Feedback from existing customers


Friday has arrived and so has the alto and accessories. Wonderfully efficient and great service. 
On holiday next week but will contact you re lesson upon my return. 

C.H. Wetherby (ex demo Esprit alto saxophone)


Hi Richard,

I would like you to charge my card the £618 to buy the sax.

Many Thanks for all your help and for letting me try the sax before I bought it.

Kind Regards

A.R. Diss (black Trevor James Classic ii soprano saxophone).


Dear Richard,

I am just letting you know that the saxophone I ordered arrived at precisely the stated time.

Having unpacked everything I got the immediate impression the instrument had never been used.

I shall take good care of it whilst it is in my possession. I am looking forward to making full use of it.

Thank you for your prompt service and attention/ terms and financial facilities.

A. K. Ringstead (Ex demo mint condition Esprit alto saxophone)


Afternoon Richard

Thanks for the email below which I will print out as proof of purchase.
It was a pleasure dealing with you and I appreciate greatly the couple of tips you passed on.

I will certainly come to you first should I go for any instrument upgrades and will also recommend you to any friend looking for a woodwind.

Kind rgds - 

R.S.Coventry (New Yamaha YAS-280 alto saxophone)


Thanks, Richard. 

Grace will be going for her Grade 2 exam next month. She's enjoying playing and practising more each day.

We'll definitely be in touch when she out grows the Alphasax.

I'd like to extend to you my personal thanks for a first class service and great support.

Kind regards

R.W. Kirkcaldy (ex rental Alphasax)


Thanks Helen, I must say the whole experience of dealing with UK Sax Hire has been a pleasure, thanks again.

A.V. London (New Artemis curved soprano)


Many thanks Helen for the paperwork. My home insurance is pretty good but I will check the details.

 Thoroughly enjoyed the experience of visiting you all on Monday – a potentially difficult decision was made much easier by the time and attention I received. 

 I turned right out of your road and ended up lost somewhere near Hathersage, so turned round and this time the satnav took me up the Snake Pass to Glossop, which was very pleasant in the sunshine and the roof down!  I expect to come back in a few months to try some mouthpieces and will definitely study a map beforehand.

 Already enjoying the sax of course.

 All the best,

S.E. Frodsham (new Trevor James Signature Custom RAW alto saxophone)

p.s. thanks again for the coffee!


Hello Richard, Helen, Hazel 

The alto was delivered about an hour ago during the 1 hour slot within which DPD had told me they would deliver.  So that was good.  

I’ve given the alto a run through and haven’t come across any problems yet.  I do like it. Thanks for the complimentary care kit and extra Juno reed – much appreciated.

This was an incredibly easy transaction and I thank you for that.

I look forward to meeting you all when I visit you for a lesson later this year. 

Best wishes

C.C. Southowram, West Yorkshire (ex demo Yamaha YAS-280 alto saxophone)


Dear Hazel,
The trumpet arrived this morning.  Thank you for arranging so swiftly.  I am looking forward to getting it out of the box and playing!

Best regards

T.H. London (New silver plated Yamaha YTR-4335s trumpet)



Thanks for making it all so easy. I'll definitely recommend you in the future.


D.E. Harlow (Ex demo Esprit alto saxophone)


Hi Richard,

I can tell you that Philip is a very happy young man with his new alto - thanks very much. 

Thanks for being flexible about the tenor. We'll probably look to buy an upgraded one from you next year. 

Thanks for all your help and I'm sure there will be a lot of happy listening as well as happy listening over here!

Best wishes,

N.T. Solihull (New Yanagisawa A991s alto saxophone and Yamaha YTS-275 tenor saxophone)


The sop has arrived - and lovely it is! Great Easter present. Sounds delicious, thanks again for such an excellent service.
Have a great Easter,
R.M.  North Humberside ( New Yanagisawa S902ul soprano saxophone)


Hello again, young man. Made it back to God's own county safely after a rewarding afternoon with you. Looking being with you again before the darling buds of may have turned to cherries. Thank yr girls for being so welcoming.

N.M. Rotherham ( Ex demo Yamaha YCL-255 clarinet)


Hi Richard, Thank you for your wonderful rental service for the use of your saxophone for my son. He has had great enjoyment from it.

Kind Regards 

K.F. Huddersfiled - (Artemis curved soprano)


Hi Helen

Thanks for your confirmation. 

Sax received safely, thanks! We have a very happy boy who couldn't wait to play it.  😃

Thank you for all your assistance. 

Kind regards

A.W. Waltham Cross (Alphasax hire then changed to Jupiter alto sax hire and then upgraded to a new Yamaha YAS-280 alto saxophone on purchase)


Hi Richard!

Just wanted to say thank you again for the quick and fast experience, it successfully made it to me and I must say I'm impressed with the fast delivery!


A.T.  Eastleigh (New Esprit alto saxophone)


Hi Helen,

Yes please do charge the £130 balance to buy the sax to my card. Thank you so much for all your help. You have been wonderful and will strongly recommend you.

Thanks in advance.

S.P. Leicester (ex demo Alphasax)


The Sax arrived on Saturday and my son has barely been off it!

He absolutely loves it.

Thanks for the amazing service and advice

C.L.  Lytham St. Annes (New Yamaha YAS-62 02 alto saxophone)


Hi Richard

Just to let you know the sax has arrived today.  It looks fab and I’ve put it together can’t wait for the first lesson Thursday

 Thanks again for your help

 H.C . Sheffield  (New Esprit alto saxophone)



Just to let you know we safety received the trumpet today, thank you so much for the quick delivery my son is so happy, it's perfect.


P.G. Spalding (Ex demo mint condition Yamaha YTR-2330s trumpet)


just a quick note to say a very big thank you for supplying the Baritone Sax - my daughter Milly is absolutely thrilled and it does sound really lovely compared to her old school one!

Thank you for providing such a quick, efficient, easy and professional service.

Many thanks
A.F.  Borden  (New Yanagisawa B901 baritone saxophone)



Thank Richard,  I have a happy Boy again.  Brilliant Nice Sax.


P.B. Gateshead (new Yamaha YAS-62 02 alto saxophone)


Dear Richard

 Thank you so much for your amazing service- The sax arrived on time and it sounds incredibly- my son is really enjoying playing it.

 Thanks again 

J.S. London (New Yamaha YTS-280 tenor saxophone)   PS if you want to put this on your web please do – we are very very pleased !


Dear Richard, Hazel and Helen,

I have made the final payment this morning.   Please let me know if there are any complications.  I am often asked about the sax and you can rest assured that, when I reply, I wax lyrical about the quality of your service.

Many thanks,

R.R. London (new Trevor James Signature RAW tenor saxophone)


Dear Helen, Richard and Hazel

I wish to say thanks for your help over the last few months.   It has been a pleasure dealing with your company from start to finish, we will endeavour to keep the girls playing and hope their interest continues!.

I wish you all the best for continued good times. 

Yours sincerely

C.B. Devizes (ex rental Bossey and Hawkes clarinet)


Hi Hazel,

Thank you , Yes! The playing is going very well please thank Richard , I am enjoying the instrument very much .
 I would like to take the option of paying you £150 per month to finish the purchase starting from the end of February!
Will you take the money from my card please - the 28th of the next three  months will be fine.

Many Thanks

M.M. Torquay (ex rental Yamaha YAS-280 alto saxophone)


Hi Richard,

Could you put this on the comments section for me.

