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The Saxophone and the Saxophone Player: Linda Bilyeu aka Sunshine625

Updated on May 31, 2013

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1. The Saxophone;

2. The Saxophone-player;

3. Linda Bilyeu aka Sunshine625

4. Linda's favourite music for romantic love, sensual love, raw sadness, anger, nostalgia plus one specific memory.

Some members of the Saxophone Family: Sopranino-, Soprano-, Alto-, Tenor-, Baritone Saxophone:

Listen to the SOPRANINO Saxophone

Listen to the SOPRANO saxophone

Listen to the ALTO saxophone

Listen to the TENOR saxophone

Listen to the BARITONE saxophone

Listen to the CONTRABASS saxophone

Listen to a Saxophone CHOIR (ensemble)

And let's not forget about Sam Butera on the Tenor Saxophone (especially for MickeySr)

The Saxophone

Although saxophones with their conical bore and apparently complicated keys (pad cups) are mostly made of brass often plated with silver, gold, or nickel, they are woodwind instruments because sound is produced by an oscillating (single) reed and not by the player's lips.

The saxophone is a ‘young’ music instrument, invented in 1846 by the Belgian flutist and instrument maker, Adolphe Sax. It was originally designed for military bands, but after modifications by numerous developers it eventually became one of the most popular instruments in almost all kinds of bands and orchestras. It is popular in classical orchestras as well as in jazz, blues, soul, reggae, ska and funk bands. Of all instruments, the saxophones come closest to the sound of the adult human voice.

The saxophone family is composed of the Sopranissimo-, Sopranino-, Soprano-, Alto-, Tenor-, Baritone-, Bass-, Contrabass- and Subcontrabass saxophones. Each saxophone has a range of two and a half octaves. The fingering for the saxophone is very similar to the recorder, oboe, flute and the upper register of the clarinet. Although it is much easier to learn, it is too large to be handled accurately by young children. Therefore children normally start music tuition on a recorder, flute or clarinet until they are about twelve years old. Mastering only one of the saxophones in the family enables a musician to play all the other saxophones depending on the requirements of specific bands/orchestras. A range of mouthpieces, producing more or less piercing tones, are designed to suit the requirements of specific bands and orchestras. In a symphonic orchestra the main purpose of the saxophone is to blend the woodwind- and the brass sections.

The saxophone provides ‘freedom’ to woodwind players and appeals to individualists who pursue independent thought and actions.

Saxophone design

Music for the Alto Saxophone

The Saxophone Player

Because the saxophone is so easy to play it appeals to musicians with a variety of other interest. Saxophonists in the orchestra are often labeled as ‘absent-minded’; preoccupied with something else they tend to get lost in their thoughts. “Casual" is however a better description for these versatile people; they just don’t focus on imponderables. They are happy and gregarious, everybody’s friend and seldom trapped in close relationships. Their wit and sense of humor make them popular and without much ado the center of attraction – “...the cool people that everyone wanted to hang out with.”

Saxophone players are improvisers. They can solve a problem without even realizing it. Everything seems to be ‘easy’ for them. They are natural leaders but apparently totally unaware of their leadership qualities, or not at all concerned about it.

An updated edition of the definitive guide to choosing the right instrument to unlock a child's musical potential...

Saxophone music goes with Romance

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Linda Bilyeu aka Sunshine625

Looking for the musician in Linda Bilyeu aka Sunshine625 I could clearly see a saxophone player. She is distinguishable a gregarious person in many ways, inter alia as the establisher of a group for hubbers in Facebook. She manages this group spontaneously in a consistent manner regardless of matters that would force the average person into a state of social isolation.

True to her pseudonym, Sunshine's positive attitude and enthusiasm about life and all its challenges are contagious. Her hubs are powerful boosters, swinging a reader’s mood instantly from negative to positive and even from positive to hyper-positive. Her guide-to-a-positive-Attitude and numerous lists of DO’s and Don't Do’s are highly recommended reads, oozing with energy. “I happen to have the gift of gab. I also have a short attention span. With these two qualities you never know what kind of hub I will be creating next...” says Linda about herself.

