players. There are a few nice specimens on e-bay right now. They may have been marketed as professional level horns, but most people have them labeled in the advanced-intermediate category. Those...

Saxophone: Selmer Mark VI Tenor Sax, selmer mark vi, selmer paris
selmer mark vi, selmer paris, tenor sax: Please send photos...The % of origin lacquer doesn t matter as long as the sax has never been relacquered. Just look at the sax, is the original finish all there?...Thats 100%. If you can see the bare brass in certain spots, that s 70%. If the sax is entirely...

Saxophone: Selmer Paris Balanced Action Alto Sax 1939, henri selmer paris, glenn miller orchestra
henri selmer paris, glenn miller orchestra, professional instruments: You bought your daughter a historic valuable Selmer Paris, France Balanced Action Alto sax. If she is a beginner,keep her away from this Professional saxophone. I ve seen kids drop a horn on the ground... A beginning sax student in grade school and high school...

Saxophone: Selmer tenor Sax, selmer tenor sax, usa horn
selmer tenor sax, usa horn, ebay: Hello George, Your sax is worth about $5600 to $8900 depending on condition...Nice sax!!! I want to see some pictures...Please go to Ebay and look for comparable saxophones...Never get this horn relacquered! Keep it original... Go to USA HORN and look at...

Saxophone: Selmer USA Buescher Aristocrat Alto, buescher aristocrat, buescher true tone
buescher aristocrat, buescher true tone, ellington band: Hello Charlie, Yes, yes ,and more yes! This is the greatest student (non student) horn ever made...It has a unique character, Check...it is priced great...Check..it has a vintage sound..(great sound) check...it is reliable...check...I am with you on this one...This...

Saxophone: Soprano Saxophone?, soprano saxophone, soprano sax
soprano saxophone, soprano sax, woodwind brasswind: Kyler, A soprano as a gift, very nice but do you play saxophone or just not soprano? The Woodwind brand is owned and distributed by the Woodwind Brasswind Company. www.wwbw.com. The Woodwind Brasswind is owned by Music & Arts, who is owned by Guitar...

Saxophone: USA Selmer Alto sax, exact model number, selmer alto sax
exact model number, selmer alto sax, ebay: Hello Long, This is the top of the line Selmer USA sax... I would go to ebay and look up completed sales and look at the prices...If it was brand new in 1992, for $1780, it s worth at least $1200-$1400 today... but I still need you to find out more info...

Saxophone: V. Kohlert sons, tenor sax,, regina sask canada, tenor sax
regina sask canada, tenor sax, war materiel: Hello Marina, They are great saxophones as long as it s in great condition. They were made in Germany. From the web... German saxophone manufacturers are a bit difficult to learn about, primarily because a lot of the documentation has been destroyed either...

Saxophone: value of saxophones, buescher aristocrat, yamaha sax
buescher aristocrat, yamaha sax, e bay: Maria, Your Yamaha sax is a run of the mill student level horn that can be found in abundance on sites like e-bay. If it is in good playing condition with few if any scratches, dents, or dings, it might bring $300 from someone who has a child wanting...

Saxophone: Victory U.S.A. Alto Sax, octave vent, serial number chart
octave vent, serial number chart, tone holes: Hello Marcus, you have an stencil alto sax made by Conn. from the web... What s a Stencil ? A stencil is a word that is specifically supposed to refer to a saxophone built by a major sax manufacturer for another company or storefront. On receipt of the...

Saxophone: vintage alto sax, selmer bundy alto sax, family heirloom
selmer bundy alto sax, family heirloom, heirs: Hey Joe - These are not highly sought after by collectors - they are really considered student horns and despite its age and the Selmer name will only bring between $100 and maybe $300 depending on the condition. It may be more valuable to you or future...

Saxophone: Windsor tenor sax Stencil, Made by Buescher, serial number range, tenor sax
serial number range, tenor sax, brand models: Hello Gavino, You have a stencil sax. From the web... Stencil Instrument List... A stencil is a saxophone made by a major manufacturer but with a different name on it. Music stores, schools and other businesses would order a number of saxophones from...

Saxophone: Yanagisawa soprano sax, selmer mark vi, sam ash music
selmer mark vi, sam ash music, sam ash music store: Hello Robert, First of all, You have a Yanagisawa S6 Soprano. It was made in 1976. They were made from 1968 to 1978. The last serial number was 12,781,316. Please remember that before 1980, the 3rd and 4th digit of the serial number represents the year...

Saxophone: Yanagisawa T-4 tenor 1967 , selmer mark 6, selmer paris
selmer mark 6, selmer paris, yanagisawa: Hello Michael, Please send me pictures...Your sax Is called a Yanagisawa T-4 made from 1966 to 1969. It is not a student sax. It is not an intermediate sax... It was a pro horn and a fantastic copy of a Selmer Mark 6. The second digit shows a number 7,l so...

Saxophone: York Alto Sax Make and Value, model cornet, pearl inlay
model cornet, pearl inlay, grand rapids michigan: Herllo Karla, I need to see photos...The company was J.W.York and sons, Grand Rapids Michigan. Your serial number is was too long for the old models that were made by York, (some were Conn stencils, earlier horns). from the web... In 1887 the company was...

Saxophone: Age of two sax's, soprano sax, straight soprano
soprano sax, straight soprano, tenor sax: Hello Ben, Both saxes are stencils, made by either Martin , Conn or Buescher. The High Pitch Alto, is not the current pitch standard. Low Pitch is the current pitch standard. A=440. (High pitch is A=456) so no matter what you do, it will be an out of tune...

Saxophone: Buescher Aristocrat 200 Tenor, vintage sax, minor dents
vintage sax, minor dents, horn sound: Hello Roy, That is the wrong serial number!!!!A Buescher Aristocrat 200 is a student sax from the 1970 s that serial number is from 1927. I bet the 1st digit is really a 7....Price should be based on condition....minor dents in the bell? The price should...

Saxophone: Buescher Aristocrat saxophone, gold lacquer, selmer bundy
gold lacquer, selmer bundy, thick brass: Hello Ron, You have a Buescher made after the Selmer buyout of 1963. At this time all Bueschers became student models how-ever that doesn t mean that this sax isn t great, it is. This sax needs to be fixed up and played. Year Serial Number 1965 408***...

Saxophone: Buescher Sax Ser # 161259, buescher true tone, alto horns
buescher true tone, alto horns, satin silver: Hello Cindy, I need to know is this is a Bb tenor, Eb alto or C melody. This Fine old Buescher True Tone _____________ (insert in blank alto, tenor or c melody) was made in 1924. From the web... BUESCHER TRUE TONE 5XXX – 254XXX These are very common...

Saxophone: Carl Fischer stencil Made In ITALY alto saxophone, professional band instrument, buescher true tone
professional band instrument, buescher true tone, serial number range: Hello Emmy, If it has Block print, it s a student sax made by another company in Italy in the 60 s and 70 s. It is a stencil sax. If it has Cursive writing, it s a sax made in the early 1920 and 30 s...Made by Buescher and is a Buescher True Tone stencil....

Saxophone: Conn 24M., vandoren otto link, sam ash
vandoren otto link, sam ash, quality craftsmanship: Hello KHY, Today a brand new Conn 24M sax like yours cost... List Price: $1,760.00. It can be purchased for $699.99 Your Conn Conn 24M Alto Saxophone from the web... The Conn 24M features newly-engineered key mechanisms on a body which has provided...

Saxophone: Conn 92m alto, metal resonators, thumb rest
metal resonators, thumb rest, tone holes: Hello Nelson, The Conn 92M alto was made by Keilwerth in the early 80 s for Conn when they wanted to put out a modern, pro version of the 6M. It s a DJH modified horn, meaning it was made by J. Keilwerth and then the finishing touches were put on at the Conn...

Saxophone: Conn 92m pads, sweat glands, level instruments
sweat glands, level instruments, charles harris: Nelson, The 92M or DJH modified, was a stencil horn made by Keilwerth and shipped to Conn, where it was finished, engraved, etc. Basically this was a Keilwerth Superba II. It s a fantastic professional grade instrument. They were made when Daniel Henkin...

Saxophone: Conn Alto Saxophone "Chu Berry" 1925, deceased grandfathers, serial number range
deceased grandfathers, serial number range, old conn: Hello Wes, the letter A stands for alto...the L stands for low pitch (good), the date and numbers are patent info and date. The M was Conn s code letter for saxophone... Your grandads sax was a 1925 Conn NEW WONDER series II CHU BERRY . They were...

Saxophone: Very high serial Selmer Alto VI, selmer mark 6, usa horn
selmer mark 6, usa horn, 4 digits: Hello Jorgen, Please post pictures here,you can send it private, or public it s your choice... The Selmer Super Action 80 Series II is a great sax and perfect for jazz, concert band, classical wind ensemble, or any type of gig...Plus it s not so expensive...

Saxophone: King 613 alto saxophone -price and age?, saxophone teacher, toronto ontario canada
saxophone teacher, toronto ontario canada, martin indiana: Hello Tim, For that sax, $500 is fair..But I would try to get it for $425.It is a wonderful USA made King 613, One of the greatest student line sax every made. You could play this sax as a pro... I played my students the other day and it had a great Charlie...

Saxophone: King saxophone, king saxophone, king tempo
king saxophone, king tempo, marigaux: Hello Jozef, that looks like a great old sax from the 1920 s... This sax is worth it...please fix it up and play it!Please note that there are a few stencils with the King name on them that were not made by the HN White Company: •Pre-1916 Kings are Kohlert...

Saxophone: Martin Alto Saxaphone, paper route money, martin handcraft
paper route money, martin handcraft, martin indiana: Charles, Thanks for the question. Based on the info you gave me you have either a Martin Handcraft from 1927/28 or a Martin Indiana from the early 1960 s. I m assuming you bought it new in the 1960 s and if it was new than it s an Indiana. The reason...

Saxophone: Martin Handcraft (Phase 2) Alto Saxophone 1926, martin handcraft, serial number range
martin handcraft, serial number range, gold bell: Hello Alex, First of all, your serial number places your sax in 1926 not 1929. Martin Handcraft saxophones were made from 1907-1931 (Ser# 0 - 108k) Classification: Professional. You have a MARTIN Handcraft, it was a pro horn. It had the split bell keys,...

Saxophone: Martin Sax, martin band instrument company, martin handcraft
martin band instrument company, martin handcraft, conn selmer: Scott, Based on the serial number you may have a standard run of the mill Martin Handcraft sax, or you may have a model that is extremely collectable. In order to tell, I will need to see some pictures of the instrument that include close up of the keys...

Saxophone: Martin Saxaphone, e bay, auction site
e bay, auction site, local shop: If you dated it correctly (hard to tell from this picture alone) it is probably a Handcraft model. If you don t already know for sure, this could be silver plated (again, hard to tell by the picture). If so, and in good playing condition it could bring between...

Saxophone: Mouthpiece for The Martin Tenor, alto saxophone mouthpieces, stan getz
alto saxophone mouthpieces, stan getz, tenor sax: Hello Michele, If I was you I would be playing the Vandoren V-17 T-7, it is Vandoren s version of the hard rubber Otto Link Tone Edge (Slant Signature). Stan Getz played a Otto Link Tone Edge 5* or 6. Vandoren wanted to come up with a new mouthpiece creation......

Saxophone: Pan-American Soprano Sax Mouthpiece, sax mouthpiece, soprano sax
sax mouthpiece, soprano sax, american soprano: Hello Laureen, You have an old Conn Pan American soprano sax with a new mouthpiece. The sax is low pitch. That is good. That is today s pitch standard (A=440) The Selmer S-80 C* soprano mouthpiece was made from the 1970 S and are still being made today....

Saxophone: Selmer alto sax, selmer sax, selmer alto sax
selmer sax, selmer alto sax, selmer paris: Hello Jeannie, Both saxophones are great beginning saxophones. Please remember that the Selmer sax is a Selmer USA (student) and not a Selmer Paris,France (Professional)...Both saxophones are full on retail price wise, ... If I was you, I would either go...

Saxophone: Selmer Super Alto and Model 26 soprano, ebay sales, serial number range
ebay sales, serial number range, david rosen: Please call 1-800-USA-HORN, they are fantastic at making appraisals...I could never make any kind of valuation without seeing them... please send photos... the best guess for value is recent ebay sales... From the web...the values are... MODELE 26 serial...

Saxophone: Selmer USA Tenor Sax Value, tenor sax, selmer
tenor sax, selmer, e bay: It s tough to tell without a picture (and even then it can be difficult). This is most likely one of the basic student or step up level Selmer USA horns. You might try doing a search on e-bay for similar horns in similar condition - I just did a quick basic...

Saxophone: Tenor Sax, tenor sax, vintage sax
tenor sax, vintage sax, chu berry: Mike, Thanks for the clarification on that. The picture that uploaded was either at a very strange angle making it look elongated, or it was compressed making the horn appear to be thinner, and more like a C-melody. $1000, hmmm... Does that include...

Saxophone: True Tone Saxophone, serial number range, jazz in the 1920
serial number range, jazz in the 1920, pawn shops: Laura, Thank you for the question. The True-Tone series was manufactured by the Buescher company in the early 20th century. According to the serial number the sax you have was made circa 1922-23. This time is what we refer to as the Sax Craze as...

Saxophone: Value of a 1964 Selmer Mark VI, selmer mark vi, gold lacquer
selmer mark vi, gold lacquer, gold plate: Hello Peter, You didn t say if it s an alto or tenor. Value is based on condition and if it has the original finish. If it a relacquer finish this sax should be worth way less. For an original finish Mark VI it should be worth about $6100 alto and $7000 tenor....

Saxophone: value of Bundy Alto Saxophone, selmer bundy, baby boomers
selmer bundy, baby boomers, student models: These are plentiful (made for baby boomers who joined thriving band programs in the late 60s and 70s) but unfortunately considered student models. In even the best of condition they generally go for between $200 and maybe as much as $300 on sites like e-bay....

Saxophone: Yani A5, tending to play flat, mouthpiece?, vandoren mouthpiece, rubber mouthpiece
vandoren mouthpiece, rubber mouthpiece, shank diameter: Hello Dave, This is a really good question... The answer lies with his sax instructor. Please have his sax instructor play his sax, with the korg tuner, using the sax instructors mouthpiece. Have him tune to high G not low G (concert Bb). If he plays it...

Saxophone: 1928 martin, low pitch, minor dent
low pitch, minor dent, step brother: These horns are under appreciated . They are undervalued. Play one in good adjustment and you’ll see what I mean. The baritones are the best of the vintage baritones. All of the Martin horns have a sweet sound, and a very lush lower end. The horns from 1933...

Saxophone: It iş a C Melody?, piano sheet music, tenor sax
piano sheet music, tenor sax, low pitch: Hello Samyr, It has a C , It s a C melody... which are obsolete.... A C melody by Holton could play piano sheet music... The LP is Good, that is low pitch... Please remember a horn like this will need a lot of work... good luck! Grant Koelle...

Saxophone: Alto sax price, cleveland line, charles harris
cleveland line, charles harris, color gold: Mr. Torres The Cleveland line was King s student horns. Unfortunantly the value of these instruments is not very high. The 613 was designed for the beginner market and was a fairly good horn for it s time. However compared to the pro lines King was making...

Saxophone: Alto saxaphone, martin indiana, reputable shop
martin indiana, reputable shop, indiana band: Cheryl, This is an old Martin Indiana horn. 1914 is not a manufacture date, it is a patent date. It probably isn t silver but plated nickle - a reputable shop owner will verify that for you. These horns are not all particularly valuable, however, some...

Saxophone: Buescher Truetone Lowpitch Alto Sax, standard pitch, low pitch
standard pitch, low pitch, music institutions: Hello Werner, Here is some info for you...from the web... True Tone was the brand name of the first line of saxophones produced by the Buescher Band Instrument Company between 1905 and 1932. The name was stamped into the back of the instrument below the...

Saxophone: Deaman President Alto saxophone, vintage saxophones, dearman
vintage saxophones, dearman, resonable price: Hello Eluned, Thank you for letting me answer your question. I got a question from another person, Nathan...Here it is... Hello Mr. Koeller, I have a New Super Dearman, that I acquired years ago at an auction for next to nothing and have recently been considering...

Saxophone: High G# fingering on Yanagisawa 2100CS soprano sax, curved soprano sax, sigurd rascher
curved soprano sax, sigurd rascher, chanute afb: Hello James, I lived in Anchorage from 1978 to 1980, then all of 1985...thats it, my mom and brother still live up there. I had a jazz combo, that played around Anchorage back in the day...I was never stationed at Elmendorf... I was stationed a Chanute AFB,...

Saxophone: permission request, martin indiana, ebay
martin indiana, ebay, indiana band: Hello Chris, All the info I gave you could have been found on the internet...Please use all the information... Please do not use my name on your ad, I have not touched or played the horn...I gave you straight forward info for your sax. It is a Indiana, Made...

Saxophone: Selmer Soloist Alto Saxophone, selmer paris, taiwan manufacturer
selmer paris, taiwan manufacturer, music retailer: Hello Todd, The Selmer Soloist Saxophone was a precursor to the La VOIX. We are talking about Selmer USA not Selmer Paris... It was a brand that Selmer USA had made special for a large music retailer that is no longer in business). The horns were made in...

Saxophone: Selmer Values, selmer sax, vintage saxophone
selmer sax, vintage saxophone, ebay: Hello Jerry, I need to know is the super action an alto? Is the mark 6 an alto? Music stores are low balling you because they are in business to make money. You need to sell these yourself on ebay. Is the Bari a low A or a regular Low Bb? Please remember...