I am so pleased with my sax, Richard helped from start to finish, My playing has stepped up a grade now that I have a decent instrument. Richard helped from start to finish and this couldn't have been smoother. It is clear that I bought this of a musician who actually cares about what other musicians are getting. I will recommend this to anyone , who like me have had difficulty in finding a decent and fair hire scheme,

Once again thanks again, the sax is fantastic.


C.B. New Yamaha YTS-280 tenor saxophone


Dear Richard,

Many thanks for this.  As always, a pleasure to do business with you.

S.W. -  Edinburgh (new Selmer Privilege bass clarinet to low C) 


Hello Richard and all the staff at U.K. Sax Hire.

I just wanted to say a huge thank you for your friendly and professional advice to help me choose a saxophone and for all your e mail  support. I chose an Espirit Alto Saxophone and it arrived safely and well packed in time for Christmas. It was my present this year and I was so excited when I opened it on Christmas Day. The saxophone was everything you said it would be and the sax stand, neck strap and book were excellent added extras. The saxophone itself plays beautifully. I have played clarinet before but this is my first saxophone. I am more than impressed with the instrument and I am really looking forward to learning to play. I have recently recommended you to a friend who is looking to hire a sax for her son and if I need any further instruments you will be the first person I come to. I would highly recommend UK Sax Hire as the staff are wonderful and my new sax is amazing!
Thanks you all and Happy New Year! 

N.S. Whitby (New Esprit alto saxophone)


The saxophone was delivered this afternoon. Delighted with product and the service.
D.H. Batley (New Esprit alto saxophone)


Hi Richard and Team
I just wanted to say thank you to you all.  I really enjoyed meeting you all yesterday and the experience of hiring my Saxophone was so positive, you made me feel I can really play this instrument and with practice I'm sure I'll gain my confidence.  I have wanted to play the Saxophone for so long and just the way things have worked out this year it has happened for me.
Thank you again for all of your help.  Look forward to seeing you again.

K.C. Sterndale (new Yamaha YAS-280 alto saxophone)


Hi Richard,

Just writing to confirm I have received my saxophone today - it looks pristine ! I shall be in touch to let you know how I am getting on shortly !

Thanks for how quickly and efficiently this all went through !


B. D. Faversham (New Esprit alto saxophone) 


Hi Richard,
The sax arrived today and we love it.
Many thanks for all of your assistance. Can't wait to see her reaction on Christmas Day.
M.C. Lancashire (ex rental pink Alphasax)


Hi Richard
Just to let you know the bass has arrived safe and sound and is slowly acclimitsing to the house!
Thanks again for great service, its a lovely instrument - feels much easier and responsive than mine.

R.M. ELLERKER  (Ex rental Selmer Privilege low c pro wooden bass clarinet)



just to inform you: I have got the instrument and had my first lesson last Saturday. Practicing now "Mary had a little lamb" :-) using three notes  - big progress!!

Thank you for arranging the delivery - was very fast and efficient,

I.F.Epsom (Ex rental Esprit alto saxophone)


Hi Richard 

I have transferred £704 today, so should be with you later on.  Thanks for all your help. Caitlin is very happy with her new clarinet!

 C. G .Derby (Ex rental Buffet E13 clarinet)


Hello Helen

The Yani 911 really is a beautiful instrument and after a very pleasant weekend with it I am in no doubt that I should purchase outright straightaway. Please will you calculate how much this will be? 

The conductor of the orchestra in Inverness is very pleased with the idea of having a soprano, and has suggested that I could dep for the oboe - I can easily manage the necessary transposition using Finale Notepad, a lot easier than trying to transpose at sight.

And Richard ~ the time you spent sorting out the subtle differences between the Soprano and my Alto was invaluable.  Thank you very much indeed.


R.C. Solihull (ex demo Yanagisawa S991 soprano saxophone)


Hi Helen

Thanks for the documents.

Ellie really enjoyed the lesson with Richard on Sunday and is now successfully playing the first 3 bars of 3 blind mice, and a bit of row row your boat :-)

Thankfully we have a detached house as she was playing again between 21:00 and 22:00 last night !!

Kind regards
J .B.  Huddersfield (ex rental Windcraft alto saxophone)


Dear Richard,

Thank you for the delivery of the Saxophone which arrived yesterday.  I was very pleased with the instrument and my son was over the moon last night when I gave it to him.

He has his first lesson today, so I look forward to see his progression in the coming months.

Once again many thanks, great service and communication.

My Best Regards

D.P.  Bradford (ex demo Esprit alto saxophone)


Hi Richard,

Just to let you know that the sax was delivered about 30 mins ago. It looks fine to me but I will get Amelia to check it out when home from school. 

Thanks for making this so easy and I will highly recommend to the music teacher at Amelia's prep school!!


N.M.  Bicester (new Yamaha YAS-280 alto saxophone)


Hi Richard

I hope you are well, thanks for your email, I was only thinking the other day that I would need to contact you in the coming month. Am not sure if you would remember but the Sax was a gift last Xmas to my partner and although he has yet to fully master the art he is very attached to it, so we would like to purchase. The instalments would be helpful given the time of year and so if possible can I take the 6 month payment option. Am happy for you to continue to charge the card mentioned below.

Thanks for your help and the great service, let me know if you need any further info.
Kind Regards
R.S. (Esprit alto saxophone).


Hi Helen
Thanks for the documents
Yes, really enjoyed my visit and have been putting in some time since.
I have booked with a trial lesson local tutor and looking forward to making progress !
I was very impressed with your service and will certainly recommend ukSaxHire to any friends who might be inspired by my experience to take up the horn ( assuming I don't put them off in the process)!

Kind Regards
P.B. Rochdale (New Trevor James Horn 88 alto saxophone)


Afternoon Hazel.

I just wanted to say a huge thank you for sending the saxophone so quickly.  Grace has just come home from school and opened it and she's positively thrilled! 

Thanks for sorting it all out for us. You've been very professional,  friendly and helpful and I shall happily recommend your business to my other musical friends and colleagues.

Take care

K.B. Sheffield (new Yamaha YAS-480 alto saxophone hire)


Hi Hazel,

Many thanks for your email and your assistance. I'll be recommending UK Sax Hire to any friends and family looking to follow in my footsteps!

Best regards,
J.M.  (Yamaha YTS-280 tenor saxophone)


Hi Richard

Thanks for this!!

It's been great dealing with you and I will definitely recommend your services.

Best wishes

C.D. (Alphasax hire for 12 months and then transferred to buy a new Yamaha YAS-280 alto saxophone)

Dear Caroline, thank you for arranging the bank transfer for £572.  I confirm that you now own the
Yamaha YAS-280
, Serial No: M........
I hope that 
to enjoy playing it.  However, you do have the option to sell it back to me for £
less £
pm depreciation. This is only a minimum guarantee and I often offer more than this so please come to me first if you plan to sell it (even in 10 years time!) 

You are now entitled to a 10% discount on my hire rates and a £30 discount on my purchase prices so please come to me first if you fancy trying another sax, clarinet, flute, trumpet, cornet, trombone or oboe. 
Please print this email as proof of purchase.
I have shredded your card details for security.

Happy playing!


Richard Wansbrough 07484 885 619

Hi Richard,

Just to let you know the sax arrived safely  last Wednesday.  All i need to say is wow what a fantastic instrument, many thanks for such a good and prompt service.
All the best
D. H.  Harlow (New Yamaha YTS-280 tenor saxophone)


Dear Richard,,

Thank you for letting me know.
Please charge the £422 to my card.
Pleasure doing business with you.
Thanks again.

