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This one is a bit of a mystery to me, it looks like an early Conn 16M (‘Shooting Stars’), but it is engraved as ‘Benetone’, bare brass with nickel keys. It seems to have been played a fair bit, and … Continue reading
Through the years, I’ve collected a fair number of vintage saxophones. I like the sound of the sax, and I like the intricacy of the engineering. It’s also fascinating how the sound of the sax has evolved over the years, and playing saxes that were made in the 1920s, 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s feels like getting a window into times gone by in a very special way.