Saxophone Day: Great Moments in Sax History

Posted by Peter G on November 6, 2013

Saxophone DayToday, November 6th, is National Saxophone Day! So let's bust out our best air sax and pay tribute to the smoothest woodwind instrument of all time. Here's a look back...
Great Moments in Saxophone History

1840 - Adolphe Sax invented the saxophone.
1939 - Charlie Parker moved to New York City.
1960 - John Coltrane released the album Giant Steps.
1978 - Best Sax Intro Ever Recorded: "Baker Street" by Gerry Rafferty.
1992 - Bill Clinton's famous sax performance on Arsenio Hall.
1998 - Scott Klarman joined GigMasters as the first saxophonist!
2009 - Kenny G collaborated with the band Weezer.
2011 - Sexy Sax Man “Careless Whisper” prank video went viral.

Speaking of great saxophonists... Big shout out to Edmond Baker Jr. who's one of GigMasters' busiest saxophonists with 142 bookings and counting.

In celebration of Saxophone Day, all musicians, entertainers and party vendors who are looking for gigs are welcome to join GigMasters and save 20% today. Create your new profile with the discount code SAXY!

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