Translation of saxophone in Spanish:

saxophone

Pronunciation: /ˈsæksəfəʊn/

n

  • saxofón (m), saxófono (m) (before noun/delante del nombre) saxophone player saxofonista (masculine and feminine)
    More example sentences
    • Guitars, flutes, trombones, saxophones and clarinets all combine to play back up to her vocals.
    • It's always performed by big bands, with trumpets, trombones and saxophones, sometimes with flutes, and always with Cuban percussion - the congas, bongos and timbales.
    • But jazz quartets can be varied with a trumpet or a saxophone or even a flute or clarinet.

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