M.H.  (new Yamaha YAS-280 alto saxophone)


Hi Richard, The oboe has arrived and  I can play it!!! Absolutely delighted!! Took me a couple of minutes to get used to the reed but I managed to play it quite easily then. I think, if I can really get the hang of it, I'll end up buying this beautiful oboe. Thank you so much for making this possible. 

J.A. Edinburgh (ex rental Yamaha YOB-241b oboe)

Ok that's great, thanks. You've been very helpful!!

Have a lovely weekend.


From: Richard Wansbrough
Date: 15/10/2016 13:03 
Hi Ali, please do open it and try it.  There is no obligation to buy or hire it.  You can return it at any time or hire it for £1pm if he likes it (and return the BG).  The first 12 monthly rental payments would count towards any sax you buy from me so you can either buy the ex rental Alpha, swap to a new one or any other instrument (clarinet, flute, etc).  I would recommend that you hire the Alpha for the year in case Robert has a growth spurt and can then manage the alto.  I hope that this helps!  Richard

On 15 October 2016 at 11:00
Hi. I noticed thanks. I interpreted that would be a purchase (£29), not hire if I opened the packet of the neoprene harness? Was waiting to see how he got on with a few sessions on webbed one first. Can you please remind me. If we went for alphasax purchase would we be having hire discount off new one or is it possible to buy second hand (eg hire alphasax)?
Best wishes

Date: 15/10/2016 09:41 

Thanks Ali, that is great news!  I also sent a padded Neotech harness for Robert to try.  Even though it is the smallest size they make, it may still be a little big but you can fold over the webbing to shorten it and secure with a safety pin etc.  Happy playing! Richard

On 15 October 2016 at 09:21
Hi richard.  Thanks for the fast delivery of the alphasax. Have to say I do think it really is quite a bit lighter than the espirit for robert. Will get the form back to you monday! :)
Best wishes

Thanks Ali, that is great...

Date: 3 October 2016 at 21:27, 
Hi Richard.  I'll stick with the normal alto (esprit? ) thanks. He is a tall 7 and will be 8 in a few months. I'd heard of the alphas but he seems to be getting on ok with his teacher's alto (?brand).

Date: 3 October 2016 at 14:19

Thanks Ali, unless Robert is a tall 7 he may find the Alphasax more comfortable (if he is not the height of an 8 / 9 year old).  It sounds the same as an alto but has some of the side keys removed which helps with small hands.....I have an ex rental one for £10pm, an ex demo for £15pm and a new one for £19pm.  I hope that this helps!  Richard 07484 885 619

On 3 October 2016 at 11:45,
Hi Richard. I attach signed sax agreement. I would also like to hire padded harness as Robert is only seven.
A.S (Esprit alto saxophone)


Hello Richard

The sax arrived as planned. Really pleased, excellent instrument. 

P.A. London (ex demo Yamaha YTS-280 tenor saxophone)


Wow! That sax is something else.

Is it ok to give you a call to ask about cleaning/looking after it at some point?

 I did not intend to purchase the sax after hiring it for a while, but it is not going to be easy to give this back and go back to my B&M if I fix it up.

 S.B. London (new Yamaha YTS-280 tenor saxophone)



Hi Richard,


Further to our telephone conversation today, please can you kindly send the new Yamaha sax to our home address for this Friday. 

We will continue to hire the Alpha sax on a monthly basis as you kindly suggested. 

Many thanks for all your help and for your continued flexibility by providing us with so many options, it is much appreciated.

Kind regards,

A.P. Pinner (new Yamaha YAS-280 alto sax and ex demo Trevor James Alphasax).


Thanks for you message, and yes, we would like to buy the saxophone now. I was talking to Delyth's teacher a couple of weeks ago, I asked her what we should be looking to buy now that the rental was coming to an end, and she said 'Buy the one she's renting'! Delyth's loving the saxophone, she's now working towards Grade 3 and playing in the County Foundation orchestra, I cannot thank you enough for giving us an affordable way to get her started and decide whether the investment was the right one.

If you could confirm the online banking details I will get my husband to transfer the balance to you in the next day or so.

Thanks again,

J.G. (new Yamaha YAS-280 alto saxophone).


Evening Richard,

Thank you for your prompt and efficient service. The saxophone is beautiful and arrived as promised on Tuesday. Samuel had his first saxophone lesson on Wednesday and thoroughly enjoyed it. He was very keen to show us all he had learnt. I was wondering if it would be possible to return the book and have an additional mouthpiece/ligature/cap instead as our third accessory as I'd like to have a go too. Please advise how I should proceed.

Kind regards,

E.B. Hinckley (Ex demo Esprit alto saxophone)

Thanks Emma, I'm so pleased that Samuel is enjoying the sax.  Please return it by recorded delivery in a hard envelope so that it does not get crumpled with your name inside (I receive a lot of anonymous accessories!)   I will then post the mouthpiece / ligature and cap to you for the cost of the postage.  

Happy playing!  Richard 07484 885 619


Hi Richard, 

Many thanks for the e-mail about John’s YAS-280.

It is absolutely no problem about referring my students to you – you are quite simply the best at doing what you do in the UK – that’s why I always recommend you, I have to believe in other people as it’s my reputation as well as yours that I have to make sure is 100% solid – I hope the feeling is mutual!

 All the best and keep up the great work! 

J.S. (New Yamaha YAS-280 alto saxophone)


Hi Richard,

Thanks much, truly appreciate your service. You'll always be highly recommended!

Warm regards,

A.C. (ex demo Esprit alto saxophone)



Just to let you know that the sax has arrived.  All looks very nice to me!

Thanks again for sorting so promptly.

Kind regards

N.E. Sale  (New Yamaha YAS-280 alto saxophone)


Hi Richard

Just to let you know the sax arrived safely and is beautiful. Thank you for your help with this.

Kind regards

A.W.  Watford (New Yamaha YAS-480 alto saxophone)

Dear Richard,

 Just to let you know we received the saxophone today in time for my daughter’s first class tomorrow. Thank you so much, I can’t believe we have it so soon! Fantastic service, thank you. 

H.L. Essex (ex rental Trevor James Classic ii alto saxophone)



Hi Richard received trumpet ok thanks for brilliant service.

S.G. Alton (New Yamaha YTR-2330 trumpet)


Hi Richard, 

Just a quick note to say we have received the saxophone and all is good.   Thank you for an excellent service and turn around.


I.B. Sutton Coldfield (NEW Trevor James Classic ii alto saxophone)


Hi Richard,
Just to let you know that the S901 arrived safely today and it really is a beauty. Both mouthpieces sound great, I just need to decide which one I prefer!

 Thank you.

G.B. Farnborough (Ex demo mint condition Yanagisawa S901 soprano saxophone

Hi Richard,

Hope all is well with you. I have just transferred the £842 to your account as in your email. 

Everything is going very well with the Yamaha, it's perfect for me.

Thank you for your help,

Best wishes,

S.J. Diss (Ex rental Yamaha YAS-475 alto saxophone)


Hi Richard,

Thank you for this breakdown, and the offer of monthly instalments.
However, could you take for all of the balance of £492 from my card.

Thank you again. I would highly recommend you to anyone in future.


F.B. (new Yamaha YAS-280 alto saxophone)


Thank you, Richard.

Thank you for making the whole process so straightforward.

