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Here you can buy your Selmer bass saxophone, or the cheaper option offered by Arnolds & Sons. 


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ARNOLDS & SONS ABS-120 Bass saxophone

Gold lacquered. High F# key. Low Bb. Pisoni pads. Confort case. ..

7,499.00€ Ex Tax: 6,197.52€

Selmer Paris SA80 Series II Bass Saxophone AG Pre-Order

Selmer Paris SA80 Series II Bass Saxophone AG

With the evolution of repertoires, there is more and more recourse to instruments with extreme ranges.The Super Action 80 Series II bass saxophone is particularly suitable for this new trend : its design and acoustic features allow it to be more than..

29,999.00€ Ex Tax: 24,792.56€

Selmer Paris SA80 Series II Bass Saxophone GG - Gold Lacquer Pre-Order

Selmer Paris SA80 Series II Bass Saxophone GG - Gold Lacquer

With the evolution of repertoires, there is more and more recourse to instruments with extreme ranges.The Super Action 80 Series II bass saxophone is particularly suitable for this new trend : its design and acoustic features allow it to be more than..

27,999.00€ Ex Tax: 23,139.67€

KEILWERTH SX90 JK5300 Bass Saxophone

Low Bb to High EbGerman BrassMother of pearlPalm keys: AdjustableThumb rest aadjustablePads: Leather PisoniResonators: MetalLaser precision engravedTone holes: Drawn.Body finish: Gold lacquer finish. The SX90 Bass saxophone is a masterpiece of c..

24,999.00€ Ex Tax: 20,660.33€

P. MAURIAT PM-350 Bass Saxophone Pre-Order

P. MAURIAT PM-350 Bass Saxophone

Low Bb to high F#French BrassMother of pearlPalm keys: AdjustableThumb rest adjustablePisoni padsMetal resonatorsTriple strap neckstrap ring and a floor peg.Hand engravedGold lacquer finish. ..

21,402.00€ Ex Tax: 17,687.60€


The cost of bass saxophones can vary significantly based on factors such as brand, material, and overall quality. In general, bass saxophones are considered among the more expensive saxophones due to their size and complexity. Prices for new bass saxophones can range from approximately $5,000 to $15,000 or more. Vintage or antique models can be even more expensive, depending on their rarity and condition. It's essential to consider your budget and intended use when looking to purchase a bass saxophone, as it's a significant investment.

The bass saxophone is typically pitched in the key of B♭ (B-flat), just like the more common alto and tenor saxophones. This means that when a player reads a C on the sheet music, it will sound as a B♭ on the bass saxophone. The B♭ tuning is standard for most saxophones, including soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone, allowing saxophonists to switch between these instruments with relative ease.

The height or length of a bass saxophone can vary slightly depending on the manufacturer and specific model, but in general, a typical bass saxophone stands approximately 6 feet (1.83 meters) tall when fully assembled and resting on its peg. This large size contributes to the instrument's distinctive deep and resonant sound. The bass saxophone is one of the largest members of the saxophone family, and its impressive size makes it a unique and visually striking instrument.

From the family of instruments called saxophones, the bass saxophone is one of those that produces the lowest sounds. Its resonant sound was mainly exploited in big band music and classic jazz from the 1920s. If you're interested in buying a bass saxophone, in the following lines, you can get information to make an informed selection.

What are the types of saxophones?

The saxophone family, created by Adolphe Sax, consists of a wide range of woodwind instruments with similar characteristics. But currently, only four of them enjoy widespread popularity: the soprano saxophone, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, and baritone saxophone. The aforementioned group is ordered by the frequency of the generated sound, with the first being the highest and the last being the lowest.

The saxophone family also includes other less popular types, such as the sopranino saxophone and the bass saxophone, which are used in special performances. The latter is one of the woodwind instruments in the family that produces lower notes.

Which is the best saxophone to start playing?

Many musicians who master this instrument agree that the alto saxophone is the most suitable to start playing this family of instruments. This is because it is the one with the easiest fingering, due to the spacing of its keys.

In contrast, the bass saxophone is not the best choice for beginners due to its large size and weight. Therefore, its use is not recommended for children and individuals of non-robust build.

How long does it take to learn to play the bass saxophone?

Firstly, for several reasons, the bass saxophone is not the best member of this family of instruments to learn to play, although it is not impossible to use it for this purpose. With average dedication, it is possible to learn the basics of its performance (musical reading and basic scale fingerings) in between one year and a year and a half.

Things you should consider before buying a bass sax

At La Musa Instruments, your online woodwind instrument store, you can buy the bass saxophone that best suits your preferences. In our store, you will find the best brands in the market: Yamaha, Arnolds & Sons, P. Mauriat, Selmer, and Yanagisawa, among many others. You can also find saxophone mouthpieces, cases, and other accessories you may need.

Don't wait to buy the bass saxophone that will take your performance to a professional level.

Best-selling bass saxophones at La Musa instrumentos

Gold lacquered. High F# key. Low Bb. Pisoni pads. Confort case. ..
7,499.00€
Ex Tax: 6,197.52€
P. MAURIAT PM-350 Bass Saxophone Pre-Order
Low Bb to high F#French BrassMother of pearlPalm keys: AdjustableThumb rest adjustablePisoni padsMet..
21,402.00€
Ex Tax: 17,687.60€
Low Bb to High EbGerman BrassMother of pearlPalm keys: AdjustableThumb rest aadjustablePads: Leather..
24,999.00€
Ex Tax: 20,660.33€
Selmer Paris SA80 Series II Bass Saxophone AG Pre-Order
With the evolution of repertoires, there is more and more recourse to instruments with extreme range..
29,999.00€
Ex Tax: 24,792.56€
Selmer Paris SA80 Series II Bass Saxophone GG - Gold Lacquer Pre-Order
With the evolution of repertoires, there is more and more recourse to instruments with extreme range..
27,999.00€
Ex Tax: 23,139.67€
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