The Boston Sax Shop is a repair shop THAT focuses on vintage & professional SAXOPHONE restoration.
Secondly, it represents a collection of only the finest products, hand selected with perspective valuing build integrity, craftsmanship & quality of sound. Each INSTRUMENT & ACCESSORY endorsed by The Boston Sax Shop STANDS ALONE AS the best of its classification & is exclusively sold here FOR THE CITY OF BOSTON.
AS A CLIENT, each interaction with the shop WILL BE on a one on one, appointment only basis. This ensures that you are given the complete attention needed to execute & Ensure exacting, high level repairs as well as absolute & private access to our inventory.
ABOUT JACK Finucane [owner & repair technician]
Jack graduated in the spring of 2013 from the New England Conservatory of Music with a masters degree in Saxophone Performance. He also had the honor of being the sole apprentice of Ernie Sola, widely considered one of the greatest saxophone repairman of his generation.
'jack finucane is one of the most meticulous and caring TECHNICIANS i have worked with in years. he restored a very damaged selmer mark vi, my favorite horn, to where it surpassed even it's original playing condition. he was ernie sola's only APPRENTICE. this speaks volumes in my opinion'
bill pierce, Chair of WOODWINDs, berklee college of music
'repairmen that you have total CONFIDENCE in are few and far between. jack finucane is a part of the small percentage worldwide of exceptional technicians that you can depend on. i trust jack with my horns because of his obvious passion and dedication to the art of saxophone repair'
jerry bergonzi, professor of saxophone, new england conservatory
'Jack finucane does truly great repair work. His craftsmanship is inspiring.'
donny Mccaslin , recording artist
'TO ALL SAXOPHONISTS: THERE'S A GUY IN BOSTON, JACK FINUCANE, WHO IS ONE OF US... MEANING A MASTER REPAIRMAN & A SKILLED PLAYER HIMSELF WHO KNOWS THE DEAL FROM THE GROUND UP. FOR ALL THINGS SAXOPHONE, it IS WORTH A VISIT TO JACK and the boston sax shop FOR REPAIRS, HORNS AND MOUTHPIECES. A STAND UP GUY!'
DAVID LIEBMAN, RECORDING ARTIST
'jack finucane is intelligent, exacting and accommodating. he is an enthusiastic craftsman who's knowledge and devotion to the saxophone clearly shows in his work'
shannon leclaire, professor of saxophone, berklee college of music
'DEAR JACK, THANK YOU AGAIN FOR THE AMAZINGLY BRILLIANT, QUICK, SENSITIVE, INVISIBLE (!) AND INVALUABLE WORK YOU COMPLETED ON MY DAMAGED INSTRUMENT. YOU ARE A REAL ARTIST, BOTH WITH STRUCTURAL WORK AND REGULATION. THE HORN PLAYS BETTER NOW THAN AT ANY TIME IN THE PAST'
KEN RADNOFSKY, professor of saxophone, new ENGLAND conservatory
'Jack knows what he's doing and he's honest. But most importantly, he LISTENS to the player!'
ADAM NIEWOOD, RECORDING ARTIST
'Jack Finucane is an extremely talented person who understands the details that lie within the mechanics of the saxophone. what SEPARATES him from the rest is his curiosity about the the acoustical outcome of each repair'
Bill Singer, world renowned saxophone technician
'The Boston Sax shop is my go to place for artist-level, precision saxophone adjustments and repairs. In my classical playing, and while performing demanding CONTEMPORARY music with microtones, extended TECHNIQUES, extreme register and control CHALLENGES, jack's work and attention to detail make my horns COMFORTABLE and EFFORTLESS to play'
Eric hewitt, chair of woodwinds, boston conservatory
jack finucane is the exclusive saxophone repairman for Berklee school of music, new england conservatory of music, longy school of music, tufts university, harvard, the boston conservatory & Boston University.