Ensemble/s: Rookie Band, Concert Band and Symphonic Band, Stage Band, Contemporary Program
Sound production: The saxophone uses a single reed like the clarinet. The reed vibrates when you blow through it.
- While it is made of brass, the saxophone is classified as a woodwind instrument because of how it is played.
- Famous saxophonists include Charlie Parker, Stan Getz and Zoot from the muppets.
- The saxophone is a relatively new instrument, invented by Adolph Sax in the 1840s.