A J’Élle Stainer Compact Contrabass Saxophone

This entry is part 9 of 9 in the series J’Elle Stainer SaxophonesOne upside of my rather crazy-big website, is that I regularly receive emails from saxophone players and owners from around the world—some of whom have incredibly interesting saxophones. Case in point, a few days ago Italian saxophonist David …

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Just How Big Are Your Lungs? Could You Play The New J’Élle Stainer Full-size Subcontrabass?

This entry is part 8 of 9 in the series J’Elle Stainer SaxophonesA few weeks ago I published a series (1, 2, 3) of articles on J’Élle Stainer’s compact subcontrabass saxophone, which now resides in Italy. Attilio Berni  is now the owner of the impressive horn, and he uses it regularly in …

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The J’Élle Stainer Subcontrabass Saxophone: A Photo Essay

This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series J’Elle Stainer SaxophonesOver the past 2 days I have featured articles about the subcontrabass saxophone built by Brazil’s J’Élle Stainer company. The saxophone is owned by Attilio Berni, who runs the Italian Saxophobia project. As promised in the first article—which featured …

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