Two New Student Model Tenor Saxophones

A couple of options in the current crop of student model tenor saxophones Yesterday I did something I very seldom do: I play-tested a couple of brand new tenor saxophones. These were not pro models, but rather current student models that are targeted at beginning players. They were so new …

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Ever Heard Of A Strathmann Non-Stick G# Key?

Unless you’ve read Uwe Ladwig’s book, Saxofone: Ein Kompendium—which requires you be able to read German—or you have read any of the modern B&S pages on my website, there is likely no reason that you would have heard of the Strathmann non-stick G# key. It is arguably one of best, …

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Review of a Jinyin-Made Bass Sax From China

This entry is part 25 of 25 in the series American-Designed, Asian-Made Modern Bass Sax Brand NamesJinyin-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 …

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