An elegant workhorse with a hug sound!
The Henri Selmer Paris Series II Model 55AF Jubilee Edition Baritone Saxophone. This professional baritone saxophone is crafted to exacting standards by Selmer Paris, whose instruments have been the choice of discerning musicians for generations. The Model 55AF Jubilee Edition baritone saxophone delivers a robust, muscular tone with spot-on intonation across its extended range. Equipped with a low A and high F# key, this baritone saxophone flexes its broad timbre over a wider scope, making it ideal for jazz combos and big bands as well as classical, funk and pop.
Fully Ribbed Yellow Brass Construction Provides Powerful ResonanceThe Series II Model 55AF Jubilee Edition baritone saxophone features premium yellow brass for the body and neck, which provides superior resonance and projection. Its fully ribbed construction further enhances the instrument's tonal qualities. The treated leather pads, metal resonators, blued steel springs and stunning Jubilee engraving are built to exacting standards, delivering excellent response, intonation and beauty.
Extended Range Covers Low A to High F#With its low A and high F# keys, the Series II Model 55AF Jubilee Edition baritone saxophone provides a wider range than most baritone saxophones. This extended scope allows performers to explore a broader tonal palette and push creative boundaries. The low A key in particular produces a throaty, powerful tone in the saxophone's lower register.
Ergonomic Keywork Promotes Fluid TechniqueThe Series II Model 55AF Jubilee Edition baritone saxophone features an ergonomic key layout that feels natural under the fingers. Its fluid key action facilitates rapid passages and effortless fingering transitions across the range of the instrument. The key cups are shaped for comfortable hand position and the bell keys have been repositioned to prevent accidental engaugement.
Premium Accessories Complete the PackageThis professional baritone saxophone comes with a deluxe hard shell case for safe transport and storage. A mouthpiece, reed and care products are also included to get you playing right out of the box.
- Model: Series II Model 55AF Jubilee Edition Baritone Saxophone
- Acoustics: one-piece body style
- Range: Low A - High F#
- Construction: split ribs
- Brass: brass alloy
- Mechanism: compact key positioning - closer to the body anddirectly under the hand
- Mouthpiece: Selmer S80 C
- Front F Key: spatula
- Left-hand thumb rest: plastic
- Right-hand thumb rest: metal, adjustable
- Adjusting screws: high E & F, low B table key, G# key, F#/G# lug, F#/G# adjusting bar, low C#, low B, side C, side Bb
- Pivot screws: tapered
- Needle springs: blued steel
- Pads: treated kid leather with metal resonators - projection
- Finishes: honey gold lacquer (55AFJ), black lacquer (55AFJBL), silver-plated (55AFJS), matte lacquer (55AFJM)
- A redesigned octave neck key has a lighter mechanism and subtly thinner outlines
- Gold tone lacquer offers more warmth and presence
- A new style of outline engraving highlights a thinner, more elegant and elaborate design from the bell to the bow, with Henri Selmer's signature on the connecting ring.
- The bow-to-bow ring displays the original signature of Henri Selmer
- 100% French manufactured
- The included accessory kit features the latest Selmer Paris top-of-the-range accessory line including strap, swab, cloth, and cork grease