How to play Coffin Dance on Saxophone

On this page, we'll be learning how to play Coffin Dance on Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone or Soprano 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 are led by Benjamin Aidoo. "Astronomia" has been used in other videos but is most commonly associated with the Coffin Dance meme.


These are the keys on your saxophone you'll be using to play this song:

Saxophone fingering diagram

Watch the Tutorial

Ready? Watch our free saxophone tutorial for Coffin Dance below!

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