Saxophone: Tenor Mouthpiece, tenor sax mouthpieces, tenor sax mouthpiece
tenor sax mouthpieces, tenor sax mouthpiece, french horn player: Hello Kenneth, That Otto LINK hard rubber 7* LOOKS Perfect!!! It is not a small tip, which is recommended for beginners, but it has the correct tip opening for professional tenor sax players.. You will now SOUND Just like Stan Getz!!!I m so happy for you,...

Saxophone: How do i value my father's instrument, selmer saxophone, bell neck
selmer saxophone, bell neck, thumb rest: Hi Luana - here is the best process I can recommend if you d like to research this on your own. 1. The serial number for your horn is generally located at the back-bottom just below the thumb rest. Selmer also put model and serial info on the bells of their...

Saxophone: vintage selmers-alto and tenor, vintage saxophones, resale price
vintage saxophones, resale price, joann: Hello Joann Someone messed up by getting them relacquered....now, they are worth less and no one wants them......Vintage saxophones are worth the most in original condition.... who told you to relacquer them? So many great saxophone destroyed... the 229...

Saxophone: vintage Voll-True alto sax value, mother of pearl inlay, key heights
mother of pearl inlay, key heights, octave keys: Hello NOLA your King alto was made in 1933...Serial Number #156704. In 1932, new alto and tenor models were introduced (the alto made its debut in October 1932, followed by the tenor in December and the baritone in July 1933), known as Voll-True II horns....

Saxophone: 1927 King Saprano sax Value, soprano sax, straight soprano
soprano sax, straight soprano, usa horn: Hello Roger, Your sax is worth about $800-$1000. Of course this is for a mint condition sax. If it needs work, then its worth less. Please contact a NAPBIRT certified repair tech, and have them do an appraisal, also call 1-800 USA HORN and get an appraisal.....

Saxophone: American Standard High Grade Alto, cleveland music, repair man
cleveland music, repair man, music company: Hello Gary, Please take this fine old alto sax to a NAPBIRT certified repair man, they will get it going...This sax was made by Cleveland, before King purchased the company. Your American Standard High Grade Saxophone was made in the first year that Cleveland...

Saxophone: "Bikini"-By Dexter Gordon, 12 bar blues, dexter gordon
12 bar blues, dexter gordon, blues chord progression: First of all these are advanced questions only for Jazz studies majors...You need to contact the schools jazz department, and talk to the Jazz professors... Let s go down the questions . 1. self explanatory, just list the time counter of the beginning and...

Saxophone: Buescher Alto sax 388xxx type, buescher saxophones, buescher saxophone
buescher saxophones, buescher saxophone, buescher aristocrat: Hello Jammie, You Have a Buescher Aristocrat, made after the Selmer take over of Buescher in 1963. On February 1 of 1963 the Buescher Band Instrument Company along with all of its inventories, tooling, factory space, and dealer contracts was purchased by...

Saxophone: Buescher True tone ? Saxophone, piano sheet music, low pitch
piano sheet music, low pitch, c tune: Hello Sture, you have a Buescher True Tone C Melody saxophone. It looks to be complete and in fantastic condition!! BUESCHER S AND CONN s WERE THE BEST OF THE BEST. It is in the key of C so you can play piano sheet music... It was made in 1924 It could...

Saxophone: Conn tuneable mouthpieces, buenos aires argentina, adolf sax
buenos aires argentina, adolf sax, straight neck: Mr. German Marquez, The mouthpiece you are enquiring about is indeed a rare piece as Conn only made them for a very short time period. The fact they were manufactured for only a few years should tell you they didn t sell very well. At that time, as you...

Saxophone: "Bikini"-By Dexter Gordon, jazz history, history course
Saxophone: "Bikini"-By Dexter Gordon, jazz history, history course, time in the world

Saxophone: Holton C-Melody saxophone,1923, tenor sax mouthpiece, low pitch
tenor sax mouthpiece, low pitch, gold plate: Hello Bryan, Your sax was made in 1923 at the new Holton factory in Elkhorn, Wisconsin. Before 1918, Holton was in Chicago IL. the Highest Chicago made SN: #1200 For C melody ,use tenor sax reeds... Make sure you have the correct C melody mouthpiece....

Saxophone: Interest in Purchasing Intermediate Tenor or Alto Saxophone, selmer mark vi, rare baseball card
selmer mark vi, rare baseball card, tenor saxophone: Remember that tenor saxes tend to be more expensive - so you may get more for your money if purchase an alto. There are many, many saxophones on sites like e-bay and you can really get some good deals IF you keep in mind the following things: 1. Stick...

Saxophone: King Cleveland Model 613 alto saxophone, serial number chart, martin indiana
serial number chart, martin indiana, cleveland band: Hello you have a King Cleveland Model 613 alto saxophone.This was a student alto sax made by King Cleveland(parent company is H.N.White). This sax was made in 1961. It is perfect for marching and also for a first time beginning student. The keys are solid...

Saxophone: Low Pitch 'A' Indiana Band Instrument Co. Silver colored Saxophone, serial number chart, martin indiana
serial number chart, martin indiana, cleveland band: Hello Amber, You have a second line sax... from the web... What s a Second-Line Instrument? The best way of thinking of a second-line instrument is that they are student/intermediate horns sold by a major saxophone manufacturer. The most common American...

Saxophone: lyon & Healy sax, lyon and healy, low pitch
lyon and healy, low pitch, buescher: Hello Des, If it s a c melody sax. than it has low value... please send me pictures....if its a tenor or alto higher value... please remember that all Lyon and Healy saxophones were stencils...made by another company...either conn, martin or buescher... ...

Saxophone: M. Beaugnier Mouthpice, tenor sax, hard rubber
tenor sax, hard rubber, mouthpieces: After researching the Beaugnier mouthpiece line, the only thing I could find was they are made of hard rubber, some are good mouthpieces - some are not. If it is a good one $35-50. To make it a good one will cost up to $150.00 and you still have a mouthpieces...

Saxophone: Majestic sopran saxophon, made by Grassi, soprano sax, la marque
soprano sax, la marque, koeller: Your sax is rare, and made in Italy. Grassi did produce saxes under other names, mostly for the US market. Grassi instruments: Mogar , Majestic and “La Marque” (the La Marque saxes are Jade Rollers with the “La Marque” logon engraved just above the “I.M....

Saxophone: Saxophones and Clarinets, soprano sax, tenor sax
soprano sax, tenor sax, jardin paris: Hello Barbara, your father had a nice collection of woodwinds... I will start with each item and offer what I know. 1. Tenor Sax Model 89D Serial #8729, Leblanc Corp, Kenosha, WIs History,The Vito name came from Vito Pascucci (Vito was the instrument...

Saxophone: Selmer London 1937 BA Alto Sax, henri selmer paris, professional band instrument
henri selmer paris, professional band instrument, selmer serial numbers: Hello Kerry, That sounds like a nice sax. I would go to the NAPBIRT website. That stands for National Association of Professional Band Instrument Repair Technicians. On the websight they have a feature called the Tech locator, use that tab and type in ...

Saxophone: selmer tenor sax, selmer tenor sax, lacquer finish
selmer tenor sax, lacquer finish, 43797: Dale - Thanks for being patient - I just returned form the long memorial weekend. I would really like (and need) to see a picture of this horn. Was it new in 1972? I somehow think not. If you can t send a picture the next best way to get an appraisal...

Saxophone: serial number, e mail address, tenor saxophone
e mail address, tenor saxophone, lead pencil: Deb, The serial number should be below the thumbhook. If you are unable to find it then it s most likely been buffed off due to a bad relacquer job. Is the engraving visible or does it look faded? When the horn is engraved, it is lacquered first and the...

Saxophone: tenor sax value, tenor sax, tenor saxophone
tenor sax, tenor saxophone, low pitch: Hello Mary, My gut, is telling me this sax is not a tenor, but instead it s a c melody... they are worth nothing...It s a stencil sax made by another company. Conn, Martin or Buescher...It is worth about $50-$80 bucks...if it were a real conn,or real martin...

Saxophone: Value - Bundy Alto Saxophone, selmer company, bundy saxophone
selmer company, bundy saxophone, student model: Michael, Yes a Bundy saxophone is a student model. The serial number you have would put it s manufacture date around the mid 1980 s therefore you should have a Bundy II. The Bundy II is the most mass produced instrument in the history of the saxophone....

Saxophone: make/value of my tenor sax, tenor sax, factorys
tenor sax, factorys, master art: Hello DAN, You have a second line tenor sax made by Buescher....value $350-$750 Elkhart was Bueschers second line and also the name of the town in Indiana where Conn and Buescher had their factorys Please send me photos... Thanks Grant Koeller... ...

Saxophone: value of a wurlitzer c melody saxaphone about 80 years old low pitch 162645, tenor sax, sax player
tenor sax, sax player, low pitch: C melody saxophones are worth nothing...No one wants them the are obsolete. You have to have the original mouthpiece...(they use a tenor sax reed) The value is around $80 to $175...Wuritzer is a stencil made by another company, Buescher, Conn or Martin...If...

Saxophone: WURLITZER Lyric Tenor Sax, tenor sax, lyric tenor
tenor sax, lyric tenor, phone quality: Hello John, THIS IS A STENCIL Bb tenor sax Made in USA ,1930 s. The brand name written on the horn is Wurlitzer... This is a great horn...It is a stencil tenor, made by Buescher, Conn or Martin... take it to a NAPBIRT certified repair man and get it looked...

Saxophone: Wurlitzer Tenor sax, martin handcraft, tenor sax
martin handcraft, tenor sax, conns: Hello Cam, your sax is from the late 20 s and early 1930 s... you need to go to Sax Pics, and compare your sax with photos of old Bueschers, old Conns and old Martins. Look at all the identifying features, key guards, body to bell brace, neck, key work,...

Saxophone: Yanagisawa baritone sax, baritone sax, bari sax
baritone sax, bari sax, serial number list: Emmanouel, A Yani Bari for $1000. I would go for it. Even if it needs a complete overhaul, your going to come out great. A complete overhaul on a bari sax will cost you between $800 to $1500 maybe a bit more depending on where you take it and what work...

Saxophone: 1910 buescher true tone, buescher true tone, triangle symbol
buescher true tone, triangle symbol, low pitch: Holly, Ummmmmm.......... You better sit down. Your great uncle had a great taste in saxophones for his time.... You need to get this in the hands of a qualified tech ASAP!!!!! The photos are at a lower resolution. I assume you took them with a cell...

Saxophone: antique saxaphones, usa horn, tone holes
usa horn, tone holes, low pitch: Hello Katina, The first sax is a stencil sax, Low pitch the A stands for alto sax. This was made by Conn. with rolled tone holes. Fantastic sax... The second sax I ve never heard of... Please call USA horn at 1-800-USA-HORN They might be able to...

Saxophone: Baritone Yanagisawa, baritone saxophone, sax on the web
baritone saxophone, sax on the web, tks 2: Hello Denis, Everytime I get a question for Yanagisawa saxophones, the serial number s don t make sense, they never line up. the 78 could be 1978. but most probably not. You need the exact information, please contact the yanagisawa company. They have the...

Saxophone: C-Melody Grand Opera, berlin 1942, silver nickel
berlin 1942, silver nickel, tone holes: The P serial number is based on the Pan American line for Conn. During WWII it is possible that Conn was using up inventory as the factory was being converted over to be used for the war effort. The M series had rolled tone holes, P series did not. Same...

Saxophone: Conn 10M sax serial L00976 elkhart ind, local music store, bob ackerman
local music store, bob ackerman, sax on the web: Saxquest, USA horn, Bob Ackerman progressive winds, saxgourmet, SAX ON THE WEB, Facebook group called Saxophones for sale, Craigslist, ebay, your local music store, classified ads local newspaper, the International musician (musician union paper),down beat...

Saxophone: Elkhart alto sax, vincent bach, thin wood
vincent bach, thin wood, charles harris: Sean, It s my understanding the Elkhart line of instruments is distributed in Europe by Vincent Bach Ltd as a student / intermediate line of instruments. However in this case I m not sure if what you have would be considered good for either of those without...

Saxophone: identification of instrument, soprano sax, pedler
soprano sax, pedler, charles harris: Patti, What you have is a metal clarinet. I m a bit concerned as you said it was a one piece body. a Metal clarinet should have a detachable barrel in which the mouthpiece is inserted. It could be missing. Henry Pedler made some fantastic metal clarinets...

Saxophone: Manufacturer of ROYALBaritone sax, baritone sax, serial number range
baritone sax, serial number range, brand models: I think Mark is on the money.You have a stencil sax. From the WEB: Stencil Instrument List A stencil is a saxophone made by a major manufacturer but with a different name on it. Music stores, schools and other businesses would order a number of saxophones...

Saxophone: Mark 7 Tenor, selmer mark 7, alcohol lamp
selmer mark 7, alcohol lamp, furniture oil: Hello Albert, Your Selmer Mark 7 is worth around $2900-$3500. Please do not relacquer this fine sax. Let the finish be original. It is probably time for an overhaul. The Mark 7 was produced from late 1974 until 1980. Your sax is from 1979. Mark 6 used the...

Saxophone: Mom's Old Saxophone, conn selmer, gonn
conn selmer, gonn, educated guess: Kim, I think I know what you might have but I would need to see a few pictures of the horn including the engraving as the information you have from the Conn site may be in error. Gus Buescher worked for Conn in the 1880 s and designed Conn s first...

Saxophone: Need information about saxophone, serial number reference, thumb rest
serial number reference, thumb rest, back bottom: It s impossible to know what type of sax or how old without a picture and some sort of serial number reference. I will say that the horn is most likely NOT gold and silver plated - but probably a combination of gold an silver lacquer. There are however...

Saxophone: Prestini USA Alto Sax, prestini usa, decorative wreath
prestini usa, decorative wreath, intermediate model: Hello Jeff, wow, you got a great deal... that is the serial number...it is for a beginner or for an intermediate player... This sax is not a pro horn...back in the day you had all horns were pro models, then they came out with student saxophones. Then, the...

Saxophone: sax, saxaphone, e bay
saxaphone, e bay, time price: Denise - I would love to see a picture of this horn (and frankly need to see it to be accurate). I am going to go way out on a limb and say it s old..lol.. probably dating to the 19-teens of very early 20s. The value will strictly be in condition as the...

Saxophone: Selmer-Bundy Alto Serial #535,XXX Value?, buescher aristocrat, selmer bundy
buescher aristocrat, selmer bundy, family attic: Patrick, The saxophone you have is what we refer to today as the Bundy 1. This was designed for the student market and Selmer made 100,000 s of this model. These original Bundy saxophones were based on the Buescher Aristocrat series which Selmer U.S.A....

Saxophone: Selmer Mark 6 Tenor Sax, selmer mark 6, selmer tenor sax
selmer mark 6, selmer tenor sax, mark iv: Hello Rich, There is no such thing as a Mark IV, (Mark 4.) There is no such thing as a Mark 5 either... You have a Selmer Mark 6.(Mark VI)and that is a great looking 5 digit serial number!!! This sax could well be worth $7,000 - $10,000 dollars based on...

Saxophone: Vintage Alto Saxophone, john philips sousa, sousa band
john philips sousa, sousa band, kansas city mo: Barbara, Thanks for the question. The Harwood Professional saxophones were stencil models made by the Buescher company and distributed by Jenkins Music Company in Kansas City MO in the 1920 s and 30 s. I suspect that is what those initials stand for in...

Saxophone: Vintage Horton Sax, french horns, gold wash
french horns, gold wash, quality brass: Kris, Your correct in that the sax you have is most likely a Holton. I would need to see some photos to know for sure. The horn is actually silver plated and the bell has a very thin layer of gold on it. We call this a gold wash as the gold is nearly transparent...

Saxophone: Vintage sax #2, vintage sax, tenor sax
vintage sax, tenor sax, tone holes: Kris, Sorry about the bad news on that last question. However your going to feel much better about this one. The tenor you have is actually a C.G. Conn. According to the serial number you can have one of two models. Its either a New Invention, or...

Saxophone: vintage saxophone, vintage saxophone, rudolph wurlitzer
vintage saxophone, rudolph wurlitzer, low pitch: Shanna - Low Pitch A is now considered standard tuning but much was made of it during the 1920 s + 30s. Your horn is most likely made by Buescher or Martin and stamped or stenciled with the Wurlitzer name to capitalize on the saxophone craze in the jazz...

Saxophone: 1931 Selmer Alto Sax, selmer alto sax, cigar cutter
selmer alto sax, cigar cutter, baritone: Thanks Bob,the serial number #15*** checks out. It s a true cigar cutter...it should be worth around $2000. from the web: SELMER SUPER 11951 – 18700 These came in three variations: New Largebore (11951 –13000); Cigar Cutter (13,000 – 17,000), and Super...

Saxophone: 67 year old Conn" shooting star, jazz alto sax, black lacquer, bad omen
black lacquer, bad omen, old conn: Short answer - PASS! This horn is outdated and the fact that it has been refinished is a bad omen (there were no original black lacquer shooting stars). An despite the name, they really aren t stars at all. I assume your daughter is going to play the...

Saxophone: alto saxophone, conn selmer, kohlert
conn selmer, kohlert, otto link: Rene, I think if you read Grant s answer to that question you will get a good idea of what you have and I don t have anything to add or subtract. It s value is a bit tricky as Kolherts are not as common as some other brands, thus not as desirable. Not...

