Usually made of gleaming brass, the sax was invented by Belgian Aldophe Sax in 1840. It gained popularity for its use in military bands in France and Belgium, and is featured in military bands all over the world today, as well as in classical music, jazz, blues, and popular bands.
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I am the bestselling author of eight novels, including the Swiss Chocolate trilogy and VILLA DEL SOL, which won the 2018 Book Award in Literary Fiction from the Independent Publishers of New England. My newest novel, APRIL IN GALWAY, releases 29 November 2018. View all posts by Martha Reynolds