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    Saxophones Yamaha YTS 280 Tenor Sax,

    4 years old, reasonable to good condition - upper register keys slightly bent due to fall from stand what price could I achieve when selling? thanks
  2. D

    Saxophones Advice on buying pro soprano?

    Hi guys, I'm looking into buying a new professional soprano sax for music college, and wondered what you thought of my options. I'm currently looking at these... Yanagisawa SWO20 (bronze) Yanagisawa S991 Selmer SA80 series II Selmer series III Does anyone have any experience with these...
  3. SaxDon

    Accessories Yamaha YTS-275 Cases and Bags

    Hi All, Jut got back into playing after a long lay off. I have a 10 day tour of Spain with a concert and big band and I'm concerned about the case situation. I have the original (latest) Yam case/bag but find it heavy, cumbersome and a pain in the arse to lug (even with back pack straps) to...
  4. M

    Anyone on LASax?

    Hi I have a 50s King Zephyr Tenor Saxophone and its in awful condition... But it's school issued (what can you expect) and I'm serious about playing Saxophone and being a musician. I'm trying to get my own Tenor Saxophone and I recently stumbled onto a brand called LA Sax and I'm looking for...
  5. The-Mikester

    What should a beginner buy? So yet an other "need advice on what to get :D "

    Hey everyone I'm really, really motivated to start playing Soprano sax ,,, I started on alt. as a kid and moved on to tenor, I haven't played seriously for around 20 years though .. but I have great ideas for some Soprano ... SO ... So I've been really looking around on E-bay ,and another site...
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    M/Pieces - Ligs Alto PPT mouthpiece

    I recently purchased an Alto PPT mouthpiece. It is a 5* and I am having some difficulty blowing it. I have a Yamaha 4C which is free blowing and am wondering if I could have this PPT 5* altered to make it free blowing like the Yamaha 4C, I bought it in about March this year, so have given it...
  7. R

    M/Pieces - Ligs Recommendations for a good alto m/piece

    Hi everyone, I'm after some recommendations for a new alto mouthpiece. I used to (several years ago) play a Lawton 8*b metal + Rico royal no 3, but it's too much for me now, so am looking for something easier and a bit quieter. As far as sound I guess I'd like a "jazz" sound ( really liked...
  8. Dale Laverick

    M/Pieces - Ligs Mouthpiece advice

    At the minute I have a selmer s80 c* mouthpiece, I bought it just after buying my new Signature custom raw xs alto and I kind of rushed into buying it! I'm looking at getting a different mouthpiece, for some reason I've always thought I'd play a metal mouthpiece much better even though I've...
  9. Ubique

    Taking the plunge...

    After blagging my friend's Yamaha Tenor Sax for too many hours over the last few months, I've decided to take the plunge and am purchasing my first Sax. As always, the array of advice is wide and I've opted for a Hanson V Tenor. Huge thanks to so many of you who have contributed to cafe...
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