Saxophone: alto saxophone, rare silver, ebay
rare silver, ebay, lacquer: Even the rarest and best conditioned horns of this ilk and vintage can be gotten for under $800. If yours is scratched, dinged, or de-lacquered in any way, it s worth lots less. Most run of the mill Conn s of this era can be gotten for under $400 and some...

Saxophone: Conn Pan Americam Alto Sax, tone holes, corks
tone holes, corks, funny things: Michelle - there were no pictures attached here? Saxophones are funny things and sometimes it s VERY hard to pin down an exact date of manufacture. In the long run, it doesn t really matter does it? You love it and THAT S what matters! If you are concerned...

Saxophone: conn saxaphone, conn saxophones, conn company
conn saxophones, conn company, old conn: Don, Thanks for the question. If the serial number you gave me is correct, than you have a Conn Worchester . This was the first sax produced by the Conn Company in the final years of the 19th century. (1885-1895). It was designed by Gus Buescher and based...

Saxophone: Jazz Class Questions, jazz rock fusion, mccoy tyner
jazz rock fusion, mccoy tyner, drummer elvin jones: Hello William,...MY FAVORITE THINGS ok question number one.....go to youtube and listen to the song.... McCoy is the piano player and Coltrane is the soprano sax player....look at the time counter when their solo begins and ends... number 2...easy...mcCoys...

Saxophone: low notes, octave key, key pad
octave key, key pad, embouchure: George, It s probably one of the following problems: 1. Check the octave key (pad) attached to the neck piece. They often dry out or crack and hence don t seal very well. Any little leak there will give the results you ve mentioned. 2. The octave mechanism...

Saxophone: low notes, octave key, embouchure
octave key, embouchure, reeds: George, There can be many things causing this.... The first thing I would do is check to make sure the mechanism is working correctly. Does this happen only on certain notes or is it the entire stack? If it only happens on A and below, that means...

Saxophone: low notes, sax lessons, saxophone performance
sax lessons, saxophone performance, octave key: Hello George, Have sax checked out by repair man, or have your sax played by a local professional. It sounds like your embouchure is to tight...relax for those lower notes...The sax embouchure needs to be firm but relaxed. Please practice long tones, starting...

Saxophone: saxophone, tenor saxes, tenor sax
tenor saxes, tenor sax, gerry mulligan: Ariana - First off - CONGRATULATIONS and welcome back! You most likely began on an alto saxophone which is typically what most middle schoolers do. The simple reason is that the horn is easily managed physically. Every now and again you’ll see some of...

Saxophone: Selmer Sax, selmer sax, selmer company
selmer sax, selmer company, cigar cutter: Hello Bob, You have a Selmer Cigar Cutter . It s the name used to describe certain saxophones that were produced by the Selmer Company in Paris,France between 1930 and 1933. A cigar cutter saxophone will have a serial number ranging from 11951 to 18700 stamped...

Saxophone: Selmer USA tenor sax, selmer saxophones, tenor sax
selmer saxophones, tenor sax, ebay: The 500 series of Selmer saxophones (including AS500, AS500S, BS500,TS500, and TS500S) are an excellent choice for beginning students. Prices range from $1945 to $2740, depending on the type of sax and the finish chosen. The 600 Aristocrat series (including...

Saxophone: Yamaha YTS 23 Tenor sax, saxophone mouthpiece, tenor saxophones
saxophone mouthpiece, tenor saxophones, tenor saxophone: Hello Ben, from the web... The Yamaha YTS-23 tenor saxophone is an excellent choice for the student band member. The YTS23 tenor saxophone features a gold lacquer body, with very durable key work. The quality that makes this one of the most recommended student...

Saxophone: 1922 martin Eb Alto sax, tenor soprano, eb
tenor soprano, eb, alto sax: It is an Eb alto sax. But to me it looks like a Martin Indian. That was Martins second line sax, but I can t be sure,its hard to see in that photo... Please take a picture of the bell engraving and also the serial number info...that photo looks like a sax...

Saxophone: 1950 king zephyr saxophone, king zephyr, hook assembly
king zephyr, hook assembly, feature additions: Hello Sandra, First of all, I need to know if it s a Tenor, an Alto, I also need to know the condition. Is it original lacquer,or silver plate?, Original case and accessories? Original neck? From the web... You have a King Super 20!!!!Series II ...

Saxophone: Baronet alto saxophone, serial number range, grand niece
serial number range, grand niece, cluster design: After further research I found out that in 1942 the E.K. Blessing company from Elkhart, Indiana had a second line that was called the Baronet. These were made by the same caliber of skilled workers who worked for Conn, Buescher and Martin. The top of the line...

Saxophone: Baronet Saxophone - R1774Made by Buescher, cluster design, velvet interior
cluster design, velvet interior, tone hole: Answer, Hello Ken, Thanks for your question.Your sax say s BARONET at the top of what looks like heart than it has a crown with what looks like flowers coming out of it above the word baronet, than at the bottom of the heart it says MADE IN ELKHART, IND....

Saxophone: c.g.conn ltd elkhard-ind naked lady saxophone, vintage horns, satin silver
vintage horns, satin silver, thumb rest: Hi Charlie, Like I stated in my first reply, if it was in pristine condition , that would be a great price for it. My response was based on no pictures. After seeing the pics provided for the other expert this instrument definitly is not pristine...

Saxophone: Conn Bari Sax 82MA, bari sax, couf
bari sax, couf, body specs: Hello Keith, This is a good solid Bari made in the UMI factory in Elkhart Indiana,and they produced pretty darn respectable instruments under the Conn, King, and Armstrong label from 1984-2003, when Selmer bought them out. Under UMI, all production was returned...

Saxophone: Domage Alto sax, korean vet, cob webs
korean vet, cob webs, low pitch: Hello Will,Your alto sax is a stenciled second line horn from Conn . That was Conn s second line. The sax was engraved for E. Domage Phila. PA. The L stands for Low Pitch (Today s Pitch standard of A=440HZ. What is a stencil? A stencil is a saxophone...

Saxophone: info n value of saxaphone, u s patent office, tone holes
u s patent office, tone holes, powell flute: Carlie, Thanks for the question and the photos. Those help a bunch. What you have is a Conn New Wonder C-Melody Saxophone. Concerning the numbers you gave me, the date is a patent date issued to the Powell flute company by the U.S. patent office. This...

Saxophone: King Soprano, soprano saxophone, woodwind brass
soprano saxophone, woodwind brass, gold plate: In a big band, you could play the clarinet parts on this, but this sax is too rare for casual playing. It needs to be in a museum or on a concert hall stage, not outdoor gigs. This is a big investment, but one dent, and you lost money... If it was me, the...

Saxophone: What do these markings mean?, serial number range, low pitch
serial number range, low pitch, cluster design: Hello Hope, Thanks for your question. You have a stencil saxophone. What s a stencil sax you ask? A stencil is a saxophone made by a major manufacturer but will have a different name on it. Music stores, schools and other businesses would order a number of...

Saxophone: Replacement value of a Bari Sax, bari sax, baritone saxophone
bari sax, baritone saxophone, selmer bundy: Dean, Your timing was perfect as I was at my computer when your message came in. The Bundy Bari saxophones were built like a tank. They will last for years as they were designed for students. The keys on this horn were much closer together to accommodate...

Saxophone: sax, nickel silver keys, martin handcraft
nickel silver keys, martin handcraft, standard indiana: Ron, The Martin saxophones have always been a favorite of mine. I play a Martin Committee (The Martin Tenor) as one of my personal horns. The Indiana began as a stencil (copy) of the Martin Handcraft model, manufactured by (The Indiana Band Instrument...

Saxophone: saxofon baritono morutto torino, baritone sax, baritono
baritone sax, baritono, saxofon: I have tried to find a good answer for you. I can not find any reference for the manufacturer of your baritone sax. Value will be very low due to an unknown manufacturer and missing parts parts that would be very expensive to make. In cases such as this, we...

Saxophone: saxophone/alto, scrathes, sad truth
scrathes, sad truth, e bay: Mike - Here s the sad truth about this particular used student saxophone.....it s worth between $200 (in fair condition) to maybe $400 (if it s in VERY good condition). If you do a quick search on e-bay you ll see just about price in between. So, by you...

Saxophone: Selmer Mark VII - I think, Selmer, mark VII
Selmer, mark VII : Hi Marty, I have researched this for you to the point of no more answers! Selmer tells me this is not a Selmer but a copy. The rep says that none of their instruments leave the factory without the Selmer name, Selmer patent numbers, etc...The Asian markets...

Saxophone: Selmer VI Tenor, selmer mark vi, great shape
selmer mark vi, great shape, lacquer: Well Richard, congratulations - you hit the jackpot! In fact I recently wrote a blog about this very horn (I will add the url at the end). The value will largely depend on the condition of the lacquer and original parts - so hopefully those are all in place....

Saxophone: Soprano sax, soprano sax, exelent
soprano sax, exelent, section leader: Hello Jacob, please get a professional Selmer, Yamaha or Yanigisawa soprano. They are expensive, but don;t waste you money on a pile of junk student horn...and if your thinking of an intermediate sax, just get a pro sax and be done with it.....Go to Craigslist...many...

Saxophone: value of old King saxophone, king saxophone, silver plate
king saxophone, silver plate, lacquer: Hello Diana, Yes, I need to ask some questions...is it an alto, tenor, bari, c melody or a soprano... I need photos....tell me the serial number, tell me what it says on the bell,is it lacquer brass, or is it silver plate?, what is the condition? Grant Koelle...

Saxophone: Vito alto saxophone, vito pascucci, junk mail
vito pascucci, junk mail, charles harris: Marie, I have to apologize for not getting to this sooner. Sometimes the e-mails from this site get knocked to my junk mail and that is what happened here so please forgive me. The Vito saxophones were produced by the Leblanc corporation as their student...

Saxophone: AL Lelendias Klarinet mouthpieces, clarinet mouthpieces, ebay
clarinet mouthpieces, ebay, klarinet: Hello, IMRICH, I AM A SAX EXPERT, AND THIS IS A CLARINET QUESTION...but just for you I ll answer it. A vintage mouthpiece is only worth what someone will pay for it. The most important thing to consider is the condition, and has it been altered, or refaced....

Saxophone: alto mouthpiece, trumpet mouthpiece, trumpet mouthpieces
trumpet mouthpiece, trumpet mouthpieces, metal mouthpiece: Ted, Unfortunately like you I ve never heard of Belmone. I get the same results when doing a Google and Ebay search. Even on Ebay, I did not find a Belmone trumpet mouthpiece. If you have the link to that page, I would like to see it. However, there may...

Saxophone: Alto Saxophone Buescher Aristocrat 414070, blessed day, selmer
blessed day, selmer, woodwinds: Hi Karen, Your horn dates to 1966 which was right after Selmer bought out the Buescher company. Buescher had TONS of parts left over and yours falls in there with the higher quality horns! You did good on the price. :-) What I would suggest is a complete...

Saxophone: Bordeaux sax, serial number chart, ebay
serial number chart, ebay, allexperts: Angelo - you have one of those saxes that has kept lots of folks guessing for some time. Here is one answer from a colleague of mine at AllExperts on Bordeaux saxes: Your Bordeaux sax could be Stencil sax Made in Germany . I could locate no serial...

Saxophone: Buescher True Tone Tenor Sax 1925, tenor sax, low pitch
tenor sax, low pitch, satin silver: Hello Edward, This is a 1925 Buescher True Tone.. Here is some info from the web... The first Buescher horns (pronounced more like Bisher as the name was originally spelled with an umlaut over the u ) were manufactured in 1888. Serial numbers up to...

Saxophone: clarinet, clarinet, metal clarinet
clarinet, metal clarinet, Conn: Hi Ana, I have done some research for you on this horn. Yours happens to be some of the last metal clarinets that Conn made in the late 1930 s. It was their top-shelf pro horn and are VERY sought after. Depending on condition, provided it is complete, value...

Saxophone: Nil Melior alt saxofon, melior, saxofon
melior, saxofon, stencil: Without seeing more photos that appears to be a copy or a stencil of a Conn alto sax with the tunable neck. This is a name I m not familiar with. It may have been distributed only in Europe. As far as a value, I would check with a technician or someone in...

Saxophone: Old Soprano sax, Martin, King
Martin, King, Conn: Hi Erin, I have researched the differences between King, Conn and Martin. Your soprano was definitely made by Martin in late 1925. It is based on the Martin Handcraft model. Setup correctly this horn will be a good one! Make sure to use a large bore mouthpiece...

Saxophone: Selmer Paris 28 alto sax 'cigar cutter', selmer paris, octave vent
selmer paris, octave vent, cigar cutter: Barbara, The info you gave me is a bit contradictory as you say you have a Model 28, Cigar Cutter, serial # 11xxx. First Selmer never made a model 28. The first horn made under the Selmer Paris name was the Model 22 in 1922. That was succeeded by the model...

Saxophone: vto saxaphone, tenor sax, saxaphone
tenor sax, saxaphone, student model: Lynn, Unfortunately there are VERY few Vito saxophones worth anything more than $200 to $400 - even in like-new condition. The exceptions are those that may have been played by someone famous and a few of the step up Vito s that are in nearly pristine...

Saxophone: Buescher Alto Sax circa 1919
Interesting - the etching should indeed have an L but it s hard to say without seeing it if it is mis-stamped or simply scratched. Either way it shouldn t effect the value. You did a nice job of dating the horn provided you have read the serial numbers...

Saxophone: Conn Necks
STD, STD D, STD M, Metro, Metro VII in that order as far as I.D. Those are the ones that I have seen over the years. Interchangeability is determined by the octave linkage setup. Keep in mind that the neck octave pip placement also varies between the different...

Saxophone: elkhart ind sax
The Elkhart was made by the Buescher company and was marketed as their student horn during the 1920 s-1930 s. Normally, the body tube & bell would be like the current horn for the period but would use earlier key work design (as much as a ten year earlier...

Saxophone: info on sax
Hi Jami, Your sax was made in 1975 from I found out. They were built like tanks for the beginning saxophonist. Nothing super special about them. Great beginner horns, marching band or a backup horn for the bar players. Let me know if there is anything else....

Saxophone: Martin 1925 Saxophone
Hello Mary-ann, yes, your sax is from 1925. It is a Martin Handcraft model. They were handmade and hand engraved instruments that were produced for a very long time. The Handcraft introduced bevelled toneholes to the US (Cousenon was probably the first...

Saxophone: Martin Indiana alto sax
Hello David, You have a Martin Indiana alto sax. They were made in Elkhart, Indiana. Yours is from around 1955 (1954 s/n 49490) -Second line sax. What s a Second-Line Instrument? The best way of thinking of a second-line instrument is that they are...

Saxophone: Martin Tenor saxophone
Hello Steve, You have a Martin Committee model ( The Martin ). Your sax was made in 1963. This is possibly Martin s second most popular horn, after the original Handcraft series. They have very fine craftsmanship and beautiful engraving, featuring wire key-bumpers,...

Saxophone: Seeking info on a Noblet alto
Eliza, The Noblet brand was manufactured by the Leblanc company in Paris France. At the time your horn was produced Leblanc had 3 lines that were manufactured for different markets. The Leblanc horns were for the professional and the Leblanc clarinets...

Saxophone: Selmer Bundy Alto Saxophone
Eric, This is a question I get asked more often than I wish. The difficulty is in the fact manufactures were never 100% consistent during their product run regarding the exact size of the pads they used. So the pad sizes specified at the beginning of a...

Saxophone: Selmer USA Saxophone Model
Hello Matt, You have the Selmer USA bari model 1256 (low Bb) It is basically a Buescher 400 bari... Selmer bought out the Buescher company in 1963, then all Bueschers became student saxophones, The Selmer Bundy s were really Buescher s. This sax is from...

Saxophone: Tenor and Alto Saxophones
Do not refurbish them!!!!! That will lower the value. Let the buyer have the work done that need to be done. Most people take a vintage saxophone in to a local music store and the store says... you need a total overhaul That will be $850...next thing you...

Saxophone: what's the value of my AS300?
Hello Yvette, the real value of this sax is more than that... the features are...Specs Selmer AS-300 alto saxophone Made In The USA Clear Lacquer Finish Stainless Steel Springs Pearl Finger Buttons Leather Pads Nickel Plated Keys Plastic Resonators...

Saxophone: Yamaha YTS 61
Carmine, The Yamaha YTS-61 was Yamaha s top pro level horn when they first introduced saxophones in 1967. They manufactured this model until about 1978 to 79 when it was replaced by the YTS-62 which is still being made to this day. So if you bought it...

Saxophone: need age and brand and a value
Steve, Based on the photos I can tell you 100% without doubt who made the saxophone however I m not 100% positive about the name on it. I believe you have a WM Frank Tenor sax that was made by the Martin Company in the late 1940 s or early 50 s. However...

Saxophone: Selmer Bundy II Alto Saxophone
Cammey The Bundy II was produced by the Selmer U.S.A. company from the early 1980 s until around 1996. They produced around 35,000 to 50,000 of these a year, so that means about half a million are out there. This is the most mass produced saxophone on the...

Saxophone: value of sax
Steve - tough to tell without at very least a picture. There are some great Martin Tenors out there...they are known for big sounds and easy play ability. In fair condition )looks being worse than actual playing condition) they can bring anywhere from maybe...

