Repair, Saxophones, Vintage Saxophone

Frozen Mark VI Rollers

A common problem with vintage saxophones is stuck rollers. Unfortunately these rollers cannot always be saved, especially if they are real pearl rollers. Vintage Selmer saxophone rollers, however, are not pearl and are often times salvable.   This beautiful horn… Continue Reading…

Custom Keywork, Saxophones, Vintage Saxophone

Minty Low A Mark VI Alto

A client brought in a MINT condition low A Mark VI recently. I added an additional piece to the harmonic key, under the supervision of Rheuben Allen, who came up with the design and has been putting the addition on… Continue Reading…

Saxophones, Vintage Saxophone

Buescher Straight Alto Saxophone

No repairwork was done. Rick Izumi was kind enough to show his Buescher straight alto to me. The pads are all original. This horn is in mint shape (aside from the tarnish of course) and has never been worked on.… Continue Reading…

Repair, Saxophones, Vintage Saxophone

Selmer Radio Improved Alto

This alto saxophone belongs to Benn Clatworthy and is in for an overhaul and polish. Note: I never use buffing wheels on saxophones so as to preserved the integrity of the tone holes and engraving. Here are some photos after… Continue Reading…

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