• Contact

    I’m sorry; I forgot to include this.

    The best way of reaching me is always going to be e-mail: thesaxinfo@gmail.com.  However,

    * If you have a question that pertains to one of the makes/models featured here, please just g’head and post in the blog.

    * The SECOND best place to reach me is through the Woodwind Forum at http://woodwindforum.com/forums.  As I’m an admin there, I generally have the forum open in a browser about 8 hours a day.  Besides, someone might have a better answer for you!

    5 Responses to Contact

    1. bgmgutz@sbcglobal.net
      July 8, 2012 at 7:11 pm

      I bought an YSS475 yamaha Soprano Sax it’s in good shape with otto MP and Rovner Lig.
      Original owner. Do you think $1,275 is a good price? I have a chance to return it if I don’t like it.
      What is your professional opinion? I do Gigs with my Alto Yas875 using Sop as extra. Thanks
      Big Mike

      • July 9, 2012 at 9:35 am

        That’s about average price for used in really good shape.

        I’ve mentioned in a couple places that I’m not very good at playing straight sopranos, so that horn’s not for me, but that’s just me. You shouldn’t have a problem with it.

        • bgmgutz@sbcglobal.net
          July 9, 2012 at 3:47 pm

          Thanks for your input. I will try. I hope I like it.
          Do you recommend a good Mouth Piece in the $100 range??

          Big Mike G

          • July 9, 2012 at 6:15 pm

            That’s really a topic with no bottom. I’ve known a few folks that play Otto Links and like them. I’m not overly fond of them. I can say that the stock mouthpiece that comes with the Yamaha really isn’t bad for a plastic ‘piece. You might want to go down to a music store and see if you can test a couple, especially the same kind you have on your alto.

            If I was going to get a mouthpiece to replace my Sigurd Raschers, the first one I’d check would be the Selmer Soloist, primarily because the original Soloists were really good. Meyer is also a possibility, because I’ve tried one in the past and thought it was OK. I liked the Vandoren B40 and 45 on my clarinets, so I might dabble in checking out their offerings for sax. Hey, I prefer their reeds, too ….

            You could always sell the Otto Link, if you don’t like it. eBay’s a wonderful thing!

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