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What to Look For When Buying a Used Saxophone

Used Saxophones

Brandon Vigil, saxophone technician at Boomer's Music in Fort Collins, Colorado, gave us great advice for what to look for when buying a used saxophone.  Brandon is featured in our video, shown below. What to look for in a used saxophone: Brands: there are many quality brands, and many poor quality brands.  Brandon recommends Yamaha, Cannonball, Vito, Selmer, P.  Mauriat, as well as other brands.  Poor brands have limited durability, require more repairs, have inferior quality and action which makes it more difficult to play and harder to get a good sound.   Mechanics:  This includes key action and body...

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