How much does a decent saxophone cost?

Beginner saxophones usually range in cost from $800 to $2,700. Intermediate, or step-up saxophones usually range in cost $2,000 to $3,000 and entry level pro saxophones (still largely played by advanced students) around $3,000 and up.

What is a good price for a used saxophone?

If all factors that can influence how good a used saxophone is, are met, you should expect to pay between $4,000 and $11,000 for a used saxophone. That’s an approximate price range. It can of course be lower or higher depending on the type and level of sax you are looking for.

What is the most common saxophone?

Alto saxophone
Alto saxophone The alto is the most commonly-played type of saxophone and the instrument that most beginners start to learn on. What is this? It’s an E flat instrument, and is pitched higher than the tenor and lower than the soprano.

Which is the best saxophone to buy?

Image Product Price
#1 All-Round Choice YAMAHA YAS-280 Student Alto Check Price on Amazon
Budget Choice Jean Paul USA AS-400 Student Alto Sax Check Price on AmazonVisit Manufacturer
Pro Choice Selmer Paris Reference 54 Tenor Saxophone Check Price on Amazon

Which is the easiest sax to play?

alto saxophone
The alto saxophone is easier to play than the soprano saxophone, and so it is a good choice for beginners. A simple comparison of the length of the soprano and alto saxophones shows that they are about the same, 70 centimeters long.

What sax is best for beginners?

The alto saxophone is by far far the most popular choice when it comes to learning saxophone – especially for younger players who might find the tenor too heavy.

What saxophone sounds the best?

The tenor sax produces a mellow, rich, and deep sound. While expert musicians can get a vast range of sounds out of both instruments, younger musicians who have smaller hands and a smaller lung capacity tend to have an easier time playing the alto sax.