100 funny Saxophone Jokes

Saxophone Jokes

Written by Greger Hillman, Saxophone teacher and music educator

Everybody loves a good Saxophone Joke am I right? So, I've gone a head and put together a list of 100's Saxophone Jokes that are hitting both high and low in my opinion.

Let's start easy… and build from there.

10 Easy Saxophone Jokes

  1. Why did the saxophone go to school?
    Because it wanted to be note-worthy!
  2. What did the saxophone say to the other saxophone?
    “You blow me away!”
  3. How does a saxophone get into a house?
    It uses the key!
  4. Why did the saxophone sit on the music book?
    It wanted to play a seat music!
  5. What's a saxophone's favorite game?
    Hide and squeak!
  6. Why was the saxophone always happy?
    Because it always had a tune in its heart!
  7. How do you make a saxophone laugh?
    Tell it a sharp joke!
  8. What do you call a saxophone that's lost?
    Sax-alone!
  9. Why did the saxophone go to the beach?
    To play some cool waves!
  10. What's a saxophone's favorite dessert?
    Jazz-berries!

10 Saxophone Puns

  1. Why did the saxophone go to the party?
    To jazz things up!
  2. What do you call a saxophone in the jungle?
    A saxo-lion!
  3. Why did the saxophone stop playing?
    It needed a rest!
  4. What's a saxophone's favorite type of movie?
    Anything with high notes and drama!
  5. How does a saxophone say hello?
    By blowing a friendly note!
  6. Why don't saxophones ever get lost?
    Because they always hit the right note!
  7. What do you call a fancy saxophone?
    A saxo-phone-tie!
  8. Why was the saxophone always cool?
    Because it played smooth jazz!
  9. How do saxophones stay so shiny?
    They take a bath in music notes!
  10. Why did the saxophone join the orchestra?
    It wanted to band together with friends!

How many Saxophone Players does it Take…

  1. How many saxophonists does it take to change a light bulb?
    Just one, but they'll go through a whole box of reeds doing it.
  2. How many saxophonists does it take to screw in a light bulb?
    Four. One to change the bulb and three to argue over which era of jazz was the best.
  3. How many saxophonists does it take to write a song?
    Five. One to write the melody and four to reminisce about how much better music was in the '60s.
  4. How many saxophonists does it take to fix a leaky faucet?
    Only one, but they'll improvise and turn it into a two-hour gig.
  5. How many saxophonists does it take to change a tire?
    Three. One to change the tire, and two to discuss how David Sanborn would have done it.
  6. How many saxophonists does it take to cook a meal?
    Just one, but they’ll jazz up the recipe so much you won’t recognize it.
  7. How many saxophonists does it take to teach a music class?
    Only one, but they’ll tell you there’s no sheet music in real life.
  8. How many saxophonists does it take to clean a room?
    Two. One to do the cleaning and another to play a soothing tune that makes it feel like less of a chore.
  9. How many saxophonists does it take to set up a sound system?
    Four. One to set it up and three to argue that it's not quite as good as a live acoustic set.
  10. How many saxophonists does it take to finish a bottle of wine?
    Just one, but they'll make it last the whole set.
  11. How many saxophonists does it take to build a house?
    None. They don't build houses; they build moods.
  12. How many saxophonists does it take to sail a boat?
    Three. One to man the sail and two to serenade the seas.
  13. How many saxophonists does it take to solve a mystery?
    One, but they'll take the most melodically interesting route to the solution.
  14. How many saxophonists does it take to climb a mountain?
    One to scale the heights and the rest to figure out the key changes.
  15. How many saxophonists does it take to plant a garden?
    Just one, but they’ll turn the garden into an experimental jazz piece.

