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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  • Please, help me sound decent
    I need help. Let me provide some context: I started playing as a kid. Since then I’ve had some periods of not playing at all, and some of playing pretty regularly. Anyway, I recently began playing again regularly after a period of not playing for about 2 years. I understand, of course, that there’s a […]
  • Skronk on a budget?
    Hi all, new member here. I should preface this by saying I am not, in any way, a saxophonist. I currently play keys, a bit of bass guitar, dabble in electric guitar, and sing. I’ve been considering getting into sax for a while but the price of even most second hand instruments puts them beyond […]
  • Rhythm-a-ning Backing Track
    I don't suppose anyone knows of a backing track for Rhythm-a-ning that uses Monk's chords for the head before going into the standard rhythm changes for the solo? How bizarre. I posted another question about this song almost exactly 12 months ago. Nor had I realised that brianr (who's all over last year's thread) was […]
  • My little quiz - spot the mouthpiece...
    How many do you see, and what make/model are they?...
  • New mouthpiece?
    So...a while back I finally cracked the altissimo mystery...or so I thought. While I have little problem with the G#, A or Bb, I still can almost never hit the G. There has been a time here and there where it is perfect and effortless (what a tease!) but most times I can barely hit […]
  • Hornography
    Well,,, I had to give it a go
  • Soprano Saxophone Excelsior Sonorous Class A Hawkes & Son
    Hello, I am firstly a clarinetist (don’t hold that against me), but have recently come back to playing sax on a Yamaha Alto. I have also inherited a old Soprano Sax. It is all there but currently not in a playable condition until I get it overhauled. The thing is, I’m not sure whether it […]
  • Hello from Cambridgeshire UK
    Glad I found this. I play Alto & Tenor sax. Intermediate. Currently perfecting some pieces for a BigBand group at work but what I really want to do is play in a Blues or Rock band in my spare time
  • Hello from the US!
    Hello there! I'm a high school student and I've been playing alto saxophone for about 2 years now. I thought it would be fun and helpful to join this site! Looking forward to exploring this website more!
  • Another album track played on BBC Introducing
    I had another original track from my debut album played on BBC Introducing Hereford & Worcester radio yesterday so can't resist sharing it here Hope that's okay to do. This makes 7 so far from my debut album with the final 2 tracks due to be uploaded in a few days (they only allow 2 […]

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