Saxophone: buescher/selmer stencil
Jeff, I cant say with 100% certainty but based on the 2 photos I believe you have a very early Selmer U.S.A. saxophone made by the Buescher company. Henri and Alexander Selmer established their factory in Paris in the late 19th century. In 1908 Alexander...

Saxophone: Buescher Silver Alto Sax Value
Unless you ve had it tested you probably know that the horn is not made of silver or even silver plated but most likely a basic nickle finish. Even in good condition these horns are bountiful (it s a buyers market), have nominal value, and are of limited...

Saxophone: H. Couf Alto sax.
Randall - it s hard to say this is vintage - more like newer vintage if that makes sense. These horns were produced between 1965 to 1986 when the Armstrong Company had three Keilwerth models stenciled for them under the model Couf name. I think yours dates...

Saxophone: King Super 20 Alto
Hello Frank, If the price is right, and it is, I would get it. It s still a way better sax that what s made today by the Chinese. Yes, it is true that build qualiiy got worse over the years. The bottom line is, condition, condition, condition. I have a good...

Saxophone: MasterArt USA Saxophone
Bill, Master Art was a stencil saxophone made by Conn. I ve answered many similar questions regarding this issue in the past and if you review some of my previous post you should find quite a bit of information. You can also do a Google search for stencil...

Saxophone: MasterArt USA Tenor Saxophone
Hello Bill, thanks for your question. Your Master Art is a Conn Stencil, made by Conn. The best place for research is the internet and I would also ask Dennis at 1-800 USA-HORN. There are many sax experts across the country on Sax on the web and also many...

Saxophone: V. Kohlert's Söhne Graslitz Saxophone n° 7349
Hello Marcin, Your sax is wonderful!!! It even has mother of pearl finger touches on the side keys, here is some interesting info from the web.... Graslitz was a town in Bohemia (part of the Austro-Hungarian empire) before WW2. It is now known as Kraslice...

Saxophone: Value of Alto Saxophone
It appears you ve already done some research toward identifying your horn, so what I m about to say may not come as a surprise. Despite the cool name (dubbed for its octave mechanism design)the value of these horns will be almost solely based on condition....

Saxophone: 1926 Conn Chu-Berry Tenor Saxophone
The BEST advice I can give about buying a horn is to play it if you can before purchasing. If it is NOT in playing condition or if you are not able to physically hold it and play it, then be cautious. $1,200 is not chump change - and if it needs new pads...

Saxophone: 1979 Conn 24M Alto Saxophone
James, Well I would put it between the Conn and the King. As long as both are playable and in good condition you are comparing apples to apples so either one would be fine. The Armstrong I have some reservations about as they are very durable saxophones...

Saxophone: Concertone sax
Patty, Thanks for the question. Unfortunately I can only give you some very basic information about this horn without seeing photos of it. The Concertone saxes were made by Martin as stencil instruments. I would say about half of the questions I get concerning...

Saxophone: confused on la voix soprano
Hello Grant, nice name.... No you were not HAD , but keep in mind that the La voix line is not really Selmer,Paris or even Selmer USA, but instead it s a Taiwan manufactured stencil sax with Selmer s name put on it. They are pretty much selmer ,yamaha copies...good...

Saxophone: conn sax
Rich, Though this sax is old (perhaps 1924 or 1925), it probably does not have much value unless it is in like new condition. This Conn most likely dates closer to the end of the Conn New Wonder model years though the serial number lists can be convoluted...

Saxophone: Concertone sax
Saxophone: Concertone sax

Saxophone: King Cleveland #613 alto
Hello Jesse, What you have is a VINTAGE 1960 S KING CLEVELAND #613 EASTLAKE OHIO ALTO SAXOPHONE. This is a King second line alto sax made in the mid to late 1960s. The 1940 s date you referred to is for the top of the line King saxophones. (the Zephyr, The...

Saxophone: Mark VI Soprano
Tom, Sorry I didn t get to you sooner. I started this earlier this week but was just able to finish it tonight. You have a very nice horn and from the way you describe it I m sure it s in great shape. Before placing a value on any instrument it s very...

Saxophone: What model and age is my Vito Yanagisawa Alto Sax?
Hello William, Here is the history of Vito (Leblanc). Vito is a brand name of Leblanc which was started in 1951. The Vito name came from Vito Pascucci (Vito was the instrument repair man for Glenn Miller) who helped establish Leblanc s Kenosha, Wisconsin...

Saxophone: Old Selmer Sax serial # 28xxx
Hello Jeff , That sax is very valuable. Please leave it alone and don t refinish it. The original lacquer is and patina is one of a kind. It is a French selmer Paris balanced action. Your sax needs to be played by a professional saxophonist. If I was you,...

Saxophone: Otto Link STM U.S.A
Hello Regina, Yes, I love Otto Link Hard rubber mouthpieces. They were good enough for Stan Getz. He played a Hard rubber 6*, and what a tone!!! I currently play on a Hard rubber Link reissue slant signature number 8. It is unreal! Your Meyer 7 sound like...

Saxophone: RE; King Voll Sax
Hello Cathy There is no such thing as a King Voll true IIII. You have a KIng Voll-True II. The engraving is 3 dimensional. That s why it looks like 4 I s. (sn 1452xx to 180xxx; 1932 to late 1935) NOTES: * The Voll-True II and the Zephyr had the SAME...

Saxophone: Selmer Tenor MarkVI
Cindy - I m sorry to hear about your dad. He did however leave you with the Cadillac of Saxophones- here s a blog I wrote about this very subject: http://www.dlpmusiccommunity.com/2013/07/31/selmer-mark-vi/ The following check list will determine...

Saxophone: Styles of playing
Hello Regina, This is an excellent question. There have always been 2 schools of jazz. The first is the emotional school and the second is the intellectual school. Paul Desmond is an example of the controlled cerebral west coast cool school of jazz that...

Saxophone: Tenor Mouthpieces
Hello Brett, John Coltrane and Dexter Gordon used these mouthpieces. The Otto Link 24k gold plated metal mouthpieces combine gleaming good looks with the rich sound quality of a larger bore rubber mouthpiece. These pieces provide an exceptional sound and...

Saxophone: Yannigasawa baritone sax
Hello George , I would leave it alone. How a sax plays is more important than how it looks. If you got it relacquered the value would go way down. Old instruments have a patina, a history that tells the story of every Gig , that is reflected in the...

Saxophone: ballpark value of vito "duke" sax
Dontello - decent horn - better than your average Vito. Is it a tenor or alto? I ll give you a quick answer for both: Used alto s ago for about $300 to maybe as much as $400 in decent shape - used tenors can be found for $600 to maybe $800. The no ding...

Saxophone: "Hora Decubitus" by Charles Mingus
Saxophone: "Hora Decubitus" by Charles Mingus

Saxophone: I forget using the tongue when I play., bebop tonguing, articulation
bebop tonguing, articulation: It s absolutely not necessary to tongue every second note with swing, however it is also OK to do so. Both ways are perfectly acceptable. But if you do want to make it more automatic, then you just need to consciously use this tonguing (known as bebop tonguing)...

Saxophone: "Hora Decubitus" by Charles Mingus
Hello sam. Both saxophone soloists are totally different. The first one, Booker Ervin is a blues based tenor player from texas, he swings, has great time and stays pretty much in the minor pentatonic generated blues scale adding the flat 5th (tri-tone. The...

Saxophone: Improvization Techniques vs. Reality
Hello Regina, This is a very interesting question. When I improvise, I hear the line in my head, about a split second before I play it... So as I m playing I can accept what s in my head, or I can go against the grain and derail my thoughts into unknown territory...

Saxophone: Lyon & Healy Sax.
you have a stencil tenor sax. What s a Stencil ? From the web... A stencil is a word that is specifically supposed to refer to a saxophone built by a major sax manufacturer for another company or storefront. On receipt of the saxophone, the storefront...

Saxophone: Need help with value of Buescher Saxophone
Hello Shani, Your fathers sax is a 1963 Buescher Aristocrat series IV Alto Sax. It was made by Selmer. After the Buescher take over of 1963 Selmer bought the Buescher company and made all Bueschers student models... You have a nice sax and nice case too....

Saxophone: repair info
Justin, Let me ask before we begin how is the pad leaking? Is the pad not sitting evenly on the tone hole chimney causing one side of the pad to leak, or is it out of alignment with the chimney? Look at the pad and notice the impression seat. This is the...

Saxophone: Selmer Mark 6 tenor sax
Hello Toni, Your sax could be worth between 6000 and 10000 Based on condition, original lacquer, and matching serial number neck. The Selmer Mark 6 is top of the line, values are steady, if not increasing Please look at completed sales of Selmer Mark 6...

Saxophone: 1939 Holton Collegiate Tenor Saxophone #132220
Hello Scott, here is some great stuff from the web... Frank E. Holton World Class Musician and Musical Instrument Manufacturer frank-holton-1920-160.jpg Frank E. Holton, ca. 1920 Among the leading musicians of the late nineteenth century, Frank...

Saxophone: BUESCHER SOPRANO
Soprano saxophones are in the key of Bb or some rare early models were in the key of C. Is it worth it? Only you know the answer to that question. Are you going to play it, or will it hang on the wall...The price is about right for a vintage buescher, but...

Saxophone: Buescher True Tone Jimmy Dorsey Sax
Hello Mike, Jimmy Dorsey played a selmer....your sax was not played by Jimmy, but I could be wrong...I wasn t born yet...I think they used his name to sell the sax...This was exactly like the Rudy Wiedoeft Holtons...Rudy played a Conn C melody.... From the...

Saxophone: Cleaning Old Metal Otto Link Tone Master 6 Mouthpiece
Hello Tim, Please use an old toothbrush and toothpaste. For metal mouthpieces, hot water is ok, but never use hot water for hard rubber mouthpieces. For really tough hard water calcium deposits use vinegar. !!!! Do not use steel wool or scotch bright...

Saxophone: Conn 10m Ladyface tenor sax
Hello Mike, The seller is not providing the serial number. so we don t have any clue as to the history of this sax. This might be a late 1960 s made in USA or it might be a mexi conn...either way, you are taking a risk. I only buy local. Never purchase...

Saxophone: Conn New Wonder Transitional Alto 1931
This is a great old saxophone in mint condition....it could be worth around $2400. From the web.... CONN TRANSITIONAL 240XXX – 260XXX You’ll see these with different key work styles, and almost always with elaborate engraving. Most are in silver....

Saxophone: dearman tannor octave.
Esra - I assume you re looking for the octave key? That button is played by the left (top) hand thumb (all saxophones are fingered the same way). I hope that s what you need - here is a little video of where your hands are placed and how the octave key is...

Saxophone: Dorn & Kirschner Stencil Alto Sax -
Thanks for the great photos!!! They don t make saxophones like this any more..This is a beautiful old Conn Stencil alto. Look at that beautiful engraving! He found it in the garbage???? who would throw away such a beautiful instrument? That was a crime....Please...

Saxophone: Dorn & Kirschner Stencil Alto Sax -
Saxophone: Dorn & Kirschner Stencil Alto Sax -

Saxophone: Hohner Presidential tenor sax
Mike - so sorry for the delay in responding - I neglected to let AllExperts know I was traveling to Australia for the past week and a half! It s so hard to tell without playing this horn though it looks to be in good shape. It also depends what you are...

Saxophone: Hohner Presidential tenor sax
Mike, The Hohner saxophones are quite rare and to be completely honest I ve never gotten my hands on one. I m going to have to do something I rarely do and that is refer you to a different site for more info on this model. http://bassic-sax.info/version5/vintage-saxes/european-made-saxes/hohner-president...

Saxophone: Hohner Presidential tenor saxophone
pro sax.... Hohner saxophones were made by Max Keilwerth, who was a brother of Julius and Richard. Max Keilwerth Max Keilwerth learned his craft with Franz Than in Graslitz, Sudetenland. According to sources in both German and English, Max Keilwerth...

Saxophone: Jupiter 969 Silver Series alto sax
George, The intonation problems are not because of the missing screw (which can be easily replaced by the way). The are inherent in horns of this ilk. If you re playing at a semi-pro level, this is not really the horn for you. It is definitely not a ...

Saxophone: Jupiter 969 Silver Series alto sax
The greatest sax ever made a selmer mark 6 Has a black plastic thumb rest for left thumb. Pro saxes never say artist on them, what you need To do is go to the jupitor web sight and compare This sax with saxophones on their web page. Only then will you...

Saxophone: Jupiter alto sax
Mike, If I was you, I would call the seller right now and tell him to bring you that horn. Tell him you would gladly pay any speeding tickets as well. What you have here is Jupiter s 800 series of saxophones. The 500 and 600 series is their student...

Saxophone: need info
Janet, The True Tone saxophones were made by the Buescher company in the 1920 s and 30 s and were considered one of the best saxophones in the world when they were being manufactured. The characteristic of the Buescher saxophones were their ability to...

Saxophone: tenor sax
John, These horns get mixed reviews as do most horns manufactured specifically for the beginner and easy blowing markets. They have 2 levels of horns; Statesman (which is a basic model) and Primus (which is evidently more finely finished). I ve...

Saxophone: Buescher Elkhart Saxophone
Hello Jessica, Is it Eb an alto sax, c melody or Bb tenor sax?? please send photos.... You have a second line saxophone. What is a second line sax? What s a Second-Line Instrument? The best way of thinking of a second-line instrument is that were...

Saxophone: Buescher True Tone
Uli, Unfortunately you are a victim of a wolf in sheep s clothing and you got bit. I hate to be the bringer of bad news, and I don t think your going to like what I m about to tell you. So I m going to give you a bit of history and let you know what you...

Saxophone: king sax, late 1920 era
Mike, Sorry I didn t get back to you sooner. It s been a busy week and I ve finally got a few minutes to tell you what you have. Unfortunately you didn t give me much info and I m having to extrapolate what I can from your message. So I m going to give...

Saxophone: King Voll True Bari sax #1233x1
Hello Jose, your Voll True bari is from 1929....Here is some info from the web for the King Voll-True saxophones... Please contact USAHorn.com for latest pricing and value... King revamped the line again in 1929, and claimed twenty-two improvements...

Saxophone: Lyon & Healy American Professional Chicago Alto Saxophone
Hello Janey, are you a collector or a performer? First of all, $300 for this sax is a steal. it looks to be in fine condition... this is an alto not a c melody.so that is good....any time you see a stencil sax you wonder who made it... my records show that...

Saxophone: Value of Saxaphone
Pat - The serial numbers can have a + - of as much as 12 to 16 months but I m wondering if it might be 104... rather than 109...?? Just speculating. Also, I may have jumped the gun in assuming you have a Selmer Mark VI - you should see markings that say...

Saxophone: 1923 King Saxello soprano sax
Hello Jesse, You have a King Saxello!! That is very rare!!!The clamp that hold the reed is called a ligature. It uses a soprano saxophone mouthpiece. Please contact 1-800-USA-HORN to appraise you sax. Use a soprano sax reed made from cane.(wood)It is worth...

Saxophone: Boosey and Hawkes Sax
Sheila - thanks a bunch for sending those pictures along. This horn was probably made in the 1970 s...it has modern mechanisms and was most likely made by the Amati company under the B&H name. It looks like you have some paperwork there, you may even find...

Saxophone: Daddy's saxaphone
hello Tina, Your dads sax is worth about $1800-$2000, It is in mint condition!!It was made in 1936. Saxquest is great, also 1-800-USA-Horn... I can t tell if this is real gold plate or just lacquered brass. If it s real gold plate.....add 20 % to the...

Saxophone: Harwood Jenkins sax ENGRAVED with Dedicatory
Victor, I had to do a bit of research my self before getting back to you on this. The Harwood saxophones were a stencil made by both Buescher and Conn. I ve personally have never gotten my hands on a Harwood but it s my understanding there was a Harwood...

Saxophone: Keilwerth Tone King tenor sax
Hello Mike, Please call 1-800-USAHORN,to double check this sax... 20-24 years old...sounds too new... the black lacquer in not lacquer, it is black nickel plating Please search on web for more info There is not a whole lot of info on these.. I would...

Saxophone: Martin handcraft low pitch serial 124170
Hello Dan, this historic saxophone is made out of brass with a gold colored lacquer. It was made in 1937 and it s a Martin handcraft committee model. If you believe it is really gold plate over silver plate, please have it tested at any jewelry store,or gold...

Saxophone: saxaphone
Cynthia, The Concertone was a stencil saxophone produced by the Martin company. I ve seen a few of these and a bunch of the various Martin stencils. At the time this horn was made, the US was going through a transition. We were coming out of the first...

Saxophone: Selmer Tenor Sax Mark 6
Taking you at your word and without playing (or at least seeing) the horn I ll give you a ballpark figure of between $4,500 on the low end and possibly as much as $11,000 on the high end. Either way you have a terrific horn there - the Cadillac of saxophones...

Saxophone: Serial number
Josh, You really didn t tell me much about the sax that you have and I can t tell you much based on the little info. The serial number should be stamped on the body under the right hand thumb hook. If you hold the horn as if you were playing it, you should...

Saxophone: Tone King tenor saxophone
Mike, I wouldn t allow a few cosmetic problems to worry you to much. As long as there is no physical damage such as dents or other issues you should be ok. Lacquer is not a permanent coating and will wear off over time. Some of the best horns I ve ever...

Saxophone: Which bari sax?
The vito from yanagisawa is a professional bari, it is called a stencil... both bari s are great.. I have a couple of questions... Is the conn a low Bb model? Is the Vito a low A model?: the conn is worth 475 to 650 depending on condition... the vito...