127 Saxophone Jokes that are quite funny

  1. Why did the saxophone go to the party? Because it knew how to blow its own horn!
  2. What's a saxophone's favorite type of music? Jazz, because it’s always in the mood for a solo.
  3. What do you call a saxophone player without a girlfriend? Homeless.
  4. Why did the saxophone break up with the trumpet? It was tired of brassing around.
  5. What's a saxophone's favorite movie? “Sax and the City.”
  6. Why did the saxophone go to school? To improve its range and composition.
  7. What do you say when a saxophone is doing well? Sax-a-boom!
  8. Why was the saxophone always picked first in music sports? Because it had great pitch.
  9. How do saxophones say goodbye? “I'll see you around the scale!”
  10. What do you call a saxophone in a vacuum? Sax-no-phone.
  11. Why did the saxophone get in trouble? It played too many sharp notes.
  12. How does a saxophone player show affection? By giving lots of lip trills.
  13. Why don't saxophones ever get lonely? Because they're always in a band.
  14. What do you call an argument between two saxophonists? A sax-off.
  15. Why did the saxophone stop at the bar? To get a little reed-spiration.
  16. What's a saxophone's favorite snack? Sheet music munchies.
  17. Why did the saxophone get lost? Because it took the wrong key signature.
  18. What do you call a saxophone with allergies? Achoo-stic music.
  19. Why was the saxophone so optimistic? It always saw the bright side of the scale.
  20. How does a saxophone player get into a locked building? With a key change.
  21. What's a saxophone's least favorite chore? Emptying the spit valve.
  22. Why are saxophones such good storytellers? They have a ton of tales from the scales.
  23. Why did the saxophone go to therapy? It had too many unresolved issues.
  24. What's a saxophone's life motto? “Blow your own horn.”
  25. Why don't saxophones like classical music? Too much reed-ing between the lines.
  26. What did the saxophone say to the woodwind section? “You're reed-iculous!”
  27. Why are saxophones bad at hide and seek? They always stand out in a band.
  28. What's a saxophone's favorite kind of joke? A sharp one.
  29. Why did the saxophone sit in the corner? It was feeling a little flat.
  30. How do you fix a broken saxophone? With a band-aid.
  31. Why did the saxophone get promoted? Because it was always noted for its performance.
  32. What's a saxophone's favorite place to shop? The sharp mall.
  33. Why do saxophones make great detectives? They always know the key suspects.
  34. How do saxophones like their coffee? Decaf with a note of cream.
  35. Why was the saxophone always calm? It knew how to keep its cool in a jam session.
  36. What do you call a group of musical saxophones? A sax-tet.
  37. Why are saxophones always so trendy? They know all the jazz.
  38. How do you know if a saxophone is sick? It starts to lose its tone.
  39. Why did the saxophone cross the road? To get to the jazz club.
  40. What's a saxophone's favorite kind of test? A sound check.
  41. Why don't saxophones play hide and seek with pianos? Because the keys always give them away.
  42. What's a saxophone's favorite game? Musical chairs, but they prefer the solo.
  43. Why did the saxophone go to the beach? To play some smooth sea jazz.
  44. How does a saxophone keep its skin so smooth? By applying lots of reed cream.
  45. Why did the saxophone break up with its reed? It said, “It's not you, it's me.”
  46. What do you call a saxophone player with a Nobel Prize? A saxophonist of note.
  47. Why was the saxophone always welcome at parties? It knew how to jazz things up.
  48. How do saxophones stay fit? By practicing their scales.
  49. Why was the saxophone a good mediator? It always knew how to smooth things over.
  50. What's a saxophone's favorite hobby? Composing itself.
  51. Why don't saxophones ever get bored? They have too many rests.
  52. What do you call a saxophone that tells jokes? A saxo-pun-ist.
  53. Why did the saxophone sit on the music sheet? It wanted to hit the right note.
  54. How do you make a saxophone laugh? Tell it a flat joke.
  55. Why was the saxophone a good investor? It knew all about the scales of economy.
  56. What do you call a well-dressed saxophone? Sharp and flat at the same time.
  57. Why do saxophones make great friends? They always know how to tune in to your feelings.
  58. How do saxophones like their sandwiches? With a bit of pitch and hold the mayo.
  59. Why did the saxophone go to the doctor? It had a case of the blues.
  60. What's a saxophone's favorite kind of money? Sound investments.
  61. Why did the saxophone get into trouble at school? It was always playing by its own rules.
  62. What do you call a saxophone that doubles as a detective? Sherlock Tones.
