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MAURIATS ARE BACK!!!

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That's right - we've got P Mauriat saxes back in stock! We used to sell plenty of these handmade beauties going back about 8 years or so, then distribution rights were changed and you could only buy them from one UK shop.

Great to have them back, we always loved the way they played along with many, many world class, international pro players! Often likened to having the response of the legendary Selmer MKVI, these horns really do give the right amount of resistance to push against like vintage Selmers and Conns etc.

Here's Bob reviewing a couple of the altos

 

Come and see what all the fuss is about - they're better than ever!!

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LIVE SAX!!

Bob gives a quick sax lesson live on air at BBC Radio Merseyside as part of Learn To Play Day 2017https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dP9j2Da08SI

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Signature Custom RAW sax - Worldwind/ Trevor James

Bob shares some thoughts on the Signature Custom RAW Tenor

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Local Orchestras/Groups/Windbands etc.

We have added a new page to our website with local windbands, jazzbands, orchestras, brassbands, sting groups that our customers play at. If you would like us to add your listing please send us the detailsClick the link below for the listings:http://www.curlywoodwind.co.uk/local-orchestras-and-windbands-etc/

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Tenor Sax Mouthpiece shootout - D'Addario Select Jazz v Vandoren V16 v Otto Link New Vintage

Bob from Curly Woodwind takes the new D,addario Select Jazz Tenor Sax Mouthpiece out for a test drive and compares it with the Vandoren V16 and Otto Link Vintage

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Saxophone Workshop - Iain Ballamy - Free Admission

LIVERPOOL JAZZ FESTIVAL AT THE CAPSTONE THEATRE Sunday 26th Feb 2017, 11amThe Great Hall, Creative CampusSaxophone Workshop - Iain BallamyFree AdmissionRenowned saxophonist, Guildhall and Royal Academy of Music professor and composer Iain Ballamy will share his inside knowledge of the saxophone in this presentation as a D’addario endorsee of 20 years.Topics covered will include reeds and [...]

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8 REASONS WHY EVERYONE SHOULD LEARN TO PLAY MUSICAL INSTRUMENT

8 REASONS WHY EVERYONE SHOULD LEARN TO PLAY MUSICAL INSTRUMENTGuest post by Joe Cole from Coupon GooIt has become extremely hard for people to live without music because it has become a part ofour lives – a food for our souls. It is certain that many of us like music to an unimaginable extent,but it is [...]

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Pad Bugs/Pad Mites

We see a lot of instruments that have become infested with the dreaded Pad Bugs or Pad Mites. Clarinets/Flutes and even Saxophones can become home to these bugs who will live in the case and gleefully eat the instrument pads. It's normally to be seen on clarinets as the skin on the pad is thinner than [...]

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WEAK POUND - PRICES GOING UP - BUY THIS WEEKEND AND SAVE ££££S

Pretty much every supplier has contacted us over the last 2 weeks stating they are putting prices up.Yamaha, Azumi, Vincent Bach already have gone up approx 10 % across their whole range. On August 1st Trevor James, Vandoren, Pearl, Primavera, Conn Selmer, Lupifaro, RAW Signature Custom, Andy Sheppard Autograph, Jupiter are all going up, anywhere between [...]

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38 Renshaw St.

We are fully open and trading at our new shop in Renshaw St. Thanks to everyone who has helped us move and to those who have put the word out to our customers. The new shop is looking pretty good and we think our customers will like it. Why not call in and let us [...]

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