Sesame Street: The Saxophone Factory

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In this classic Sesame Street clip, we take a visit to the saxophone factory to see how the horn is made. Throughout, a delightful free jazz soundtrack acts as foley sound, instead of us hearing the (probably pretty boring) sounds of the actual factory. A lot of work goes into making one of these horns!

Also relevant, this 14-second clip from The Simpsons in which Homer performs his composition "Saxamaphone" [sic]:

And if you like actual narration about horn production, check out this How It's Made clip about making trumpets -- some of the processes are very similar:

(Via The Kid Should See This.)

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September 5, 2013 - 11:37am
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