“Europa” Saxophone Music and Backing Track
Watch the video to hear Johnny’s instrumental sax version:
Saxophone Setup Used:
- Selmer Mark VI Tenor Saxophone
- Guardala MBII Fatboy Gold Plated Metal Mouthpiece
- Vandoren Java #3 Reed
- DG Ligature
This beautiful instrumental was released by Carlos Santana in 1976. It was in a very similar style to another one of his beautiful instrumentals called Samba Pa Ti which you can also check out by clicking the link.
Shortly after the Carlos Santana release of Europa Gato Barbieri recorded a very popular version with his growly tenor saxophone sound.
The Europa saxophone music offered for download here is in the key of G minor concert. This was also the key that Gato Barbieri recorded the song in.
That means the tenor music chart is in the key of A minor and the alto saxophone chart is in E minor. The original key of Santana’s recording was a 5th higher in C minor. This key works well on guitar but not as well on the saxophone.
This Europa Saxophone Music Download Includes
- same tracks as in the music video above (without sax)
- high quality MP3 audio file (192 kbps)
- download the Bb or Eb music sheets or both
- charts print out as full size music sheets
Download The Europa Saxophone Music and Audio Backing Track
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