Collection of Links

Below are some of my favorite links (by topic). I started putting them on the website for my own reference, but they may be of utility for you, too. Please note: if you don’t want your website linked here, let me know and I will remove it. If you think there are other websites that should be here, let me know the site name and URL and I will likely put it in.

General Sax

Sax Buyer’s Guide
Scavone’s Acoustic Analysis
Alto or Tenor – I.D.
Sax Basics
Sax Evaluation Checklist
Stephen Howard – U.K.
Length/Type of Sax 
High Pitch / Low Pitch
Pete Thomas
Stencils
Stencils
Sax Meas. Table
Sax Mike – P. Coats
MetaSaxophone
Sax KeyGuard Gallery
Sax KeyCluster Gallery
Yamaha Sax Key Heights
Sax Resonator Sizing
Sax Storage Racks
Jason Dumars Engraving
Hand Engraving Forum
Sticky Pad Remedies
Sax Mutes
Sax Mutes
LeBayle Sax Mutes
Magilanck Sax Mute
Selmer Factory Sax Assembly
Plating – Jeff ‘Doc’ Frazier
Anderson Plating

Modern Sax Manufacturers

RS Berkeley
Cannonball
Eppelsheim Contrabass Sax 
Jupiter (KHS)
Keilwerth Toneholes 
Jupiter Model numbers
Jupiter Models
KHS Website
KHS / Jupiter
KHS / Jupiter
P. Mauriat
Rampone & Cazzani
Selmer-Paris Model List 
Selmer Paris
Selmer Saxes being Made
Signature Custom
Taiwan Saxes
Tawin Sax Mfgs
T.K. Melody (Yu Jo, Taiwan)
Lien Cheng
Yamaha Models
Yamaha Models
Yamaha Parts List
Yamaha Production techniques
Yamaha Factories
Partial Yamaha Serial No. List
Yanagisawa
Yanagisawa

Playing Sax

Local Sax Teacher
Sax Fingering Charts
Sax fingering Chart
Sax – UNSW
Saxshed.com
Playing Subtones
Overtones
The Joe Allard Project
Beginning Embouchure
Tuning
Online Tuner
Online Tuning Fork
Tuning a Sax
Online Tuning Fork

Sax Player Setups

Luis Scheker
Lamont at du.edu?
Devian Jazz
Theo Wanne
Doctor Sax
JustSaxes

Sax Repair

Fork Eb Key
Buescher Resos & Springs
Bob Ackerman

Sax Serial Numbers

Saxgourmet
saxophone.org
Dan Cipriano
Lars Kirsmer
Buescher/Bundy (Kirsmer)
thesax.info
Conn Loyalist
Conn s/n – CyberSax
Holton – SOTW (pdf)
Jupiter Serial Numbers
Jupiter
The Martin Story
Lee’s SaxWorx
Selmer Sax
H. N. White (King)
Vito Serial No.’s – Doctor Sax
Beaugnier Serial No.’s – Doctor Sax
Beaugnier, Noblet, LeBlanc, et al
Conn-Selmer Brands
Boosey & Hawkes

Vintage Sax References

Sax Mfg and Model Table
Bassic-Sax
Luthier Vents (French)
Classic Sax
C-Melody Saxes
Dr. Rick’s
Francophones Only
Sax on the Web
Sax Gourmet
saxophone.org
SaxPics
Stencils (eBay)
Amati
Bundys
Conn Models (SaxPics)
Conn s/n – CyberSax
Conn Loyalist – Models
Courtois Co. History
Dörfler & Jörka
Holton (Elkhorn, WI)
Holton Loyalist
Martin stuff – Dallas Music
Olds Central
Pierret Manufacture
SML
Vito / Conn Shooting Star 
H. N White (King)
White/King
Vintage Yanagisawa
York & Sons Instruments (John J. Swain)

