Selmer London Tenor: Manufacturer Mystery Solved

Anyone reading this blog has most likely heard of the brand name Selmer. Depending on how sax-knowledgeable the person is, they quite likely know that Selmer Paris and Selmer USA were different companies, and that they had different saxophones. True, Selmer USA was the sole importer and distributor of Selmer…

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A Creatively Absurd Practice Space

Here in British Columbia there has been a blitz on educating drivers about the hazards of being behind the wheel while distracted. This educational blitz began in response to a number of deaths due to distracted driving, which ultimately led to new legislation that came effect on January 1, 2010. If you break…

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One Bass Sax Player’s Dream

I received a very interesting link yesterday from one of my readers. This fellow sent me a link to a music store in Milan called Centro Fiati e Percussioni. Google Translate says this means Wind and Percussion Centre. Listed on their homepage, the Wind and Percussion Centre notes an Orsi bass saxophone. Although I must…

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