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The Vienna Series Tenor Saxophone is a free blowing sax with a good scale. Features include a fully ribbed...
Free blowing and offers excellent intonation.
PMXT-66R Series Saxophones incorporate P. Mauriat's unique rolling process which requires no soldering. Tone...
Looks fantastic and plays like a dream.
The tenor saxophone has a rich history in the world of popular music. This is in large part due to its distinct shape, sound and tone. With a home in the world of jazz, gospel, rock, pop, and more, the saxophone has left its mark on music, and continues to do so today. The tenor sax can trace its origins to use as a military instrument. After the American Civil War, it made its way into the general public, where it became a popular accompaniment to gospel music, however, it wasn’t until the birth of jazz that the tenor saxophone truly came into its own. Often nicknamed "The Devil’s Horn" because of its alluring sound, the tenor sax was played by some of the most famous jazzmen the world has ever known. Coleman Hawkins, John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, and more all recorded some of their most renowned tracks on tenor saxophones.
If the time has come for you to own a new tenor saxophone, it’s important that you take a look at the options available to you so you purchase the one that is right for you. Are you a beginner to the world of music? Then you’ll want a beginner saxophone like the Student Series Tenor Saxophone Model AATS-301 from Allora. Student models are built to better withstand the rigors a beginner will undoubtedly put their saxophone through. If, on the other hand, you’re an experienced player who demands only the best, then you may want to check out the YTS-62III Professional Tenor Saxophone from Yamaha. A top of the line saxophone is made out of materials that are sure to offer beautiful tone to players as they take the stage in the jazz club or the arena.
Today, the tenor saxophone continues to be a popular instrument that spans genres and generations. Artists as diverse as pop starlet Katy Perry, dance rockers M83, and the legendary E Street Band have all made use of the tenor sax to carve out their unique niches in history. And with a tenor saxophone of your own, you can join them.