Cafe Saxophone

Cafe Saxophone
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A very lively international forum where saxophone players come to meet and greet, ask questions, give advice, have a laugh. If there is anything you can’t find out about here, then somebody in the Café is bound to know the answer or point you in the right direction.

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  • Returning to form after abdominal surgery
    Hi all, not been posting here much recently but still dropping in from time to time. It looks like I’m going to have a keyhole hysterectomy later this year. My ability to lift my tenor, never mind play it or gig it, is going to be curtailed for at least a month, realistically probably longer. […]
  • Conn 12m baritone naked lady/lady face 1957
    Can anyone please help looking to buy a 1957 conn naked lady 12m baritone in the next day or two..but ive been told and read if its got silver rods and keys on gold body its a student this correct..cheers simon
  • Wine
    Since it seems quite common knowledge that I am partial to the occasional nice glass of red I thought we could have a thread to discuss any good wines you come across, bargains, red, white or rose, sparkling and champagne. Ones to avoid too!! Can include port, brandy and sherry too if you like. I'll […]
  • Re pad or move on
    bought X-rental Bauhaus Walstein as-pd alto, well used. Cheap spent 100 on making it play (poorly) Are these altos worth a re pad and regulation or, would I be spending good money on a poor, mediocre result? Re pad or move on? What to do? Only reason I ask is I have a BW tenor […]
  • New here
    Hello, I started playing sax about a year ago and I'm in love with the instrument already! I've joined this site to connect and interact with other saxophonists and I hope I'll have a good time here
  • I am One LUCKY SOB! Falling saxophone parts!
    A few days ago, I found some funny stuff on the floor of my studio I thought "this is a part of something, I'd better save it" I looked at the alto but saw nothing out of place. Two days later, I felt something really funny on the roller keys. I looked at them and […]
  • PPT Signature Baritone Mouthpiece
    Acquired a bari sax a couple of months ago as I've joined rehearsals for a new big band in our area that is being run by an ex Syd Lawrence Orchestra saxophonist. Been honking on an Evette bari with a Rico Graftonite B7 and RSJ 2S reeds. Want something a bit smoother so just pulled […]
  • Interesting Video Dissects Giant Steps for General Public
    This is a nicely done video that explains about the cycle of fifths and talks about Giant Steps and why it's difficult. Unusual!
  • Hip hop beat on yard bird suite with drumgenius
    Hi, I've just uploaded a new episode of my sax vlog. Today no talking... Just playin '! This is me having fun with drum genius, an interesting app, I will show it in the next episode next Monday. Subscribe to be updated, bye! View:
  • Yas 32 or Ida Maria Grassi Pro 2000?
    Hello to all! I need your help. I want to learn how to play the saxophone, but I can't decide what to buy YAS 32 (Japan) or Ida Maria Grassi Professional 2000 (Made in Italy). Prices are the same 950 € and both are in excellent condition, and it looks like it is the original. […]

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