Why buy a Sakkusu Saxophone?
For individuals who dares to dream to play the sax but don’t have the budget that could normally afford them children brand such as for example Yamaha or Trevor James, sometimes the choice of choosing unknown brands can seem to be a daunting prospect. There are so many ‘own brand’ instruments out there, all with their quirky names that contain been slow of hat and put on pre-existing student models that are produced in higher quantities in factories located somewhere in Eastern Asia.
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- Mendini by Cecilio E-Flat Alto Saxophone, Gold Lacquered + Tuner – Check Price in Amazon
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- Glory Professional Alto Eb SAX Saxophone Gold Laquer Finish, Alto Saxophone with 11reeds,8 Pads Cushions,case – Check Price in Amazon
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As the customer for Sax.co.uk, it’s been among my specific projects and challenges over modern times to get such a budget instrument which will act as an initial saxophone for most players. I use the term ‘challenge’ since the procedure for seeking an instrument which will fulfil the requirements of experiencing the required quality of build and can be found in at the proper price to essentially help those on a budget isn’t straightforward. Established brands such as for example Yamaha, Trevor James, Conn Selmer, Yanagisawa etc are usually open to us at the drop of a hat via established UK distribution/dealer networks, whereas the procedure of attracting our own-brand ‘Sakkusu’ range has involved a long time of probing away at different factories until we’ve finally landed after a formula for success.
A number of the key things that I search for:- metal that isn’t too soft; comfortable key positioning; a robust construction that holds its set-up when played for thousands of hours; good tuning and a decent tone.
All these factors have to be considered within the context of a simple student sax; a comparison with pro instruments is unhelpful and unrealistic. For instance, it is a considering that a Yanagisawa could have higher spec parts with an increase of durability, and finer engineering tolerances. But these saxes could be over ten times the cost of a simple Sakkusu, so you’d naturally expect this!
Sometimes it could be hard to translate the message to complete novices a basic sax isn’t missing the features, keys, rods and levers of a high bill sax! The difference literally does drop to the grade of materials, the look differences, the engineering tolerances and the manufacturing methods.
But even with that said, the manufacturing way for making a cheaper Chinese sax still involves a pricey production-line operation, with each post being operated by a individual. Yes, it really is true to state that the procedure of making a student-line in comparison to a professional-line is a lot quicker, the latter involves a higher amount of hand assembly and heavily skilled hand-finished operations, however the same principals still apply and the outcome is physically virtually identical!
I am now happy that I’ve surely got to a point inside our Sakkusu history that we’ve established a couple of instruments that display a decent construction, an extremely comfortable key layout, a robust-enough strength of metal, and an excellent of tone and intonation that’s comparable with student saxes higher than their price-point. Let’s face it, we’re talking altos in the £300 to £400 price bracket, and tenors a bit higher – to really have a saxophone do everything it’s likely to do, and deliver a thrilling tone concurrently, is pretty exceptional. I often think it is interesting that you could fool listeners into believing you are playing a specialist sax when actually you are playing students sax. In the event that you get the mouthpiece right, and you play with an excellent technique, the difference to the listener could appear marginal. Of-course when you are seriously interested in your music, you do spend money on the best that you could afford and you most definitely enjoy the benefits associated with the machinery before you. But if you, like many nervous dreamers out there, don’t want to plunge right into a potentially expensive hobby, the Sakkusu may be the perfect first stepping stone.
Mendini by Cecilio E-Flat Alto Saxophone, Gold Lacquered + Tuner, Case, Pocketbook - MAS-L+92D+PB
2 used from $211.19
- Gold lacquered body Eb alto saxophone with high F# key alto sax
- Large bore, ribbed construction, quality leather pads with metal tone boosters, contoured keys with faux mother of pearl inlays
- Includes: Pro-deluxe durable hard-shell case, mouthpiece, neck strap, a box of 10 reeds (Size 2.5"), cleaning cloth & rod, and a pair of gloves
- Bonus: Cecilio 92-D chromatic/string tuner with metronome & pocketbook
- Ideal for both beginners and advanced players
Glory Professional Alto Eb SAX Saxophone Gold Laquer Finish, Alto Saxophone with 11reeds,8 Pads Cushions,case,carekit,Gold Color, NO NEED TUNING, PLAY DIRECTLY
1 used from $176.62
- Whether you want to buy a saxophone for yourself or for your friends or others, this saxophone is a product of choice as a result of its high quality and cost effective price.
- Eb E-Flat Alto Saxophone has High F# .
- Including: 11pc reeds,8pc mouthpiece cushion hard-shell case, mouthpiece, neck strap, Grease,Screwdriver, cleaning cloth & rod, and a pair of gloves
- Hand Engraved Bell Decoration, High Quality Leather Pads with Metal Resonators, Adjustable Key Height Screws and Metal Thumb Rest,accurate sound hole positions enable player's fingers to rest comfortably. Due to reasonable key layout and compact design, the saxophone can be easily played by both adult and children
- Before delivery, our saxophones are tested by professional quality inspector again to verify that they meet our standards.
Eastar AS-Ⅱ Student Alto Saxophone E Flat Gold Lacquer Alto Beginner Sax Full Kit With Carrying Sax Case Mouthpiece Straps Reeds Stand Cork Grease
- Beautiful Sound - professional tone adjustment before leaving factory, excellent sound quality without noise, pleasant surprise. No pressure from low to high gamut range transition.
- Top Material - instruments dedicated copper, lead-free welding green craft, feel free to use. Advanced imported leather pads, high air tightness, Imported blue copper needle spring, moderate elasticity, not aging, high feedback when finger pressing.
