Saxophone Day – November 6th #SaxophoneDay

Saxophone Day November 6th History and Photo #SaxophoneDay – Happy Saxophone Day Images and Download free Pictures. Saxophone Day is today. The Saxophone is a classical woodwind instrument. It is an essential instrument in jazz bands, symphonic bands, marching bands and more. It’s only fitting that this great instrument has a day of recognition all to its own.

The Saxophone was invented around 1840. It was created by Adolphe Sax, a Belgian musical instrument maker.  The sax is made of brass.

Adophe Sax invented 8 types of saxophones: Sopranino, Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Baritone, Bass, Contrabass, and Subcontrabass. The first Saxophone ever created was the Bass Saxophone. A 9th type of Saxophone, the Soprillo Saxophone, was invented in 2004. It is the smallest Saxophone.

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Some famous Saxophone Players (Alphabetical order):

– John Coltrane
– Stan Getz
– Coleman Randolph Hawkins “Hawk”
–  James Moody
– Charlie “The Bird” Parker
– Lester Prez Young

Happy Saxophone Day!!!

Origin of Saxophone Day:

Adophe Sax, the inventor of the saxophone, was born on this day in 1814. So, the reason for celebrating on this day is apparent.

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