I Play Saxophone

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 52 People

    11 Years

     I picked up the alto when i was in fourth grade and I did so on my own accord.  I wanted to play the saxophone--but I still don't know or remember why.  My dad plays a little bit of blues guitar, my mom played piano, and my brother and i grew up with tom-tom drums...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 24, 2008

    Saxophonists~! Wanted

    why aren't we practicing more?.. or talking about Music? or sharing sheet music? LEts get To know each other?.. love your sax it does love you back!
    mysteriousmistymoon mysteriousmistymoon
    36-40, F
    Sep 10, 2010

    Saxophone For Life!

    I love playing the tenor saxophone! I've been playing for three years now and it is really stress relieving and fun! I prefer playing rock songs such as Seven Nation Army, Another One Bites The Dust, Godzilla, and Iron Man. I one day hope I am a professional saxophone player or a...
    Camgal99 Camgal99
    13-15, F
    Dec 9, 2012

    Havent Been Playing! Stresses Me Out When I Neglect Part Of Me

    I know once you don't play your chops suffer meaning your muscles get weak and it takes twice the time not playing to get to where you once were if you were good and had great tone and then you pick it up after a few years of not playeing its like HONK QUACK ASQUACK terrible...
    mysteriousmistymoon mysteriousmistymoon
    36-40, F
    Sep 3, 2010

    I Like It Even More!

    I am a Sax convert. I started on Clarinet in fifth grade. Not my instrument of choice. We owned one already, so i got stuck with it. In sixth grade i wanted to quit and start over again on sax. didn't happen. Finally, in 8th grade, my dad bought me a used Alto Sax, and i taught...
    tallen13 tallen13
    18-21, M
    Jul 25, 2011

    Gimme A Saxophone And Ill Play It All Day Long

    I started playing Tenor Sax as a 12 yr old kid. I apparently found my nitch with it quickly because it kinda just came natural to me. I was able to study with one of the top teachers in the midwest . I was a favorite of my Jr High band director cause as an 8th grader I was...
    51-55, M
    1 Response Jan 7, 2013

    Sam the Sax

    I started playing when I was 11 and I love the saxophone, I own an alto and when I was younger I named him Sam. I really dont know why, but the name just stuck! Ive gotten pretty good and I dont know what I would do without Sam
    AmiceTheBard AmiceTheBard
    18-21, F
    Oct 9, 2008

    Woman Who Plays Like A Man?lol Or A B I T Ch As My Teacher Said..lol!

    I started at 13 since i started on the flute at 10 felt jealous of the sax players and threatened my father i was gonna leave school if i didn't get a change to play since they didn't have anymore school instruments(and no one talks back to my father hes a nut!). I was the only...
    mysteriousmistymoon mysteriousmistymoon
    36-40, F
    Aug 25, 2010

    Today I Could Have Played

    i didnt because by the time i wanted to it was late and i have neighbors sax can be loud so i play in the day.. I WILL PLAY TOMORROW~ YES YES I WILLL I MUST I'd better..I miss music
    mysteriousmistymoon mysteriousmistymoon
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Sep 19, 2010

    Best instrument ever invented, and one of the few that WAS invented

    I started playing the saxophone in 5th grade when I was 10. A group of people from Eckroth Music came to our school one day, and they let us sample the instruments. The school I went to was one of 6 in the district, where there were thousands of students. The district also hosted...
    MeadowsofHeaven MeadowsofHeaven
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jul 25, 2009


    I started playing tenor sax two years ago, and I'm sitting Grade 7 Jazz on it this year =] I LOVE my sax, it has an awesome timbre, really smooth and sassy and it won me best musician at my school this year.   Sexyphones are without a doubt the coolest instruments to...
    JazzyKiwi JazzyKiwi
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 7, 2010

    Hi :) I started playing percussion in

    elementary school, but when I reached middle school I had decided I wanted to be like my cousin and play flute. By 8th grade I had really taken a liking to the saxophone. I asked my director if I could start playing sax in the band. He said, "Yeah, sure. I have a tenor. Do you...
    mstenorsaxplayer mstenorsaxplayer
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 27, 2014
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