Kind regards,
G.M. London (Ex rental Yamaha YAS-E1 alto saxophone)


Thank you very much the service has been fantastic, it's a shame I did not have the time to dedicate to learning the sax as it is a fantastic instrument, maybe again in the future.

A.G. Leicester (Esprit alto saxophone)


I highly recommend Richard and his Company, for their professional, helpful and honest dealings with their customers. My own recent experiences with them has been a real pleasure and I will have no hesitation in dealing with them again, and recommending them to others. Top marks!

M.C. Wokingham (Ex rental Buffet b12 clarinet)


Hi Richard,
Happy New Year to you!

My daughter has done really well on her sax...she managed to go straight in at Grade 6 last year and
get a distinction, so is aiming to do Grade 8 this summer.
Thanks for a great service. I'll be sure to recommend it to others. 

Best Regards

D.M. Sheffield (New Yamaha YAS-280 alto saxophone purchased after 12 months hire)


Hi Richard

Just to let u know the sax has arrived and it's wonderful. Can't wait to carry on practising! 

Thank you

R.H. - Lincoln  (Esprit alto saxophone)


Hi Richard, 

the sax arrived this afternoon. I don't know my sax from my socks so can't check it out, but it looks great! 

M.B. - London (Ex demo Esprit alto sax)


Dear Richard

Thank you for your help and excellent service. 

All the best

P.H. - Ipswich - (Ex demo (mint condition) Yamaha YAS-280 alto saxophone)


Hi Richard

I received the delivery of the saxophone yesterday and it is perfect! 
Many thanks & kind regards

M. L. . Peterborough  - (Esprit alto saxophone)


Hi Richard,

Please can you arrange for collection by Interlink.   
Can I say that I'm really pleased with the service you provide, even though my daughter didn't find the flute interesting.  If my other daughter shows interest in wood instruments I'll be calling you again.

Kind regards,
K.L.  London


Hi Richard
WOW - this is one fine instrument, I’m bowled over by it!
Exceptional, very comfortable, light and set up well.

Thanks again for excellent service!

R.M. Brough (new Yanagisawa TW020ul tenor saxophone)

Hi Richard, I received the sax today, its brilliant, thank you.


T.H.  Maidstone - (new Yamaha YAS-280 alto saxophone)


Hi Richard

The Ref 54L tenor arrived safely today. I haven't played sax for quite a few months, and then it was a Yani 901 baritone.

But this Selmer is something else. If sings right out of the case. I am delighted! What a superb horn! I am beginning to understand what all the fuss is about with Selmer Ref saxes.

Thanks again for a truly wonderful service.

Best wishes

J.C. Dunmow (New Selmer Reference 54 tenor saxophone).


Hello Richard

The sax arrived today as scheduled. Very well packed and a beautiful instrument. I am very, very happy with it!

Have a good weekend.

A. V. Northampton - Ex demo Yamaha YAS-62s alto saxophone


Hi Richard,

Just to let you know sax was delivered successfully and I love it. You have thought of everything to include which is perfect for a beginner like myself.

I can play some Christmas songs already so really enjoying trying to get to grips with it. Sore lips though, not sure if this is normal for newbies or if my embouchure is wrong.

Anyway, thanks again,

L.M. Glasgow - Ex demo Esprit alto saxophone


Hi Richard,

Thanks for your email. I'm glad the sax made it back safely, we've looked after it pretty carefully.

Many thanks again for everything, you run a great service and will certainly not hesitate to recommend it to other people!

Kind regards,

C.C.  Northwich - New Trevor James Alphasax alto saxophone


Richard, thanks for all help and the excellent service.  I will certainly recommend you and you will be my first call when I get round to buying the next sax.


N.I.B.  Send - New Esprit alto saxophone


Thank you, Richard, for all your help. Yours is certainly the most user friendly and helpful service I have received from anyone in a long time. I have recommended you to several people in and around the Norfolk area and will continue to do so. You will be my first port of call for any other instrumental adventures.

Best wishes,
C.C.  Norwich - Ex demo Yamaha YSS-475ii soprano saxophone


Thanks a million Richard. 
I'll be sure to recommend you to anyone I know who needs a sax!
All best
N. R. London - Ex rental Bauhaus baritone saxophone


Thank you Richard, the sax arrived safely and is in perfect working order for me. Just need to knuckle down and practice now!!
Many thanks, 

H.D.  Andover - Ex rental Yamaha YAS-275 alto saxophone with Selmer C ebonite mouthpiece


Once again thank you for providing the service that you do at such short notice, the whole experience has been completely painless and it was a pleasure doing business with you. 
I'll be sure to recommend you in the future/to friends or should I require a new saxophone. 

R.M Barnet - one week rental of an ex rental pro Yamaha YAS-62 02 alto saxophone to play at a wedding


Dear Richard, 
Thanks again for supplying the Tenor Sax and for your help and advice.
I will certainly recommend your service to anyone I know who is interested in buying or hiring an instrument.
Best regards, 

S. M.   Midlands - Ex rental Yamaha YTS-275 tenor saxophone and Selmer D ebonite  mouthpiece.


Hi Richard
The saxophone arrived safely this morning & Sophie hasn't stopped playing it. It sounds amazing already. I think I'll be buying new books very quickly! Thank you for your excellent advice.
I would certainly recommend you to anyone interested in saxophone.


J.N.  Southampton - New Yamaha YAS-280 alto saxophone


Hi Richard,

All well received. Thanks. 
Very excited for this new journey!!


B.B. London - Ex demo (mint) Yamaha YAS-280 alto saxophone.


"I cannot recommend Richard's service highly enough.
I needed to  hire a tenor sax quickly and had afew queries. These were dealt with very promptly and very knowledgeably by Richard. The tenor sax arrived extremely quickly and is fantastic. Many thanks."

J.H. Norwich - Ex demo Yamaha YTS-280 tenor saxophone


Thanks Richard – great service – great instrument – I quote from my daughter  “I wish I could keep it” J

 D.S.  Farnham - Ex rental Yanagisawa B991 baritone saxophone - short term hire for audition



Dear Richard,

Thanks for all your time and helpful advice yesterday. I wish you still lived locally as I would certainly take more lessons from you. I am glad you got me to write down all the lesson points as it has reinforced what you said. 
Thanks again
M. C. Wokingham - Ex demo Buffet B12 clarinet with Selmer C85 ebonite mouthpiece


Dear Richard,

Please accept this email as confirmation that my saxophone has been received and it's fantastic.

Thank you for the making the transaction a pleasurable one and for your advice over the phone.

I am looking forwarding to many many years of playing such a beautiful instrument.

Kind regards

M.D. Kent - New Yamaha YAS-62 02 alto saxophone with Selmer Concept mouthpiece


Hi Richard

Just received my sax and absolutely delighted with it. Plays lovely and handles the studies on Bach very well.

Thanks very much for an excellent service and efficient delivery.


A.T. Annan  - New Yamaha YTS-62 02 tenor saxophone


Hi Richard,

Wanted to let you know the saxophone was delivered first thing this morning. Wanted to thank you for such a smooth process and was very impressed to have had it delivered so quickly. My daughter is very pleased and keen to start her lessons.

D.S. Harrow - Ex demo (mint) Esprit alto saxophone


Hi Richard Just to let you know the sax arrived safely today - I've had a play and it sounds absolutely brilliant. Best sounding bari I've had the chance to play.
Thanks for your excellent service I will definitely recommend you to others.

