What are some good songs to play on the saxophone?

What are some good songs to play on the saxophone?

This article was originally published in Death and Taxes on January 3, 2013.

  • Bruce Springsteen featuring Clarence Clemens “Jungleland”
  • Tim Cappello “I Still Believe”
  • Lady Gaga “Edge Of Glory”
  • Gerry Rafferty “Baker Street”
  • Beastie Boys “Brass Monkey”*
  • George Michael “Careless Whisper”
  • M83 “Midnight City”

What is the easiest song to play on saxophone?

Easy Saxophone Songs – 6 Song Series

  • Surfer Girl.
  • Moon River.
  • Sound of Silence.
  • Pretty Woman.
  • Won’t You Come Home Bill Bailey.
  • When The Saints Go Marching In.

What is that famous saxophone song?

Careless Whisper (George Michael) Whether you’re tuning in to ‘classic’ radio or a school jazz band rehearsal, it’s almost impossible to not hear this one this at least once. And with good reason: Careless Whisper is one of the most famous saxophone solos of all time.

Is alto sax the easiest instrument to play?

The alto saxophone and tenor saxophone are the easiest to learn. These instruments are easier compared to the soprano and baritone saxophones because they allow for easier control of tone and intonation, requiring less expertise to make them sound good.

What’s that song with the saxophone intro?

The song is “Piece of Crap” by the Craptones.

What is the most popular sax?

Tenor saxophones
Tenor saxophones are the most popular saxophone, and are usually what people think of when they think of a sax. The soprano saxophone, (think Kenny G) provides the highest pitch among the four commonly used saxes, while the baritone version provides a deep a powerful sound.

Is alto sax easy?

The alto saxophone is easier to play than the soprano saxophone, and so it is a good choice for beginners. A simple comparison of the length of the soprano and alto saxophones shows that they are about the same, 70 centimeters long.

What’s that one song with the saxophone?

“The song with the saxophone” Me: careless whisper. No questions asked.

What’s the hardest instrument to learn?

Top 10 Hardest Instruments to Play

  • French Horn – Hardest Brass Instrument to Play.
  • Violin – Hardest String Instrument to Play.
  • Bassoon – Hardest Woodwind Instrument to Play.
  • Organ – Hardest Instrument to Learn.
  • Oboe – Hardest Instrument to Play in a Marching Band.
  • Bagpipes.
  • Harp.
  • Accordion.

What do you need to play an alto saxophone?

How to Put Together an Alto Saxophone. The alto saxophone is made up of four main parts. The big conical piece…

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  • Is it difficult to play the saxophone?

    The saxophone, like many instruments, is not difficult to begin playing. It can however, be challenging to master. Many people say that it’s easy to make a sound on the saxophone, but harder to make a good sound (at least, at first).

    How do you play the alto sax?

    Sit up straight and relax your neck and shoulders. Good posture allows you to play comfortably and avoid injury. Sit tall, with your back straight and your shoulders relaxed. It may help to scoot up to the front of the seat, rather than sitting all the way back in it.

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