She is well known as THE advocate in Hubpages for colon and prostate cancer.

Since Linda joined HubPages more than two years ago, recognized as one of the Top New Hubbers of 2011, she was the winner of the –

  • 2011 Hubbie Award for"Most Likely To Go Viral",
  • 2012 Hubbie Award for "Most Helpful Hubber" and
  • SILVER for "Best All-Around Hubber"

As part of her audition for musicianship in the Hubville Symphonic Wind Orchestra I have asked Linda to submit a few songs she associates with specific emotions.

And here she is, presenting her choices ~



In my opinion romance is overrated. Too much pressure. Perfection is expected. Then along comes this duet by Tim & Faith and it makes us go awwwww! If this beautiful couple of country music crooners could give us 3:42 of pure romance, then there is still hope left that I could appreciate romance. Maybe. Who knows.



Oh my. I think the words to this song speak for themselves. I almost feel like I'm invading a private rendezvous when I listen to this song, yet I keep listening. How could I not? Marvin's sultry voice was a gift that was taken away from us too soon, but his music will always live on. I hope you enjoy this sensual song as much as I do.



The majority of us in one way or another had/have an addiction of some sort. Some addictions are harmful, some are harmless. As an addictive person, I'll admit I'm guilty as charged. Yet, my addictions are harmless. Most of them are. I am addicted to power tools also. We all hope that there is someone who comes along to help us control our addictions. Keith Urban's addictions were harmful to his health. He was spiralling downwards which was heartbreaking to his fans. Luckily he was blessed with an amazing wife who had his back. He expressed his gratitude to Nicole Kidman with this song. It continues to make me sad, yet happy. This song is a mixture of emotions.



It's a rare occasion for me to feel anger because I'm too busy feeling other useful emotions. Yet, when I feel anger I get fired up. Yes, even Sunshine could get pissed off. This song by Eminem is filled with anger, yet it has the opposite effect on me. It gives me strength, drive, motivation and keeps me grounded. It helps soothe my anger after listening to it a few times. I think the most I had to listened to it was 10x before I calmed down. Hey, it's cheaper than a therapist.



Whenever I'm in a nostalgic kind of mood I listen to the Bee Gees. How could I not? The Brothers Gibb made a huge impact on my teen years. Even though Barry is the only brother who remains, their music continues to be their gift to us. Stayin' Alive reminds me of the wise quote by Oscar Wilde “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all."



We all thrive on sunshine. The rays of sunlight make us happy and thankful for another day. I remember the first time I heard this song by Johnny Cash. I was on a picnic with my family and we were all soaking up the sun. On this sunshine-filled day my daughter told me that I was going to be a grandmother. I was elated. Faith entered my life in 2006. Her little sister Lily joined our family in 2013. You are my Sunshine is our signature song.

"If I knew it was going to be this much fun, I would have become a Grandparent first" - Willard Scott.

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Thank you Sunshine625!

The fact that you are able to connect your emotions to specific songs is a quality in your favor and will certainly ensure your success as a musician in Hubville Symphonic Wind Orchestra. To make your audition for Saxophone player an unforgettable experience you'll have to play the most famous "The Pink Panther Theme" written by Henry Mancini.

The tenor saxophone soloist in this video is Don Menza (born April 22, 1936), an American saxophonist, arranger, composer, session musician, and jazz educator who has been inducted into the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame In 2005.


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    • MartieCoetser profile imageAUTHOR

      Martie Coetser 

      4 years ago from South Africa

      The same back to you, dear Linda :)

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Sending some hugs to my favorite SAA! :)

    • MartieCoetser profile imageAUTHOR

      Martie Coetser 

      6 years ago from South Africa

      Hi Sunshine, thanks for the great news. It is actually scary: Everything we 'say' online is like appearing naked in public. Because the 'truth' is only 'interpretation' we cannot even try to make a good, lasting impression. Playing or not playing the saxophone, YOU always inspire me to be positive and happy :) Take care, my beautiful friend :)

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      6 years ago from Orlando, FL

      A few days ago a friend told me they found and read this hub on Google when they were searching for my Avon website! Go figure! Gotta love Google and the Saxophone! :)

    • MartieCoetser profile imageAUTHOR

      Martie Coetser 

      6 years ago from South Africa

      Dear Yamaha YAS-23 aka Mohammed, I feel so honored to receive a comment from a real alto saxophone. I've met so many brothers of yours and I loved them all. I am so glad you belong to a great musician. I hope with all my heart that he will soon find you a proper case. Really, a saxophone should travel safe and sound in a case especially made for him. Please take care of yourself. Don't steam up and allow any rust to grow on you :) Keep on shining and saxophoning!

