Category Archives: Eppelsheim

Top Five Bass Sax Observations

“I wanted an electric train for Christmas but I got the saxophone instead.” ~ Clarence Clemons The bass saxophone is one of the largest members of the saxophone family—larger than the more commonly encountered baritone saxophone. Only the contrabass sax … Continue reading

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Eppelsheim’s Unique Sax Crook

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Gandalfe buys a Eppelsheim & Reese C Soprano

We started talking about this new instrument re-designed and hand-finished by Benedikt Eppelsheim in the Woodwind Forum in the post titled IW C Sop by Eppelsheim? So I have ordered one and look forward to reading music over Suzy’s shoulder … Continue reading

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ElectroWhoCardioFlook – Say what?

As I prepare for this years’ Christmas concert I’m thinking I’ll need a Dr. Suess hat. You see, the band is playing Ward Baxter’s “You’re a mean one, Mr. Grinch” featuring the bass sax or as the Suess man called … Continue reading

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Soprano mod to Low A

I was talking to Stephen Page about his soprano that he had Benedikt Eppelsheim modify to play to low A. You might remember that Benedikt built me a custom bass sax that plays to low A. Stephen sez: “For a … Continue reading

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Voicing Exotic Saxophones (Soprillo and Bass Sax)

An intermediate sax player like me can only play a new instrument by spending a lot of time working on the voicing of the new instrument. It took me, at that time an alto and bari sax player, over a … Continue reading

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Eppelsheim Bass Sax Happiness

The more I play this new instrument, an Eppelsheim Bass Sax, the happier I get with it. It has a weird cable running to the neck right below the mouthpiece. This is connected to a right thumb button. When pressed … Continue reading

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