Translation of sax in Spanish:

sax

Pronunciation: /sæks/

n

  • [colloquial/familiar] saxo (masculine) [colloquial/familiar]
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    • Over the years, he has become adept on alto and soprano saxes, value trombone, flugelhorn, pocket trumpet, cornet, and various clarinets.
    • His exquisite phrasing is heard frequently on 16-or 32-bar alto sax solos, and occasionally on trumpet and clarinet.
    • The song bolts out with an anticipatory, pulsing rhythm under a soprano sax solo.
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    • Though Underhill admits his band of three saxes, a crazy bassist, and a dancing drummer is getting on in years, he claims they've still got that old verve.
    • One of the tenor saxes also played the lead in unison with the clarinet, but an octave lower.

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