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Conn-Selmer Avant DSS 180 - Curved Soprano Saxophone

£1,299.00
SKU DSS180U

A reliably built curved soprano made by a manufacturer with a combined 100 years of prestige in instrument manufacturing! 

The Conn-Selmer DSS-180 curved soprano provides players with the perfect entry point to the world of sopranos. Ergonomic key work and rock solid construction makes for a very comfortable playing experience. The strong composition of the horn makes intonation throughout the horn easy to control and manipulate. The horn also boasts a flared bell, allowing the sound to project further and punch through.

The Conn-Selmer DSS-180 Curved Soprano comes in a stylish Conn-Selmer hard case, accompanied with a Rousseau JDX Jazz Model mouthpiece, completing what is already a very affordable and desirable package. 

Features

· Material: Yellow Brass

· Finish: Clear Lacquer

· Key Touches: Synthetic Mother of Pearl

· Neck: Two Piece - Straight and Curved

· Engraving: Engraved Bell

· Case: Conn-Selmer Hard Case with Backpack Straps

· Mouthpiece: Rousseau JDX Jazz Model Ebonite

· Made in: Taiwan

· 9 Month Interest Free Finance Available on this Product

· Free Professional Set Up & Free Check Over Within A Year

· Recommended for: Students, First Soprano

Reviews

"The Conn-Selmer DSS-180 Curved Soprano delivers on the quality and playability expected from its prestigious name. The horn has a tangible quality that makes it a joy to pick up and play. With regards to curved sopranos, one sometimes finds the bend in the horn makes the intonation slightly tricksy, but after spending some time with the horn you soon find where to place your notes and then you’re firing on all cylinders on a sweet and versatile sounding horn that packs a punch thanks to the flared bell!

I would recommend this horn to students as a first curved soprano with no reservation, as well as hobbyists and enthusiasts looking for a great, affordable curved soprano. However, if you’re looking to take the next step in your soprano playing career I wouldn’t advise this for you, as although this is a fantastic entry level piece, it is still an entry level piece." - Michael (Sax.co.uk)

 

All of our instruments are fully checked and set-up by our experienced technicians. Regardless of size or price - all saxophones go through the same process.   

Here at Sax.co.uk we know that when you buy a sax, our pro set up is absolutley essential to ensure the instrument you're purchasing is playing to it's optimum peformance. 

In addition, all new saxophones purchased from us can be returned within a year for a FREE checkover to make sure your saxophone continues to perform its best. 

Our 12-Step Checkover:

• All transit packing and corks from the manufacturer are removed.
• Thorough visual check for any imperfections in the finish, includes unlacquered saxophones.
• All pads checked for quality.
• All pad seatings checked using leak lights and traditional feeler paper methods.
• Regulation checked and adjusted.
• All key corks and felts checked, adjusted to set vent heights.
• All spring tensions checked and adjusted to create an even feel across the instrument.
• Neck fitting checked.
• Crook cork checked for cork quality and provided mouthpiece fits.
• Thorough playtest from top to bottom, including alternate fingerings.
• Case inspected for quality, instrument fit and accessories.
• Instrument cleaned and carefully repacked.

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Delivery Schedule

Orders in stock and received before 2pm are normally shipped the same day. International orders are generally received in under 7 days.

Goods purchased online can be returned within 14 days upon delivery 

Goods purchased online from www.sax.co.uk can be returned within 14 days of receipt. This does not apply to products where hygiene is concerned and product seals have been broken (Reeds, mouthpieces etc). Goods purchased through our website cannot be returned to our retail store.