OTHER WOODWINDS

Clarinets

Tuning and Voicing the Clarinet
Length/Type of Clarinet
Albert System
Albert System
NC Clarinet Collection
Clarinet Bore Sizes
SaxManiax Clar Mpcs
Clarinet Mouthpiece Comparison
Selmer Clarinet Ser. No’s
Noblet Model ID
Woodwind.org Clarinet Pages
Clarinet Perfection
Brannen Repair
“C” Clarinet Mpces.
How Low Can You Go?
Conn Clarinet Models
Metal Clarinets
ClarinetStudio.com
McIntyre Key System
“Tuning” a Clarinet
Gen’l Mpce/Reed Info
Vandoren Mpces
PVC Clarinet in A3
$5 Clarinet
German Clarinets
Pocket Clarinet
Greek, Turkish, Klezmer Forum
Selmer Clarinet Info

Flutes

McGee-Flutes Collection
General Flute
Flute Tone Production
Acoustical Losses of Flute Pads
How Flutes are Made (YouTube)
Doubling on Flute
Larry Krantz
McGee Wooden Flutes
SubContrabass Flute

Harmonicas

Custom Harmonicas
Harrison Harmonicas

Oboes

Let’s Play Oboe

WOODWIND PARTS & ACCESSORIES

Cases

Battle Cases
Fine Cases
Hiscox
Walt Johnson
BAM 
SKB
ProTec
Gator
Garret Reed Cases
DEG Cases
Jakob Winter

Ligatures

Marc Jean
Francois-Louis
Francois Louis Lig List 
Francois Louis Chart 
Rovner
Rovner Sizing Guide
Rovner Most Common Fit
Rovner Lig Chart
Rovner Chart
Rovner Mpc Cap Guide
Vandoren
Rico
Bois
Oleg
BG
Consoli Rampling
J & D Hite
Brancher
Wanne “Enlightened”

Mouthpieces

M. Postma
Wanne’s Mouthpiece University
Mouthpiece Museum
Mouthpiece Diagram
Mpc Tip Opening Conv & Ref
Sax on the Web – P. Coats
Sax Mouthpiece Heaven
Mpc Facings Chart
Mpc. Facing Curves
Runyon on Facings (3 Parts)
Saxscape
Mouthpiece Shank Bore (I.D.)
Mouthpiece Shank Bore Taper
Mouthpiece Refacers
Mpc Value Guide (PDF)
Clarinet Mouthpiece Comparison
Mpce Placement – Tune, Tone
Mouthpiece Pitch
Runyon’s Mpce Experiment
Mpc. Pitch Fallacy
Calculate Facing Curve
Mouthpiece Cafe
Clarinet Perfection
Mouthpiece Guys
Mouthpiece Material
Mouthpiece Material
Mouthpiece Anatomy
Neff’s Mpce. Clips
German ebonite
Another German Ebonite site
Molded vs Rod Rubber
Mouthpiece Fabrication
Saxophone Mpc Room (Japan)
Mpce. Inserts and WedgesAnello Mouthpieces
Aquilasax C-Mel
JJ Babbit (Guy Hawkins, Otto Link,
Meyer, Wolf Tayne, Hite)
BARI
Charles Bay
Beechler (and ARB)
Berg Larsen
Berg Larsen Precision
Brilhart
Chicago Mouthpieces
Ron Coelho (RPC)
Drake Ceramic 
Dukoff
Clark W. Fobes
Garrett Clarinet Mpcs
Johannes Gerber
Gennusa Clarinet Mpcs
Rico Graftonite Mouthpieces
Graftonite & Metalite Sizes
Jary Custom Mouthpieces 
Ted Klum
Claude Lakey Mpces.
Berg Larsen
Lomax
Francois Louis Spectruoso
Metalites (Rico Royal)
Morgan at JunkDude
Mouthpiece Cafe
Ernie Northway
Otto Link Ad
Otto Link (Babbit)
Otto Link at Theo Wanne
Pillinger (UK)
Pomarico
Pyne – Clarion
Rascher
Rovner Mpces
RPC Mouthpieces
Runyon
PDF on Runyon mpcs etc.
Runyon Website 
Runyon chambers cutaways.
Saxscape
Selmer
Selmer Mpc. Comp Chart
Selmer Scroll-Shank
Comtemp. Selmer-Paris Models
Soprano Planet
Springer
SR Technologies 
Steamer
Brendan Tibbs
Theo Wanne
Zagar Mouthpieces
Zinner

