Eastman 52nd Street Soprano Saxophone - Aged Brass

£2,599.00
  • Free 12-Point Professional Set-up
  • Fast Worldwide Delivery + No Hidden Fees!
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  • Free One Year Checkover
Description

Sax legend Bob Mintzer & award-winning saxophonist Alex Hahn's first choice of saxophone

A serious heavyweight addition to our pro sax range, the 52nd Street Soprano captures a classic vintage sound – full bodied and free blowing – and combines this with wonderful ergonomics.

The 52nd Street saxophone is a professional instrument and comes un-lacquered for a truly vintage appearance. It is an exceptionally responsive horn in all registers from low to high, and produces a big, fat sound with precise intonation. A larger bell and rolled-style tone holes contribute to the sound qualities of this instrument that many compare to some of the great vintage horns of the past. Solid construction with comfortable hand position and extras such as adjustable palm keys.

Unlacquered Finish

Many unlacquered saxophones begin life with a polished finish that is visually similar to a standard lacquered instrument. However, as soon as the saxophone leaves the factory, the tarnishing process will begin.  This will give the saxophone a real vintage appeal, the envy of all jazzers out there. This will also explain why it may have signs of aging when you receive it.

Aurally, this means the material has complete freedom of movement for resonance. This will give the tone a fullness on the fringes of the note playing, really filling the space and giving the bottom end especially a real presence.

Features

 Material: Aged unlacquered brass

 Finish: Unlacquered

 Key Touches: Abalone inlay

 Neck: Eastman

 Engraving: Hand engraved neck and bell

 Case: Deluxe, with backpack straps

 Mouthpiece: Eastman

 Made in: Taiwan

• 9 Month Interest Free Finance Available on this Product

• Free Professional Set Up & Free Check over within a Year

• Recommended for: Advancing students, professionals 

Reviews

"In-line with the alto and tenor, this 52nd Street soprano also shows the same characteristics of having that full-bodied and spread sound. For me it feels like they’ve captured that vintage element with the entire range, and for those players who have always enjoyed playing perhaps a Mark VI soprano, this model stacks up nicely in comparison. It also has a one piece design, which in my opinion adds to the completeness of the sound and the ease of playing it. A truly great instrument!" - Jim (sax.co.uk)

 

Delivery & Returns

FREE DELIVERY ON ALL ORDERS OVER £75 TO UK MAINLAND

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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.

RETURNS

Goods purchased online from www.sax.co.uk can be returned within 14 days of receipt. This does not apply to custom ordered goods, products where hygiene is concerned and product seals have been broken (reeds, mouthpieces etc), digital download codes or software licences. Goods purchased through our website cannot be returned to our retail stores.

Saxophone Set-up

12 point pro saxophone set-up included

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.