Tag: sax

My neck is loose does that effect the way my sax plays?

My neck is loose does that effect the way my sax plays? Of course it will… the neck fit is one of the most important things that needs to be correct for the saxophone to play at it’s best. Too loose, too tight, out of round, all these things can prevent the saxophone from playing […]

Fitting the saxophone neck cork.

Fitting the saxophone neck cork. The main thing to remember when fitting a neck cork to the mouthpiece is simple. The neck is a cone with a taper and both the cork and mouthpiece are cylinders. So you must sand the cork more on the side toward the neck register key and less at the […]

Saxophone right hand key noise and bounce..

Saxophone right hand key noise and bounce.. A lot of manufactures and repairmen let the cork under the right hand keys bounce against the main body of the saxophone.   This creates two things: Noise and bounce in the right hand keys when they are lifted. The fix is very simple: just glue a piece of […]