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      6 years ago

      Hi,I am a Yamaha YAS-23 Student model Alto Saxophone. Now, I know what you are thinking, why is a shnpoaoxe commenting on this blog? Well I will tell you why I need serious help. My owner was going to do this, but he got super tired from school and working so hard, and needed some sleep and also forgot But he is a really great kid. But seriously though, come on, it's not that hard to use a keyboard. I mean, if I can, I think anyone can. I don't have hands. I have to sit here balanced meticulously on a chair rocking back and forth with the keyboard hanging of the desk hitting one letter at a time with my mouthpiece. That is hard! But any way. I belong to a great kid. He is a straight A student in High School who has worked so hard to always be outstanding any and every way her can. I was given to him as a hand-me-down from his cousin when he started band in 5th grade. He seemed like a really sweet kid and a wonderful friendship started. Now, I was already pretty old and worn when he started, and I am feeling just about prehistoric now. Let me just say the first few weeks were tough. You try explaining to a young kid that a neck strap must be worn at all times and that shnpoaoxes can't sit upright on a chair like people do. Needless to say me and the floor grew to have a very close, physically painful relationship pretty quickly. After several trips to the operating room (a.k.a. repair shop), the kids older brother, who now fixes me up in his spare time, got us a new neck strap that I wouldn't slip off of, and that he wouldn't keep trying to take off. Let me just say it is like the difference between a nice comfy minivan, and a rusty bike with a missing a seat, both work, but one is bound to hurt you eventually. Anyway, so my owner ended up making first chair in his band later that year, and let me just say he was very pleased. Normally I wouldn't give him all the credit, but hey, he did well. That can't be overlooked. He continued on this trend making first alto for whatever he auditioned for every year. In jazz band he got solos, in concert band he got top parts and solos. We were on fire and ruling the Wood Winds! When we got to high school, marching band started up. This I remembered from long ago. My glory days. Marching down that field in a bright shiny uniform, cheering on a great team, seeing the lights, and just plain having good clean fun with friends on a Friday night. Ahh, those were the days. I was braced for starting slow and not quite being at the top yet, I mean he was only a freshman and all, but he rocked! Even though this was his first year, he held his spot for every show and every game, not losing it to anyone who challenged him all season. I was so proud of the little guy. He has grown into such a fine young man. He always had his music memorized weeks before he needed to know it, and never passed up an opportunity to help out others in his section. He then went on to play Pep band in the winter, and made first chair in his schools second highest concert and jazz bands. Yep, he was really succeeding. He even started taking lessons. Then something horrible happened. My case broke. The handle snapped off and some of the padding inside got loose. Once again I was on a rusty, seatless bike heading down a hill super fast. He decided it would be easiest to carry me in a plastic grocery bag to school on mondays and home on fridays and just spend part of his afternoon at school practicing, in order to stop me from getting hurt, though it really didn't help. Have you ever tried to walk out of a high school with 3 backpacks, a lunchbox, and a shnpoaoxe resting precariously in a plastic bag. Yeah, it isn't easy. Hooligans scuttling everywhere, cars zooming by. I honestly thought I was scrap metal. Luckily, we were able to find a way to fix up my home just enough that I am now able to be moved carefully without getting too banged up. I am getting way to old to be bouncing around like this. This kid has a great future ahead of him, and I want to be there with him, but unless I can be safe, I will probably just end up retired in his closet. I can just see it now, I will be shoved in his brothers closet with his old trumpet (which, by the way, believes it is a magical instrument from a far off land with fairies and legendary heroes. It is psychotic! It is a sad, strange little trumpet, and it has my pity), and some shiny new young thing will take my place. This isn't right. Please let me be a part of his life. I need this case. It is my last chance at safety. I may not be a Mark VI, but I still have feelings, and would really appreciate some help from you guys.Thank you,YAS-23

    • MartieCoetser profile imageAUTHOR

      Martie Coetser 

      6 years ago from South Africa

      Sunshine - you deserve a chocolate :) with or without nuts?

