Category Archives: C Saxophones

Now that really IS a leaky tonehole…

… and it’s not a Martin  !  (it’s not magic, either) Carolyn emailed me, and put some pictures up on Flickr of an interesting C-Melody saxophone she’s acquired. It’s marked J.R. LAFLEUR & SON LTD, 147 WARDOUR STREET, LONDON. W1 … Continue reading

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1931 Martin C-Melody Sax – you’ve seen it before…

1931 Martin C-Melody Sax, a photo by dorset driftwood on Flickr. The C-Sax Annexe is slowly rising – like Pheonix – from the ashes… This is just exploring if / how I can integrate pictures from my Flickr sets. Made … Continue reading

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Al McLean playing a King C Soprano Sax

This original by Al McLean features the saxophonist on a King C soprano saxophone – as opposed to the normal Bb soprano. Al also plays C-Melody (in addition to normal soprano, alto & tenor…) httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8tjnT0rWmig Thanks to electricfigue on SotW … Continue reading

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Buescher C Melody Saxophone on eBay – bit pricey !

Buescher C Melody Saxophone Elkhart Indiana USA 1920s on eBay (end time 28-Jul-11 01:20:47 BST). I just had to pass on this one, at $4000….  (four thousand US Dollars, eek !) C-Melody saxophones must be rare in Israel ? (Free … Continue reading

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The latest addition – a bare-brass King C

Welcome to AddThis for Chrome!. Just a test to see if I can post directly from the Google Chrome browser. I often come across interesting content for the blog when surfing, but the quite tedious path of manipulating it into … Continue reading

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Hayes Greenfield – new album featuring C Melody sax

Despite all the undeserved ‘bad vibes’ that C Melody saxophones often seem to acquire along the way, mostly from sax players who’ve never tried one with a half-decent mouthpiece, it would seem that a few more established  sax players are … Continue reading

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Presenting – the ‘ Pelham Saturday Night Special ‘

One fine day last Autumn, Lewis Pelham contacted me, to see if I had any suitable C Melody’ donor horns’ for a project he had in mind.  He was quite taken by a dismantled Buescher stencil – a Lyon & … Continue reading

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