How expensive is a tenor saxophone?

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.

Where are Selmer saxophone manufactured?

In the town of Mantes-la-ville, around one hour west of Paris, is one of the oldest factories of its kind, where Selmer saxophones are made. After graduating from the Paris Conservatoire in 1885, Henri Selmer founded his company in 1885; making reeds, mouthpieces and clarinets.

What are the best tenor sax brands?

Woodwind & Brasswind carries all the best brands of tenor saxophone, including Allora, Yamaha, Keilworth, P. Mauriat and more. There is also a huge selection of tenor saxophone accessories like mouthpieces, ligatures, reeds, straps and hundreds of other items you need.

What is the best tenor sax?

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What is the price of a tenor saxophone?

Tenor saxophones can range from $750 to as much as $8,000; however, most purchases will be within the $1,100 to $3,200 price range. An Alto saxophone, which is ideal for both students and for those who are on an intermediate level, can cost anywhere from $250 to $5,000.

What key is a tenor saxophone in?

The tenor and the alto are the two most commonly used saxophones. The tenor is pitched in the key of B♭ (while the Alto is pitched in E♭), and written as a transposing instrument in the treble clef, sounding an octave and a major second lower than the written pitch.