Sax on the Web Portal - Evaluating a Used Saxophone For Purchase (video)

  • Evaluating a Used Saxophone For Purchase (video)

    Hey guys,

    I made this video a week or so ago. I wish I'd thought to visit this section first, as I am sure there are things in the stickies at the top that I could have integrated into it. But anyhow, here it is, hopefully with the visual stuff added this is helpful to use yourself or to link to a friend/student who starts asking questions about buying a horn. Also it was one of my first ever edited videos (typically I just do one long unscripted take, this was from a script and I tried my hand at simple editing) and I screwed up the very first cut, by forgetting to take off the first few seconds! But I've got crap internet and I'm too lazy to re-upload it. So enjoy a few moments of awkwardness before the video starts.



    I also copied the script here in case you'd like to read it as well, but I ad-libbed a few things in the video that aren't in the script so watch the video if you can.
    This article was originally published in forum thread: Evaluating a Used Saxophone For Purchase (video) started by abadcliche View original post
    Comments 8 Comments
    1. Harri Rautiainen's Avatar
      Harri Rautiainen -
      Excellent stuff, thank you Matt!
      I appreciate you writing it in an article format.
    1. thepoet's Avatar
      thepoet -
      Excellent video thanks. Useful and informative and in my case very relevant as I am going through the the process of hopefully purchasing another horn.

      ThePoet
    1. MitchSugginah's Avatar
      MitchSugginah -
      Thanks for this..very informative!
    1. danielstark's Avatar
      danielstark -
      Thanks!! Great video
    1. duodenalsalmons's Avatar
      duodenalsalmons -
      This is a really useful video - thanks Matt.
    1. Silvio Martin's Avatar
      Silvio Martin -
      Matt: excelent information. Congrats.
    1. Belshoresdan's Avatar
      Belshoresdan -
      Yes.....I agree with all the above
      And thank you very much
      Don't want to get carried away
      but your pace
      and even your voice is very pleasant
    1. AdamGoodlake's Avatar
      AdamGoodlake -
      thanks! really helped out

    Facebook comments



  • Amazon ad

  • Recent Article Comments Widget

    whamptoncourt

    10 Tracks Every Horn Player Should Transcribe

    As Pete Thomas suggests, there is a presumption in this that everyone wants to sound like those... Go to last post

    whamptoncourt Yesterday 09:13 PM
    whamptoncourt

    Re: Jazz is Dying Out

    The question has got to be asked: Are you being specific about one style of jazz such as... Go to last post

    whamptoncourt 04-21-2018 11:56 PM
    etop8222

    Improvisation: A union of mind, body and music

    It's after midnight here and I wish it was earlier. Tomorrow I will tell you my story from the... Go to last post

    etop8222 04-20-2018 04:26 AM
    kasuri

    Guide Book for the Saxophone Teacher

    Saxophone is used in classical music. I like this music. Saxophone was created by Adolphe Sax in... Go to last post

    kasuri 04-16-2018 08:42 AM
  • Google ad

  • SheetMusicPlus

  • Recent Forum Posts

    Dave Dolson

    Re: Last question about Mark VI Sopranos!

    I’ve owned three MKVI sopranos over time. My first VI was not quite as good as the two I now own.

    My current VI’s have as good intonation as any moden soprano I’ve owned (Selmer, Yamaha,...

    Dave Dolson Today, 05:25 AM Go to last post
    TodPlays

    Re: is there a clarinet with sax fingerings?

    Thanks Mr. T

    Cactus...?

    TodPlays Today, 05:11 AM Go to last post
    csacwp

    Last question about Mark VI Sopranos!

    I know I've been asking a bunch of questions... this is the last one... People often complain about the intonation of the Mark VI's but then rave about earlier horns from the '20s and '30s. Don't...

    csacwp Today, 04:51 AM Go to last post
    sopsax

    Re: Using a soprano to practice tenor skills

    Thanks for this! Hilarious!

    sopsax Today, 04:47 AM Go to last post
    Dave Dolson

    Re: is there a clarinet with sax fingerings?

    Mike T posted well. I have Boehm, Albert, and “German System” (Oehler) clarinets. The Alberts and Oehlers finger the same but the Oehler has more venting to enhance intonation (as I understand it)...

    Dave Dolson Today, 04:39 AM Go to last post