All the best 
LS. Glasgow - Yamaha YBS-32 baritone saxophone


Hi Richard

Just to confirm that the saxophone has arrived safely.
Many thanks for your prompt and efficient service. 

B.H. Sandford - Ex demo (mint) Esprit alto saxophone

Good morning Richard

The sax has just arrived and been unpacked.
Fantastic service and quality of goods, thank you.
You delivered exactly what you said you would and when you would.
Very impressed.
Thank you again.

L.W. Oakhampton - Ex demo (mint) Esprit alto saxophone


Hello Richard,

Thanks for the seamless service and the quick delivery. I assembled the sax, played couple of notes, left behind the fear of failing to get any sound out of it, and there's only upside from here!

Hopefully, i won't be selling it, but if that will be the case, I will reach out to you first (will be recommending you to others in the meantime).

Finally, I remember that in one of your emails you mentioned some friendly advices by emails. If it's a ready to send email and includes some Do's and Don'ts, i'd appreciate if you can share.

All the best,
T.H. London - New Yamaha YTS-280 tenor saxophone


Hi Richard,
Bass Clarinet was delivered just after lunch time today - thank you so much, really appreciate the excellent service!
Conductor will be happy this evening.

C.L. Cumbria - ex demo Yamaha YCL-221 bass clarinet

Hi Richard
It was great to finally meet you and thank you so much for the free lesson, Molly really enjoyed it. 

Kind regards 
R.B. Ilkeston - Ex demo Yamaha YAS-280 alto saxophone


Thanks Richard It has been a pleasure and would certainly come back to you and have no hesitation in recommending you.



J.B. Leyland - New Yamaha YAS-280 alto saxophone



Hi Richard, Thanks, really appreciated your professional service.

S.G. Wickford  - New Yamaha YBS-32 baritone saxophone


Hi Richard,

Thank you and for a brilliant service. Next time I need stuff for my other sons tenor sax I'll definitely contact you.

Kind regards

P.D. Cambridge - Ex rental Esprit alto saxophone


Dear Richard,

Many thanks for the flute, it arrived this afternoon and looks and sounds fabulous!
Thanks again for your help.

Kind regards 

C.W. France - ex demo (mint) Yamaha YFL-211 flute


Dear Richard

 The service you provide has been most efficient and it has been a pleasure to deal with you.

 Kind regards 

C.S. Dorset - ex demo (mint) Yamaha YCL-221 bass clarinet



Hi Richard, just a quick note to say thank you for your help last Sunday.
I’m getting on great so far.
I really like the Yamaha, so I’d like to change to buying it rather than renting it.
S.G. Holmfirth - 2 month old (mint) Yamaha YTS-280 tenor saxophone


Hi Richard, 

The Esprit has arrived safely and we are impressed with it.

Thank you

J.P Midhurst (Alphasax taken in px for ex rental Esprit alto saxophone)


Hi Richard,

The saxophone arrived around an hour ago. It's absolutely great! Thank you so much for all your help. I had a play and it sounds amazing!

Best regards,

J.T.  Sunbury-on-Thames (New Yamaha YAS-280 alto saxophone)


Hi Richard

It's a month now since I got the new sax so I thought I'd let you know how it's going, what a difference it's made to my playing, the tone and feel of it is fantastic ,
Thank you
S.W - Aberdeenshire (New Yamaha YAS-62 02 alto saxophone)


Hi Richard, I have seen the attached spread sheet and would like to take the 9 month repayment option. I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you for such an excellent service.The options you provide make playing these instruments within reach of everyone without having to fully commit, which can be such an expensive gamble, knowing how kids interests can be somewhat fickle at times. According to feedback from his tutor Taran seems to be naturally talented and progressing very well. 

Thanks again D. L. Cornwall  (New Yamaha YAS-280 alto saxophone)


Dear Richard

Just to let you know that the saxophone arrived yesterday.  My son is very happy with it, thank you.

Fantastic service, by the way.

kind regards

L.W. Winchester (ex rental Jupiter 700 alto saxophone)


Hi Richard,

Just wanted to tell you that i've now received the sax and had a quick play and i'm very impressed it's a brilliant sax! 

Thankyou for the great service it's been a pleasure.

M.R.  Oldham (new Yamaha YAS-62 02 alto saxophone)


Hi Richard, I have had a look at your spreadsheets and I will pay the full balance off on 23 April 2015.  So please accept this email as authority to charge £547 to my card on 23 April 2015.

Thanks for your A1 service yet again.  I am sure I will buy from you again in  the future.

Best regards

N.A. Leicester (new Yamaha YSS-475sii soprano saxophone)


Good Afternoon Richard

Just to let you know the sax and all other equipment has arrived and in perfect condition.

I didn't realise the quality of the instrument for the rental price you offer!

Thanks again, amazing service. 


T.R.  Bolton (Ex demo Trevor James Esprit alto saxophone £10 per month plus £2 for tutor book and music stand hire)


Hi Richard
It was nice to meet you earlier and thank you very much for the lesson which I found very enjoyable. Feel like I have learnt a lot in just one hour!
This is my email address and it would be helpful if you could let me know of any local teachers who would be available for tuition. 
Hope all goes well with your move to Derbyshire and I'm sure well speak in the near future.
All the best
P.Q. Woodley, Berkshire (New Trevor James Esprit alto saxophone)


Dear Richard
Just wanted to get back to you and say that Fred really loves his new saxophone and to thank you for the additional â€˜goodies’. You provide an excellent service and I will recommend you to any and everyone I come across.

All best wishes
V.C. - Godalming (new Yamaha YAS-62 02 alto saxophone)


Hi Richard, 

I’m delighted to say that I’m having an absolute blast playing the saxophone.


As such I’m happy for you to take full remaining amount on the 14th December. Once you’ve received the full amount can you please confirm with an email to confirm that the “rental” is over?


Many thanks and I’d also like to add what a brilliant service you provide. You make a large expenditure manageable and more importantly get people playing the saxophone!


Kind regards,


R.S.  Ipswich (new Yamaha YAS-280 alto saxophone)


Hi Richard,

Thanks so much for your help yesterday with Heather’s clarinet. She loves it and has been practicing her 5 notes. Her older sister (nearly 9) is also expressing an interest for the first time, so I might contact you in a couple weeks to arrange another appointment….


K.F. Reading  (Kinder Klari clarinet)


Hi Richard,
Thank you ever so much for your services. It's been an absolute breeze buying from you. 
All the best,
J.M.  (Ex rental Trevor James Esprit alto saxophone)


Hi Richard

Just to let you know the saxophone arrived safely on Friday.  Thank you.  Your courier delivery service are very good - they emailed and texted with a one hour delivery slot on the day so I didn't have to wait in.
A.O. Harrow - (ex demo Esprit alto saxophone)


Hi Richard

I am very pleased to have found you and your service and that my daughter is so in love with her flute!! I will highly recommend you to family and friends.

Kindest regards
M. D.  (Yamaha YFL-211 flute)


Dear Richard,

Just a quick note to say thank you for all your help with regards to the rental of one of your Saxophones for my young son William. 

I received it yesterday and it looks wonderful. 

Kind Regards
K.F.  Huddesfield (Artemis curved soprano saxophone)


Hi Richard,

Thank you for the prompt delivery, it certainly is a beautiful instrument!


