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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An Unusual F. X. Hüller Standard Tenor

What exactly is an F.X. Hüller Standard? I was looking through Flickr at some saxophone pics the other day, and happened across an unusual sight: A tenor saxophone that appears to have been made by F.X. Hüller, yet has some peculiarities that leads one to ask: Is it a stencil?…

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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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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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