i watched with an open mouth of awe at this monstrosity, the contrabass saxaphone. apparently, there are only about 25 in existence. maybe that’s because the contrabass it’s quite large (about 6 foot 4 inches) and heavy (45 lbs). or, maybe there are only 25 because, well, it just doesn’t sound very good!
here’s Marcel W. Helland playing a few bits on his deeply honkerifous contrabass sax: