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Mouthpiece Materials – Ebonite, Resin or Plastic

Rubber, Ebonite, Resin, Plastic….all these terms are general terms without a specific chemical formula. Wikipedia defines EBONITE: “Ebonite is a brand name for very hard rubber first obtained by Charles Goodyear by vulcanizing natural rubber for prolonged periods. For vulcanizing natural rubber he received a patent on June 15, 1844.  Besides natural rubber, Ebonite contains about 25–80% sulfur and linseed oil Its name […]

Bari and Tenor sax stands for players with bad backs and necks

First off….the formatting on the text here is terrible.  I apologize.  Don’t have the time to fix it. I get a fair number of inquiries from bari sax and tenor sax players with bad backs and bad necks looking for a stand they can use while playing. There are some tall tenor sax floor stands […]

Dave Rempis

Dave Rempis – Stray Passage – Feb. 17

Dave Rempis + Stray Passage Fri, 2/17 | Doors 730p, Music 800p @ Arts + Literature Laboratory Tickets $10 advance at or $12 at the door 2021 Winnebago St, Madison, Wisconsin 53704 Chicago based saxophonist Dave Rempis will open the night with a 30 min solo set. He will then be joined by Madison […]