Karel Goetghebeur was a funeral director before he turned to making saxophones in 2012. He acquired the rights to the name Adolphe Sax & Cie and tracked down a factory that could make authentic instruments.
His showroom in the Bruges suburbs is a friendly, relaxed place filled with antique and modern saxophones. You can drop in to chat, try out an instrument and even borrow one for a few weeks.
Derek Blyth’s hidden secret of the day: Derek Blyth is the author of the bestselling “The 500 Hidden Secrets of Belgium”. He picks out one of his favourite hidden secrets for The Brussels Times every day.