Xaphoon Maui Bb

Maui Xaphoon in BbEach MAUI XAPHOON is handmade by Brian Papa B. Wittman in his small workshop in Hawaii

  • Pocket sax
  • Bb Tuning
  • Lowest note b
  • Range: 2 Octaves
  • A '= 440 Hz
  • Made from bamboo
  • To play with a tenor saxophone reed
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pretty cool

09.05.2016
not much to say, seeing how this is my first fluty thingie that Ive ever bought.
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Goes easier than expected

harpo, 03.02.2017
For me as a reed instrument, the question was: is playing really as difficult as all claim? Clear statement: no!
Watch the video of the inventor on YouTube!
After two hours of practice I was able to play the first song.
The Bb Xaphoon sounds very much like a clarinet and little to Sax, but I do not mind. Smoky smell after playing when the Xaphoon is moist from the breath. You really hardly believe what a giant sound the thing produces
The atmosphere is perfectly balanced, where it is always said that this is a weakness of the "Naturxaphoons" compared to the standard variant of ABS. The bamboo cap has unfortunately two cracks, which hopefully will not expand. The tensioning tape for the reed (absolutely 1-2 spare blades size 2.5 with order) is well processed and made of real brass (magnetic test!)
Otherwise the processing quality is right.
The leather case, which is offered here at Thomann, fits only for the C models, but not for the Bb Xaphoon. An emigrant can (and must) make himself / herself.
The Xaphoon is not a toy!

Great entry into the reed ...

Edit: absolutely a bite plate stick on the mouth, otherwise the incisors make short process with the wet very soft bamboo, which in this area is only about 2.5 mm thick !!!!!!!!!!

Edit 2: as the best sheet has now become for me the Vandoren Java in 2 and 2.5 exposed. The Java Filed does not fit well with the original blade holder, since the front clamp is somewhat "hanging" in the air.
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Maui Xaphoon in BbEach MAUI XAPHOON is handmade by Brian Papa B. Wittman in his small workshop in Hawaii Pocket sax, Bb Tuning, Lowest note b, Range: 2 Octaves, A '= 440 Hz, Made from bamboo, To...

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  • Colour: Stained
  • Double Holes: No
  • Keys: No
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  • Colour: Stained
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  • Material: Wood
  • Double Holes: No
  • Keys: No
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  • Double Holes: No
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Xaphoon in C Standard model, Pocket Sax, Plastic, Lowest note: C', F-Tuning, Range: 2 octaves, A' = 440 Hz, To be played with a tenor saxophone reed, With reed, ligature and cap, Red colour

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  • Double Holes: No
  • Keys: No
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