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C-melody tenor saxophone for Gypsy jazz

AndyWAndyW Glasgow Scotland UK✭✭✭ Clarinets & Saxes- Selmer, Conn, Buescher, Leblanc et.al. // Guitars: Gerome, Musicalia, Bucolo et. al.
edited October 2012 in Woodwinds
A number of manufacturers used to produce "C-melody" tenor saxophone in their ranges, they were very popular in the 1920's . they're useful today for those reading guitar parts or melodies written in concert pitch, since there's no need to transpose the music.
They have a "sound of their own", somewhere between the Bb tenor and Eb alto.

here's me demoing a Buescher C-melody with a couple of GJ backing tracks.
(this sax has now gone to a new owner)

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