Saxophone

The saxophone (also referred to simply as sax) is a conical-bored transposing musical instrument considered a member of the woodwind family. Saxophones are usually made of brass and are played with a single-reed mouthpiece similar to that of the clarinet. The saxophone was invented by Adolphe Sax in 1841. He wanted to create an instrument that would both be the loudest of the woodwinds and the most versatile of the brass, and would fill the then vacant middle ground between the two sections. Read more…|Edit this Artist photo: John Coltrane Quartet

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Friday 24 July 2015
Frank FosterConcert Warehouse Live
Houston, United States
29.752198 -95.354324

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Friday 7 August 2015
Frank Foster
The Nantzlane BandConcert
Madison Theater
Covington, Cincinnati KY, United States
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