M.S. Bristol (New Yamaha YAS-280 alto saxophone)

Hi Richard,

Clarinet looks fantastic - thank you! 
I'm sure my son will be delighted. 
Best regards
L.B. West Byfleet (ex rental Buffet B12 clarinet)

Hi Richard
Just to let you know the sax has arrived safe and sound, excellent service thanks very much.

R.M. Brough  (New Yamaha YAS-62 02 alto saxophone)


Hi Richard,

All arrived safe and sound. many thanks. the courier service you use is amazing!

My daughter plays clarinet and bassoon so gave me a few tips too get started and ive got a lesson with a local teacher this weekend so fingers crossed! 


N.H. Glossop (ex demo Selmer TS700 tenor saxophone)


Hello Richard,


Thank you for your customary welcome and superb service. Always a pleasure to do business with you. Rest assured that if I do want to upgrade then I will come back to you. 

 Best wishes


M.B. Bristol (New Yamaha YAS-280 alto sax)



Hi Richard

Everything arrived safely and my daughter was playing recognisable tunes within half an hour. All very exciting. 

Thank you.

K.R. Skelmersdale (new Yamaha YAS-62 02 alto saxophone)


Thank you Richard the saxophone arrived today! It's
Absolutely beautiful and it's all coming back to me! 

Thanks again
P.B. Merseyside (New Yamaha YAS-280 alto saxophone)


Hi Richard

Received safe and sound. Thank you. Already up and running, practising and getting a good sound!

Thank you for the fast, very helpful and easy process.

M.W.- Northampton (new Yamaha YAS-280 alto saxophone)


Hello Richard,

Just wanted to inform you that I have received the saxophone yesterday late afternoon.
It arrived with me in perfect condition and it looks absolute marvellous!

Thank you very much for your advice and perfect service!

PS. I will spread your business cards round!

Kind regards,

E. K. - Wigton, Cumbria (Earlham pro ii tenor saxophone)


thanks for everything.
I am extremely grateful for your instrument hire.
I was recording some sax quartets, the results were quite good and it was a very interesting experience.

I will, of course, be mentioning you to anyone looking for an instrument.
D.G. Leeds (ex rental Yamaha YBS-32 baritone saxophone)


Saxophone here! Lovely instrument, my daughter is delighted.

Very pleased with your service. Many thanks 

C.T. Glassford (new Yamaha YAS-280 alto saxophone).


Thanks Richard, it's been very easy doing business with you. The saxophonist is sitting her grade 3 this month and continues to enjoy it as she goes up to secondary school in September 

where they'll be the opportunity for school band/orchestra too.  Should she change sax etc I'll certainly contact you in the first instance.

Many thanks,

 R.B. Kensworth (New Esprit alto saxophone)


Dear Richard,

Thank you very much. I must say that your customer service has been excellent and I would happily recommend you to colleagues, students and friends in the future.

Best wishes,

J.J.  Newport (Buffet E13 "A" clarinet)


Dear Richard
Thanks for all your help and efficient service and I will not hesitate to recommend you to any of my friends and family


T.D. Pontefract (Esprit alto saxophone)


Dear Richard,

just a note to confirm the A901 arrived safely exactly when the delivery company said they would come.

I am delighted with the instrument and hope to enjoy the hard work and rewards of learning to play it.

Kind regards,

G.B. Fife (ex demo (mint) Yanagisawa A901 alto saxophone)


Dear Richard,
Thank you very much. I will surely refer friends that would like to play sax, clarinet, oboe or flute to you and I found the things you taught me very helpful. I hope to be learning more songs and tricks quickly, but will focus on a clean sound first.

Thanks again and I may come to another lesson at some point in the future,
until then best wishes,

T.S.  London (New Earlham pro ii alto saxophone)


Dear Richard,  Thank you so much for your first class service; your honest, friendly and professional help made all the difference. The saxophone arrived within two days of ordering-  an object of beauty (Yamaha Alto YAS-62) which sounds as good as it looks....even from a novice!  I look forward to progressing to a Tenor !  

Many thanks 

T.H. Coventry (new Yamaha YAS-62 02 alto saxophone).


Hi Richard,

Thank you very much for confirming all the details. We're very pleased that we found you and think that this was a great way to hire and purchase an instrument. We have passed some of your cards to friends and school pals over the past 12 months.

Kind regards,

T.W. Manchester (new Yamaha YAS-280 alto saxophone)


Hi Richard, Thanks - the sax and mouthpiece hire pack arrived and I am very grateful as I have been able to play quite a bit on this rainy day.  

Best wishes and thanks for the fantastic service.

N.C. Stockport (ex demo Yamaha YTS-82zul tenor sax)


Many thanks Richard,
I'll recommend you to friends for your professionalism,
V. B. London - (Esprit alto saxophone)



Many thanks for your assistance in bringing some music into my son’s life by way of the Sax, you so kindly rented us. I would like to complete the purchase of the Sax, and from your records  the current outstanding balance is  Â£325. Please proceed to deduct from my card ending ****, the outstanding amount, to complete purchase of saxophone.


C.W. Inverurie (ex demo Artemis tenor saxophone)


Good morning Richard

Clarinet arrived safely.  I have managed to put it together and I am making noises that sound (mostly) like music. The cats are not impressed but will have to get used to it!
Thank you for the excellent service and advice. I would happily recommend you to anyone looking to buy an instrument. 
Best regards.

L.J. Worksop (ex display Yamaha YCL-250 clarinet)


Hi Richard,
First let me thank you for a first class service. I was very impressed with the service I received. The soprano arrived whilst we were having breakfast but I'm afraid I could not wait for it to end so opened the parcel immediately.  I have started playing the instrument to warm it up a little after its cold journey and now that it is warmer it plays very nicely. As you said on the phone the key action is very light and it is in tune across the range unlike my old soprano. 
Thanks again
K.E. Kent (ex demo (mint) Yanagisawa s901 soprano saxophone)


Dear Richard,
we have received the saxophone yesterday and were very pleased with its overall condition. It is mint!
thank you
M.L.  - Aberdeen (ex rental (mint) Yamaha YAS-E1 alto saxophone)


Hi Richard

Great to meet you yesterday. 

 I’ve had a little practice today and I must say listening to the CD as per the lessons in the book has given me confidence on the sound that I am making which is a good start.  As I want to do this properly and not try and run before I can walk, I’d like to have some tutoring from you if possible.

I also announced on Facebook that I have a new hobby and one of my old work colleagues asked where I got the sax from etc. so I have passed on your details to her, I hope you don’t mind.

 Many thanks once again and I look forward to hearing from you.

 Best wishes

S. H. Reading (ex rental Esprit alto saxophone)


Hi Richard.

Thank you very much for taking the time to get me started with the sax today,I am looking forward to learning it and hopefully mastering it soon!

Thanks again,

M.J. (New Yamaha YAS-280 alto saxophone)


Dear Richard
Thank you so much for your time and attention yesterday. I really enjoyed my lesson and if we didn't live 3.5 hours away I would really like to have more!!
I have had a really good play today and absolutely love my sax. Went through all the technique exercises and practiced for a while on the 3 reed (which was fun!!)
I have my first band practice this week with Barnsley concert band so will see how that goes and now just really want to find a teacher as the suggestions you made yesterday have really helped already.

kind regards and once again many thanks
E.W. Sheffied (New Yamaha YAS-62s alto saxophone)


Just to say it arrived safely on Thursday  and Evie is absolutely delighted.  She's had her first lesson and is picking it up no problem.  The teacher commented on the nice sound of the instrument too, so thank you. The harness is perfect too. I expect we will be buying an instrument within a year...

