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Musical Instruments

The Low A Alto Sax

Photograph of the blog post author, Annika Hope

Annika Hope


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A low A alto saxophone is a type of saxophone that is tuned to the A below middle C. This type of saxophone is typically used in jazz and classical music, as well as in some popular music genres

The low A alto saxophone is a larger instrument than the standard alto saxophone, and it produces a deeper and richer tone. The low A alto saxophone is often used to provide a low-end foundation to the ensemble, and it is also used to create powerful solos.

The low A alto saxophone is typically made of brass or bronze, and it has a range of two and a half octaves. The keys are typically arranged in the same fashion as a standard alto saxophone, but the low A alto saxophone has an additional key for the low A. This key allows the player to access the lower notes of the instrument.

The low A alto saxophone is a great instrument for those who are looking to add a deeper, richer sound to their music. It is a versatile instrument that can be used in a variety of genres, and it is an excellent choice for both soloists and ensemble players.

The OdysseyTM Alto Saxophone

The OdysseyTM Alto Saxophone is a professional-grade instrument that is perfect for both beginners and experienced players alike. It is made from high-grade brass and features a hand-engraved bell, high-quality pads, and a durable finish. 

The OdysseyTM Alto Saxophone is designed to provide a rich, full sound that is perfect for jazz, classical, and other styles of music. The instrument is lightweight and easy to play, making it ideal for those just starting out. Its ergonomic design makes it comfortable to hold and play with, and it comes with a hard case and accessories for easy transport. 

The OdysseyTM Alto Saxophone is an excellent choice for those looking for a quality instrument that will last for years.

Price £340

Sakkusu – Alto Saxophone – Midnight Black

The Sakkusu Alto Saxophone in Midnight Black is a great choice for a student or professional saxophonist. The instrument is made of high-grade brass, giving it a strong and durable construction. It has a full range of notes, from low to high, as well as a rich, warm sound. The keys are easy to press and the pads are comfortable and responsive. 

The Midnight Black finish adds an elegant look to the instrument, making it a great choice for any stage. The saxophone also comes with a hardshell case and a mouthpiece, making it a complete package for any saxophonist. Whether you’re a beginner or a professional, the Sakkusu Alto Saxophone in Midnight Black is a great choice for any musician.

Price £489.

Wrap Up

If you go into the second hand market, check for a proper serial number before you buy. Apart from the two featured above, check out the Mark VI alto saxophones and the saxophone Selmer Mark VI alto. 

Of course, there is the second-hand market on Reverb, eBay, Facebook Marketplace and sometimes on Amazon, so shop around and good luck with your search.


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