Who plays Conn 10M?
Chet Doxas of Montreal plays a 10M…
Does Conn still make saxophones?
As sax sales plateaued in 1928, Conn attempted to introduce a mezzo-soprano saxophone in the key of F and the “Conn-o-sax”, a saxophone-English horn hybrid, but these instruments were soon discontinued after disappointing sales.
What is the most versatile saxophone?
Probably the most versatile saxophone of all, you’ll hear it in absolutely all music genres, from jazz and classical music to rock and pop. If you’re looking for the most affordable and widespread option to start with, you can’t go wrong with an alto.
How much is a good saxophone worth?
Beginner saxophones usually range in cost from $800 to $2,700. Intermediate, or step-up saxophones usually range in cost $2,000 to $3,000 and entry level pro saxophones (still largely played by advanced students) around $3,000 and up.
Is Conn a good saxophone brand?
Conn-Selmer is a brand that can be trusted and relied upon to produce high quality beginner or student level alto saxophones. Some consumers have reported air leaks, delayed shipments from China, and issues with the tone; however, you can’t beat the price and quality for a student level instrument.
Are P Mauriat saxophones any good?
Sure, the early models had some kinks, like uneven keywork, but the saxes have gone through consistent improvement over the years, and now P. Mauriat has taken its place as one of the best saxophones in the world. Some of the best players in the world today are playing these fine horns.
Is it hard to play the saxophone?
How Easy Is It To Start Learning Saxophone? In terms of learning the saxophone, it’s one of the easiest instruments. The scales run up and down the keys, making it perfect for beginners or people who are switching from the piano or other woodwind instruments with similar technique.
How much can I get for a used saxophone?
Your modern student saxophone is worth around $100-$400 if you sell it on Craigslist or eBay, but you will have to compete with cheap, shiny new versions of these instruments. You could also try consigning it with a local music store, if you still have a local music store.
What saxophone is best for jazz?
The tenor saxophone is the one most closely associated with jazz players, as it is a mainstay in that genre. It is tuned to Bb and has the familiar, curved body style. Since it is not as large or heavy as the baritone or bass sax, the tenor is somewhat easier for young beginners to play.
Where are P Mauriat saxophones made?
We hereby confirm and wish to clarify that Albest Musical Instruments Co., Ltd. is the sole owner and exclusive producer of “Rolled Tone Hole” saxophones under the brand name P. Mauriat. All P. Mauriat products are manufactured in Taiwan.
When did the Conn 10M tenor saxophone come out?
A top-of-the-range pro horn from the 1930s that maintains its status even today Of all the vintage saxes that come through the workshop, the 10M (and its alto counterpart, the 6M ‘underslung) really ‘does it for me’.
Is the thumb hook adjustable on a Conn 10M saxophone?
There’s no adjustable thumb hook, the bottom bow joint is soldered and the thumb rest is rather on the small side. Like a lot of vintage horns, the brace that runs between the bell and the body is not that stout, comprising just a single bar with a woefully inadequate base plate on the body.
What kind of tone holes does a Conn 10M use?
On this horn, since it uses rolled tone holes and due to the fact that the tone holes were in really good condition, we opted to do kind of a “hybrid overhaul”… meaning that we did more of the Standard Overhaul but went with the higher end materials (pads & other supplies).
Why does my Conn 10M saxophone pull down?
This is when ‘pulldown’ is most likely to occur – the force of carelessly pushing the mouthpiece on bends the crook tube down. Best to play it safe and fit the mouthpiece before fitting the crook to the horn. As for the action – well, this is where the horn really comes into its own. There’s really no other sax quite like it.