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      6 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Stopping by for another saxophone lesson! :)

    • MartieCoetser profile imageAUTHOR

      Martie Coetser 

      6 years ago from South Africa

      @ Faith, we tend to love and forgive those who are 'easy on the eyes' all their trespasses so much easier, don't we? Hugs galore to you :)

      @ Mickey, especially for you I am going to find Sam Butera and add him to this hub :)

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      Faith Reaper 

      6 years ago from southern USA

      I am so glad, dearest Martie, that I remind you of hot cacao, as it is not only very nutritious in its rawest form, but very decadent too :) !!!

      Hugs, Faith Reaper

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      6 years ago from Hershey, Pa.

      . . . and, if the saxophone is mentioned, you've got to give accolades to the great Sam Butera.

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      Faith Reaper 

      6 years ago from southern USA

      I'm so glad, dearest Martie :) Oh, I forget to mention that I, too, love Keith Urban, but I am not quite as gaga over him as Linda is! Although, he is easy on the eyes :)

      Have a lovely weekend. We are having a long weekend over here for the Memorial Day weekend.

      Hugs and love, Faith Reaper

    • MartieCoetser profile imageAUTHOR

      Martie Coetser 

      6 years ago from South Africa

      Hi Faith, it's never too late to pick up the saxophone again. Why not? Ask him! Thanks for the visit - you remind me of hot cacao - the wonderful effect you have on me via your comments :)

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      Faith Reaper 

      6 years ago from southern USA

      Hi Martie,

      Don't know how I missed this one! As I told you before that my husband played the tenor sax in high school. I wish he still played.

      My granddaughters both love to sing "You are my Sunshine" and one is named Lily too. I never knew Johnny did this song! Wow, how did I not know this? Glad to know now.

      Another excellent addition to the Hubville Symphonic Wind Orchestra!

      Voted up ++++ and sharing

      Hugs, Faith Reaper

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      Martie Coetser 

      6 years ago from South Africa

      @ Gypsy - As far as I remember Linda played the clarinet. Sadly only a few musicians choose a career in music. Thanks for sharing :)

      @ American View - I agree, we need Sunshine in CyberSpace :)

      @ rasta - Thank you for attending Sunshine's 'audition :)

      @ mckbirdsbks - This will certainly be the best orchestra in Hubville :)

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      6 years ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Hello Martie. You are assemblying quite the orchastra. What talent, what panache; we are going to need an agent to start booking our tours. Linda is a great addition to the members of the band. Martie you have done it again.

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      Marvin Parke 

      6 years ago from Jamaica

      The Saxophone is truly an emotional instrument. This is an very interesting educative and tributary hub.

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      American View 

      6 years ago from Plano, Texas

      Great addition to the orchestra choosing Sunshine. Everyone need some Sunshine (aka Linda) in their lives everyday!! Up and awesme.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      6 years ago from Daytona Beach, Florida

      Voted up and awesome. Thanks for this wonderfully musical hub. Didn't know Linda was such a musician. Nice to find out. I guess one could say she is a musically, creative writer. Passing this on.

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      Martie Coetser 

      6 years ago from South Africa

      drbj - you reminded me of a request I once sent to a saxophone player - to return the books he had borrowed from the music library. I had to write the titles of the books in a specific space on the form. One of the titles was 'Sax Duets'. Unfortunately my 'a' looked very much like an 'e'. So when I got the books back it was accompanied by a (tongue in the cheek) note written by the student's father. "You never told me that my son was having sex lessons in your school..."

