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Killer Deal Discount on Kenny G Saxophones and Rheuben Allen Saxophones

Here is a deal for those looking to get the Kenny G Saxophones or the Rheuben Allen Saxophones. The 2017 NAMM Show is coming and we need to clear our racks for the NEW Models. Save 10% on Orders over $700.00. 

Starting January 6 to January 24, 2017 - Use: NAMM 2017-10 (Only one discount per E-Mail)  

Check it out at: https://kdimusic.com/

 

 

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Improving your Saxophone Playing by Tuning Properly

Tuning Properly

When most saxophonists tune up they use a middle G or F-Sharp. The main problem with this is that the middle G or F-Sharp is traditionally very sharp notes... usually 30 cent plus if the embouchure is not adjusted. The young saxophonist will generally not know where these notes are just by playing them alone. When the student pulls the mouthpiece out far enough to make the unaltered F-Sharp or G play in tune then the lower register of the instrument sill most certainly be flat.


How to fix this problem:

There are two simple things that can be done. One have the saxophonist play the G or F-Sharp in the lower register. These notes are normally much closer to being in tune and will allow the young saxophonist to learn where to play the middle D, D-Sharp, E, F, F-Sharp and G on the alto. To play any of these notes in tune the embouchure must be slightly altered.

The second option is to have the alto saxophonist play a first finger B natural, hold it for a while and then play the middle G or F-Sharp. This will allow the saxophonist to make the necessary adjustments to the embouchure when they hear the interval from the first finger B to the middle note.

Ask any saxophonist of any level of playing to play a middle F-Sharp out of the air as their first note and it will likely not be as in tune as if they played the first finger B before playing the F-Sharp.

*It is important to remember that the saxophone is generally an out of tune instrument. It is by the nature of the design that the instrument is always a challenge to play in tune. When you change a reed... when the room is to hot or cold.... a pad leaks... All of these things change the intonation of the instrument.

*The best way to play any instrument in tune is of course to...... hear it in tune! Practice with your tuner... now they do not need to get crazy with the tuner and bring it with them everywhere... When I see a guy get a tuner out before anyone has played I am pretty sure he cannot trust his ears.... use the tuner at home or just to get the first note where you need it.... then put it away.....

You must first hear in tune to play in tune.....

Thanks for Reading, and please stop by www.kdimusic.com for all the best in Musical Instruments.

Our Motto: “A Passion for the Perfect Sound!”

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Black Diamond Alto Saxophone

The Black Diamond Professional Alto Saxophone - Designed by Rheuben Allen - Repairman to the Hollywood Studio & Touring Woodwind Players.

This saxophone is a great example of his ingenuity.

The saxophone has rich, dark, and smooth tone. There were only two in existence that were made from the prototype. We have the prototype in our office. This saxophone is taken by our staff to gigs, practice, and try outs to music teachers. It runs a close second to the fabulous RAAS6L - 14K Alto Sax.

The first one was bought by a collector who doesn't play (go figure)!

Black Diamond
Professional Alto Saxophone
Model No. HSASBD

Limited Edition Model
Features:
The Heavy Freedom/Power Neck Brace
Easy to operate High & Trill F# Keys
Easy to reach Front F or Altissimo Key
Black Nickel Plated Body, Neck  & Keys
Leather Contour Case
Rheuben Allen® Mouthpiece Manufactured in the USA

Not only are the Black Diamond Saxophones are Beautiful
They Play Outstanding

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Kenny G Saxophones & Rheuben Allen Saxophones offer a Five Year Limited Warranty

Kenny G Saxophones & Rheuben Allen Saxophones offer a Five Year Limited Warranty

Kenny G Saxophones & Rheuben Allen Saxophones are covered against defects in workmanship, materials, and manufacturing for five years from date of purchase. This warranty applies only to the original purchaser of the new Kenny G Saxophone & Rheuben Allen Saxophone and only when the original purchase is made from kdimusic.com. KDI Music, LLC, at its discretion, will find the best possible solution to the problem and remedy the situation in a timely manner.

 To receive warranty service, please contact KDI Music.com at 4inquiries.kdimusic@gmail.com; explain the problem via e-mail, date of purchase from KDI Music.com, and the serial number of instrument. The Warranty requires prior authorization from us before the instrument can be returned for warranty work. Proof of purchase must be presented at the time of warranty request.


Warranty Exclusions:

KDI Music, LLC, Kenny G Saxophones & Rheuben Allen Saxophones does not warrant against deterioration from perspiration, high humidity, extreme temperatures, oxidation or tarnish of finishes, or other external causes. KDI Music, Kenny G Saxophones & Rheuben Allen Saxophones disclaims and excludes liability for damage done to finish or plating by excess polishing or pressure or use of a polishing cloth or any other product that takes the plating off. Use a soft cloth, free of chemicals for all finishes. Wipe the fingerprints off often and dry moisture off inside and outside the horn as often as possible. Keep your instrument dry and in its case when storing the instrument.


Instruments that have been altered in any way, or the identification numbers removed or changed are not eligible for warranty.

KDI Music, LLC, Kenny G Saxophones & Rheuben Allen Saxophones disclaims and excludes liability for any incidental or consequential damages. Warranty does not cover damage resulting from abuse, negligence, accidents, lack of reasonable maintenance or failure to follow Care Instructions. Warranty does not cover loss or theft of instrument.

Warranty does not cover pads, corks, felts; normal use, normal upkeep, regulation or poor quality repair work done to the saxophone by local repairman and all problems must be reported within 5 days after discovery.

Thank you, 

Management of KDI Music, LLC – Limited LiabilityCorporation, a USA Company

Management of  Rheuben Allen & Associates, LLC,  a USA Company

Management of KG Saxophones, LLC, a USA Company

Rev 06/30/2016

 

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A Passion for the Perfect Sound

All of us a KDI Music have “A Passion for the Perfect Sound”, in which we are adamant about teaching our younger generation the art of music. Whether it is to play Woodwinds, Brass, Stringed Instruments, Keyboards, Piano or Percussion or to Sing, it is important to all of us to continue this tradition. It doesn’t matter what genre they prefer or what instrument they play, we believe it is in everyone’s best interest to provide musical education for developing young minds.

To that end, we believe in providing quality instruments on our site for the beginning student to professional musicians. We at KDI Music have tested all the instruments we sell on our website and have even purchased many for our own performance use. I have personally purchased the Kenny G G-Series IV Soprano Sax Silver Body/Lacquered Keys for its tone value and looks. Our Staff has collectively purchased and performs with the Kenny G G-Series IV Alto and Soprano Saxes, E-Series IV Alto and Soprano Saxes, Black Diamond Alto Sax and the Rheuben Allen Series 5 Alto Saxophone.

We have both loaned and sold instruments to many organizations including the Nisei Week Foundation Marching Band and schools. We look forward to helping students experience the Marching Band, Concert Band or Orchestra in their schools, so please reach out to us to see if we can help.

 

Thanks for taking the time to read this blog.

The Staff at KDI Music, LLC

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