Either sax is easy to play badly.
I found a tenor much easier to blow
Start here Find a Saxophone Teacher (Listings)That was how it seemed to me in my very limited try-outs in a shop.
Online lessons is probably something for another topic (or for me to do some forum searching first)… but if anyway has recommendations for good teachers providing online lessons, I'm sure it would be useful for others as well as me.
This sounds like inspiration for a possible Monty Python Saxophone sketch.I'd give my right arm to be 'merely bad'. In fact, the way I play I don't imagine anyone would hear the difference if I did give my right arm..