Hi. Pete, here. I’ve completely rewritten these Yanagisawa pages. You can see what I’ve got so far HERE. I’ve also posted some updates to the Yanagisawa serial number charts. I also have a Forum topic where I talk about my current … Continue reading
Howdy. I’m Pete, one of the founders of the Woodwind Forum (WF). Ed shifted primary ownership of this website to Gandalfe (Jim) and me in March (or so) 2014. However, this particular portion of the WF had been offline since … Continue reading
A review of “Jazz Saxophone Etudes, Volume 2” by Greg Fishman can now be found in the Reviews Section.
You’ve found the woodwindforum.com’s front page! Poke around and you will find diverse content about woodwind instruments. We also have a Vintage Ads Gallery and one of the best resources (if we do say so ourselves) about Yanagisawa Saxophones. Our … Continue reading
On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love gave to me Twelve New York Meyers Eleven Charlie Parkers Ten Zoots a-drinking Nine brown box Rico’s Eight reeds adjusting Seven ligs a loosening Six tunes a changing Five vintage horns … Continue reading
Thought I had a great lead on a bass sax for a good price. No such luck. Still hunting for that killer deal.
In no particular order: Siguard Rascher – Top tones! Marcel Mule – The French School Cannonball Adderley – Amazing tone, technique, and feel Paul Desmond – Could you be more lyrical on the alto? Phil Woods – The complete post … Continue reading
I own a couple of JK stencil B flats and generally play the JK’s instead of the Beugnier stencil low A that I have. I think I prefer the tone of the JK’s and the action is a lot more … Continue reading
I picked up an oboe this summer and all I can tell you is that it is hard to play! The horn is in good adjustment but oboe requires a lot more adjustment for intonation than even the most out … Continue reading
Prior to early 2004 I was an alto player. After that time I started to play tenor most of the time. Here’s a peek into what I was playing in 2003: Alto: 63 Buescher 400 55 Buescher Aristocrat 141 Vandoren … Continue reading