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  1. Thread: Promotions

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    Chris, that's a good gig. I'd also love to see...

    Chris, that's a good gig. I'd also love to see your spreadsheet.
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    I tell y'all whut. (Sorry. It's been 35 years...

    I tell y'all whut. (Sorry. It's been 35 years since I lived in Ft. Worth, TX. Comes out sometimes.) Terry, send me an e-mail with your pics. I'll clean up the thread.
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    Sticky: CTKI Problem. "CTKI" is the chair-to-keyboard...

    CTKI Problem. "CTKI" is the chair-to-keyboard interface.
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    You had the basic text editor set as your...

    You had the basic text editor set as your default. I've switched it on to "advanced."

    The code for just inserting an image is imagepath "Imagepath" has to be to a file ending in .jpg, .png, etc.,...
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    I +1 Helen. I don't know if a used 62 will...

    I +1 Helen.

    I don't know if a used 62 will have a mouthpiece in the case, but the stock mouthpiece that comes with a new 62 really isn't bad. If the seller's not throwing one in, you should...
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    It's a very, very hard thing to be told that...

    It's a very, very hard thing to be told that you've been handed $5000 saxophone when you've played the $500 one and like that one just as much, if not more. That's actually one of the challenges in...
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    Sticky: This evening: SaxophoneEnsemble Mi-Bemol...

    This evening: SaxophoneEnsemble Mi-Bemol from Japan playing the 2nd movement from Dvorak's Symphony #9 ("From the New World"). It's not perfect, but the colors are very nice. (It's one of my...
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    I've found literally dozens of 800s misidentified...

    I've found literally dozens of 800s misidentified as 880s. Not as many the other way around, though.

    880, 8830, and 8833 section now updated on my blog.
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    Hi. I'm the resident Yamaha fanatic. The...

    Hi. I'm the resident Yamaha fanatic.

    The YBS-32 is a really decent bari. I'm glad you've got one. I had a 52, which is mostly the same horn as the 32, just a different market.

    The Yamaha...
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    And adding on to the going from soprano sax from...

    And adding on to the going from soprano sax from clarinet comments, I started out as a clarinet player and went to saxophone. I cannot play a straight soprano sax very well because I play it like...
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    ... And this is why we have problems with Yani...

    ... And this is why we have problems with Yani serial numbers.


    2098


    Yes, it's an A-800. The serial number is 87902482 (here's the ad; I got the picture from one of the links). You could...
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    I just found a S-901 that was purchased new in...

    I just found a S-901 that was purchased new in 2010 or early 2011 with a s/n of 00308501, so I think my little chart is holding together fairly well, but could use a little tweaking.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E1jUrKGGnDY. ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E1jUrKGGnDY. Around the 5 minute mark. I've actually taken to listening to Sibelius in the past couple months.

    I listened to a different version of this before I...
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    FWIW, I like Sanborn more when he plays music by...

    FWIW, I like Sanborn more when he plays music by other folks. He's definitely got chops.
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    Sticky: Acronym from the IT world: LART. That's "Luser...

    Acronym from the IT world: LART. That's "Luser Attitude Readjustment Tool." Something you whack the more idiotic lusers with when they get you down ....
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    Moved to a more appropriate area. ============...

    Moved to a more appropriate area.

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    Yes, some saxophones are harder to play than other saxophones, but all have the same fingerings, until you start playing in the upper altissimo...
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    That's probably my best instrument: tacit horn. ...

    That's probably my best instrument: tacit horn. Except when I screw up the counting ....

    Regarding the bari/trombone thing, I used to be in a band where I often had to play or double the bass...
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    Ah. Getting back to can and should. I'll also...

    Ah. Getting back to can and should. I'll also note that it was pretty easy to play altissimo on both the bass and contrabass clarinets for me. I just thought it didn't sound that good. That's why...
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    Sticky: BTW, this is more Latin. Hey, a dead language...

    BTW, this is more Latin. Hey, a dead language has its uses.
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    Something that might also help is the Eb...

    Something that might also help is the Eb transposing instruments key signature transposition trick: stick three sharps in whatever key signature the C instrument is using. Example: key of C major...
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    Sticky: Point Of Sale, right? :P Which reminds me: ...

    Point Of Sale, right? :P

    Which reminds me:

    SSO = Saxophone Shaped Object
    ISO = Instrument Shaped Object

    All generally used to refer to things that are made to look like an instrument, but...
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    Makes more sense, Helen. Thanks. I mentioned...

    Makes more sense, Helen. Thanks.

    I mentioned that I played contrabass clarinet. When I was told to play the instrument, I had never heard one before. My clarinet/saxophone teacher at the time...
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    Sticky: I was also going to mention the generally NSFW...

    I was also going to mention the generally NSFW website, www.urbandictionary.com. While it does have a lot of definitions of Internet slang and memes, it's kinda brutal. You can get most of the same...
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    Sticky: Acronym and Abbreviation Madness

    As requested, some of the commonly seen acronyms and abbreviations that you'll see on this forum -- and probably others.

    As a rule of thumb, based on my 20 years of Internet experience, people...
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