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ALTO SAXOPHONES

1936 BUESCHER ALTO Serial#273,xxx...Unserviced so sold AS-IS...EXCELLENT PLAYER on old pads...   Photo   1150
1945 BUESCHER ALTO Serial#307,xxx...Big-B...ORIGINAL LACQUER...RECENT OVERHAUL...EXCELLENT PLAYER...   Photo   2100
1945 BUESCHER-400 ALTO Serial#309,xxx..."TopHat & Cane"...All NEW PADS...EXCELLENT PLAYER...   Photo   2800
1941 CONN 6M VIII ALTO Serial#301,xxx...ORIGINAL SILVER-PLATE...FULLY REPADDED...EXCELLENT PLAYER...   Photo   3400
1937 CONN 6M VIII ALTO Serial#282,xxx...ORIGINAL LACQUER...FULLY REPADDED...EXCELLENT PLAYER...   Photo   2950
KING ZEPHYR ALTO Serial#188,xxx...ART-DECO ENGRAVING,TRIPLE STRAP-RING,DOUBLE-SOCKET NECK...FULLY REPADDED...   Photo   2200
1950 "The Martin Alto" Serial#174,xxx...COMMITTEE-3 in ORIGINAL LACQUER with ALL NEW PADS...EXCELLENT PLAYER...   Photo   2200
MARTIN MEDALIST ALTO Serial#79,xxx...................................SOLD,SOLD,SOLD..........................................   Photo   550
1967 SELMER PARIS MARK VI ALTO Serial#143,xxx.............................SOLD,SOLD,SOLD...................................   Photo   6500
SELMER PARIS MARK VII ALTO Serial#312,xxx.ORIGINAL LACQUER.New black kangaroo pads.VERY NICE....   Photo   3650
SELMER PARIS JUBILEE SA80-2 ALTO Serial#786,xxx........................................SOLD,SOLD,SOLD.............................   Photo   4650
SELMER PARIS SA80 ALTO Serial#365,xxx...ORIGINAL LACQUER...FULLY SERVICED...EXCELLENT PLAYER...   Photo   3400
SELMER PARIS SA80-2 ALTO Serial#591,xxx...ORIGINAL LACQUER...FULLY REPADDED...EXCELLENT PLAYER...   Photo   3950
YANAGISAWA (Martin) 880 ALTO Serial#109xxx...FULLY SERVICED...EXCELLENT PLAYER on mostly older pads...   Photo   2850
YANAGISAWA 900u ALTO Serial#207xxx...FULLY SERVICED...EXCELLENT CONDITION...EXCELLENT PLAYER...   Photo   3100
YANAGISAWA 800 ALTO Serial#123xxx...EXCELLENT CONDITION...Fully Serviced...EXCELLENT PLAYER...   Photo   2450
YAMAHA YAS-62 ALTO Serial#061,xxx...SERIES-1 in VERY GOOD CONDITION...FULLY SERVICED...EXCELLENT PLAYER...   Photo   2850
YAMAHA CUSTOM YAS-82Z ALTO Serial#118,xxx...EXCELLENT CONDITION...Fully serviced...EXCELLENT PLAYER...   Photo   3500
YAMAHA CUSTOM YAS-855 ALTO Serial#003,xxx...VERY GOOD CONDITION...Fully serviced...VERY GOOD PLAYER...   Photo   3100
YAMAHA YAS-875 ALTO Serial#002,xxx...CUSTOM SERIES...Excellent player...FULLY SERVICED...   Photo   2950
YAMAHA YAS-62 ALTO Serial#C00,xxx...............................DEPOSIT PAID...................................   Photo   2450
SELMER PARIS SA80 SERIES 3 Serial#619,255.........STOLEN,PLEASE REPORT IT IF YOU SEE IT,THANKS....   Photo  



Alto Saxophones

My first ever Saxophone was an Alto....After deciding to learn the saxophone when I was on a 9 month adventure traveling in the Indian sub-continent,I came back to Australia, found a piano player who taught some saxophone and i had a go on his horn. When I made a few duck-like calls on his saxophone,he said I was a "natural".Go buy a horn he said, so I went to Melbourne and bought my first Alto Saxophone, a Conn 20M made in mexico... After having a couple of lessons I started just blowing tunes that I knew, did a bunch of busking in Australia and Europe connecting with a few learner type bands and had some fun. After a couple of years, I knew I had to either give it up, or get into it seriously... I then studied at the Lismore Conservatorium and the Sourthern Cross University.At this time I switched to Tenor which became my main horn... I have played Alto Saxophone over the years ,loving this sized horn for Funk and Big-Band. Having many Alto's at my fingertips because I was dealing in saxophones,my "go-to" Alto was mostly always the Conn 6M ,and if I had one, the Conn 6M VIII model.(My tenor is a Conn 10M).... Some of my favourite Alto Sax players are, Charlie Mariano, Maceo Parker, Canonball Adderley, Nathan Crosse and Steve Coleman, just to name a few...



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