  63. How do saxophones like their eggs? Beaten in time.
  64. What's a saxophone's favorite type of story? A tall tale with a twist of lime and rhythm.
  65. Why are saxophones considered wise? They always know the key to a good melody.
  66. What's a saxophone's favorite board game? Monotony, but with improvisation rules.
  67. How do you know a saxophone is dreaming? When it starts to play lullabies in its sleep.
  68. Why don't saxophones ever start a diet? They don't want to lose any of their brass.
  69. What do you call an adventurous saxophone? An explorer of scales.
  70. How do saxophones greet each other? “Hey, nice to reed you!”
  71. Why did the saxophone refuse to open the door? It didn't want to deal with any treble.
  72. What do you call a saxophone in a floral dress? A blooming musician.
  73. Why do saxophones make poor sailors? They're too used to playing in bars, not navigating them.
  74. What's a saxophone's favorite day of the week? Blues-day.
  75. How do saxophones stay so slender? Regular bouts of vibrato and lots of scales.
  76. Why did the saxophone go to the bakery? To get some sharp cookies and flat bread.
  77. What's a saxophone's favorite kind of weather? A bit of reed rain.
  78. Why did the saxophone start a blog? To share its noteworthy experiences.
  79. What's the saxophone's favorite fruit? Berry saxton.
  80. How do you comfort a sad saxophone? With a few bars of uplifting jazz.
  81. Why did the saxophone stop at the library? To check out the latest scores.
  82. What's a saxophone's least favorite movie? “Out of Sync.”
  83. Why did the saxophone go to the museum? To see the ancient reeds.
  84. What do you call a saxophone's diary? A log of every key moment.
  85. How do saxophones apologize? “Sorry, I didn't mean to blow it.”
  86. What's a saxophone's favorite type of math? Rhythmetics.
  87. Why are saxophones such social creatures? They love to jam and improvise.
  88. How does a saxophone keep secrets? It keeps everything under wraps and keys.
  89. What's a saxophone's favorite holiday? New Year's Eve, for the jazz countdown.
  90. Why do saxophones dislike escalators? They prefer to scale the notes themselves.
  91. Why do saxophones always win at cards? Because they're great at playing the blues.
  92. What do you call a group of saxophones playing together? A reed riot.
  93. How does a saxophone say goodbye? “I'll miss you a whole note lot!”
  94. Why are saxophones so good at jazz? They've got rhythm flowing through their tubes.
  95. What's a saxophone's favorite mode of transportation? The scale rail.
  96. How do you get a saxophone to stop playing? You can't, they're always on a roll.
  97. What's a saxophone's favorite type of exercise? Jazz-ercise.
  98. Why was the saxophone always in charge? It knew how to conduct itself.
  99. What do you call a saxophone with a PhD? Doctor of Musicology.
  100. Why do saxophones love the moon? Because it helps them play lunar tunes.
  101. What's a saxophone's favorite kind of cheese? Brie-flat.
  102. How do saxophones stay safe? By keeping in treble clef.
  103. What do you call a saxophone's autobiography? “Life Through the Reeds.”
  104. Why did the saxophone go to the party? To blow everyone away.
  105. How do saxophones handle breakups? They just play through the pain.
  106. What's a saxophone's favorite meal? Anything with a good beat.
  107. Why don't saxophones ever get locked out? They always have the right keys.
  108. What do you call a saxophone detective? A smooth investigator.
  109. Why was the saxophone a good leader? It knew how to orchestrate.
  110. How do saxophones keep their cool? They take a lot of breaks and decompose.
  111. What do you call an old saxophone? Vintage vibes.
  112. Why are saxophones so reliable? They always come in on cue.
  113. How do you compliment a saxophone? Say, “You've got brass!”
  114. What's a saxophone's favorite pastime? Harmonizing with friends.
  115. Why did the saxophone write a letter? To note its feelings.
  116. How do saxophones like their steak? Medium reed.
  117. What's a saxophone's favorite TV show? “How I Met Your Muter.”
  118. Why did the saxophone go to the doctor? It had a bad case of the sharps.
  119. How does a saxophone keep its hair in place? With a band clip.
  120. What's a saxophone's least favorite type of music? Anything flat.
  121. Why are saxophones so sentimental? They cherish every note.
  122. How do saxophones make decisions? They improvise.
  123. What's a saxophone's favorite dessert? Sheet cake.
  124. Why did the saxophone join the orchestra? To be part of a bigger band.
  125. How do you cheer up a saxophone? Play it a cheerful melody.
  126. What makes a saxophone laugh? A sharp joke.
  127. Why do saxophones make good friends? They always tune in to your needs.

