Collecting Vintage Saxophones

Sunday, November 15, 2015

This month we caught up with Father Matthew Askey - an Anglican priest with a passion for vintage saxophones.
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Conn Saxophone Conversion

Monday, August 17, 2015

As sax players we are all searching for the "Holy Grail" of saxophones.   Ask most people what their ultimate sax would be and the usual answer is "a Selmer Mark VI from 1956-1962".
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How to care for your saxophone finish

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

One of the first things we notice about a saxophone is it’s finish.   And there are loads of options here both on vintage and new horns from bare brass to silver and gold plating and a variety of lacquered finishes. But few how do you properly care for the finish on our saxophones and how does the finish effect the sound that comes out of the horn?
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