Museum of the Saxophone

The Saxophone Museum

The Saxophone Museum is a museum recognized and accredited in the OMR of Lazio and the only one, on the international scene, dedicated to this instrument. Born from the love, experience and meticulous collection made in over 30 years of research by the musician, collector and teacher Attilio Berni, the Museum houses a collection of hundreds of precious specimens to give shape to history, dreams and passions that have always been " blown "into the most fascinating of musical instruments.

From the tiny 32cm soprillo to the gigantic 2m double bass, from the Grafton Plastic to the instruments of the inventor Adolphe Sax, from the legendary Conn O-Sax to the Selmer CMelody by Rudy Wiedoeft, from the Jazzophone, trumpet-sax with double bell, to the grandiose Conn Artist De Luxe, from the coulisse saxophone to the Bottali saxorophones, from the mammoth sub-contrabass J'Elle Stainer, the largest sax in the world, to the "cavalry" tenor saxophone Mahue, from the instruments that belonged to the inventor Adolphe Sax to those of Sonny Rollins, Tex Beneke, Ralph James, Marcel Mule, Jan Garbarek, Gil Ventura, Benny Goodman, Aurelio Magnani.

An exhibition of amazing instruments to extricate oneself from the countless metamorphoses of the saxophone and the direct encounter with the great masterpieces of the Conn, Selmer, King, Buescher, Martin, Buffet Crampon, Rampone, Borgani, Couesnon factories, following a combination of art and craftsmanship , creativity and tradition that from the workshop of the inventor Adolphe Sax reaches today: this, and much more, in an authentic space of "saxy" musical culture that also hosts exhibition and restaurant spaces, guided tours, auditions with the instruments of great musicians of the past, music courses, master classes, conferences, reviews, multimedia installations and, of course, many concerts.


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Via dei Molini, snc
00054 Fiumicino


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