Saxophone: BEUSCHER 1914 ELKHART
Tammy, You may be sitting on something very valuable or you may not... To be honest I m going to approach this as if you never went to the ARS. However I need to see more photos. There could be many things going on with this instrument. If you could send...

Saxophone: C Melody saxophone by Frank Holton
Hello ULI, Your sax was made in 1910. It is low pitch.todays pitch standard of A=440 Please use a tenor sax reed. The bottom line is, if you love it, then that s what counts. The Frank Holton Company of Elkhorn, Wisconsin is one of the earliest saxophone...

Saxophone: Cannonball soprano/Jupiter Artist tenor
Again, it depends on condition. Age is also a factor. The soprano is 8 years old, tenor unknown. In the early days of both companies, the metal was too soft in the keys and they would bend easily. I have not encountered anyone with the latest offerings from...

Saxophone: Conn 10 M
Sandy, Thanks for the question... You have a very nice instrument there. The 10M was the designation for Conn s professional tenor saxophone. Conn produced the following related models. 4M soprano, 6M alto, 11M Low A baritone, 12M Low Bb baritone, and...

Saxophone: conn curved soprano sax
Andrea, Thank you for sending the pictures - it makes things WAY easier! Your soprano is a beauty and if it is decent playing condition it could bring maybe $300 to $350 if you can find the right buyer. I have almost the exact same model and case - mine...

Saxophone: Conn New Wonder Series II Tenor Gold Plated
Hello Jeff ,your fathers sax is a Conn New Wonder Series II. It was made in 1925. There are essentially four varieties of New Wonder instruments,you have type B or even C... A. Standard New Wonder models: (Discussed on this page.) These are instruments...

Saxophone: Damaged Saxophone
Mike, I advised you to take the horn to a technician. I assumed you would do this before you bought it. The Tone King is a pro horn and $1250 plus $200 in repairs puts you $1450 into it. This is within the range of what the tech quoted as the value of...

Saxophone: Elkhorn stencil, distrubited by Getzen ,made in Italy
Hello Chuck, here is some interesting thing from the web... The Elkhorn stencils were in fact a saxophone made in Italy, in QUARNA, the village over LAKE MAGGIORE / LAKE ORTA where the Rampone sax company started back in 1818 and still is based today. More...

Saxophone: Info needed for damaged horn
I m sorry that this happened. You really missed the damage. If I was you, just forget about it and move on. Find a great repairman and have it fixed....You bought this horn at your own risk,,,as is...you inspected it.... Once it s all fixed up it will be great!!!!...

Saxophone: Keilwerth Tone King Tenor Saxophone
I wish I could answer the Craigslist question - but I have no idea of you are deserving of a refund. I do know however, that you won t know for sure until you ask.... and I would ask VERY soon. By the way - there are some terrific facebook groups for saxophone...

Saxophone: Mark VI Alto Saxophone
Thanks just remember this...You have the greatest saxophone ever made. Players want these Mark 6 s, sax dealers want them,so they can flip them at a big profit.....I say you deserve the profit, sell it on ebay with a reserve of $6995,so it the bidding falls...

Saxophone: noblet bass sax
Hi Rey, Bass sax?? Really? Wow! Bass saxes are rare and it may be tough to find what you re looking for, but here are a few suggestions: The first is to contact the folks at Woodwind & Brasswind (866-514-7200) and http://www.wwbw.com/. They re experts...

Saxophone: Selmer Signet Alto Saxophone
Hello Paul, I m so sorry about your tragic loss... That is a mighty fine sax. There is Selmer USA and there is Selmer Paris france. THis signet sax selmer USA top of the line. It is worth about $750--$899 depending on condition... some on the internet...

Saxophone: Tenor Selmer saxophone 1982
Hello Mikki, YOu have a Selmer USA. For further information please contact CONN/Selmer Elkhart, Indiana. What do you mean by R ??? When Selmer bought out Buescher in 1963,all Buescher s became students models. Then the top of the line became Selmer...

Saxophone: Is it worth fixing
Gary, The answer is a yes and a no. The 16M shooting star was designed as a student horn. However they are very durable and will hold together for a very long time. As you stated it s been sitting for 40 years and still plays. Therefore if this was put...

Saxophone: Age of Wurlitzer saxophone
Hello Sandra,You have a stencil saxophone. It was made by a parent company and then they wrote Wurlitzer on the bell. Usually these were made by Martin. It will look just like a Martin Handcraft stencil. If you have the Beveled tone holes it sounds like a...

Saxophone: alto sax -high school player
Cath - That s not a bad deal at all - I did find one with a lower bid on e-bay ($980 but there are still a few days left and I would guess it s going to sell for more). The 62 is a nice solid horn, I m not surprised your son liked it. If you do decide to get...

Saxophone: Alto sax purchase for intermediate layer
Call Steve Coz in Huntington. His number is xxx-xxx-xxxx. Let him know Charles Harris referred him to you. ---------------------- Cathy I deleted the number after you got a chance to see it. If you still need it send me an e-mail at charles@harrisbandinstruments.com...

Saxophone: alto saxophone conn
Sandra - sorry for the delay! First of all, stay away from the Fraccia...great pasta...not so great saxophones ...in most cases. The Conns are both considered beginner horns and both are hearty instruments...but both are older models. My advice is...

Saxophone: H.N.White King Alto VOLL TRUE II
Hello Lorenzo, your sax is from 1933. It is called the King Voll-True II. King revamped the line again in 1930, and claimed twenty-two improvements over its previous models. These changes were mostly different tonehole locations on the lower stack, the resizing...

Saxophone: highschool band-alto sax player
Cathy, sorry for the delay in responding. You should be able to get a nice step up used Yamaha. I would approach your local music shop (especially if it is the one that supplies goods and services to the schools in your area). Let them know you re looking...

Saxophone: KING 613 Alto sax
Hello Erin, This sax is fine, but get it checked by a repair tech...A saxophone is a type of simple machine with a lot of keys and levers. The leather pads have to seal. The cost of overhauling this sax might be higher then to renting a more newer sax. You...

Saxophone: Martin "The Indiana" alto sax
Martin The Indiana is a second line sax...the serial numbers charts on line list the parent company. I will do my best to research this info for you. The Indiana is one of [Martin s] second line horns which would also be indicated by the gold-lacquer body...

Saxophone: Saxophone value
Euuugeeeene - (that s how my sister says it - everyone else calls me Euge lol), The Buescher is a nice old horn - if you are looking to sell the horn the best idea would be to search for a buyer first before putting any $ into it for repair. A horn that...

Saxophone: Silver Selmer Mark VI
If you showed me this horn I would guess it had been refinished. If you can prove that it is indeed in its original condition (somehow) then you have a gem there. Here is a silver plated horn for sale on e-bay - notice how the silver has worn thru to show...

Saxophone: Silvertone Saxophone
Sharon, The Silvertone saxophones were a stencil instrument. This means it was manufactured by a major manufacture but the company that ordered it had their name stenciled on it instead. This practice is still very common in the musical instrument industry...

Saxophone: tenor saxophone age and value
Barbara, unfortunately these are not highly coveted saxes. They play OK but are not a top brand or collectors item. Since it s playable you may be able to get between $200 and maybe $400 for it - if you can find a youngster who maybe needs a marching...

Saxophone: Yamaha YAS-62-follow up
Cathy, Sorry I haven t gotten back to you sooner. The past few days have been extremely hectic. The Yamaha serial numbers are a bit of a mystery. Yamaha has never published an official list of serial numbers and dates. I ve known several people who...

Saxophone: yamaha YAS 62
YAS-62 was Yamaha s pro instrument from 1978 up until the newer series 475/875/62 II/62 III took over. Their numbering system is different that most others as it does not tell the age, as far as I could research. You can call customer service at Yamaha. ...

Saxophone: Yanigisawa saxophone A 500
Hello Richard, In 1980, Yanigisawa, introduced the improved series 500 altos and tenors also with the introduction of the world s first inter-changeable crook soprano, the S-880 soprano was launched in June 1985. Your alto sax was made in 1986. You probably...

Saxophone: what are the 4 sharps for alto sax, four sharps, tenor sax
four sharps, tenor sax, concert key: Sarah, The 4th sharp is D#. You are in the key of E major. If you are playing an alto sax, the concert key is G major. If you re playing a tenor sax, the concert key is D major. A B# is the same as C. This is called an ehharmonic - two notes with...

Saxophone: 7 yr. old and saxophone?, sax tenor, bass clefs
sax tenor, bass clefs, tenor sax: Barbara, I wouldn t start your son on saxophone, or any band instrument untill he s in at least the 5th grade. I ve started children in 4th, but they usually don t have the motor skills yet. Voice lessons are fine now. You might even want to try piano....

Saxophone: Abbott Premier Sax - New York, USA Engraved Silver Sax, google search, vintage sax
google search, vintage sax, silver corners: Hi Michelle, Abbott in NY, never really made any instruments they only bought instruments from other companies (usually Martin as far as I know) and put their name on them. This was common practice and actually still is. Now we call China and have them make...

Saxophone: Abbott Premiere low-pitch (C tuning) soprano, soprano sax, low pitch
soprano sax, low pitch, ebay: Hello David, There are very few people that play c sopranos anymore. Further there are more C sops than players. So, an Abbott C soprano may sell on Ebay for some small amount. Sadly there is little use for such an instrument that I know of. If you like,...

Saxophone: Achieving Low Altissimo On Alto Sax, lower register, mechanical problem
lower register, mechanical problem, embouchure: Robert, What you described sound like a mechanical problem with the sax. Without seeing it, I would guess the octave key isn t working properly. If you are a student, let your band director or music teacher see it. If you re not a student, take it...

Saxophone: Advice on Buying Bari Sax, bari sax, novelty instrument
bari sax, novelty instrument, jamaha: Bill, A bari sax is a novelty instrument. That really isn t the right description, but you probably understand what I m saying. If you son is going to be a music major, I suggest you buy him an alto sax. The school he s going to attend may even require...

Saxophone: Advice on buying a Bari Sax, bari saxes, bari sax
bari saxes, bari sax, selmer mark vi: Bill, If money is a big factor, I would recommend the intermediate range. The student sax would not be real good on the college lever. The professional would be great, but the expense might be prohibitive. Brass is much better. The should is better,...

Saxophone: Age of my Conn, elkart, patd
elkart, patd, conns: Hi Karl, That s not a bad little horn. It s a 1921 Conn Conn Alto. This is the the model available before some of the improvements that many players like. Although this may be a good horn to play it is undervalued. These old Conns are very common and players...

Saxophone: Age and Value of Instrument, selmer alto saxophone, student model
selmer alto saxophone, student model, saxophones: Your horn was made around 1970/71. The value is minimal for saxophones as it is a student model and they were made in abundance during this period. There is virtually no collectors value - you d be doing well to get $200 for this horn in even the best of...

Saxophone: Airy sound, vandoren reed, eddie daniels
vandoren reed, eddie daniels, ligature: Chris, I have a couple of suggestions. One, you might consider a 3 reed. A 3.5 is a bit strong for most people. After over 45 years of playing, I still use a 2.5. Second, there could be a problem with the mouthpiece (but I have a feeling it s the reed)....

Saxophone: Altissimo, sigurd rascher, expert teacher
sigurd rascher, expert teacher, overtones: If you really want to learn altissimo, and you are willing to work at it, then you can do it! But it will take dedication, persistence, and lots of practice. I would recommend two steps 1. get the book Top Tones by Sigurd Rascher and read up through...

Saxophone: Altissimo Problem, sonata opus, neighborhood dogs
sonata opus, neighborhood dogs, dogs barking: When I teach altissimo to my students (starting in 8th grade) they are generally able to get high F# and G by the end of 9th grade. (They are using saxophones that do not have a high F# keys.) But the notes above G are very difficult for them. So it may be...

Saxophone: Altissimo, selmer as500, selmer as300
selmer as500, selmer as300, concordia college moorhead minnesota: The UMFS book is ok - but frankly it s sort of boring to me. I mean, I know players who use it to warm up - some even play through the entire book page for page over the course of a week or so - I d rather have root canal surgery. I practice scales - (I recommend...

Saxophone: Alto problem, clarinet players, saxophone players
clarinet players, saxophone players, lower register: Fred, Your problem is not uncommon. Clarinet players use a tighter embouchure than saxophone players. Try loosening (slightly) your embouchure when playing in that lower register. Also, use just a bit more air. The lower notes need air to come out,...

Saxophone: Alto problem, clarinet embouchure, pawn shop
clarinet embouchure, pawn shop, conical shape: Fred, Unfortunately, you pay what you get for! A Conn Mexican? Hey, they make terrific salsa and those tamales are to die for, but saxophones? I m not sure it will be all that great even in perfect shape. Here are a few things to keep in mind anyway:...

Saxophone: Alto Sax Questions, yamaha yas 23, good shape
yamaha yas 23, good shape, lable: Vito horns were not as good as actual Yamaha - my personal experience with them is as a beginner horn at best. Though I m not sure you can do better for $199 if the horn is in really good shape, I certainly know you should probably purchase a better horn...

Saxophone: Alto Sax Rental, local music stores, yanigasawa
local music stores, yanigasawa, conns: All of these horns are just about equals and will be OK as starters. I would NOT purchase or even rent to purchase any of these horns. You can get these kinds of horns on e-bay for $200 or less! Let your son start on a rental and see if he enjoys playing....

Saxophone: Alto Sax - Selmer Co. Bundy II, sax selmer, selmer bundy
sax selmer, selmer bundy, bundys: Hi Connie. The Bundy´s are quite good student instruments and I am sure that the school authorities will be delighted. It is on the other hand not very valuable - Selmer Bundy alto can be bought in decent playing condition for around 300 US$. Your instrument...

Saxophone: Alto Sax Sheet Music, local music store, alto sax sheet music
local music store, alto sax sheet music, stranger on the shore: Campbell, I don t know of a website that provides sheet music. If you find one, I d be interested in it, too. My suggestion would be to ask piano players you know to loan you some of their music. When I was younger and had a collection of music, I...

Saxophone: Alto Sax Sheet Music, motown classics, stranger on the shore
motown classics, stranger on the shore, alto sax sheet music: You are going to have to learn most of the tunes by ear. There is really not a great lead sheet sit out there specifically for saxophone. There are a few good Van MOrrison tunes that lend themselves to alto - Moondance, Have I Told You Lately, and Into...

Saxophone: Alto Sax, alto sax, pinky
alto sax, pinky, gale: Rod, You have an older sax. The keys are a bit different, but they do the same thing. The top one is always a G#/Ab, the one closest to you is a C*, the middle is a B, and the last one is Bb (sometimes the Bb is at the bottom rather than the side.) ...

Saxophone: Alto Saxaphone, liquid silver polish, clear lacquer
liquid silver polish, clear lacquer, several different ways: How you clean the saxophone depends on its finish. Saxophones are all made of brass, but the outside can be finished in several different ways. The most common finishes for saxophones are: - clear lacquer - colored lacquer - silver plating - gold...

Saxophone: Alto Saxaphone Improvs, tenor madness, 12 bar blues
tenor madness, 12 bar blues, saxophone players: I am very familiar with the song Tenor Madness but I am not certain of the key in which your band is playing. It is a slightly modified 12 bar blues and the blues scale will work for most of the tune. If you are in the key of G, the blues scale is as follows:...

Saxophone: Alto Saxophone-Best Brand for the Money, advanced sax, intermediate model
advanced sax, intermediate model, professional model: His teacher is the best judge of what he needs. The question is is he ever going to need a professional sax, or is an intermediate model going to be good enough. The answer depends on whether he is going to play in college, or just in high school, and at...

Saxophone: Alto Saxophone Low notes, playing the saxophone, waa
playing the saxophone, waa, alto saxophone: Christina, A couple of things might be wrong. Your saxophone might need to be adjusted from F down to D. The other suggestion is to use a bit more air on the lower notes. You need more air on the lower notes to get them out and more air on the hightr...

Saxophone: Alto Screaming, saxophone teacher, simple answer
saxophone teacher, simple answer, sigurd: I don t know what you mean by scream. Perhaps you are asking how to get notes above high F. Notes above high F are called altissimo or top tones. They are very difficult to get, and require months or years of practice before you will be able to get...

Saxophone: Alto sax value, king zephyr, light scratches
king zephyr, light scratches, e bay: Here is a great web page devoted to your horn. It has much more detail than I could ever write here! As far as value, it would depend upon the playing condition of the horn. A quick e-bay check had King Zephyr alto s starting at about $200 and going...

Saxophone: Alto saxophone upgrade, selmer as300, selmer paris
selmer as300, selmer paris, band camps: Jonathan, According to your description of your son, you could upgrade to a Selmer Paris. However, since he s still in junion high, I think I d waite until high school. He s still a bit clumbsy. Give him at least another year. I m sure he s as careful...

Saxophone: American Diplomat, conn instruments, american diplomat
conn instruments, american diplomat, thumb rest: Matt, The Diplomat saxophone is an older sideline of the Conn instruments. It was popular back in the 50 s and 60 s. I haven t heard of or seen a Diplomat sonce that time. You might contact a repairperson and have him/her give you more information....

Saxophone: ANTIQUE CONN ALTO & SILVER BUESCHER BASS SAXOPHONE, joe sax, bass saxophone
joe sax, bass saxophone, bass sax: I have only seen one high pitch alto. As you guessed, a high pitch instrument would be of interest only to a serious collector. Try posting messages to www.saxgourmet.com or www.saxquest.com , or sending an email, with pictures, to saxophone collector Paul...

