Many colors are present in light. They combine within sunlight.
Many things are present in music and they can also blend together. After practice and careful listening we can discern them.
With light, we see colors, and the type of energy that light is made of extends far beyond red and far beyond violet.
With a prism, we can see the colors separate. A prism can also bring the colors back together.
For music, slowing down and listening for specific ‘wavelengths’ can allow us to break it down and work on particular things.
Six Major ‘Wavelengths’ of Music
The Saxophone (mouthpiece, reeds, horns, maintenance, etc)
Notes (includes melody & harmony)
Rhythm (includes articulation & phrasing)