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Jean Baptiste JB950 Professional Alto Sax Outfit

SKU: JB950ALXX-P

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Vintage-inspired innovation with professional design and modern improvements set a new bar for Jean Baptiste and the saxophone industry!

Jean Baptiste is proud to introduce the newest addition to its heralded line of  saxophones, the 950 Series.  Inspired by the classic French saxophones introduced after World War II, the 950 model fuses classic designs with modern improvements that set a new bar for the saxophone industry.
 
Each 950 is equipped with a vintage inspired neck that provides a lush complex sound, and yield to a pleasant buzz when the horn is pushed. The 950 model has superb intonation, response and a free blowing design.
 
The 950 features classic ergonomics that set the standard for the modern saxophone, complete with pearl Front F and alternate F# key touches, and smaller left and right hand pinky tables that will be familiar to seasoned players, and comfortable for the younger player ready to make the leap into the world of professional saxophones.  
 
 
The Jean Baptiste 950 comes standard in a rich dark lacquer with mother of pearl key touches, and without the High F# key, just like it was during the golden era of saxophones.  The 950 is completed with a backpackable wood frame travel case and a vintage-inspired granadilla end plug.
 
•      Yellow brass body (70% copper/30% zinc); one piece hand hammered bell
•      Rib bed post construction
•      Mother of pearl key touches
•      Blued steel springs
•      Stainless Steel pivot screws
•      High quality pads with reusable seamless domed metal resonators
•      Adjustment screws on upper and lower stacks, and side keys

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I am a professional gigging saxophone player. I am also the PMBO Senior Manager at Sam Ash Music in Buffalo Grove. It is my job to find and recommend the RIGHT instrument to each of my customers. This one puts Jean Baptiste on my top 5 list for the first time. This horn speaks with authority and without complaint. The intonation is better than most Mark VI inspired horns and the action is modern horn smooth but not overly stiff. It does not require extra effort. My favorite is the LH table. It is compact but not crowded. The lack of a high F# should NOT DETER any player. This is how many of the best vintage horns are designed. It also eliminates extra weight and improves intonation in the upper octaves. To hit F#, use this keying... Oct, Front hi-F, LH 2; RH Side Bb Boom. Get this horn!

Topher Browne

Buffalo Grove, IL

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Model JB950AL
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Warranty Info:

This instrument is backed by a one-year manufacturer’s warranty on parts and labor.