Saxophone: Antique Saxophone, student model, leaf design
student model, leaf design, kenosha wisconsin: The Vito brand saxophone is the student model saxophone made by the G. Leblanc Corp. which was located in Kenosha, Wisconsin. They continued making Vito saxophones through the 1980s. In fact my first student saxophone was a Vito. Nearly all saxophones...

Saxophone: acutally making a sound with the tenor sax, tenor sax, bottom teeth
tenor sax, bottom teeth, vancouver canada: Hi Jenny, Here it is in a nutshell: Rest your top teeth on the top of the mouthpiece (about as far on as where the reed and mouthpiece come together - maybe 1/3 of the way up the top of the mouithpiece). Fold your bottom lip over your bottom teeth gently...

Saxophone: ad lib playing, bloom school of jazz, national music camp
bloom school of jazz, national music camp, tenor saxes: By ad-lib playing I believe you are referring to jazz improvisation. The art of jazz improvisation is best learned by taking classes with other students of jazz. In Chicago the place is the Bloom School of Jazz. In NYC and other large cities there are...

Saxophone: age of Selmer Bundy Alto saxophone, buescher aristocrat, selmer bundy
buescher aristocrat, selmer bundy, playing the saxophone: Hi Darla. According to my files your sax is made in the year 1974. Quite good student model that is actually a redesigned Buescher Aristocrat. After Selmer bought Buescher in 1964 they took the famous Buescher Aristocrat model and cheapened it somewhat and...

Saxophone: allegro vs. cannonball, freshmen year, performing music
freshmen year, performing music, wind ensemble: If you are studying classical music and playing in wind ensemble or band - go with the Yamaha Allegro which is a good student horn. If you can afford the step up then opt for the Yamaha 52 as it is more of a collegiate or intermediate horn. If you study...

Saxophone: alternative fingering, tenor saxophone, c keys
tenor saxophone, c keys, half step: Hi David - remember, fingerings alone won t get these notes to pop out. It will take some practice, time and most of all a good sense of how the throat box is shaped when ascending to upper levels of the horn. Here is my favorite fingering for high F#:...

Saxophone: altissimo A, tenor sax, sax solo
tenor sax, sax solo, harlem nocturne: The fingering for A above high F on alto sax is: left hand fingers 2 and 3, right hand 1, 2, 3, and Eb with the octave key. You need to tighten the jaws - don t pinch the note, it won t work that way. F# is high C plus the very top key on the left hand plus...

Saxophone: alto sax brands, pawn shop, money time
pawn shop, money time, new trend: Here is a little info on your horn: http://www.accent.cc/AS710L.htm From what I ve read the reviews are decent, especially for the money. Time will tell however if the horn holds up under normal playing conditions and how much general wear and tear repairs...

Saxophone: alto sax fingerings, middle key, alternate fingerings
middle key, alternate fingerings, alto sax fingerings: Alex, The trill between C and D is to hold down the C key (middle finger of left hand) and trill the middle key on the upper left hand side of the sax. As you know, the first key is high D while the first and second together is high E. For the trill,...

Saxophone: alto sax job, college music program, saxophone performance
college music program, saxophone performance, saxophone lessons: Stayla, Firstly it is important to understand that the only people who are paid to play the saxophone are the very BEST players. So you should consider a career as a saxophone player only if you are the best player in your high school. Jobs that pay...

Saxophone: alto sax model/dating, sax history, e bay
sax history, e bay, elhart: I answered this way because 95% of folks really want to know value rather than history. Your horn may be a Royal Artist horn; early models often had a unique floral design on the bell. Take a look at the following pictures and see if it s a match. PS the...

Saxophone: alto sax upgrade, yamaha yas 52, marching pep band
yamaha yas 52, marching pep band, yamaha sax: Curt, The Yamaha Sax isn t too nice for marching band. I played my Sermer Paris all though high school - marching band, jazz band and concert band and everything in between. Many student like to have a different sax for marching band. On the parade...

Saxophone: alto sax, selmer as300, usa models
selmer as300, usa models, ebay: Bonnie, I m very sorry to tell you this, but the cost of repairing the sax you have would be greater than what you could get for it in good condition. The Bundy II is an older saxophone, and a student model at that. Why don t you go to USABAND.com...

Saxophone: alto saxes appraisal, buescher, band teacher
buescher, band teacher, good shape: The Buescher serial number dates to the late 1970 s or early 80 s after Buescher was purchased by Selmer. This is a beginner horn and they come up often on e-bay. You ll do well to get $200 if it is in very good shape. The King horns are also lower...

Saxophone: alto saxophone, sigurd rascher, octave key
sigurd rascher, octave key, ralph morgan: Alex, I think the problem is your mouthpiece. You are not using a mouthpiece with the proper interior dimensions, and this is making it difficult or impossible to get the low notes. You should get a mouthpiece that has the right shape on the inside. The...

Saxophone: alto saxophone, conn company, elhart
conn company, elhart, perfect shape: Thendate (1914) is not indicitive of the age, it s the patent date. Your horn was probably made closer to the late 20 s or early 30 s by the Conn company. If it is in perfect shape (playable, with zero tarnish, no dent s and all of the original lacquer and...

Saxophone: alto saxophone, sigurd rascher, saxophone teacher
sigurd rascher, saxophone teacher, ralph morgan: Dave, First, I should suggest that the best person to help with this problem would be your daughter s saxophone teacher. I assume if she is on level 5 that she takes weekly lessons with a saxophone teacher? If not, you should really give that a try. It...

Saxophone: alto vs. soprano for beginning sax players, clarinet embouchure, soprano sax
clarinet embouchure, soprano sax, sax players: Victor, It really doesn t make any difference which sax you choose to learn on. They all have the same fingerings. Had you chosen to learn a clarinet, you d have to learn a tight embouchure (mouth formation). The Sop sax uses a clarinet embouchure. ...

Saxophone: antique 1929 soprano saxophone, soprano saxophone, gold bell
soprano saxophone, gold bell, key pads: Take a look at Conn Soprano horn on the link below. It could be close to your vintage. This one is very rare as it is in impeccable shape - so keep that in mind as you try and judge the value of yours. http://www.cybersax.com/4Sale/Saxophones/Sopranos/Saxophones_Soprano.html...

Saxophone: antique alto saxophone, plate bell, gold plate
plate bell, gold plate, institute of music: Hello Peter, This sounds like a stencil (private label) saxophone. I can probably tell you who the manufacturer is if you send some pictures to my Email. Curt@MusicMedic.com. I will be away from my computer until Wednesday of next week. Be sure to include...

Saxophone: antique sax kohler and chase sanfracisco cal., sanfracisco, piano manufacturer
sanfracisco, piano manufacturer, old piano: mitch, i have heard of this company. I know it as a very old piano manufacturer. I have never heard of a saxophone from that company. It is definitely not made anymore. I would be weary of selling it to anyone else before you get a legitimate estimate on the...

Saxophone: antique tenor sax, conn instruments, tenor sax
conn instruments, tenor sax, leather pads: I have not heard of the Abbot engraving but Conn instruments from that period were generally quite good. I don t know what you mean by a low bass button - I have never heard of anything like that. The leather pads of the saxophone generally last 20...

Saxophone: antique/used mouthpieces, sigurd rascher, alto sax mouthpiece
sigurd rascher, alto sax mouthpiece, ralph morgan: Good question! The age of a mouthpiece is unimportant. I personally play on several different mouthpieces that are 50 to 80 years old and they work fine. Sometimes an older mouthpiece will have discolored due to years of exposure to the air; but this is...

Saxophone: armbeck sax?, soprano sax, sioux falls sd
soprano sax, sioux falls sd, zero hits: John, Yours is what is called a stencil model saxophone. It was not made in Colorado. Please see my article about stencil saxophones at http://music.mdickinson.com/stencil_names.htm If you want to email me pictures of the keys (especially the serial...

Saxophone: armstrong alto sax, selmer saxophones, yamaha yas 23
selmer saxophones, yamaha yas 23, ebay: Hi Kathy, I would have to see this Armstrong to tell you. Musical instruments are different than other things you buy. They are often repaired and condition is a huge factor. Further, looking at an instrument is not always a good indicator of condition....

Saxophone: Balilla, francesco balilla pratella, worse case scenario
francesco balilla pratella, worse case scenario, belgian music: If you are happy with it, then enjoy. I have not heard of the maker (or model) but that doesn t mean it doesn t exist. All of my research shows nothing save for a few links to sites that contain both words Balilla and Saxophone . One oddly enough shows...

Saxophone: Bari Sax, bari saxes, bari sax
bari saxes, bari sax, haveing trouble: Bari s like sopranos can get out of whack quickly even though all appears to be well to the naked eye. YOu most likely have a leak somewhere that is making the low notes tough to reach. Have the horn looked at by a technicican who will put a leak light...

Saxophone: Bari Sax value - H. Couf Superba I, bari sax, couf
bari sax, couf, jerry frost: That s a tough call. Some players are fairly passionate about these old Couf horns and since yours is obviously in playing condition, that makes it more marketable. IF you can find the right buyer I think you should be able to get at least $2,000. If it...

Saxophone: Baris, online auction sites, beuscher
online auction sites, beuscher, decent number: The first three horns (Bueschers and Conn) are only nominally valuable. You would do well to get a few hundred at most for each of these. These horns are all over the online auction sites and many are in better condition than what you have indicated above....

Saxophone: Bariton Sax, baritone sax, bari sax
baritone sax, bari sax, tenor sax: Fabian, The baritone sax is an Eb instrument, as is the alto sax. The tenor sax is a Bb instrument. I m going to write as though you are a beginner, so don t get offended at the simplicity. Since the baritone sax is an Eb instrument, it sounds a...

Saxophone: Baritone Sax, sigurd rascher, baritone sax
sigurd rascher, baritone sax, bari sax: I don t know what year 9 is... I assume you are around 13 or 14 years old. The baritone sax is very heavy and can cause all sorts of problems, from a sore neck to much worse. Do not play baritone using a regular saxophone strap. If you are going to...

Saxophone: Bass Saxophone, vandoren reed, baritone saxophone
vandoren reed, baritone saxophone, bass saxophone: The way to train for playing bass saxophone would be by playing baritone saxophone. The amount of air needed to play a bass is very similar to the amount of air needed for a baritone. To get the low notes with ease (on any size of saxophone), you need three...

Saxophone: Begining sax, soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone
soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone, malcolm dickinson: The alto saxophone is the most popular saxophone for beginners because it is by far the easiest saxophone to play. The soprano saxophone is much more difficult and I recommend that anyone interested in the soprano should take lessons on alto for three years...

Saxophone: Begining sax, soprano sax, soprano saxophone
soprano sax, soprano saxophone, pitch problems: I suggest my students begin on alto - it s the easiest sax to manage physically. I have had some people who just love soprano and begin there - the ones who have kept going are the ones who have soprano as their voice . That is, it s what they hear in their...

Saxophone: Beginners questions, sax players, brass and percussion
sax players, brass and percussion, careful practice: Great questions and glad you ve come over to the REAL woodwind side :) OK - #1 - You are probably playing with too much tension in your throat overall. Flutists (and clarinetists) tend to use a cooler, narrower airstream and saxophonists use a more relaxed...

Saxophone: Beginning Sax, local music store, pawn shop
local music store, pawn shop, instrument dealer: Well, hello and congratulations for picking the best instrument. LOL. first, most people always try to get a really awesome horn for their first instrument, i dont suggest this. i would go to your local instrument dealer (not a pawn shop) and look at the...

Saxophone: Bel Air Sax, tenor sax, czeck republic
tenor sax, czeck republic, medium level: These horns are more abundant overseas in parts of Europe (France), Holland and the Netherlands. Yours very well may stem form the Czeck Republic as a stencil. Most of the reviews on these horns are from people who have acquired them second hand and...

Saxophone: Best Jupiter saxophone, yanigasawa, blignaut
yanigasawa, blignaut, teacher plan: If you in fact have over $1,000 to spend, look for a used Yanigasawa or Yamaha online at e-bay.com. You may get lucky enough to find a Selmer but most likely they will run over $2,000 - especially for a good Mark VII or USA model. If you stick with Jupiter,...

Saxophone: Bflat key, baritone sax, saxophone teacher
baritone sax, saxophone teacher, saxophone players: In 45 years of playing, I ve never heard of a bis key. In you area it may be called something different from what I m familiar with. Let me explain Bb for you. As you know, the proper way to play Bb is A plus the bottom side key. HOWEVER, the way I play...

Saxophone: Black sax, cannonball saxophones, cannon ball
cannonball saxophones, cannon ball, ebay: Hi Jason. Sorry for such a late reply. The Cannonball saxophones are considered to be very good saxophones but I have actually never seen or tried one. The prices I have found for these are around 1.800 US$ new condition. The last used Excalibur I have seen...

Saxophone: Boosey Hawkes sax741aphone, instrument manufacturer, beginning band
instrument manufacturer, beginning band, band students: Yes, they are designed as an affordable option for beginning band students so says their website and I would tend to agree. If you get it from a reputable dealer, it should include the sax, a neck strap, mouthpiece & ligature, and care & maintenance package...

Saxophone: Brands of Saxophones, high school marching band, saxophones
high school marching band, saxophones, school marching band: I know a great brand that is not expensive but better than the ones that cost several thousands of dollars. The brand is called Prestini. Ask your local dealers about them. If you can t test one out, try their website to find a dealer close by. Trust me, they...

Saxophone: Brushed Alto Selmer Bundy II, serial number list, selmer bundy
serial number list, selmer bundy, digits: Hi JR. The lady / seller is most likely right even though a picture would be the best proof. The Bundy Serial number lists available only reach 1983 as shown here below but the production extended further than that. I myself had a Bundy with serial number...

Saxophone: Buescher Aristocrat "200" Alto Saxophone, buescher aristocrat, local music store
buescher aristocrat, local music store, ebay: I m afraid I don t know anything about the Buescher 200. I think it s a low-end student instrument from the 1970s and 1980s. The Buescher Aristocrat was a high-end professional saxophone from the 1930s-1950s; that would be a more valuable instrument. ...

Saxophone: Buescher Aristocrat "200" Alto Saxophone, buescher aristocrat, 6 digits
buescher aristocrat, 6 digits, student models: Emma, My resource book doesn t do a 7 digit serial number, only 6 digits. The footnote in the book says that student models aren t listed; and the Aristocrat is a student model. My best guess is that it was made around 1945. If the springs, pads,...

Saxophone: Buescher Aristocrat "200" Alto Saxophone, buescher aristocrat, moulded case
buescher aristocrat, moulded case, thanks in advance: It s tough to answer these value questions as the true value of any horn will be determined mostly by it s play-ability. Though some horns are truly desireable for their collectibility, yours unfortunately is not. I ve seen this exact horn in near perfect...

Saxophone: Buescher Aristocrat alto, jazz saxophonists, minor scratches
jazz saxophonists, minor scratches, tiny dings: The serial number puts it to circa 1929-35. It s probably post some of the modifications that came along around that time (like the addition of the front F key). I would guess it may even be one of the New Artistocrat horns that were introduced after 1930....

Saxophone: Buescher Sax, pinkie, bundy
pinkie, bundy, sax: If you are playing the sax - the newer horn will be better because the mechanisms have been modified in the 1960 s and 70 s. The older horns often have stiffer action and the side keys and pinkie keys are more ergonomic now. Of course, everything depends...

Saxophone: Buescher Saxophone 1914, new york music, low pitch
new york music, low pitch, buescher saxophone: The mouthpiece may be worth more than the horn to some collectors or players who use vintage mouthpieces. Buescher made good student horns and a few rare pro models were used way back in the 40 s and 50 s. Since then, Selmer and Yamaha have dominated the...

Saxophone: Buescher tenor sax, tenor sax, e bay
tenor sax, e bay, tenors: Unfortunately you ve got a tween horn. That s too new to be vintage and too old to be of use to most current players. There are a bunch of Beuscher Tenors on e-bay at the moment so that will give you some idea of what s out there. I d say if the horn is...

Saxophone: Buesher Aristocrat Alto Sax, buescher aristocrat, e bay
buescher aristocrat, e bay, alto sax: There are a few of these horns out on e-bay at the moment. On is listed for $195 and the other has a starting bid of just $15. These are not collectble horns they are in pristine (immacualte - like new) conditon OR have had a famous owner and that can be...

Saxophone: Buffet Crampon Saxophone, buffet crampon paris, tenor saxophone
buffet crampon paris, tenor saxophone, number charts: Hi Lindsey, In the 50 s the Buffet factory burned down as did their serial number charts. So, it is really difficult to date BC saxophones. If you send me some pictures of this instrument I may be able to help you further. All the best! Curt Altarac...

Saxophone: Bundy Alto Sax - Student Model, student model, acceptable quality
student model, acceptable quality, bundy: A Bundy is a student model saxophone. It is of medium (acceptable) quality. If it is in good adjustment it will serve the needs of a beginner saxophone perfectly well for the first 4 years or so. To see what Bundy altos are selling for (always a good way...

Saxophone: Bundy Altsax, mid 1920s, tone holes
mid 1920s, tone holes, bundy: Hi again Alfred. The Geo. M. Bundy saxophones were actually Conn stencils or relabeled Conn New Wonder. Made in the mid 1920´s for Selmer. They are thought to be one of the best stenciled saxophones that were made in these days. No rolled tone holes on these.Unfortunately...

