2 Buffet baris: a cautionary tale for bari buyers

Two different Buffet baris: Both with some serious body image and function issues I’m not even sure how I ended up finding these two sad examples of antique baris, but a couple of days ago I happened across two examples of horns that not only have seen better days, but…

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A (Presumably) Max Keilwerth-made President

In search of a lovely Max Keilwerth-made President, or other MK tenor Despite having a lovely collection of vintage horns, there are still a few that I have on my bucket list. One I checked off nearly a year ago, when I brought home the museum-quality Olds Super tenor from…

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Compare/contrast 5 Orsi bass saxophones

It has been a long while since I’ve written anything about bass saxophones, so when I saw this Orsi bass sax on eBay a couple of days ago, it got me thinking. I sent an email to the seller to get a clarification on the horn’s range, but he informed…

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Updated: Stencil Saxophones Names & Links

The other day I did a massive update of the Stencil Saxophones Names & Links page on my website, because for the last 10 months—I can’t believe that I first created that chart nearly a year ago!—I have been collecting saxophone stencil names by the dozens, and adding them to…

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