Kohlert “VKS” Alto Saxophone

(full description coming soon, price includes overhaul/restoration) Price: $2800 Contact me to purchase or inquire about this horn.

1929 Conn New Wonder II Alto Saxophone

This is a Conn New Wonder Series II alto saxophone in original silver plate, currently very old pads (probably from the 40s or so) and scheduled for a full overhaul, which is included in the price. If you reserve it prior to me completing the overhaul I can customized aspects of it to your specifications. …

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Conn NWII Transitional in Burnished Gold Plate

This is a gorgeous Conn New Wonder series II transitional alto saxophone in an extremely rare finish: burnished gold plate. The engraving is the art-deco style, heavily elaborated for the burnished finish. Only a few of these probably exist; I know of two of them and this is the only one I have overhauled myself. …

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Gold Plated King Zephyr Special

My personal alto is a King Zephyr Special, and these horns have a special place in my heart. The craftsmanship is outstanding, the tone is unparalleled, and they are drop-dead gorgeous horns. They play much like a Super 20, but darker. I find the intonation to be particularly excellent, and the sort of zing to …

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Stohrer Music News, October 2022

I have finally overhauled my websites and combined them, and now all of my content lives here in a much simpler format. I prioritized ease of use, quick load times, and a simple design that was inspired by early internet. Still using WordPress as a site builder, after a dalliance with a simpler but less …

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Re-absorbing Open Source Saxophone Project Content

The open source saxophone project ended up being mostly me doing it (although I had some fantastic help with the pivot screw stuff) and it seemed dumb and felt like extra work maintaining two different websites. So I have added everything that was once on the Open Source Saxophone Project to this website, under Sax …

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Vintage Orsi Contrabass

Well, when I was building a repair shop out of a 31 foot Airstream trailer, I have to admit I did not think of contrabass saxophones. I can comfortably work on everything up to baritone without any issues, and even basses are accounted for by moving my torch holder a foot to the right. Dentwork …

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