Saxophone: Bundy alto sax serial # 44XXX, boxy shape, 6 digits
boxy shape, 6 digits, decent shape: If indeed it proves to be a 44,000 serial number - it may be of vintage make dating back as early as 1915 or 1920. It may be a Union Label horn which if in decent shape could be valuable. It s hard to tell without seeing the horn and some people get excited...

Saxophone: Bundy/Buescher Alto, buescher aristocrat, selmer mark vi
buescher aristocrat, selmer mark vi, bronze color: Your horn was probably made in the late 60 s - is the odd finish sort of silver or almost pewter in color? (it may also be a sort of matte gold or bronze color). Here is a little info on the Aristocrat: The Aristocrat is generally considered to be the...

Saxophone: Bundy Buescher alto, buescher aristocrat, bundy saxophone
buescher aristocrat, bundy saxophone, altosax: Hi Andrea, Bundy did have a strange gold painted finish on many of their horns. If this is the finish you have, you will know what I mean. These instruments are fine student horns. I know only on pro that uses a Bundy saxophone as his main axe. In general...

Saxophone: Bundy II Alto sax., serial number list, selmer bundy
serial number list, selmer bundy, year given that: greetings Louie. Sorry to hear about your dad. I will pray for him and your family. Regarding the Selmer Bundy II Alto saxophones then you should get around 500 US$ for them since they are brand new. But remember that this is my personal opinion and estimate...

Saxophone: Bundy II alto sax, auction sites, bundy
auction sites, bundy, alto sax: That number seems very high - it may even be as late as circa 1980 so I am a bit confused as to why it would have been rebuilt . In general the Bundy II s are not highly regarded as a collectible or a high powered playing machine. They were typically beginner...

Saxophone: Bundy Sax, selmer tenor sax, joe joe
selmer tenor sax, joe joe, bundy: Joe, According to my resource book, the sax was manufactured around 1978. In good playing condition (pads OK and corks OK) and with a good case, the instrument should be worth about $750 to $950. A new Bundy Tenor would cost around $2,500. Hope...

Saxophone: Bundy Saxophone, selmer bundy saxophone, buescher
selmer bundy saxophone, buescher, saxophones: Bundyc saxophones were made originally by Buescher for Selmer USA using Buescher Aristocrat tooling and parts, thought fit and finish were not as nice as the Bueschers. In 1963 Selmer bought Buescher and they continued to make Buescher, Bundy, and Signet...

Saxophone: Bundy/Selmer Alto Sax, selmer alto sax, selmer bundy
selmer alto sax, selmer bundy, 6 digits: You must be missing one digit on the serial number - the selmer/bundy connection didn t come until the mid 1960 s and the serial numbers by then were already 6 digits. My guess is your horn dates to the early 1980 s and is probably worth between $50 and $300...

Saxophone: Bundy Selmer Sax, selmer sax, selmer alto sax
selmer sax, selmer alto sax, gaping holes: The anhtropology of saxes is often a mystery and it seems that horns of note (or value) always seem to generate from just 2 locations - Elkhart Indiana and Paris France! I have had fun trying to piece this stuff together but there are some gaping holes...

Saxophone: Bundy Selmer Saxaphone, reputable dealer, e bay
reputable dealer, e bay, selmer: Sounds like you have an olide there - possibly 1936 balanced action horn. The inscription inside was perhaps added after purchase by the owner. The horn (depending on condition) is a true collectible. Higher serial numbers are going for $4,000 to $5,000 on...

Saxophone: Bundy Selmer Saxophone, selmer saxophone, boosey and hawkes
selmer saxophone, boosey and hawkes, clarinet players: Tracy, I ll answer the last question first. The B&H clarinet is a very good clarinet. If you have the opportunity, test drive it for a while. By that, I mean play it for a 15 minutes then play your own. See which one plays the better. I would prefer...

Saxophone: Bundy-Selmer Tenor Sax, selmer tenor sax, gold lacquer
selmer tenor sax, gold lacquer, silver keys: Hello Pete, These distinctions, Top Hat and cane or 400 are models. Buescher is the manufacturer. There is a good deal of information on these instruments at www.saxpics.com. If there is anymore that I can do, please let me know. -Cur...

Saxophone: Bundy Selmer tenor sax, selmer tenor sax, sax selmer
selmer tenor sax, sax selmer, tenor saxophone: Hi Tom. Unfortunately I can not get any closer than within two years regarding the manufacture year of your sax. Selmer bought Buescher in 1963 and there are no accurate serial number lists to be found. But here below is what I can supply you with: Serial...

Saxophone: Bundy-Selmer tenor saxophones, selmer tenor sax, selmer bundy
selmer tenor sax, selmer bundy, thumb rest: On most saxophones the serial number is on the back, just below the right hand thumb rest. I have not seen a Selmer Bundy close up to inspect whether it s the same with these. If this is where the burnished spot is and there is no serial number to be seen...

Saxophone: Bundy/Selmer, buescher aristocrat, serial number list
buescher aristocrat, serial number list, selmer bundy: Greetings Suzie. Selmer bought Buescher in 1963 and changed the Buescher Aristocrat into Selmer Bundy. Cheapened the horn a lot but still the Bundy was a good student saxophone. Unfortunately getting serial number charts for these horns is almost impossible...

Saxophone: Bundy sax, tenor sax, tenor saxophone
tenor sax, tenor saxophone, band instrument: Bruce, According to my resource book, the Allied Band Instrument Manuel, your tenor sax was made in 1967. That number you spoke of: 142321, is the serial number. I don t know about its history, other than it was made in France. I don t know who owned...

Saxophone: Bundy Tenor, tenor saxophone, thumb rest
tenor saxophone, thumb rest, ballpark idea: I think I ve located a very similar horn on e-bay. Paste the following link into your browser, have a look and let me know if it is similar. This will give you a ballpark idea: http://cgi.ebay.com/1933-Conn-Tenor-Saxophone-S-N-M-253711-Great-Player-NR_W0QQitemZ110182527193QQihZ001QQcategoryZ16234QQcmdZViewItem...

Saxophone: Buy my Rental?, selmer, sax
selmer, sax, saxophone: James, If you are a beginner, I suggest you rent a sax for three months. You ll know by that time if you like the sax, and the rest you ve paid will be applied to the price. If you are an experienced player and the used sax satisfies you and your particular...

Saxophone: Buying my first saxophone, tenor saxophone, playing the saxophone
tenor saxophone, playing the saxophone, tenor sax: Justin, There are no set things to look for in buying a saxophone. You ned to buy one that feels right for you. I suggest you try out a Selmer, a Cannonball, and a Yahama. You also don t need to buy a new one, a used or reconditioned one is good. ...

Saxophone: Buying a Saxophone, paint coating, dot cc
paint coating, dot cc, buescher: I m not familiar with the model 20M. I would stay away from any Conn made after about 1965, since I think they have been poor quality since that time. Not sure whether the 20M is one of the poor quality ones or not. When you go to look at the instrument,...

Saxophone: Buying a Saxophone, warenty, good shape
warenty, good shape, saxophone: Baruch, $350 soulds like a good price for the saxophone. Make sure the case is in good condition. If the pads are good and the keys don t stick, go for it. If the horn needs working on, remember that for a total repad for an alto sax is between $200...

Saxophone: Buying a Saxophone, model yamaha, loook
model yamaha, loook, e bay: Baruch, I see the same horns on E-bay for much less. I saw one this just morning for $172 and another with the asking price of $300 that had no bids. You can do alot better (especially for $500) regardless of the shape. I recommend going with a newer...

Saxophone: bad tone on tenor saxaphone, yamaha tenor sax, vandoren reed
yamaha tenor sax, vandoren reed, tenor saxophone: Jennifer, The 4C mouthpiece is OK, but your daughter should be using a stronger reed. Get her two or three 2.5 and two or three 3 reeds. I suggest you get Rico for starters. After she gets used to the strength, change to a VanDoren reed. Personally,...

Saxophone: bari sax mouthpiece for marching- loud!, bari sax mouthpiece, rovner ligature
bari sax mouthpiece, rovner ligature, sax section: You re probably using a Selmer C*80 for concert Band (band directors love it as it won t blast out and allows the sax section to blend). For marching band though - you should try locating a hard rubber Beechler (follow this link: http://www.beechler.com/beechlerhardrubber.htm)...

Saxophone: beginning band, yamaha yas 23, friends and neighbors
yamaha yas 23, friends and neighbors, beginning band: He has made a wise choice - but I am partial! You should probably start with a decent student model - the Yamaha YAS 23 (alto) is a good option. If you are purchasing from a local store, you can try and get them to throw in all of the extras that your...

Saxophone: beginning sax, grade daughter, rental agreement
grade daughter, rental agreement, alto sax: Sharleen, My suggestion for you would be an alto sax rented from a music store. If you rent, after the rental agreement, the rent will apply toward the purchase price if you wish to buy. If you d rather buy a used instrument, you d know a little about...

Saxophone: beginning saxaphone, woodwind brasswind, musical journey
woodwind brasswind, musical journey, neck straps: Another in a long line of cheaply made horns though I have not played one. I am always a little skeptical of these kinds of horns, especially when the first thing mentioned in the information is that it features ebonite mouthpiece with reed and cap . ...

Saxophone: beginning saxophone, terrific products, embouchure
terrific products, embouchure, sight reading: Hi Owen, The saxophone differs from the piano in that it requires a specific set of information to produce a sound. I suggest getting some initial help, especially for the embouchure (the way your mouth is placed on the mouthpiece). Once you have the...

Saxophone: What is a better sax, selmer bundy, reconditioned instruments
selmer bundy, reconditioned instruments, wholesale prices: Pam, I would suggest a Selmer Bundy. The cost, used, would be about $650. It would last him lng time. Do get a Selmr C* mouthpiece, however. You can go to 1800usaband.com and check out new, used and reconditioned instruments at wholesale prices....

Saxophone: buescher sax, low pitch, e bay
low pitch, e bay, alto sax: The patent date is 1914 but this sax was probably made closer to 1925 or 26. The True-tone was a popular and abundant model. There is a very nicely preserved tenor on e-bay right now going for about $500. This is a pretty good deal for a horn with all...

Saxophone: buescher tenor, hoover vacuum cleaner, brass polish
hoover vacuum cleaner, brass polish, easy job: Greetings Derek Yes, there is a way to get the smell out of the horn. The main thing is to start with getting the case cleaned. What I usually do is to clean the case with a Hoover / vacuum cleaner. After that I spray it with any kind of air freshener or...

Saxophone: bundy alto sax, school thanks, pinkie
school thanks, pinkie, bundy: Judging by the serial numbers, your horn was made in the late 60 s possibly into 1969 but it may not have the more modern left hand pinkie mechanisms. I doubt the horn will carry your child all the way through high school, but it will be OK as a starter for...

Saxophone: bundy saxophone, bundy saxophone, occasional student
bundy saxophone, occasional student, best of luck: Hi Rudy, I m not sure what information you are looking for. I like the Bundy saxophones. I keep one in my shop for the occasional student that does not have the finances to get their own instrument. If it works, this should be a nice instrument. Best...

Saxophone: bundy sylmer tenor sax, selmer company, tenor sax
selmer company, tenor sax, selmer bundy: Hi again Tom. There is actually nothing else to be said about the Selmer Bundy´s than the above. There is very little written about them on the Internet apart from sales descriptions. But both the history of the Selmer Company as well as the Buescher company...

Saxophone: bundy tenor sax, selmer bundy, tenor sax
selmer bundy, tenor sax, decent answer: I d have to see the horn to better give a decent answer. There really ins t any such thing as a rare selmer/bundy. It may be a stencil horn or something that vwas sold as an unfinished product (it may not have etchings or serial numbers). The line on...

Saxophone: Should I buy the school Saxophone?, conn selmer, tune ups
conn selmer, tune ups, as300: Try to factor in what you have already paid as rental on the horn as well as the condition it is in after a year of band. Perhaps you can swing a deal with the instrument dealer where he will give the horn a tune-up and maybe throw in a few free tune...

Saxophone: buying a mouthpiece, saxophone lessons, teacher figure
saxophone lessons, teacher figure, mouthpieces: Hello Mrs Mehnert, There are many different styles of mouthpiece, each with it s own unique set of characteristics. There are Jazz, Rock classical and other types of mouthpieces and some that cannot be categorized. There are also some mouthpieces that work...

Saxophone: buying a Sax, selmer bundy, alto saxophones
selmer bundy, alto saxophones, conns: Hi Sherri, I think the Bundy II s are nice instruments and they can be had for a very reasonable price. Also, Yamaha YAS-23 s are good playing instruments. Ebay is not a bad place to find a used instrument. You should be able to find a decent bundy for...

Saxophone: buying a sax for a beginner, gold lacquer, old gold
gold lacquer, old gold, student model: Both makes are student model horns. The parts are punched out by machine overseas and finished by hand at the (very) end of the process. They are cheap yes, but will be OK for your 4th or 5th grader as long as he/she takes care of it carefully. Stick...

Saxophone: buying a saxophone, local music store, model standards
local music store, model standards, student model: Victoria, For a beginner, the best size of saxophone is an alto. Sounds like you already heard that... :-) You can rent a sax from a local music store, or you can buy one. Renting is more expensive in the long run, but it allows him to try it for a...

Saxophone: buzziness, octave keys, octave key
octave keys, octave key, mellow tone: It sounds like the G# adjustment is not working properly OR your octave key is malfunctioning. There are 2 octave keys - it sounds like maybe the octave key on the neckpiece may be lifting when you roll your thumb up to play the high G# and it should NOT...

Saxophone: C.G Conn saxophone, conn saxophone, chu berry
conn saxophone, chu berry, leather pads: The finish is nickle. From my research the horn was manufactured in 1924 or 1925. Based on the age, the finish is most probably silver, not nickel. It s possible it is nickel silver. Is this horn considered a Chu Berry ? I m not sure which...

Saxophone: Care of a vintage sax., west hartford ct, vintage sax
west hartford ct, vintage sax, tom griswald: I m not sure where you are from, but if you are in the northeast head to the Horn Shop in West Hartford, CT. In fact, the guy s name is Tom Griswald and he is a fine repairman that works with original Selmer materials - he refurbished my Mark VI years ago...

Saxophone: Chapstick, bottom teeth, embouchure
bottom teeth, embouchure, bottom lip: Wow, you must have spome REALLY chapped lips and use ALOT of chapstick! The greasiness of the chapstick might effect the quality of the reed after a while, but if you clean it quickly after playing it should be fine. You should also take care not to...

Saxophone: Chart for fingering B flat, optimal sound, left hand
optimal sound, left hand: It will probably be easier if you give me examples of which times you are wondering about and ill give you my opinion of the best fingering. For instance, the one you asked about...the G to Bb to D...the best way is to finger G as normal, use the first...

Saxophone: Cleaning of my alto saxophone, wooden spoon, computer keyboard
wooden spoon, computer keyboard, key pads: DO NOT IMMERSE YOUR HORN! The best way to clean the inside if it s just very dirty and grimy is to have a repairman completely remove all keys and clean it out. This of course costs a good chunk of coin so it s usually best to do if the horn needs some sort...

Saxophone: Cleaning, reputable shop, former glory
reputable shop, former glory, saxophones: The best (and safest) thing to do is to take it to a repair shop to have the saxophone overhauled. This will get the horn in shape for playing. A reputable shop will also be able to tell you its value and if it is worth the effort. Many old saxophones...

Saxophone: Cleveland/ Frank Co. Saxaphones, frank co, serial numbers
frank co, serial numbers, tenor: Hi Cal. To be able to give you information on how old these saxophones are I need the serial numbers. I assume that the Frank Co Tenor is a Frank Holton? Send me the info and I will be able to give you the information you are asking for. regarding restoring...

Saxophone: Conn 1119954 T SN#65929 L, band director, good shape
band director, good shape, jazz band: The Conn you have is old and uses outdated mecahnisms. Even though it may be in good shape and play well, it probably won t measure up and may in fact be holding your son s progress back a tad. You have 2 choices: Tell the band director to pony up for a new...

Saxophone: Conn 1934 Alto, marketplace section, low pitch
marketplace section, low pitch, ebay: Hi Paula. No this is not a site to list instruments for sale. I would either put it up on eBay with a reserve price or register with www.saxontheweb.net. They have a marketplace section where you can list your sax. There are a lot of professional players...

Saxophone: Conn Alto Sax N Series, n series, hard case
n series, hard case, best of luck: Hello Fran, The price of these instruments varies quite a bit here in the US. This is the case with any instrument usually purchased by non-musicians such as parents and family members. In the US this instrument would sell for $200.00 - $500.00 I suggest...

Saxophone: Conn alto Saxophone, antique instruments, warm tone
antique instruments, warm tone, antique dealer: JT, According to my resource book, the sax in question was manufactured in 1903. The value of the instrument would be more as an antique than as an instrument for playing. I suggest you see an auctioneer or antique dealer who works with antique instruments...

Saxophone: Conn alto sax 1920s, octave key, patent number
octave key, patent number, laquer: The M dates your horn to 1969 which is why it is brass in color and freckled (the l;acquer is flaking away). It would have been a medium student horn right out of the box. YOu d be doing well to get $100 for it even if it were in the best of shape. They...

Saxophone: Conn alto sax, old conn, star pattern
old conn, star pattern, orange color: This is probabkly an old Conn made as early as trhe late 50 s. It may also be a Director model which tends to have that orange-ish color you mentioned - in which case it was made a bit later - perhaps in the mid 60 s. The serial numbers on these horns...

