Review of a Gemeinhardt Alpha Series Alto Saxophone

Gemeinhardt Alpha Series alto saxophone Price: Varies, but currently ranges from $249 US on eBay, to $399 US on Reverb. Date of manufacturing: circa 2016. Date of review: 2019 Ever since I started working a couple of days a week last month for my tech during rental season, I have been…

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Couf Bari Paired With A Theo Wanne Durga 3 = Perfection

It was almost a year ago to the day that I got my Couf Blackgold Superba II baritone from Paul at PM Woodwind. When UPS delivered the horn to the door in October 2018, I didn’t realize that such a known entity as a Couf, would send me down a…

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How to get rid of an unneeded vintage sax

ID the sax Research The facts Buyers for vintage saxes More facts If I get work done, what then? Case study 1: An Olds Super Anything done will likely get undone Case study 2: A JK stencil sax It’s a buyer’s market How do I dispose of a vintage sax?…

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Phase 1 Hohner President Tenor

A Phase 1 Hohner President tenor and what it tells us about the evolution of Max Keilwerth saxophones In early April 2019, I happened across this interesting, and quite rare, Phase 1 Hohner President tenor sax on eBay. Unfortunately the horn sold before I could email any questions to the…

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