Jokes about the Saxophone, as an instrument

  1. What do you call a saxophone with a cold?
    A snotty sax!
  2. Why did the saxophone go to the doctor?
    It had a case of the blues.
  3. What’s a saxophone’s favorite movie genre?
    Jazz-tion packed thrillers!
  4. How does a saxophone keep its hair in place?
    With a jazz gel!
  5. Why was the saxophone a good student?
    It always took note.
  6. What kind of stories do saxophones like?
    Pitch-perfect tales.
  7. Why do saxophones make great detectives?
    They always get to the bottom of the scale.
  8. What’s a saxophone’s favorite subject in school?
    Composition.
  9. Why did the saxophone break up with the trumpet?
    It needed more space for its solos.
  10. How do you know a saxophone is happy?
    When it’s in a good key mood.
  11. What did the saxophone say after a great performance?
    “I nailed it, reed my lips!”
  12. Why did the saxophone sit in the sun?
    To work on its brass tan.
  13. What’s a saxophone’s favorite kind of sandwich?
    A wrap with lots of jazz.
  14. Why are saxophones bad at hiding?
    They always pop up in the conversation.
  15. What do you call a saxophone that’s an influencer?
    A trend-reeder.
  16. How do saxophones like their steak?
    Medium reed.
  17. Why don’t saxophones ever get bored?
    They always have a tone of things to do.
  18. What do you call a group of gossiping saxophones?
    A sax circle.
  19. Why did the saxophone get invited to all the parties?
    It was key to the band’s success.
  20. What’s a saxophone’s favorite day of the week?
    Sax-urday!
  21. Why don’t saxophones play chess?
    They think it’s too much treble.
  22. How does a saxophone answer the phone?
    “Jazz me!”
  23. What do you call a very religious saxophone?
    A gospel blower.
  24. Why was the saxophone always calm?
    It knew how to take a deep breath and blow.
  25. What do saxophones do when they’re scared?
    They call for the brass.
  26. Why did the saxophone go to the library?
    To check out the licks-ictionary.
  27. What’s a saxophone’s favorite snack?
    Notes on a scale.
  28. Why did the saxophone go to space?
    To play some out-of-this-world tunes.
  29. What’s a saxophone’s favorite game?
    Musical chairs, but everyone gets a solo.
  30. Why was the saxophone a good baker?
    It always knew the key ingredient.

Alright, that's it. I'm sure you'll find at least a few Saxophone Jokes here that make you laugh. I'm chuckling away as I keep reeding (!) my favorite Saxophone Puns over and over. Maybe it's just me, but I love those dry “dad jokes” that are so bad that they are funny.

Actually, the more dry the joke the better, in my opinion.

Got any additions to the saxophone joke list? Let me know!

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