Saxophone: Conn Baritone Sax, baritone sax, selmer paris
baritone sax, selmer paris, age estimate: I think your age estimate is pretty close - but I believe the M series horns did not come into exixtence until 1934 - I m nit picking now! Bari saxes always bring larger amounts on e-auction sites and for good reason. Collectors like them and anyone interested...

Saxophone: Conn naked lady sax, naked lady, ebay
naked lady, ebay, alto sax: I do not know what the A means after the serial number, but if it is a Conn 6M of that era It is almost certainly worth a bit more now - possibly $1000 to $1500 and maybe more, though this would depend on the condition. It is impossible for me to give you...

Saxophone: Conn Saxophone value, conn saxophone, poor shape
conn saxophone, poor shape, e bay: These horns are unfortunately not valued by either collectors or players. They have old mechanisms and are generally in poor shape from being stored for years. Playable condition in this case probably means it s as good as it s ever going to be - and that...

Saxophone: Conn Soprano Saxophone, soprano saxophone, low pitch
soprano saxophone, low pitch, pristine condition: There is a bit of conflict in your serial numbers but I imagine this horn is a low pitch soprano with older mechanisms (pre 1960 s). Unless it is in pristine condition and playable, it probably will not be of any use to a band student. If your son just wants...

Saxophone: Controlling the reed, school jazz band, vandoren reed
school jazz band, vandoren reed, bari sax: Chelsea, I started out as a clarinet player and then became a tenor player in jazz band, so I know what you mean. There are four possible causes that come to mind. 1. as a clarinet player, you are used to playing with a very firm embouchure (lots of...

Saxophone: Cousenon Saxie, google, little treasure
google, little treasure, type instrument: The keyless saxie is mentioned briefly in the following article. You may have a little treasure there: http://www.john-robert-brown.com/c-melody-saxophone.htm Other than this reference I could find only a few musicians named Saxie and a couple...

Saxophone: Customized professional alto saxophone, manufacturer websites, time requests
manufacturer websites, time requests, selmer: Many saxophone makers are beginning to give buyers more options in lacquer color (see Kielwerth, Kessler and even Selmer) so it is possible to sort of personalize your key color and the body color to a certain point. As far as the engravings go - you might...

Saxophone: Customized saxophone, musical instrument dealer, selmer mark vi
musical instrument dealer, selmer mark vi, kind instruments: Larry, I don t know of any company that mades one of a kind instruments any more. When I bought my Selmer Mark VI back in 1960, I requested a couple of things on it, but I didn t ask for engraving, etc. You might go to a musical instrument dealer...

Saxophone: c.g. Conn Saxaphone, sax history, serial number chart
sax history, serial number chart, soprano saxophone: According to the serial number chart at http://www.geocities.com/sax411/sax/history/serials.html , Conn #119564 was made in 1923. It is a soprano saxophone. The value depends on its condition; whether the instrument has any dents or scratches, what condition...

Saxophone: changing the color of my saxophone, yamaha alto sax, tone holes
yamaha alto sax, tone holes, silver keys: Hello Greg, This process is called relacquering and it is done by repair shops everywhere. We offer this service at our shop as well. Due to the many complications including tone holes, buffing procedures, and key work, I do not suggest you attempt this...

Saxophone: choosing a mouthpiece, metal mouthpiece, rubber mouthpiece
metal mouthpiece, rubber mouthpiece, jazz musicians: Steven, You re not asking too much. A metal mouthpiece causes a sharp, piercy sound used primarily by jazz musicians. A hard rubber mouthpiece give a more gentle sound - more of a callical sound. The shape of a mouthpiece really doesn t do much. If...

Saxophone: cleaning my sax, etc., playing the saxophone, brass instrument
playing the saxophone, brass instrument, private teacher: Kimy, You did not mention what type of finish your saxophone has. Is it silver plated, or is it lacquered brass? Most saxophones are lacquered brass. In this case, it is not necessary, or even possible, to shine your saxophone. There is nothing you can...

Saxophone: Any clue on the REAL deal with Chinese saxes?, cheap instruments, band teachers
cheap instruments, band teachers, chinese instrument: Hi Scott, This is a good and well informed question. I don t want to comment on any particular brand of instrument. Also, take what I am about to tell you with a grain of salt knowing that 2 years ago, I would have told you something different. The world...

Saxophone: collegiate by holton, holton instruments, famous saxophonist
holton instruments, famous saxophonist, french horns: I found the following info about Holton saxes on a repair bulletin board - much of this I already knew but the part regarding the 1930 s copies of Conn was new to me. Good luck! Holton made a lot of very good brass instruments (trumpets, trombones, etc.)....

Saxophone: comparison of beginner sax, selmer bundy, yahaha
selmer bundy, yahaha, mouthpiece: Patti, The Bundy is a more durable instrument, but the AS700 is a higher quality. If you son has played long enough that you feel comfortable he won t mishandle it, the AS700 is better. Do make sure, however, that you get a C* mouthpiece. I ve used a...

Saxophone: composers, ludwig van beethoven, peter ilyich tchaikovsky
ludwig van beethoven, peter ilyich tchaikovsky, gioacchino rossini: OK- I will narrow it down to 3 for you and you can do a little more research - afterall - you need to do a little work right? Many of the composers listed were gone way before the saxophone was invented (around 1860) so that eliminates people like Chopin,...

Saxophone: conn 1914 age & value, mother of pearl buttons, mouth pieces
mother of pearl buttons, mouth pieces, best guess: This is tricky - the first set of serial numbers indicates 1979 - but I imagine it is obviously older than that. It may be one of the last Conns made in the 1950 s (around 1958/59) going by the 79757 number. All that aside, it may also be one of the Tru-Tone...

Saxophone: conn sax numbers and value, conn saxophones, saxgourmet
conn saxophones, saxgourmet, tone holes: It may be one of the Conn Ltd. New Wonder Horns which were made during the 20 s. Does it possibly have a Union Label above the serial number? Your serial number coincides with this information. You may try to match it with some pictures of horns from the...

Saxophone: conn sax value, antique instrument, satin silver
antique instrument, satin silver, mint condition: Nicole, My resource doesn t show that particular serial number; however, experience tells me you have a good instrument. If the finish is good and pads and corks good AND the case in good condition, the value should be upwards of $750. You might check...

Saxophone: conn sax, tenor sax, floral design
tenor sax, floral design, lacquer: Well, it seems you have a vintage tenor by age (if not by quality). The serial number(s) suggest it was made circa mid 1920 s. It s amazing it plays at all if you haven t had any work done on it over the years! It is probably worth fixing either way...

Saxophone: Dear Gale, I'm doing..., adolf sax, rubber mouthpiece
adolf sax, rubber mouthpiece, tenor sax: Tara, The saxophone is made of metal and uses a hard rubber mouthpiece. The finish on the sax can be a dark or light color, which will add to the color of the sould - a light finish will make the sax a bit brighter than a dark finish. There are several...

Saxophone: Dejected Sax Player who is 16 and reads music like a beginning 9 year old, saxophone teacher, sax player
saxophone teacher, sax player, playing by ear: Ross, That s great that you have decided to learn to read music. It will make it possible for you to play in the band at school - even with the jazz ensemble, if your school has one. I don t know what GCSEs are, sorry. So, you want to read music....

Saxophone: Dejected Sax Player, musical signs and symbols, sax player
musical signs and symbols, sax player, key signatures: Ross - the url would not work but that s no big deal. You need to look at the big picture (I know that s tough when you re 16 but step back and give it a try for a moment). You ve learned alot about playing saxophone, just not alot about reading music....

Saxophone: Different Keys of Saxophone's, sopranino, contrabass
sopranino, contrabass, saxophones: The alto sax is in Eb - (an easy way to remember what concert key means is My C is Concert key . So when an alto plays a C, it sounds an Eb on the piano). The other most common saxophones are: Soprano in Bb Tenor in Bb and Baritone in Eb There...

Saxophone: Double Tonguing, woodwind player, double tonguing
woodwind player, double tonguing, violin music: Andy, Double tonguing is for brasses. I don t know of any woodwind player who does it. I can tongue fast, but not like double tonguing. To tongue fast, use the upper tip of the tongue on the tip of the reed. Hope this helps. Musically, Gale Mack...

Saxophone: I'd like to get into Sax playing...., cheap instruments, active music
cheap instruments, active music, baritones: Alto saxophone is fine for starting on, if your budget is limited (which I see it is) then probably the best to start on as tenors and baritones tend to cost more. Sopranos are cheaper but not always good to start as in some respects they can be harder and/or...

Saxophone: how to date my Bundy by Selmer, selmer bundy, tenor sax
selmer bundy, tenor sax, buescher: You have conflicting information here. By serial number alone the horn dates more closely to the 19-teens(possibly 1914). However, these horns were not stamped with the Selmer/Bundy name but something called the Union Label . Bundy horns made in the...

Saxophone: dating a tenor, conn saxophones, omega model
conn saxophones, omega model, low pitch: That patent number (with the 1914 date) appears on all Conn saxophones. The T stands for Tenor, and the 83,000 serial number means the instrument was manufactured in 1922. The L stands for Low Pitch (meaning the instrument plays at A=440). Regarding...

Saxophone: discoloration, cardinal rule, hard rubber
cardinal rule, hard rubber, mouthpiece: Oops...cardinal rule; never ...NEVER use hot (especially at or near boiling) water to clean your mouthpiece. The mouthpiece could warp if the water is too hot, and as you already learned it will discolor. OK - I won t lecture you any more. The other...

Saxophone: Eb Sax, major scales, jmdl
major scales, jmdl, blues scale: Thomas, I m not sure exactly what you are asking. What kind of G# scale do you mean - a major scale, a minor scale, a blues scale, etc.? And do you mean a G# scale for the saxophone (starting on G#) or do you mean a concert G# scale (which would start...

Saxophone: Elkhart Alto, vito, merry christmas
vito, merry christmas, granddaughter: 9 years old and interested in saxophones!!! FANTASTIC!!! The Vito will be perfect for her - your impressions are right, they are a traditionally low cost-beginner horn and a newer model will be better than rebuilding the old Elkhart . Merry Christmas...

Saxophone: Elkhart Saxophone, tenor sax, gerald albright
tenor sax, gerald albright, david sanborn: I haven t tried one of these so can t comment on the instrument. However a Dukoff will probably give you an edgier sound than the one that came with the instrument, but I would not recommend a medium hard reed, I prefer softer reeds. La Voz are OK, I also...

Saxophone: Elkhart Saxophone, vintage saxophones, mmedia
vintage saxophones, mmedia, repairman: Hi Crystal. To begin with send me information on everything that is written / inscribed on the sax. Lets see where that takes us. You could also send me some pictures at alto@mmedia.is. The far best you can do is to take it to a repairman that has experience...

Saxophone: elkhart tenor, rough value, ebay
rough value, ebay, pan american: Hello Michael, Pan American is a brand of Saxophone made by Conn. This was basically Conn s Student line of saxophones. Some of these instruments are good and some are not so good. They are certainly not as consistent as the Conn branded saxophones. ...

Saxophone: elkhorn, lyon and healy, tone holes
lyon and healy, tone holes, buescher: The first Buescher horns were manufactured in 1888. In 1905 there was a major fire at the plant in Elkhorn and much of their history was destroyed. Follow the link below to read more about the Buescher history: http://www.musictrader.com/buescher.html ...

Saxophone: elkhorn alto saxaphone, brass plating, saxaphones
brass plating, saxaphones, instument: John, Your Saxophone has value to you, but probably not to anyone else. To get it in playing condition after all those years, would cost more than it s worth. You might want to hang on to it for sentemental reasons, however, Musically, Gale Mac...

Saxophone: extra high notes alto sax, selmer mark vi, middle key
selmer mark vi, middle key, squeeks: Here are the fingerings I use - I play a Selmer Mark VI whgihc does not have the high F# key. High G: Finger the front F key (first finger of left hand) without holding down the C key, add side Bb and right hand F finger. High G: B in the left hand,...

Saxophone: Few Baritone Sax Questions, baritone sax, woodwind teacher
baritone sax, woodwind teacher, bari sax: Will, Changing from one instrument to another is always difficult, but you have changed from a brass to a woodwind - even more difficult. I suggest you find a woodwind teacher and take at least three months of lessons. That will help you get the proper...

Saxophone: Fingering low A, bari sax, tenor sax
bari sax, tenor sax, tenor saxophone: Jim, This is goingto sould silly, but a low A is played, on the tenor sax, by closing all the keys for the Bb and then lifting the left foot up and into the bell! I know its sounds crazy, but that s it. I wouldn t advise a girl to play the low A unless...

Saxophone: Fingering, six fingers, four fingers
six fingers, four fingers, local store: Patrick, Most notes require more than one key to be pressed down. For instance, if you put down all six fingers on the pearls, you would get a D. If you lift up the sixth one, you would get an E. If you put down only four fingers, you would get an F....

Saxophone: Frank Holton "c" melody with serial #1069, serial number chart, wwww
serial number chart, wwww, holton: Hi bill, My records show that, based on your numbers, this instrument was made in 1904. I do not think that is correct. You may want to double check the numbers. Here is a serial number chart you can check. http://www.saxgourmet.com/serial.html#holton...

Saxophone: Frank Holton Sax, low pitch, history papers
low pitch, history papers, hsitory: Follow the link below for a nice hsitory of the Holton (now LeBlanc) company: http://www.gleblanc.com/history/index.php Your horn amy be a C melody horn (LP may mean low pitch as well). It doesn t make it any mnore or less collectible - just less usable...

Saxophone: 2 nasty habits (tounging/articulation and fingers), fingers, frustration
Saxophone: 2 nasty habits (tounging/articulation and fingers), fingers, frustration, scales

Saxophone: Abbott Premiere low-pitch (C tuning) soprano, saxophones, mandolins
Saxophone: Abbott Premiere low-pitch (C tuning) soprano, saxophones, mandolins, soprano

Saxophone: Advice on buying a Bari Sax, saxophone performance, professional player
Saxophone: Advice on buying a Bari Sax, saxophone performance, professional player, saxes

Saxophone: Alto Sax Sheet Music, saxophone sheet music, sheetmusicplus
Saxophone: Alto Sax Sheet Music, saxophone sheet music, sheetmusicplus, paino

Saxophone: Alto Saxaphone Improvs, sonny rollins, tenor madness
Saxophone: Alto Saxaphone Improvs, sonny rollins, tenor madness, composition

Saxophone: alto sax job, saxophonist, nursing homes
Saxophone: alto sax job, saxophonist, nursing homes, blessings

Saxophone: alto vs. soprano for beginning sax players, music school, soprano
Saxophone: alto vs. soprano for beginning sax players, music school, soprano, year one

Saxophone: armstrong alto sax, jazz band, neice
Saxophone: armstrong alto sax, jazz band, neice, selmer

Saxophone: Beginners questions, professional flute, sticky pad
Saxophone: Beginners questions, professional flute, sticky pad, key pad

Saxophone: Bel Air Sax, tenor sax, tone hole
Saxophone: Bel Air Sax, tenor sax, tone hole, bel air

Saxophone: Bflat key
Saxophone: Bflat key

Saxophone: Black sax, black raven, symphonic band
Saxophone: Black sax, black raven, symphonic band, cannonball

Saxophone: Buescher Aristocrat "200" Alto Saxophone
Saxophone: Buescher Aristocrat "200" Alto Saxophone

Saxophone: Buescher Sax, buescher true tone, saxophone player
Saxophone: Buescher Sax, buescher true tone, saxophone player, keywork

Saxophone: Buescher tenor sax, mouthpiece, tenors
Saxophone: Buescher tenor sax, mouthpiece, tenors, horns

Saxophone: Buffet Crampon Saxophone, buffet crampon, production numbers
Saxophone: Buffet Crampon Saxophone, buffet crampon, production numbers, 1920s

Saxophone: Bundy Alto Sax - Student Model, sax yamaha, quality student
Saxophone: Bundy Alto Sax - Student Model, sax yamaha, quality student, student model

Saxophone: Bundy Selmer Saxaphone, army band, quartermasters
Saxophone: Bundy Selmer Saxaphone, army band, quartermasters, sax

Saxophone: Bundy-Selmer tenor saxophones, selmer bundy, thumb rest
Saxophone: Bundy-Selmer tenor saxophones, selmer bundy, thumb rest, wood case

Saxophone: Bundy/Selmer, conn selmer, number sheets
Saxophone: Bundy/Selmer, conn selmer, number sheets, content resources

Saxophone: Bundy Tenor, bundy, conn
Saxophone: Bundy Tenor, bundy, conn, plumbing

Saxophone: Buying a Saxophone, saxophone, horns
Saxophone: Buying a Saxophone, saxophone, horns, judgement

Saxophone: bad tone on tenor saxaphone, tenor
Saxophone: bad tone on tenor saxaphone, tenor

Saxophone: bari sax mouthpiece for marching- loud!, tuba section, 4c
Saxophone: bari sax mouthpiece for marching- loud!, tuba section, 4c

Saxophone: Care of a vintage sax., west hartford ct, repairman
Saxophone: Care of a vintage sax., west hartford ct, repairman, lacquer

Saxophone: Chart for fingering B flat, b natural, palm
Saxophone: Chart for fingering B flat, b natural, palm

Saxophone: Conn 1119954 T SN#65929 L, solo work, intonation
Saxophone: Conn 1119954 T SN#65929 L, solo work, intonation, mouthpiece

Saxophone: Conn alto sax 1920s, chu berry, m series
Saxophone: Conn alto sax 1920s, chu berry, m series