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Peter and Will Anderson, brothers known for unique renditions of classic jazz songs and innovative original music, perform on the saxophone and clarinet.
For much of the program, King's guitar work accented a mighty horn section composed of two trumpeters and two saxophone players.
Martin, from Poway High School, played the saxophone.
Wadesboro’s Richard Lewis Spencer, a renown saxophone player who is best known for his work with Curtis Mayfield, The Impressions and the Winstons.
Four other gents, including two drummers and a keyboardist who played a honking Clarence Clemonsian saxophone, piled on the volume and exuberance until every Bleachers song felt like a bear-hug anthem made of neurotic joy and overthought hope.
Cost of Living follows up Full Communism, the queer Latinx band’s explosive sophomore album, with lyrics that tackled themes like police brutality and white supremacy, layered on top of fast-churning, scrappy punk and rock saxophone melodies.
The group’s arrangements almost always include ukelele, drums, guitar and cello, but also can include glockenspiel, saxophone and melodica.
But every once in a while, somebody masters that craft to a degree that like — Bam! Coltrane just walked to the edge of the stage with his saxophone.
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Origin and Etymology of saxophone
First Known Use: 1851See Words from the same year
SAXOPHONE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of saxophone for English Language Learners
: a musical instrument that has a curved metal tube and that is played by blowing into a mouthpiece and pressing keys with your fingers
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