These are repairmen I can recommend without hesitation - they have done work for me which has been of excellent quality.
They are in geographic order (by distance from Stamford)! Use the one nearest you.
New England Instrument Repair
38 Valley View Rd
Norwalk, CT 06851
Frank has been "the local repairman" for decades. He has good prices for repair work and repads. He can offer quick turnaround on repairs when needed. Directions
Fine Band Repairs
185 Whitfield St
Guilford CT 06437-3431
Jim does top-notch repairs to all woodwinds and brasswinds. He has done some excellent custom work such as adding new mechanisms. He is also a mouthpiece man and can work on mouthpieces. He sells new mouthpieces and instrument cases. Directions
|Dumont, New Jersey / Walton, New York|
Joe Sax Woodwinds
Repair shop: 22 North St, Walton, NY 13856
NYC area showroom: 105 W Shore Ave FL 1, Dumont NJ 07628
Joe has experience with a huge range of horns and does a lot of work for professional players in the New York City area. If you are looking to buy or sell an unusual or valuable saxophone, talk to Joe.
Vermont Musical Instrument Repair
617 East Hill Rd
RR 3 Box 3230
Montpelier VT 05620-0001
Although I have not had work done by Jeff on my instruments, I have seen the work he's done on instruments that I have sold him, and wow! He really knows how to put a tarnished silver instrument back into tip-top shape.
822 Custer Ave
Evanston, IL 60202
908 Hinman Ave
Evanston, IL 60202
Professional clarinetists from all over the world send their instruments to Brannen. They do incredible work: custom-made pads, special Teflon key inserts; custom tone hole and bore work.
Aronson Instrument Service
310 5th Ave
PO Box 167
Clarence IA 52216-0167
People mail their saxophones to Mark from all over the country to have them repadded. Mark makes his own longer-lasting, better-sealing pads. He knows how to set pad heights on the older (1920s) saxophones. He once restored a bent neck for me and you can hardly tell it was ever bent!