Saxophone is one of the most popular instruments and is found in all styles of music, from concert band to jazz and rock.

The saxophone’s sound is produced with the help of a small wooden reed that vibrates against the mouthpiece. The mouthpiece, with the reed attached, is placed on the bottom lip and the upper teeth are closed down on the top of the mouthpiece before the player blows a steady stream of air which starts the vibration and sound in motion. The saxophone has a series of keyed tone holes in the body of the instruments – these are pressed by the player’s fingers in different combinations to produce different notes.

Saxophones come in a variety of sizes including soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone. Most all saxophonists begin on the alto saxophone, but once you learn to play it, you can easily play the other saxophones.

Why Choose the Saxophone?

Saxophone is a wonderful choice and here are some reasons why:

  • You can hear saxophone in a lot of popular music. 
  • Saxophones have many soulful and expressive parts in music. 
  • The saxophone has an exciting sound. 
  • It is not hard to learn to play – with some practice you can be a good as you want to be! 
  • Saxophone is a featured instrument in jazz, pop, soul, R&B, and lots of other styles. 
  • It is fun to play saxophone in groups, such as duets and ensembles. 
  • When you learn to play one saxophone, you can pay any of them.

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