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My son plays saxophone and his band teacher is very careful about giving instructions for home practice. He hasn't said anything about risks coming from toothpaste or mouthwash. Also this sax forum stresses getting rid of the food particles but doesn't warn about damage from the cleaning substances: ...


The C and F saxophones were designed for inclusion in symphonic orchestras (where most instruments are in C), while the B♭ and E♭ saxophones were aimed at military bands and wind bands (where most instruments are in B♭). While the saxophone was quickly adopted by military and wind bands, it didn’t really found its place in orchestras. By consequence, more ...


Practice longtones with crescendos and decrescendos, practice all your scales, and practice scales with different tongueing patterns like tongue slur, tongue two slur two, etc.

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