Review of a Jinyin-Made Bass Sax From China

Jinyin-made bass sax Stencil name: Xu Qiu, but Jinyin stencilled bass saxophones for anyone who ordered them including, but certainly not limited to: International Woodwind, Orpheo, Hawk, and Gear4Music. Price: Varied widely. Ranged from $2,000 to $8,000 US – depending on stencil label Date of manufacturing: circa 2010 Date of…

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Matt Otto’s Bass Saxophone Up For Auction

If you’re currently looking for a bass saxophone, this has been your lucky week. If you’re a vintage enthusiast, last week I mentioned the Conn-stencilled Beaufort American that Dave Kessler was selling through his family’s music store. (That auction ends a little later today.) If on the other hand, you…

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Would You Buy A Bass Sax In The Key Of C?

Yesterday I mentioned that Steve from Aquilasax appeared to be testing the waters to see if there was enough interest to bring in a shipment of Jinyin-made, American-style, bass saxophones. Apparently this isn’t the only bass project that the company is considering. On another page of Aquilasax’s web store, you can see an image of an…

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More Bass Sax Choices?

Well it appears that another Asian-made, American-style bass saxophone is available. Or might be available. Or could be, if enough people sign up for it. This morning, in a thread on the Woodwind Forum, it was brought to my attention that Aquilasax had a bass saxophone on its site. It appears that maybe…

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