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JIM BROCK BAMBOO SAXOPHONE Bb/Eb

Sold ! This woodwind is no longer for sale (sold on 2009-01-11)
Price : US $10.50


JIM BROCK BAMBOO SAXOPHONE Bb/Eb JIM BROCK BAMBOO SAXOPHONE Bb/Eb


1 Elizabeth Place


This bamboo ''saxophone'' was evidently made in 1999. It has a Rico Royal B5 alto mouthpiece glued to a bamboo body.


There are six holes on the front and one on the back, giving a diatonic Bb scale. As the body is a cylinder, rather than a cone, the instrument overblows a twelfth (in Eb). It acts like a clarinet, rather than a saxophone.


The fingering feels right for someone who knows how to play a clarinet or saxophone (or even recorder!) With this pocket sax, you don't have to learn a whole new way of playing, as you do with the Xaphoon.


A funky cloth sack is included, and the Tall Guy rustled up a brand-new reed for you. (The reed in the picture has been tossed out!) There's a brass mouthpiece cap, as well.



The Tall Guy has been too busy playing his regular instruments to give this one much attention, and it has been sitting on a shelf for years. The ligature and cap are no longer shiny and new, but the instrument as a whole has no major defects.




The bamboo sax ships for $6.99 anywhere in the Continental United States. If you want it shipped elsewhere, you must pay the actual cost of shipping


Happy bidding!


Elizabeth



Sold ! This woodwind is sold (sold on 2009-01-11)



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