A Functional Way To Sax Up Your Bar

Now we’ve seen pretty creative uses for used saxophones. They’ve been made into lamps, sculptures, chandeliers, planters, fountains, and used in automaton bands and organs.

I have seen them hung in bars before, but before this morning, had not seen a saxophone used as a piece of bar equipment.

   Sax Tap

saxophone, bar, beer tap, b&w photography

     Photography by: Nokton   Source: Flickr

Notice they even got the mouthpiece on the neck the correct way! Wow, that’s better than half of the sellers on eBay. 😆   They even went to the trouble of putting on a ligature and a reed. I’m thinking that perhaps a sax player had a hand in this. 😉

If you have a bar at home, and would like to sax it up a bit, this might be the perfect way to do just that.

…this is just my blog. My “real” website is www.bassic-sax.info. If you’re looking for sax info, you should check it out too.There’s lots there!

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Helen Kahlke is a professional horn player and sax teacher who lives in Abbotsford, British Columbia. She plays soprano, alto, C melody, tenor, baritone, and bass saxophones.


  1. Hi Helen,

    Are you sure that’s a tap? The lid on the bell makes me think that someone fitted a shaker or ice-bucket in there.

    If done right, the sax might actually still play!



  2. Oh My Gods! You mentioned the “Sellers”‘on eBay putting the MPC on wrong reminded me of 2 sheet music books I saw on Amazoon! They’re Titled “Easy Classical (or) Electric Guitar and Saxophone Duets” where not only is the Mpc on upside down, the Octave key on the tenor is jacked up and probably bent over the guides!
    Do you think I should send Them a little note? ^_^

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