I Play Alto Saxophone

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    Well clarinet wasn't offered music in our jazz

    band, so I switched to alto sax for that purpose, and I play it better than the people in SB2. But clarinet is still my baby
    Dablugie Dablugie
    16-17, F
    Apr 30, 2014


    I started playing when I was 10... I was pretty good.. When I went to high school I joined the band. We played at the Montreal Jazz Fest last year.. We might play there again this year.. Look for me! Lol My sis plays the tenor sax..I like the deep sound it makes.. I might start...
    ilovenellyxoxo ilovenellyxoxo
    Jan 16, 2013

    How It All Began

    I started my musical life on the piano (like many others), but moved eventually to the alto saxophone. This was primarily because I was jealous that my sister got to play an instrument and I didn't. :-) (You know how 3rd grade students can be?) Anyway - I have played for about...
    aardvarkno2 aardvarkno2
    22-25, M
    Feb 7, 2010

    I Miss It.

    I'm in college now. I'm a Biology major who is also trying to become fluent in French, and as a result I haven't been able to join the band.  My friends have collapsed in my dorm, near tears, with horror stories about ten-hour practices and marching and drills and...
    HaloEffect HaloEffect
    18-21, F
    Oct 20, 2008


    At our school we cant start band till 7th grade. So, when we were asked if we wanted to play an instrument I said "hey why not?" I wanted to be a french horn player at first but was told I didn't have the lips haha! So, they told me to pick a woodwind instrument and I chose the...
    MusicCrazed MusicCrazed
    18-21, F
    Feb 23, 2013

    My Baby's Sick

    I've had my alto for almost a decade now, and it reaally needs some repairs. Repadding, replacement screws, etc. It makes me sad, because dor a little while there, I was getting good. I could play the theme song to Jurassic Park and even a few Streetlight Manifesto songs. If I...
    AngelOfTheOdd AngelOfTheOdd
    3 Responses Oct 15, 2008

    I've been studying alto saxophone

    for a while (Three years) and I'd love to share informations with people who already play. We could help each other to develop a better technique :)
    Karsoni Karsoni
    Feb 3, 2015


    I played all through out junior high and high school in the school band and the jazz band. I bought my own sax for high school and I've still got it. I still practice when I've got some free time. If I can find a jazz band or something like that I might join up so I can keep...
    BleedingMascara BleedingMascara
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 3, 2008

    Used to Anyway

    It's been a couple years since I actually played it, but it was my instrument when I was in band in school. I was never very good, but I enjoyed it anyway.
    the4thfury the4thfury
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 15, 2007

    Played in band today!

    Love band so much! I'm such a band geek lol
    breatheasy2017 breatheasy2017
    13-15, F
    1 Response Mar 9

    I miss playing the alto sax

    and the challenge of learning a really hard piece.. I think the last hard piece I played was improvisation et caprice by bozza
    Bry247 Bry247
    26-30, M
    1 Response Dec 26, 2014
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