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Hear what some players have to say about Horn Improvement:

"The crew at Horn Improvement consistently deliver the best woodwind repairs I have found in Southern California. Watching them work is like going back to the days of skilled craftmanship. If you want your instrument repaired the way you would do it if you had the time, tools, and skills, then go to Horn Improvement."
Bruce Babad
Luther Hughes Cannonball-Coltrane Project
Bill Holman Big Band
Director of Jazz Studies Fullerton College

I have known and worked with 3 true masters of the horn improvement craft in my life as a saxophone and flute player and after moving back to southern California, I needed to find number four and Jeff is the man. He is the real deal and I know I can count on him and his team for all my woodwind needs. They are also very quick about getting reeds and such to you by mail if you don't live so close. Highly recommended!!
Mark Lessman
Contemporary Jazz Saxophonist

I've been taking all of my woodwinds to Horn Improvement for several years now, and I couldn't conceive of going anywhere else. The attention to important details is astounding; whether it be the gold plating and complete reconstructing of a vintage selmer alto sax, the invention of a new key for the bass sax, or just getting that one key on the bass clarinet to feel perfectly even and harmonious with the rest of the instrument. These craftsmen listen to what your needs are, and always come up with a solution. When you are at the shop for a quick repair or to make a reed purchase, or even if you are just dropping off an instrument for an overhaul, you are welcomed warmly by the fine staff. This is truly the premier repair shop on the West Coast!
Bill Liston
Hollywood studio musician/jazz artist/film orchestrator - Arranger

"Attention Musicians!  Horn Improvement is a great place for instruments, accessories, and repair.  I highly recommend them."
Sal Lozano
Freelance woodwind player and featured member of bands led by such notable musicians as Louie Bellson, Tom Kubis, and Gordon Goodwin.
Faculty Cal State University Long Beach

"The guys at Horn Improvement do a better job than anyone….anywhere!!  After I bring my horns in for repair, they sing!  I refuse to go anywhere else."
Scott Martin
Recording Artist
Freelance Musician
Saxophonist with Poncho Sanchez for over 12 years.

"Horn Improvement is one of the most player-friendly stores in Southern California.  They always have just what you need, when you need it, or they'll get it faster for you than anybody else.   The repairs are first-rate, with great craftsmanship and attention to detail.  I highly recommend them!"
Jay Mason
Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band
Faculty Cal State University Long Beach

"The staff at Horn Improvement are excellent repairmen, that I can depend on to see the problem and to fix it.  The saxophone is a complicated piece of machinery, and Horn Improvement is master of this craft.  I recommend him them."
Charles McPherson
Internationally acclaimed jazz saxophone artist

"Horn Improvement and their staff are simply the best in the business. They do meticulous work, and quite frankly, I wouldn't trust my horn to anyone else"
Paul Navidad
Saxophonist, pianist, composer, and arranger
Director of Jazz and Commercial Studies at Orange Coast College

"I highly recommend Horn Improvement to all of my students and professional associates"
Leo Potts
Freelance and studio recording artist
Saxophone Professor Emeritus Cal State University Long Beach

The Horn Improvement crew are amazing! Where else can you walk in and get the best modifications, repairs, or whatever is needed, even at the last minute! With my busy schedule I never know when I am going to need something right away. The Horn Improvement staff is always there to help me! With all the instruments I play, they say, "It's like painting an aircraft carrier, as soon as you finish, you have to start at the other end!" Highly recommended for all your woodwind and student's needs.
John Reilly
John Reilly, Free-lance artist - All woodwinds
Mouthpiece refacer, "The Mouthpiece Doctor".
Les Brown and "The Band of Renown"
South Coast Symphony, Recordings and TV

"I can't thank Horn Improvement enough for the introduction to Backun barrels and bells.  I purchased two barrels and a bell for my clarinet and my sound is more alive and responsive than ever before.
Along with their fine products, integrity and service I highly recommend Horn Improvement!"

Dan St. Marseille
Woodwind recording artist

"It's my fault.  I told a few hundred musician and online sax guys to check out the boys at Horn Improvement.   Now I can't get my horn fixed half as fast, but I do know half the people at the counter on any given day so I have someone to talk to while waiting.  Thanks for keeping me together Jeff!"
Greg Vail
Freelance Jazz and Contemporary Christian recording artist

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