Tenor Set-ups

Selmer Mark VI

Selmer tenor saxophone, tenor sax, sax necks, red cloth, gold lacquer sax

Horns Specs:

  • Serial #: 198XXX
  • Finish: Lacquer
  • Necks: Unison Master Piece (top) &  original Selmer Mark VI neck (bottom)

Set Up 1 (For blues, rock, & most jazz):

  • Neck: Unison Master Piece
  • M/Ps: Dukoff S7, D7*, & D7
  • Ligature: Rovner Dark
  • Reed: Légère Signature Series 2¼

Set Up 2: (For certain jazz applications):

  • Neck: Selmer
  • M/P: Vintage Wolf Tayne 6
  • Ligature: stock Wolf Tayne
  • Reed: Légère Signature Series 2¼

King Zephyr

Zephyr tenor sax, tenor sax, red cloth, delacquered

Horn Specs:

  • Serial #: 307XXX
  • Finish: Naturally delacquered after nearly 6 decades of pro use

Set Up:

  • M/Ps: Dukoff S7
  • Ligature: Rovner Dark
  • Reed: Légère Signature Series 2¼

Martin Handcraft

Martin Handcraft tenor saxophone, tenor sax, silver plated horn, red cloth

Horn Specs:

  • Serial #: 68XXX
  • Finish: Silver plate with gold wash bell
  • YTS 23 Front F key added

Set Up:

  • M/Ps: Dukoff S7, D7*, & D7
  • Ligature: Rovner Dark
  • Reed: Légère Signature Series 2¼

Conn 10M

Conn 10M tenor sax, tenor saxophone, gold lacquer sax, red cloth

Horn Specs:

  • Conn Artist Model 10M
  • Serial #: H42XXX
  • Finish: Lacquer/Nickel-plated keys
  • One of the last pro horns built by Conn in Elkhart

Set Up:

  • M/Ps: Dukoff S7, D7*, & D7
  • Ligature: Rovner Dark
  • Reed: Légère Signature Series 2¼

Hohner President

Hohner President, tenor saxophone, sax necks, mouthpiece, ligature, mouthpiece cap

Horn Specs:

  • Made by Hohner Musikinstrumente in (West) Germany
  • The President was designed by Max Keilwerth (Julius & Richard Keilwerth’s brother)
  • Serial #: 104XX
  • Finish: Lacquer with nickel plated keys
  • I bought this minty horn from the orignal owner. It was a true closet horn. It was used for 2 years in high school, and then put in the closet where it sat since.

Set Up:

  • M/Ps: Dukoff S7, D7*, & D7
  • Ligature: Rovner Dark
  • Reed: Légère Signature Series 2¼
  • Second neck (bottom one in the photo) from my tech’s donor horn serial # 111XX, brightens this naturally dark-sounding horn considerably. It is like having 2 horns completely different saxophones.

Jubilee

Jubilee tenor saxophone, tenor sax, Julius Keilwerth, stencil saxophone, Toneking, gold lacquer, red cloth, sax neck

Horn Specs:

  • Made by J. Keilwerth
  • Stencil of the Toneking Series III
  • Serial #: 29XXX
  • Finish: Lacquer
  • The “angel wing” key guard was replaced by the original owner.
  • This was a 1 owner horn, which was bought in 1958.

Set Up:

  • M/Ps: Dukoff S7, D7*, & D7
  • Ligature: Rovner Dark
  • Reed: Légère Signature Series 2¼

De Villiers

De Villiers tenor sax, sax neck, gold lacquer sax, red cloth

Horn Specs:

  • Made by Dörfler & Jörka Saxophonherstellung, in what at the time was West Germany
  • Serial #: 11XXX
  • Finish: Lacquer with real mother of pearl accents on key guards and left thumb rest

Set Up:

  • M/Ps: Dukoff S7, D7*, & D7
  • Ligature: Rovner Dark
  • Reed: Légère Signature Series 2¼

Klingsor

Hammerschmidt, Klingsor, tenor saxophone, nickel plated, tenor sax, sax neck, red cloth

Horn Specs:

  • Made by the Hammerschmidt company in what was at the time West Germany
  • Serial #: 043XX
  • Finish: Nickel plate

Set Up:

  • M/Ps: Dukoff S7, D7*, & D7
  • Ligature: Rovner Dark
  • Reed: Légère Signature Series 2¼