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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Juxtapose This: Sax Truck & Feather Duster

This morning I was looking through some of the newest saxophone-themed photo offerings on Flickr when I came across a couple of very interesting pics. The first is this sax truck that was photographed by program monkey in Spain. Sax Truck Photography by: program monkey  Source: Flickr I can’t imagine…

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Vintage American Saxophones

Two vintage American saxophones get the star treatment Over the last few days I have been quite busy taking photos and keeping both my Machinery and Photoshop skills refreshed. Over the weekend I took bunches of photos of two very interesting horns: one mine, the other belongs to a friend’s…

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The Bassic Sax Jazz Ensemble 2.0

It’s over… After reincarnating my pre-illness Bassic Sax Jazz Ensemble into a brand new trio, and after weeks of prepping for what amounts to a mini Saxophobia, this is what my studio looks like… Yup, it’s pretty much chaos in my studio ATM. I’ve still not cleaned it up. The…

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Zephyr Closet Alto For Sale

If I was looking for an H.N. White King horn, I would look no further than the fine folks at hnwhite.com. I remember exchanging emails with Chris before he got into eBay sales. At the time, fine, vintage King saxophones were only available through their website. Once hnwhite.com opened its…

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