Now I just have to get used to the sound of a ship coming through my front door - or so it sounds at times when she blows the C...

Kind regards

S.B. - London (3 month old Esprit alto saxophone).


Hi Richard, many thanks, the sax arrived and it looks like a really lovely instrument so looking forward to having a play this evening.

 Many thanks for all your help. The next thing (later in the year) that I will need from you is a mid-range soprano saxophone.

 Until then,

Best regards

S.B. - Milton Keynes (New Yamaha YAS-62 02 alto saxophone).


HI Richard

 The sax is great and he's really enjoying playing it!

Best wishes

M.M. London (New Yamaha YAS-280 alto saxophone)


Hi Richard,

Many thanks for your email, Sarah is still loving her new saxophone and it is a joy to hear her play.  I would like to say that I am most impressed with the service you provide, both the speed with which you could supply us with an instrument and the efficiency and courtesy that you dealt with all correspondence.. I won't hesitate to recommend you to others.

C. J.  - South Glamorgan (new Yamaha YAS-62 02 alto saxophone)



I just wanted to take this opportunity to thank you very much for the great customer service!  You made it very easy to arrange the rental and the delivery and went the extra mile to make sure the delivery time would suit me.

You are proof that it is much better to rent from an individual than from a big company.

Thanks again,

R.M. - Scotland  (New Yamaha YAS-280 alto saxophone)


Hi Richard

I just wanted to say thank you for sending the e flat Klari, I have checked it over & had a good old blow and it's a fabulous little instrument. My pupil is extremely happy!

I'll be sure to contact you again in the future as & when I need something.

Thank you!

J. W. S.  (Kinder Klari e flat clarinet)


Dear Richard

We have received the soprano sax and the stand and our son is absolutely loving it!

Thank you very much


M.A. Merseyside (New Yamaha YSS-475ii soprano saxophone)


Thank you very much. I have enjoyed doing business with you and will no doubt be looking again at some point in the future to hire (or maybe purchase, if a win the lottery!) a sax. I will recommend you to colleagues and students.
A.M. - Merseyside (ex rental Yamaha YTS-62 tenor saxophone)


Hi Richard,
Many thanks for those details, but I certainly hope that I don't have to re-sell it back to you as I'm so enjoying it.
Thank you so much for the lesson this morning. I enjoyed it a lot and am glad you feel that I've made some progress since last we met.
Until the next time.
Many thanks,

D.W.  (3 month old Yamaha YTS-275 tenor saxophone)



 We really enjoyed meeting you this morning and learnt so much in an hour.  Alex has been playing his saxophone already since he’s been home and is really pleased with it.  

 Thank you for taking the time to spend with us and answer many questions and point us in the right direction.

Thank you again. 

K.D. (3 month old Yamaha YAS-280 alto saxophone)



Hi Richard,
Sax arrived safely.  Miles is delighted with it!
Kind Regards
A.C. Widnes, Cheshire (New Esprit alto saxophone)
Dear Richard
Thank you for the e:mail and receipt confirmation. Most of all though, thank you for a very enjoyable visit and all the advice.
The tenor is already sounding marvellous.
Thanks again and very best wishes.
M. B. Ex demo (mint) Yamaha YTS-280 tenor saxophone
Dear Richard,

I would like to go ahead and purchase the Yamaha 3 month old alto. I can really see the difference compared with my current instrument. I would also like to keep the Yamaha 4cm mouthpiece as this seems to suit me best.

Thank you for your prompt and efficient service. The opportunity to hire and assess (the sax and 3 ebonite mouthpieces) in this way has proved invaluable.

Yours sincerely,

S. M. Yorkshire (3 month old Yamaha YAS-280 alto saxophone)

I can confirm we received the Sax as promised and my son is delighted with his new instrument. We wake to the sounds of a young man living the dream, and it gets us out of bed! 
C.W. Inverurie (Ex rental Artemis tenor saxophone)





 Saxophone arrived this morning. What a beautiful instrument you have supplied.   

Thank you for such a swift and easy service.  

I took it home at lunchtime for my wee boy to see -  He cannot wait until Monday for his first lesson. 

Thanks again

 P. G.  Glasgow (new Earlham pro ii alto saxophone)




Hi Richard,

Thank you again very much for your time this morning. I am absolutely delighted with my new Yamaha and am just about to give it a blow! I will really try to remember everything you taught me and I hope to be in touch for some further ad-hoc lessons in the future. 


 A.C. Pulborough (New Yamaha YAS-280 alto saxophone)



Hello Richard

Many thanks for the saxophone session you gave Thomas last Saturday, he was thrilled with his instrument and the notes he has learnt, we cant wait to get started with lessons at school.  You even got my husband talking about learning this space.

Many thanks

N.G. Bournemouth ( New Esprit alto saxophone)


Many thanks Richard,

Very much appreciated the service you give

Best wishes

 T.W.  St. Albans (Yamaha alto saxophone)



Hey Richard,

Thank you very much for letting me come and spend time trying them out it's what I really needed. It's a really lovely saxophone, I've given your business cards to my sax teacher.
I will thank you very much!!  :-D 
B.B. Swindon (new Trevor James Classic II in black)




Hi Richard,

I am very pleased with the purchase of my new saxophone. Thank you for providing me with a range of good options for upgrading and the freedom to properly try out my favoured options before buying. I really appreciate the value of the service you offer. I also found the lesson very useful.


G.T. Basingstoke (New Yanagisawa A901 alto saxophone).





Hi Richard,


I am most happy with my lovely saxophone.  I have to say you have made the process of both rental and then purchase very easy indeed.  I would not hesitate in coming back to you again.


Kind Regards,


M. W. Renfrewshire (Yamaha alto saxophone)




Dear Richard

Maddy is indeed still enjoying the sax, and if any change we will come to you first.
Thank you for such an excellent service.
S.C. Hatfield (Yamaha YAS-275 alto saxophone)




Hi Richard

 Glad the clarinet got back to you as arranged. Thanks for letting us know.

We will certainly be in touch again if Isobel needs another clarinet in the near future.

 Thank you for your assistance.


 L.C. Southampton (Buffet R13 "A" clarinet)



Thanks Richard,

My son is enjoying it and making a reasonable noise with it now! Appreciate your rental system – worked really well and allowed him to know he wanted to continue

Best wishes


T.W. St Albans (ex rental Yamaha alto saxophone)




Thanks for receipt of receiving the sax! Pleasure doing business with you, just to let you know I may need to make another hire for he same sax early next year, I will email you closer to the time.


M.H. London



Hi Richard
I just wanted to let you know how delighted my daughter was to receive her sax, which she is greatly enjoying. Thanks for making it so easy to get sorted!
Best wishes
K.A. Woking (New Yamaha YAS-280 alto saxophone).


Hi Richard

Thankyou for the excellent service you have provided throughout. It has been efficient and your communication has been spot on.
I will be recommending you.
Kind regards
P.A.   Pontypool (Esprit alto sax)



Dear Richard

 Just wanted to confirm receipt of the flute which we received on Tuesday. It is lovely and our daughter is extremely pleased. I am sure she will have lots of fun playing it.

Best wishes

WM London (new Yamaha YFL-211 flute)



Thankyou Richard – the clarinet arrived this morning! What a fantastic service.

 Best wishes,

 J.T. Bath (ex demo Esprit Clarinet)


Hi Richard,

Thanks for the lesson yesterday, I really enjoyed it.


