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Buffet-Crampon Bass Clarinet -Circa late-1930s, professional, Grenadilla wood, to low Eb.
This extraordinary professional Buffet-Crampon (Paris) Bass Clarinet is from the highest regarded epoch of vintage Buffets. Just overhauled -new pads, felts, corks, some springs, cleaned and oiled. She plays extremely well and in-tune for the era, with an even and bold tone from bottom to top. Comes with new generic bass clarinet case, fitted for this instrument. Bell has peg support & pin. No peg included with this instrument. There are 2 cracks in the lower joint that have been pinned and professionally repaired by one of the top repairmen in the country.  See images for close-ups of the repaired cracks.

I am an endorsed, signed recording artist and multi-instrumentalist. I recently became endorsed with F.A. Uebel and am playing one of their Emperior, low C bass clarinets, thus I am letting go of this rare and amazing instrument.

Please contact me with any questions and don't hesitate to make a fair offer on the horn.

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Professional Donso /Kamal Ngoni -Custom built Malian Harps from master builder. 

Professional Donso & Kamal Ngoni (Malian /Bambara Harp) with 6 to 11-strings -1 to 2 full octaves, professionally built by master ngoni builder who resides in the United States. The instrument is built on a ~15in-16in diameter gourd in the traditional way, with some modernizations -machine head guitar tuners; reinforced neck, bridge and body for durability and strength; some other custom additions to help with other tension and wear issues that are common for these instruments. This instrument is tuned to the E pentatonic (minor, major or dominant) scale, and can be tuned up or down a whole step for other keys. There are numerous tunings available on this ancient instrument that can be found on the internet. If you have a particular key you'd like me to make the instrument in, please let me know when you order an instrument. Can be made in any key from A to D.

Samples of some of my music and the instrument can be found by searching Mark Fox Jazz

Built-in Pickup available for additional $40
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New Theo Wanne Mantra Soprano Saxophone -Platinum Plated. This may be the very last platinum plated Mantra soprano saxophone available from Theo Wanne. This horn is absolutely incredible with a resonance, ease of playing bottom to top and into the altissimo range, and near perfect intonation throughout the horn. The added layer of matte platinum plating makes the horn very strong and has a very special sound, unlike lacquered or unlacquered vintified finish horns.

As an endorsed artist with Theo Wanne, I was blessed to receive this last horn of this model, prior to Theo changing over to his current "vintified" /unlacquered models. I have been playing on an identical model of this available horn for several years now, and have not found another horn that resonates and plays as freely as this one, having tested numerous models from all the major manufacturers and several other boutique professional companies (Selmer, Yamaha, Yanigisawa, Oleg, Ochres and others). This is a real gem of a horn!!!

Horn comes in original GL Case with Theo Wanne logo. Upgraded BAM cases are available at a discounted price with the purchase of the horn, as we are an authorized BAM dealer.  Please contact us with any questions.
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Pristine, fully overhauled and restored to like-new condition, Buffet-Crampon Super Dynaction Tenor Saxophone. Circa-1960, mint condition, beautiful and powerful tenor, comprable to the Selmer Mark VI tenors of the era. This horn was fully restored by saxophone master-repairman, George Borodi and passed on to me.  ​Regulated to perfect performance condition.

As a professional recording artist and bandleader, this horn is a one-of-a-kind specimen of excellence from the hey-day of French saxophone manufacturing. The horn comes in a new Nouveau Ameritage case, which is amazing in and of itself. Horn is in perfect playing condition with all new pads, springs, corks and felts.

This horn is in showroom /collector's condition. The only reason I'm letting this horn go is I'm endorsed by multiple companies and use the revenues from my instrument sales to support my professional music career.

Feel free to contact me with any questions you may have.


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Ochres Music, a professional saxophone manufacturer based in Taiwan, is the the ONLY saxophone manufacturer in Taiwan with their own fabrication facilities. The founder of Ochres Music spent years of study and development to deliver an amazing line of saxophones. Collecting over 200+ saxophones, dating back to the original Adolf Sax horn, Ochres Music implements cutting-edge technologies, including 3D scanning and modeling of existing horns, to perfect and create one of the best new saxophones on the market today. From desin, ergonomics, intonation, keywork and machanisms, to real mother of pearl finger buttons, and all the other details that distinguish a great horn, Ochres has dedicated their buisness model to creating a moderate priced, extraordinary horn.
Being one of the first US endorsed artists and dealers with Ochres Music, I'm honored to be able to offer this horn to the marketplace. The horn not only responds amazingly fast and freely, it's tone, intonation, ergonomics and resonance are second to none. Great metalurgy and design, the N5 Soprano will take it's place in the market as a unique and great horn. Horn also comes with stock mouthpiece and great case. Contact me with any requests for ANY Ochres horns. Pro Winds & Strings is one of the only US dealers for Ochres Music at this point. Please feel free to contact me with any questions.

