With the evolution of repertoires, instruments of the outer ranges are being increasingly asked for. The “Super Action 80 Series II” bass saxophone is particularly adapted to this new trend: its design and its acoustic features allow it to be more than just a support instrument. The Series II sopranino, soprano, alto, tenor, bass and baritone saxophones have been the professional choice for a generation and continue to be the most popular professional saxophone in the world. The reasons are clear: they all possess a flexible but centered tone that is natural in almost any playing situation. Yellow brass body tubes and keys resonate across the entire timbre spectrum: full-ribbed construction enhances their durability. The Series’ superior intonation characteristics make these saxophone a natural choice for any professional or those who aspire to be.
Features: Keywork: the positioning of the left- and right-hand little finger spatula groups affords particularly well-balanced handling; Adjusting Screw: the low A adjusting screw allows precise adjustment of the whole; Suspension Rings: a choice of three positions allows selecting the best playing balance; Adjustable holder: brings to the musician greater playing comfort when seated; Thumb rest made of plastic, its shape and location have been studied to prevent fatigue and tension in the fingers. Specifications: Key Bb; Range Low A/high F sharp; Thumb rest plastic; Waterkey on the upper arm; Leather pads, metal booster; Lacquered with engraving; Accessories Included; The top-of-the-line Selmer “Light” case in charcoal-grey cordura, specially designed for the “Super Action 80 Series II” bass saxophone, ensures optimum protection of the instrument. High-density foam insulating interior, with expanding score pocket. Fitted with rollers; Mouthpiece Selmer Paris S-80 Bass Saxophone Mouthpiece