Paul, Berkshire (3 month old Yamaha YTS-280 tenor saxophone)

Hi Richard
I just wanted to thank you for yesterday and the time you spent finding Amy the right saxophone and showing her how to use it.  She absolutely loves her pink sax and has barely put it down since we got home with it!  She’s so keen I’ve already arranged for her to start lessons with a local teacher from next week.  We’re hoping this is the beginning of a very enjoyable and rewarding new hobby for her.
All the best.
S.B.  Beaconsfield (ex rental Alphasax).
Dear Richard, 
Thank you for your time today. It was indeed a pleasure meeting with you. I hope that my daughter does enjoy the saxophone, and (for our sake as well) learns to play well really soon! 
I will certainly keep you informed if she wishes to upgrade her saxophone, and I have noted the options on hand for either upgrading or re selling the instrument to you. 
Thank you once again. 
Kind regards, 
A.H. London (Ex rental Esprit alto saxophone) 
Thanks Richard and a big thank you for such a great service !!! 

regards, Neil F, Abingdon (ex demo Esprit alto sax)



Hi Richard
Thank you for excellent service!
Sarah is loving the sax and is very keen.
Just wanted to mention sarahs friend Josie who we now know also got a sax from you! Josie speaks very highly of you and the instructions she got when you were finding the right instrument for her. In these days i believe it is important to pass on compliments as far too often businesses only hear the complaints!
It was lovely to hear the two girls so exited and they are both very grateful they got such beautiful instruments from you.
Thank you for all your help!
Kind regards
M. J. P.  Marlborough (new Esprit alto saxophone)



Hi Richard
The sax arrived safely. Looks fabulous!! I feel like learning myself!!
Great service!!
Berni, Hertfordshire (new Esprit alto saxophone)


Hi Richard,

Just to say a huge thank you for the efficient service last week. Got the Sax on Saturday and it plays beautifully. 

Many thanks,
Phil, Bedworth (new Yamaha YAS-62 alto saxophone)




"As an adult beginner the cost of buying a saxophone outright is prohibitive for a hobby that needs to fit around work and the other demands on your time. However, Richard's hire plan has allowed me to build a passion for the saxophone in an affordable way. I've never had a problem with the instrument and the service has been fantastic. I'm now looking at my second instrument and wouldn't think of going anywhere else."

Kind regards
Aaron, London (new Yamaha YTS-280 tenor saxophone)



Hi Richard,

I'm very happy with the sax - it's a very nice instrument (ex rental Yamaha YTS-62 tenor saxophone). Thanks for the good service, too.

Kind regards,
Carl, Hull
Hi Richard,
Thanks for your prompt service with this, you made it incredibly easy.
Best Regards
Anita P,  London (new Yamaha YAS-280 alto saxophone)

Thank you very much Richard,
I would just like to say that your customer service is excellent.  I will certainly come to you first when I feel ready to upgrade to a professional instrument and will recommend you to anybody who is looking for a wind instrument supplier.
Thanks again.
Carl K, St. Albans

Sax received, thank u v much. Looks fabulous.
Jayne R, Lancashire


Hi Richard,

Thanks for your patience yesterday.  Max really enjoyed the lesson, he said he wishes you were going to be his teacher! 



Thanks Richard
I will highly recommend your service to anybody

Regards  Ian
Hi Richard, Thanks for your efficiency I will certainly recommend.  Regards S.G.  Manchester



Hi Richard,


Apologies for the delay, I’ve been incredibly busy with work.


I just wanted to drop you a quick note to say thankyou! Your service was excellent; arrived very quickly and you were in touch within an hour of my initial email.

 Many thanks



J.T.  Egham, Surrey


Hi Richard,

 Just a quick thank you for all your help today, Jake (9 yrs old) was absolutely overjoyed with his lesson and his sax.
 He has already had the neighbours in for a recital and been to my brothers for a showing off session there, I can't recommend you highly enough. (But I will give it a good go) Jake was captivated from the moment he entered your home, and I was amazed at how much you taught him in such a short space of time. I will be putting your cards up far and wide.
 Thanks again,
 B. F.  
Alton, Hampshire


Hi Richard,
I just wanted to drop you a quick line to say a huge thank you for your time on Monday. I was like an excited child before and after the lesson, and it's made the world of difference - no sore lip, a bottom C and some great stuff to work on. The Pink Panther is in the bag too, brilliant. You have a wonderfully relaxed yet encouraging way of teaching.  
Take care
C. H.  
Poole Dorset

Hi Richard,
Thanks for sending me the balance and payment options for my sax.  I'm delighted with the sax (YAS-62) and have been getting good feedback from music teacher and band members re improvements in my sound that I've decided to keep it.
If I could pay the balance over 3 monthly payments that would be great.
Thanks again,
Hi Richard
Thank you could you send me some business cards so i can put them up at the music centre as would Definately recommend you.
Regards Sharon
Hi Richard,
My daughter has loved learning to play the bass clarinet and it has opened up many opportunities for her to play in bands etc. She would be heartbroken if we returned it now so I would like to pay off the balance over 12 months.

Many thanks
Thanks Richard 
It was great being able rent - it gives some breathing space before having to make any decisions!
Kind regards
Hi Richard,
It is marvellous. Thanks for making initial steps so easy but fun. 
I'm enjoying playing the Saxophone. I'm also considering to buy the stand. It will encourage more to play. How much will it cost and when can I come and pick it up?
Thanks a lot.
Best Regards


Richard, many thanks for your email and if I may say so, your excellent service. I would'n't hesitate to recommend it.

Atb.   Ian.

 Dear Richard, the tenor arrived spot on time and in perfect condition. It's beautiful!!  With the Java no. 2 reed I found it easy to play right across the range and found the action to be excellent. I expected everything to be much more difficult after the alto.  Many thanks for your excellent service.

Best wishes,

J.B.  Bedford 

Hi Richard


Thank you for your prompt service. 1st class company. I will pass your details on to anyone interested. If you have any flyers or business cards, you can send them to me and I will put it on our hospital notice board.


P. C. Solihull


Dear Richard
The sax arrived safely at lunchtime and I've been playing it ever since - the early signs are encouraging and I'm really looking forward to learning 'properly'. Thanks for your excellent service.
Best wishes
M. W. Cornwall


Many thanks, Richard - all looks good to me.

I would also like to take this opportunity to say it has been (and will continue to be) an absolute pleasure dealing with you. For inherently expensive instruments, you have made the process very easy and risk free - I'll be sure to continue to recommend you!

Speak/ see you again soon, 

C. L.  Lancaster

Dear Richard,

Thank you for this beautiful instrument. I'm loving it!  My teacher was really impressed with the Yamaha.  Could I please ask you to send the accessory pack as well: saxophone stand, tuition book, tuition DVD, padded neck strap and music stand. Thank you! :-)
Kind regards,

J.M. Edinburgh

Dear Richard,
just to let you know the sax has arrived!
Many thanks for your prompt service,
J. C -


Thank you very much for sorting this out so promptly (much more so than my reply!)
Your service has been faultless. If I come across anyone who needs it I will certainly recommend you.
I hope you still find plenty of time to play yourself and are not bogged down in admin!
With very best wishes,
B. A.  

Good to meet you at last today. Thanks again for a great, and unique, service.
I'll be in touch if I need anything in the future, and will spread the word!
Best wishes
J. C. Swindon