You CAN teach yourself saxophone, yes, but without some kind of help it will be difficult and time consuming. You can access online saxophone lessons at any time of the day or night that suits you. But, if you suddenly want to play your saxophone right now and learn something new, simply log in and pick a lesson !
How do I start learning the saxophone?
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Is trumpet harder than saxophone?
Long-term, both instruments require a sensational amount of control to produce beautiful music. In some aspects the trumpet requires more conditioning, and the saxophone in others. Short-term the saxophone is probably easier for most. Trumpet is definitely more painful and disrupts the embouchure more.