Necks

Schucht
Barone Necks
Blazers Atelier
Boesken
Christopher Elliot
Servicing Conn Micro-Tuner Neck
Gloger HandKraft
Gloger Sax Necks
Horn Improvement
Oleg
PM Woodwinds
Ponzol Necks
Selmer Necks at Kesslers
Warburton Ultimate Sax Neck
WWBW (e.g.)
Yamaha Necks
Yamaha Necks
Tenor Sax Neck Tenon O.D.
General Sax Neck Repair

Reeds

Reed Terminology
Reed Strength Comparison Table
Reed Adjustment
Reed Adjustment
Reed Prep
Reed – General I
Reed – General II
Reed Comparison Charts
Fibracell
Forestone
Garret Reed Cases
Superial Interview
Superial Reeds
Reed-making Tools
Reed Adjustment
Reed Comparison Charts
Reed comparison Chart
Another comparison Chart
Another comparison Chart
Synthetic Reed Chart

Straps

Legacy
Brancher
BG – France
Wittman Spinstrap
Neotech
SmartStrp
Ligaphone
Codera Addjust Balancer
Woodwind Playing Stands
Free-Neck
Nobcor Gemini
Cebulla
Kolbl
Saxholder

SPECIAL INTEREST

Sheet Music

Charles MacNeal
Pop/Rock (Australia)Sax Solos ($2 each)
4Shared
French
Michael Brecker
BadgerLink Songbook Database 
Scooby Sax 
Chris Potter
Greg Osby
Werner Icking Archive
SongTrellis.com
Classic Sax
Fake Book Index
Transcription Software
Misc. Jazz Transcr.

Jazz Art/Album Covers

Gokudo
jazzposters.com
All About Jazz
William Gottlieb
KWMU/Walden?
CoolJazzPhotos

Musical Instruments & Jazz: Museums and Websites

Museo Degli Strumenti Musicali
Il Centro Studi Musicali Torre
Horniman
MIM (USA) (future)
MIM (Belgium)
Nat’l Music Museum
Nat’l Music Museum II
Mazzeo Clarinet Collection
Shorey’s Antique Flutes
Pete Thomas
Lien Chang
Bate Collection
International Jazz Collection
Institute of Jazz Studies
Mediatheque (French)
Boston Mus. of Fine Arts
Gorby’s Music, Inc.
Experience Music Project – Seattle
The Music Company
Deluxe Saxophone Museum
Orchestra Library
Odd Instrument Website
American Jazz Museum
JazzWax
Jazz.com
Mewzik.com
Stax Museum of Soul
Red Hot Jazz (before 1930)
NASA (North American Sax Alliance)

Local Bands/Music

Anders Svanoe
John Greiner
Dimensions in Sound
First Brigade Band
Jazz Calendar
Wisc Musical Groups
Madison Music Collective
Actual Proof
Tony Castaneda
Tim Whalen
Vartan Mamigonian
Patrick Breiner
Nuggernaut
Mama Digdown Brass Band
Mama Digdown Brass Band
El Clan Destino 
LeeDing Zeros
El Donk
Greg Anderson Band
Primitive Culture
Quattro Formaggi
Madison Jazz Orchestra

Miscellaneous

Sax Acronyms
Crazeology Jazz Calendar
Transpose
Standing Wave Formation
Wave Motion
Diagrams
How to use Micro-Tuner Neck
Anderson Silver-Plating
Saxophone History Timeline
Fingering Charts
Photoshopped Sax Pictures
Arthur Benade Archive
Casio DH100 Manual
Yamaha Electronic Musical
 Instrument Manuals
Just Vs. Equal Temperment
Physics of Music
Int’l Double Reed Society
Low End Sax Warble Acoustics
Benade on Register Holes
Artistic Engraving
Truehand Engraving
Jason Dumars Engraving
EWI’s (Electr. Wind Instr.)
Piezo Film Pickups
Selmer Varitone
Barcus Barry
Jazz History Timeline
Audio & Music Software
Visual Freq. Analysis Software
Woodwind Mpc/Neck Pitch
G’s Jazz – LP’s, Magazines, etc.
Temper and Harden Steel
Scavone on Acoustics
Ocarina (pdf file)
Living Music
Tarogato
harmonica FAQ