Saxophones Can Be Family Heirlooms

From working instruments to meaningful heirlooms: How saxophones can be a meaningful part of a family’s history On Tuesday night I was at rehearsal with the Moonliters—the Big Band I play with—and we had a substitute tenor player sitting in. Jeff (not his real name) mentioned to me that the …

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The Chicago Musical Instrument Co.

One of the vintage catalogues I was sent a few years ago was for the Chicago Musical Instrument Co. The catalogue is recorded as being from 1931. If anyone is interested in the company’s history, according to Wikipedia, Chicago Musical Instrument Co. was a musical instrument distributor between 1920 and …

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