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This is the very first Forestone Soprano Saxophone available in the US market. This is Forestone's SX Champagne Finish series of horns, and is an exemplary player with all the elements of a modern, truly professional horn.

The SX soprano comes with both a stright and curved neck, which produce significantly different sounds. The straight neck gives a more edgy, brighter and more powerful tone, where the curved neck offers a warmer, rich, darker tone.

The horns response and intonation are unparalleled from the altissimo range to the bottom of the horn. As a professional player, endorsed by and endorsing Forestone, I absolutely love this horn. The free blowing, easy and speed of response and just about everything else is just wonderful. Forestone extended me this horn as one of their artists to try and get feedback on, as the first American jazz artist to put their hands on this new line of sopranos being offered by the company. I'm thoroughly impressed!

Please contact me with any questions. Demo of saxophone will be available on YouTube within the week. Please search Mark Fox Jazz on YouTube to see it.

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Ochres Music N5VX Custom Tenor with High F# (only one ever made!!!)
Ochres Music, a professional saxophone manufacturer based in Taiwan, is the the ONLY saxophone manufacturer in Taiwan with their own fabrication facilities. The founder of Ochres Music spent years of study and development to deliver an amazing line of saxophones. Collecting over 200+ saxophones, dating back to the original Adolf Sax horn, Ochres Music implements cutting-edge technologies, including 3D scanning and modeling of existing horns, to perfect and create one of the best new saxophones on the market today. From desin, ergonomics, intonation, keywork and machanisms, to real mother of pearl finger buttons, and all the other details that distinguish a great horn, Ochres has dedicated their buisness model to creating a moderate priced, extraordinary horn.

Being one of the first US endorsed artists and dealers with Ochres Music, I'm honored to be able to offer this horn to the marketplace. This is a cutom made, professional, N5VX horn -unlacquered, with high F# key (only delivered on Ochres' N5B -black finished horn normally). The horn not only responds amazingly fast and freely, it's tone, ergonomics and resonance are second to none. Designed to be played slightly off to the right side of the body, or seated, the positioning of the keys and way the hands fit on the horn are wonderfully ergonomic and comfortable for most players. Great metalurgy Read more

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SPEICAL /PRE-ORDER ONLY. HORNS WILL BE AVAILABLE IN LIMITED QUANTITY IN LATE JUNE /EARLY JULY. CONTACT ME FOR MORE INFORMATION


The MANTRA 2 Alto saxophone in development with just a couple prototypes available.   It is the most advanced saxophone available, and has been getting rave reviews from our endorsers.  

Mantra means: A sound, or group of sounds, that leads the speaker to freedom.   That is is intention with this saxophone!

The NEW 2018  MANTRA 2 has a vintified body, gold keys and comes with a special titanium alloy neck with innovative taper creates easier altissimo and improved intonation.   Of course it also comes with kangaroo skin pads from Music Medic in NC, USA. The MANTRA has many other innovations and features including:

The bell-to-body brace has three fully captured points of contact with the body. It is far stronger than a traditional brace while allowing for previously unheard of freedom.

SOUND 
  • This is a BIG sounding horn. Can sound like a vintage Selmer, but will take more and more as you blow harder too.
  • Perfect for all types of music you wish to show expression in!
DESIGN
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The SHIVA ‘The Destroyer’ red marbled alto mouthpiece has TONS of power, edge and projection, all with a huge core sound rich in harmonics!


It is currently being used by James King  (Lady Gaga, Fitz and the Tantrums ) Jordan Donald  on tour with Stevie Wonder , as well as by Mark Douthit  (Elton John, Michael McDonald ), and many many others.Our most powerful alto mouthpiece, the SHIVA combines both a step and roll-over baffle, along with a very special proprietary small chamber unlike anything ever made before.  Theo has spent years in research and development on this model to ensure it being a classic in history.   The SHIVA’s huge power and projection making it suitable for Rock n’ Roll, R&B, Jazz or any situation where dynamics and power are important.

It is also available in 24k Gold Plated Metal!

SOUND

  • Great for Rock & Roll, Jazz, and R&B, or anywhere a big powerful sound is needed.
  • Projects a sensual tone that is flirtatious and erotic. It makes everyone want to dance!
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