Selmer Radio Improved Saxophones - an ongoing study Purpose: To attempt to determine the duration and makeup of the Selmer Radio Improved Model as accurately as possible. Method: Positively identify as many examples as possible, ideally with photos for reference and comparison. Outcomes -...Last Post By: Douglas Pipher Today, 02:12 PM
I find it hard to believe that, with so much information available, someone would still re-lacquer a vintage saxophone. As a dealer, let me be clear: I don't/won't pay as much for ANY vintage sax that has been re-lacquered, as I will for a similar original with any amount of lacquer left. I am not...Last Post By: iammh Today, 02:26 PM
Bill Evans (not piano) plays great melodic/story line solos.
His harmonies aren't very cutting edge but his ideas and feel swing.
A Selmer "Buescher 400' can be a monster horn. I played one for several years in the mid-'60s. What you have to do is add cork/felt to the key 'feet' starting with the lower stack 'D' key and working...1saxman Today, 08:48 PM
Returned to playing sax after a long hiatus of 20ish years.....tried several plastic reeds and settled on Legere Signature. I'll never play cane reeds again.
Yeah, but a Silversonic is an entire sax and a coveted one at that. You can play it and it looks and sounds so good that alone will make you feel better than play some old beater of a student horn....Jazz Is All Today, 08:22 PM