      Thanks for provoking this funny memory :)

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      drbj and sherry 

      6 years ago from south Florida

      Because of your diligent research and thoughtful writing, Martie, I now have a new reverence for the saxophone and the saxophonist. Had no clue before that so many different types of saxes existed. Thought there were only two.

      Oh, wait a moment, I think I was thinking of sexes. Enjoyed every moment reading and listening to your creation and Linda is more than worthy of your musical tribute to her. Voted up, up, up!

    • MartieCoetser profile imageAUTHOR

      Martie Coetser 

      6 years ago from South Africa

      @ bravewarrior - I love listening to saxophone music. The sax is in particular very able to create an awesome romantic atmosphere.

      @ tillsontitan - thanks for assuring me that my perception of saxophone players fit your daughter to a T. I've worked 20 years with/for musicians, aged 5 - 70, so I had more than enough time and opportunity to study them in depth. Of course, there were/are exceptions, but some way or another an instrument allows a child to develop their unique personality. If the instrument fails to do it, the child will quit music within a year or two, or they will try another instrument.

      @ Sunshine - You are so loved by all of us; if love was air, you would found yourself fighting a tornado :)

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      6 years ago from Orlando, FL

      I stopped by for a refresher course. You know how quickly I forget what I learn! :)

      I appreciate the comments! I appreciate the hub! I can feel the hublove!!!

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      Mary Craig 

      6 years ago from New York

      Another top notch pairing - Sax and Linda. What more can I say? I do have to tell you my granddaughter plays sax...she is the one who had thyroid cancer and is now headed to college to be a pediatrician ..."Saxophone players are improvisers. They can solve a problem without even realizing it. Everything seems to be ‘easy’ for them. They are natural leaders but apparently totally unaware of their leadership qualities, or not at all concerned about it." This fits my Caity to a "T" and I'm sending her a link so she can read this hub about her ;)

      Voted up, useful, awesome, and interesting.

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      Shauna L Bowling 

      6 years ago from Central Florida

      Outstanding, Martie! I love the sax and I love Linda, too. I had no idea there were so many versions of the sax. Very interesting. I also had no idea the sax player is a specific personality, although I guess all musicians choose their instruments based on those that 'speak' to them.

      I love Linda's music choices. Now I feel the need to listen to some sax music. What great background music by which to write!

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      Martie Coetser 

      6 years ago from South Africa

      @ Nellieanna - I am so happy because you enjoy this series of mine. I love musicians and writers; merging the two 'species' into one hub is quite delightful. Thank you for your most kind and generous comment.

      @ CMCastro - Linda is well known for her love for country music. Once upon a time it was my favourite too, but since it plays havoc with my emotions, I've learned to avoid listening to it. It reminded me of a time when I was extremely unhappy and yearning for TLC. Thanks for coming by :)

      @ fpherj48!!!! - so good to see you! I wish I could hear your father playing the saxophone. Musicians, while playing their instruments, are magnets in my world. Since I was a baby I went where the music was. I can so easily understand why Linda is your favourite SFAM. I'm sending you warm hugs from SA :)

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      Martie Coetser 

      6 years ago from South Africa

      @ vocalcoach - good to know you've enjoyed the read :)

      @ ImKarn - Of all members of our orchestra down here, I have found the saxophonists the most popular and gregarious. I never use the word 'cool', but if ever, I would use it to describe saxophone player. Another word that suits them well is 'sexy'. I think you, too, could be one of them. Take care, Leslie :)

      @ Mary - Linda is also one of my favourites. I love her ways and especially her casual determination when it comes to leadership. When listening to music I love identifying the different saxophones. Thanks for attending her 'audition' :)

      @ midget - thank you for sharing this hub in the DWG. The sax is indeed the most expressive instrument - just the right instrument for extroverts and even introverts with a need to prove themselves as individuals.

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      6 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      Martie......Well, I'll be darned! You are very very good at this! I love this hub......since I LOVE the sax! My Dad was an accomplished musician, who played sax.....he also wrote music and sang. And who do you compare to my favorite instrument?? Unbelievable.....My FAVORITE buddy, my girl...."Sunshine!"

