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 […]
This Varitone pickup was factory installed in a later model Buescher 400 Tenor neck. This was after Selmer USA had bought out Buescher. The original owner purchased two necks for the horn, both underslung, one with the Varitone pickup.
COMPASS ligature back in stock.
Berg Larsen mouthpieces ship with a ligature, but some players don’t like them or they are lost/destroyed. What is a good replacement for a Berg Larsen Metal tenor? The Francois Louis Ultimate Small Tenor ligature works well. it is shown in the first 8 photos below. I am sure that there are a few Rovner […]
Here is an e-mail exchange I had with someone who has experiencing back pain from playing sax: ======================================================== She asked: I was wondering if there is a stand that I can purchase that will hold my alto sax in a ready to play position…can’t do a neck strap and my harness is really starting to […]
Pick-ups are essentially a microphone fitted into an instrument. With the Selmer Varitone they drilled a hole in the neck and installed the pick-up in the neck. Now…who wants a hole drilled in their sax neck? Anybody? Makes more sense to me to drill the hole in a mouthpiece. Probably not your favorite mouthpiece…save that […]
Sure, the primary goal is to get a clarinet barrel of the correct length, but what is the deal with the Moennig and Chadash barrels? How are the Selmer and Leblanc barrels different from the Buffet barrels? What? How? Why? I asked Larry Bevic, who has done some research in the matter, to put down […]
I recently acquired an older Wolfe Tayne 9 metal tenor mouthpiece. The history of the mouthpiece leads me to believe that it is at least 30 years old and quite likely older. I have in stock a modern Wolfe Tayne 8* metal tenor mpc. that I recently got from Babbitt. It was assumedly made in […]
I couldn’t google up a photo of this on the internet. So….here is one. When making the screw rod upon which this front F rocker pivots, I used 42-gauge drill rod and put a M2.2×0.45 metric thread on it.
Adding a high E facilitator