the author Angel Sampedro del Río playing a C3 horn bell
bamboo saxophone.To hear the sound.
Compact and easy to
play bamboo saxophone
1985 we developed and built this instrument, with equal attention
to acoustic design and aesthetics. Carefully electronicaly tuned
, and with maximum durability. Our saxes have a careful external
finish. Their interior is protected
against changes of humidity, frequent in all wind instruments.
Bamboo saxophones consist of segments of bamboo successively
larger in diameter. This progression, achieved by trial-and-error,
has now been demonstrated by acoustical studies as the most
The joints are extremely solid and resistant over time.
Our work with mouthpieces led us to use different bamboo types
give the instrument its own and characteristic sound.
It uses conventional sax reeds, which can be acquired in any
good musical store
in the world. They have keys that cover toneholes outside the
reach of the fingers. This improves the acoustic design and
The Bamboo sax is not an imitation of brass saxes, it is an
in its own right. They have certain differences and similarities.