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Cafe Saxophone - the ideal online establishment for saxophone players to meet, have a chat, a debate, listen to and critique each others' playing, share ideas or just find stuff out. Players (old & new), teachers, students, saxophone manufacturers, retailers - all are welcome to contribute.

You don't need to be an expert, just have a love of the saxophone and saxophone players. Maybe you are a teacher with some unique or exciting method or a you could be a world class touring and recording artist. Maybe you are a beginner with some frustrating experiences and solutions to share. Whatever, there is something here for you to teach and/or learn.

Taming the Saxophone is our other main saxophone site where you can find loads of information about saxophones, saxophone playing (and players), accessories, mouthpieces, tone exercises, fingering exercises, jazz, rock & blues improvisation and lots more.
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  1. Targa

    Moved from Major scales and chords cheat sheet

    That was too full of fats, something a little lighter, maybe some Tweetie Pie.

  2. tenorviol

    Reviews New sax - Hanson LX vs ST8

    I can confirm that the newer ST8s are quite different in feel to mine

  3. Tomasz

    Accessories Klangbogen

    If you had a spare saxophone lyre, metal-working vice, junior hacksaw and pliers, you could probably have made a crude version of the "Klangbogen" yourself. Maybe someone out there would like to do the experiment and report back? I'd rather not...

  4. Jeanette

    Round Midnight + Q&A - London

    I definitely picked the wrong weekend to visit London :( Jx

  5. jeremyjuicewah

    First Live Improvisation

    If you threaten them beforehand or kidnap one or two of their children, you can tell em the music is where you say it is and that is that! But, well, done. I well remember my own turn at that. I posted on here that it felt like flying, I still...

  6. Tomasz

    M/Pieces - Ligs Mouthpiece for a Yamaha YAS 23

    And the YTS-23 and YTS-25 are every bit as good. For many players, a YTS-2x is all the tenor sax they'll ever need. I have owned a pair of YTS-23s (a super-pretty one and a player's horn) and used them on a few paid gigs - alongside other players...