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Cafe Saxophone - the ideal online establishment for saxophone players to meet, have a chat, a debate, listen to and critique each others' playing, share ideas or just find stuff out. Players (old & new), teachers, students, saxophone manufacturers, retailers - all are welcome to contribute.

You don't need to be an expert, just have a love of the saxophone and saxophone players. Maybe you are a teacher with some unique or exciting method or a you could be a world class touring and recording artist. Maybe you are a beginner with some frustrating experiences and solutions to share. Whatever, there is something here for you to teach and/or learn.

Taming the Saxophone is our other main saxophone site where you can find loads of information about saxophones, saxophone playing (and players), accessories, mouthpieces, tone exercises, fingering exercises, jazz, rock & blues improvisation and lots more.

Recent Posts

  1. ac30kev

    Giveway - Dreadful Rico Metalite Alto Mouthpiece

    You didn't leave your keys under the mat again, so no cocoa for you, bird... The poster below me intends to visit ASDA in full evening dress this morning.

  2. Jeanette

    Donated Charity Auction Meyer Alto Mpce .085 tip Modified by MojoBari

    @Di in France You can make the payment using the paypal donate button here Jx

  3. SaxophoneEngineer

    Why does a saxophone make its sound?

    Hello, Why does the sax make its sound and how does a clarinet or oboe make its sound?

  4. holias

    New guy from Australia

    Welcome to cafe !!! Enjoy! !!

  5. holias

    Hello, I'm Flynn

    Welcome back .... never is late to start again. ... good start

  6. Eoe

    Technical Saxophone Mythbusters

    That is why the soprano sounds better playing the same notes the altos octave because the soprano is playing fundamentals

  7. John Laughter

    Who sparked your love of Sax music

    In the summer of 1956 a lot of R&R and R&B was being played on local radio stations. I remember hearing "Honky Tonk" by Bill Doggett and one of Little Richards' hits and becoming aware of the sax. That sound was all it took for me. I rode my...

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