The saxophone has been my primary instrument since about college, I suppose, so my ears perked up this morning when NPR’s Liane Hansen interviewed Michael Segell is about his new book, The Devil’s Horn, which traces the 160-or-so years of the saxophone’s history. Who knew that there were attempts made on Adolphe Sax’s life while he was developing his instrument? Certainly not me, I’ll tell ya. 😛 It’s an interesting interview, and some of you band-types especially might like to give it a listen. You can find it right here.
And, for those of you who need it, here’s Homer: