Happy Saxophone Day 2016

Given the insanity of the past few months and weeks, and what is sure to be an equally batshit crazy next 72+ hours, I thought we could all use a moment of comedic relief in our lives. May Mr. Potato Head bring good reed karma to your saxophone Sunday. đŸ˜‰ …

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Is My Pierret Modele D’Artistes Tenor Sax Haunted?

Yes it’s Halloween today, so it’s only fitting that I write about a saxophone mystery that has been confounding me of late. Perhaps some of you have ideas about the following questions: Is my Pierret Modele D’Artistes tenor sax haunted? Or is there perhaps a logical explanation for the story I’m …

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Counterfeit Saxophones In Our Backyard

Yes, there are most definitely counterfeit saxophones in Vancouver, Canada A number of months ago I started writing a fully illustrated, updated piece on how to spot counterfeit Selmer Paris saxophones. That article got so complicated to research, that I put it aside while I was playing in a musical. …

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2016: The Summer Of Oz

I have been rather absent, and have been getting rather behind this summer. Even comments on this weblog have piled up without getting answered. My apologies. I’m trying to figure out where the time has gone… Although I do kind of know… This has been the summer of Oz. I …

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