|Kay Foster plays her bass sax on "Don't Get Around Much Anymore."|
|Len Yaeger plays his bass sax on "Malaguena" on the August 1, 2006, Roseville Big Band concert.|
The bass saxophone is pitched an octave below the tenor. The fingering is fundamentally the same as for the other members of the saxophone family, although on some bass saxophones, such as the one Kay is playing in the first picture above, the double octave key mechanism is not automaticthe player's left thumb must press the correct octave key.