Sacramento Winds has a new Name and a brick and mortar location in Sacramento!

Sacramento Winds is now ‘Got A Gig music’! We have a new location at 1617 16th Street between Q and P streets across from Fremont park here in beautiful Sacramento, California. Our hours are Monday through Friday 10:30 to 7:00 and Saturday 10:30 to 6:00 and you can reach John Gill directly at 1-916-531-1118.  Our e-mail is:   Come by for a visit or when you need the best professional woodwind and brass service in town!

We offer a full range of new and reconditioned musical instruments from Selmer, Armstrong, Artley, Jupiter, Bach, Conn, Antigua and of course the wonderfully popular and new Di Zhao Flutes.  Each headjoint is hand picked especially for Got A Gig music by Mr. Di Zhao himself, assuring you of getting only the finest flute he makes.  John sets up the flutes for members of the Sacramento based flute choirs and the principal flutist in the Auburn Symphony and Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra.  He is Verne Q. Powell trained in Straubinger pads and performs restoration work for the Wm. S.Haynes company. His Straubinger pads are special ordered directly from the Powell factory.  When you need top quality flute work or restoration, John is the person to contact.

We also carry beautifully crafted violins, violas and cellos from Glaesel, Becker and Scherl & Roth to suit each level of player.

John Gill has performed professional set-ups for many international artists, including Branford Marsalis, Gerry Mulligan, Bobby Watson, David Murray, Bob Mintzer (Yellowjackets) and Jeff Coffin (Dave Matthews Band). Come by and have him set up your instrument specially for you.

John has just finished an extensive restoration to an original 1856 Adolphe Sax (alto) for a collector and friend here in Sacramento.  All tone holes were removed and cleaned and resoldered as were many key saddles.  Custom hand-stitched(by John) white Kangaroo Pads were installed to retail the original look and feel of the instrument and the body was hand polished to retain the years of character of this beautiful instrument.  Pictures of this restoration are soon to follow on, so be sure to check that blog and enjoy.

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Key Risers


Each key riser is hand-carved from beautiful exotic hardwoods to precisely fit the top of the key.  Available in Cocobolo and Ebony, Maple and Cocobolo and Ebony and Walnut.  These are custom fit to your hands to minimize the wrist movement on the palm keys and add to the overall comfort and playability.  The finish is hand polished and permanently smooth and slick to the touch.  INSTALLED FOR FREE if you send your keys to me with the specific height that you would like to have them off of the tops of each spatula.  These risers fit snugly around the side of the spatula and actually wrap the key surface.  They are glued in place for a secure fit.  Available for any saxophone ever made.  Used by professional musicians worldwide!  HAVE YOUR SAX CUSTOM FIT TO YOU!

$300.00 per set of three.      FREE SHIPPING IN CONTINENTAL U.S.

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