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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000820.txt from 2003/06

From: Bill Hausmann <bhausmann1@-----.net>
Subj: Re: [kl] FS: Soprano Sax
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2003 16:15:19 -0400

At 11:55 AM 6/22/2003 -0700, Benjamin Maas wrote:
>Sorry for the off-topic post, but...
>
>I have a soprano saxophone here that I'd like to sell. It is an EM Winston
>student level horn. I don't know the model number. The horn and case are
>in immaculate condition and comes with a straight neck and a Rico Royal B5
>Mouthpiece.
>
>The horn was left here by a former roommate that had numerous outstanding
>bills. They told me to sell the horn to help pay for things... I'd keep
>it, but I don't play sax in public anymore.
>
>I'd like to get $375 for it, but feel free to make offers.

My own soprano sax is an EM Winston, which I bought only because it was
cheap enough to make it worthwhile, given that relatively few gigs come
along for it. I have been very happy with it, and recently played it in a
concert (Grainger's "Handel on the Strand"). One of my fellow players
commented during a rehearsal that it was so nice to hear a soprano sax
played IN TUNE! You will want a better mouthpiece for it, however. The
Yamaha 4C is an inexpensive and substantial improvement over the stock Rico
Royal (which also came with mine).

Bill Hausmann

If you have to mic a saxophone, the rest of the band is TOO LOUD!

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