How to get rid of an unneeded vintage sax

ID the sax Research The facts Buyers for vintage saxes More facts If I get work done, what then? Case study 1: An Olds Super Anything done will likely get undone Case study 2: A JK stencil sax It’s a buyer’s market How do I dispose of a vintage sax?…

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Being a good saxophone caretaker

The concept of being a saxophone caretaker isn’t really outlandish at all Any well-made professional—or even a good, student model saxophone from the early to mid part of the 20th century—when properly cared for, will serve its owners well for hundreds of years. Yes, you read that right, I wrote…

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Olds Super + an Original Tenor by Claude Lakey

Well my Olds Super has a new mouthpiece that allows me to not only play in tune over the horn’s entire range, but allows me to use ANY kind of reed—yes, including my favourite Légère Signature Series. What am I using? A Claude Lakey Original Tenor 5*3, along with the…

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Légère reeds + the Olds Super = intonation problems

I have been using premium synthetic reeds exclusively since 1998. Why? Simply put, because I double in most bands that I play in, and can’t be worried about getting my reed wet before putting the sax or clarinet to my lips and blowing my first note. This is especially true…

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The Olds Super tenor sax is home

The Olds Super tenor after pics & playing update (well sort of) In all the drama that has been going on around here regarding the transfer of my website, I have let many things slide. I have a long list of article topics that I have been wanting to write…

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