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Mark Sorlie

Mark Sorlie

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Mark Sorlie has served as the national warranty manager for Winds, Strings and Educational Percussion instruments for the Yamaha Corporation of America for over 10 years. He oversees the setup of custom level woodwinds and the repair of returned items, as well as handling warranty issues for dealers and end users. He is originally from the Dakotas, but has been located in the Chicago area for almost four decades. After years as a traveling musician he entered the retail and wholesale music world, where he worked as a repairman and in many other areas of management in the industry. He loves making music, traveling and cooking.

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The Electric Upright Bass

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Yamaha saxophones have been in production for many years and numerous design changes have been made to better our instruments. As a result, however, information is sometimes needed to fit a new or different neck to some older instruments.

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The tone of both metal and wooden instruments comes primarily from the material from which they are made, as well as playing technique. Although the finish applied during manufacture is designed principally for protection from the acids in your

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