13 Interesting Facts About The Saxophone you Might Not Know

As one of the youngest musical instruments, the history of the saxophone doesn’t go too far back. But, in its relatively short life so far it’s done well to become one of the most popular instruments in the world. You’ll find it in school jazz bands, occasionally in a classical orchestra and on the stages …

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How to Clean a Saxophone: A Beginner’s Guide

As with most wind instruments, the way that we produce a sound means that we are constantly blowing air and moisture through the saxophone’s body. Over time, this can lead to a buildup of dirt and bacteria, which can cause a myriad of problems to the instrument and, in rare cases, to the health of …

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How to Tune A Saxophone: The Beginner’s Guide

No matter what your skill level is, the saxophone is a temperamental instrument when it comes to playing in tune. There are many things that can affect the exact tuning of each pitch, from your embouchure to the age of your instrument or the distance between keypads and open holes. But, the first step to …

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A Guide to the Different Parts of the Saxophone

While the saxophone has been around for a while, it is still one of the youngest wind instruments in the family. It’s also one of the more complicated designs of all woodwind instruments and know what part does what can be a bit confusing on first glance. In this article, we’re going to give you …

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A Guide To The Different Types of Saxophones

When you picture a saxophone, most people will think of an alto or tenor saxophone. These are the two most common types and they’re found in almost every genre of modern music. The saxophone was first invented in the 1800s by a Belgian instrument inventor named Adolphe Sax. Since then, the instrument has been developed …

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