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USA Horn Review

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PROS / USA Horn offers an automatic 7-day trial period to make sure you've made the right decision.

CONS / If you live outside of the US, you can't purchase a saxophone directly from their website.

 VERDICT / We love USA Horn's user-friendly attitude and think you're in good hands if you choose to shop with them.

USA Horn is an online saxophone store with a wide selection, sure to meet your instrument needs. Located in New Jersey, but with an online shop worth checking out, USA Horn is celebrating their 25th anniversary in 2010. With all those years under their belt, the experience shows in their quality and quantity of instruments.

Inventory Selection

USA Horn's selection is stellar. With selections of every type of saxophone in used or new condition, you won't have a difficult time finding a beautiful saxophone. The difficult part will come later when you have to choose which one to purchase. They even have vintage saxophones if you prefer something a little more "old school." Regardless of what type and condition the saxophone you pick is in, when you purchase an instrument from USA Horn, you are in good hands. Their "User Friendly Warranty" states, "All instruments purchased are sent on a 7-day trial period starting from the time you receive the delivery. This gives you the advantage of test playing your instrument in surroundings you are most acoustically familiar with." In addition, all saxophones purchased from USA Horn are fully guaranteed for one year against mechanical defects.

Instruments carried:

  • Alto Saxophones
  • Baritone Saxophones
  • Bass Saxophones
  • Soprano Saxophones
  • Tenor Saxophones
  • Used Saxophones
  • Vintage Saxophones

Website Features

With USA Horn, unlike other brick and mortar music stores with an online listing of their instruments, you can conveniently purchase a saxophone directly on their website without having to call. However, if you live outside the United States, you will still need to order over the phone or visit their eBay site. They accept all major forms of credit cards and if the instrument you purchase is in stock, you will be contacted by phone to know when it will be shipped.

Ease of Use

The sections on USA Horn’s left hand navigation bar are divided by condition and brand. These sections then link to types of horns beneath respective condition and brands. Whether you are looking for a used alto saxophone or a brand new alto saxophone, it is easy to distinguish where you need to go on USA Horn's website to find it. Once you have found the saxophone you want, simply click on the "Buy This Saxophone Now" link and it will take you to a simple checkout process. Enter your credit card and contact information and you're done!

Help & Support

As mentioned previously, USA Horn has a policy called their “User Friendly Warranty” which covers your saxophone for one year after purchase against mechanical defects. They have a toll free number to call with any question or an email address for late nigh concerns. Appointments are preferred, but you can also stop by their shop in New Jersey, directions are posted in the info tab on the left hand navigation bar. In case you purchased a saxophone from another location or simply need a tune-up, USA Horn also does repairs at their shop. Call their toll free number for more information.


USA Horn is another good website to purchase a saxophone online. Their selection is top notch, customer service seems impeccable and prices are competitive with other websites. A cost for shipping is the only difference between USA Horn and other online saxophone stores. The website is easy to navigate, making the searching process go pretty fast. As USA Horn says on their website: the horn of your dreams is only a click away. There are other options for purchasing a saxophone online, many with options for free shipping, so be sure to view our lineup of top saxophone stores reviews to help you find the instrument of your dreams.