      Wonderful hub, Martie!!.............UP+++

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      Christina M. Castro 

      6 years ago from Baltimore,MD USA

      Thanks, Martie, for for writing your tribute to our bright and wonderful friend, Sunshine625-Linda! I am always glad to know another musician, especially someone who plays a reed instrument that is, to me, a very challenging instrument to play. My earliest memories of a saxaphone player is Lucille Ball trying to belt out "Little Glow Worm" on hers on the "I Love Lucy" show. And the country in Linda has gotten me to appreciate country music a whole lot more. Thanks Linda Bilyeu for all your inspiration!

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      Martie Coetser 

      6 years ago from South Africa

      @ billybuc - thanks for attending Sunshine's audition :) You are quite amazing, always so fast to read and comment on ALL our hubs.

      @ marcoujor - Sunshine and the Sax is quite a perfect match. So glad you agree with me. Hugs galore to you and our sunshine :)

      @ Sunshine - You are welcome to print your certificate. I would if I were in your shoes. Thank you SO much for your fabulous contribution. Much appreciated AND enjoyed. Take care and never stop saxing... I meen, shining :)

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      Nellieanna Hay 

      6 years ago from TEXAS

      Oh, Martie - what a delicious hub! The music is plumb gorgeous. I thought I liked "Georgia On my Mind" best till I clicked on that absolutely wonderful saxophone choir! What a great send-off for my night's rest! I love the saxophone! I just didn't know so much about it. What a wonderful instrument and a wonderful testimony to Linda's worth and giving spirit.

      The instrument truly fits Linda's Sunshiny essence and aura! Her music selections and reasons why they were chosen are a good peek into who she is, too! Upbeat, real, inspiring, lovable.

      Linda, thank you! I love 'Stayin' Alive'. Have loved it since "Saturday Night Fever" introduced it to me. I have it on iTunes which I play regularly for myself on my cell phone. And that original Johnny Cash recording of "You Are My Sunshine". Wow. That takes me back. He sounds so emotional singing it, as only he could.

      Hugs to you both, Martie and Linda - for another enjoyable enriching addition to the growing online Woodwind Orchestra!

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      Michelle Liew 

      6 years ago from Singapore

      Martie,the Sax is by far the most expressive of all musical instruments.....a fun hub to read, like what mary said. I am sharing in the Muses from the Deep Writer's Gazette.

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      Mary Hyatt 

      6 years ago from Florida

      This is such a fun Hub to read and to listen to all the great music. I never knew there were this many different types of saxophones!

      Linda is certainly one of my favorite people in Hubland. I admire her in many ways.

      Voted UP, etc. and shared.

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      Karen Silverman 

      6 years ago

      Instruments are foreign to me, my friend- but - i am in absolute AWE at your incredible and impressive knowledge..

      your confidence on and love for the topic shines through - i laughed when you actually dissected a saxophonists personality!!

      And then - you decided Linda would make a great saxophonist!


      voting up and sharing forward Martie

      GREAT music !

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      Audrey Hunt 

      6 years ago from Idyllwild Ca.

      Wonderful! Can't tell you how much I enjoyed this. On my way to pin, share and rave! Thanks Martie.

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      6 years ago from Orlando, FL

      I had no idea the saxophone and I had so much in common! You think I would have known this already, but I didn't...I appreciate the wake up call Martie :)

      Thank you for my saxophone audition, I had a blast selecting and sharing my emotion-filled videos.

      I just might print out my certificate and frame it! I love it!

      Thank you SAA for the honor of being part of the Hubville Symphony. xo

      P.S. Thank you MM xo

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      Maria Jordan 

      6 years ago from Jeffersonville PA

      Solving problems without realizing it...

      Natural leaders, while being unaware or unconcerned...

      The cool people that everyone wants to hang out with...

      Martie, You did it again! You selected the perfect lady to play saxophone in our orchestra...Sunshine is all that and so much more...!

      Linda, Love your song choices, not at all surprised...especially the Johnny Cash!

      Voted UP and UABI. Love and hugs to you both, Maria

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      Bill Holland 

      6 years ago from Olympia, WA

      My favorite instrument and a perfect choice for the orchestra. Nicely done, Martie!


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