All Star

How to play All Star on saxophone

All Star was recorded by American rock band Smash Mouth for their second studio album Astro Lounge (1999), and intended as an "anthem" for outcasts. Its use in the film Shrek (2001) and revival as a meme in the 2010s have ensured its continued… Read more

The Soviet Anthem

How to play The Soviet Anthem on saxophone

Composed by Alexander Alexandrov in 1938, this melody became the national anthem of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) in 1949 after a contest in which it beat more than 200 other entries. It replaced The Internationale as the State… Read more

Coffin Dance

How to play Coffin Dance on saxophone

In 2020, a video of Ghanian pallbearers dancing while carrying a coffin went viral when it was paired with the EDM song "Astronomia" by Tony Igy. The video and song became known as Coffin Dance. The dancing pallbearers are from Prampram, Ghana, and… Read more

Epic Sax Guy

How to play Epic Sax Guy on saxophone

Eurovision 2010 featured a performance by Moldovan dance group SunStroke Project which has taken on a life of its own. During the song Run Away (by SunStroke Project & Olia Tira), saxophonist Sergey Stepanov played a solo that became internet… Read more

Shreksophone

How to play Shreksophone on saxophone

Shreksophone is a meme depicting Shrek playing the saxophone (sometimes without needing to use his hands), accompanied by the song "Zonnestraal" by De Hofnar. De Hofnar is a Dutch EDM artist, and the version of the song used in the meme is a remix… Read more

Never Gonna Give You Up

How to play Never Gonna Give You Up on saxophone

Released in 1987, British singer Rick Astley's debut single was a worldwide hit, staying at the top of the UK charts for five weeks. In the late 2000s, it unexpectedly came back in the form of Rickrolling, resulting in over half a billion views and… Read more

Careless Whisper

How to play Careless Whisper on saxophone

George Michael was in his teens when he started writing Careless Whisper, coming up with the iconic saxophone part on a bus ride. He collaborated on it with his Wham! bandmate Andrew Ridgeley, recording a demo in Ridgeley's house before releasing… Read more

Megalovania

How to play Megalovania on saxophone

Megalovania is best known as an infectious tune from the video game Undertale, where it is associated with the skeleton character Sans. Composed by Toby Fox, who wrote the game's music as well as its code, the theme had made appearances in his… Read more

Giorno's Theme

How to play Giorno's Theme on saxophone

Taken from the soundtrack of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind, the official name of this track is "Il vento d'oro" (Italian for "the golden wind"). Like the rest of the show's soundtrack, it was written by Japanese composer Yugo Kanno. In this… Read more

Baby Shark

How to play Baby Shark on saxophone

The origins of Baby Shark are mysterious, but it appears to have been sung as a campfire song or chant since the 1900s. Versions of the song were recorded by German singer Alexandra Müller/Alemuel (2007) and children's entertainer Johnny Only (2011)… Read more