- Amazing look - Eastar AS -Ⅱ: Transparent lacquered gold, multi-layer painted,durable and barely to fade color. Faux mother of pearl inlaid keys are simple and generous. The handcrafted carvings of the bell mouth makes AS -Ⅱ perfect even more perfect
- Practical Design - Full bounding key stick gasket for longer life and better pressing feel. Keystroke link: all being applied oil for debugging before leaving the factory, preventing the link from rusting and getting stuck.Setting the F# key to suit the performance.The U-tube of the bass is adopted: Eastar has accumulated crafts experiences for many years to improve the stability of the bass and achieve a stable feeling of playing and resistance.
- Package Contents - Eastar AS -Ⅱ saxophone, Carrying Case,Mouthpiece Set, Real Leather Strap (110lb limit), Cork Grease,Shoulder Strap x 2,White Gloves, Resin Practice Reed x 1, Advanced Bulrush Reeds (Strength 2.5 ), Soft Swab, Soft Cloth, Cleaning Brush,Hard Saxophone Stand. Unique Serial-number for every Eastar AS -Ⅱ.12-Month Product Warranty.
Jean Paul USA AS-400 Student Alto Saxophone
6 used from $313.84
- The Jean Paul Alto Saxophone is in key of Eb
- Comes with robust contoured carrying case for easy transportation.Mouthpiece cap: nickel-plated Resonators: nylon
- Beautiful yellow brass body construction with Lacquer finish
- Included Accessories: 1 Rico Reed, Carrying Case, Cork grease, Gloves ,Cleaning Cloth, Swabs, and Mouthpiece
- Auxiliary keys: High F#
Mendini by Cecilio Gold Lacquer E Flat Alto Saxophone with Hard Case, Pocketbook, Mouthpiece, 10 Reeds, Stand, Cleaning Cloths, Mouthpiece Brush, Mouthpiece Cushion, and 1-Year Warranty
- Gold lacquered body and keys Eb with high F# key alto sax
- Large bore, ribbed construction, quality leather pads with metal tone boosters, contoured keys
- Includes: Pro-deluxe durable hard-shell case with backpack straps, Mouthpiece, Mouthpiece Cushions, a Box of 10 Reeds (Size 2.5"), Pocketbook, Neck Strap, Stand, Cleaning Cloth & Rod, Mouthpiece Brushes, and a Pair of Gloves
- History: Cecilio inspires musical talent with quality and value instruments since 2004, which makes them top sellers in the band and orchestra categories. With their wide variety of instruments, they cater to beginner & intermediate musicians. Each instrument is tested at Cecilio's factory overseas and are tested again in their local warehouse in Southern California.
- 100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEE: Customer satisfaction is our #1 priority. If you are not completely satisfied with the instrument you received, please do not hesitate to contact our customer service, and we will provide the best solution to resolve the issue within 1 business day. Each instrument comes with a 1-year warranty against manufacturer’s defects and are serviced locally.
Yamaha Digital Saxophone (YDS-150)
- Play anytime, anywhere
- Acoustic saxophone mouthpiece and fingerings
- 73 preset voices
- Dedicated app for further customization
- Headphone, AUX in, and micro USB connections
Nuvo Soprano Saxophone, Black/Green (N520JBGN)
1 used from $138.88
- Suitable for beginners as young as 4 years
- Follows traditional saxophone fingering patterns
- Now fitted with a new integral ligature, easy to open with one hand
- 5 position adjustable thumb rest
- Fully Waterproof
Click N' Play Saxophone with 8 Colored Keys, Metallic Silver
$13.29 in stock
- This toy saxophone with its 8 keys/notes produces real saxophone sound.
- Each of the 8 keys have a different note sound. The keys are color coded so children can play songs that are printed on the back of the box.
- Made of metallic silver plastic with a shiny silver finish. Measures 16.5 inches long.
- Fun to play and encourages creative play in your home orchestra or marching band.
- Safety tested for lead and BPA free. Made in Italy.
Glarry Student Alto Eb E-flat SAX Saxophone Gold Lacquer SAX Beginners Kit with Case, Reeds, Mouth Piece, Soft Cleaning Cloth and Rod, Gloves
- 【BEST GIFT】-- Perfect for beginners. If yous kids want to study saxophone, it is a best choice. High value for money, your kids will love it very much. In addition, it is also a best saxophone for music amateur.
- 【EXCELLENT MATERIAL】-- Our glarry saxophone is made of paint gold, it can be used for a long time.Durable materials keep your saxophone glossy. Design with reasonable and compact key layout，the saxophone can be easily played by both adult and children
- 【WONDERFUL SOUND】-- Easy to play and it has a pleasing vibrant feel with a well-centered sound. A well-rounded intonation and warm sound will make you the most visible saxophonist.
- 【LUXURY ACCESSORIES】-- Each Glarry Alto Saxophone comes with its own mouthpiece, gloves and the reed. The glarry SAX also comes with a neck strap for playing comfort and Soft Cleaning Cloth and Rod for maintenance.
- 【SAFE PROTECTION】The case can be carried easily with 4 ways in order to protect the safety of your saxophone. You can take it to classes or concerts.
EASTROCK Blue/Golden Alto Saxophone E Flat Sax Full Kit for Students Beginner with Carrying Case,Mouthpiece,Mouthpiece Cushion Pads,Cleaning Cloth&Cleaning Rod,White Gloves,Neck Strap
1 used from $158.39
- 【Top Material】Our beautiful instrument used selected h68 copper material and multi-layer painted transparent lacquered blue,durable and non-fading and Hand carved on the appearance and high-quality shell buttons make the sax more perfect.EASTROCK saxophone is definitely an outstanding musical instrument in terms of quality and appearance
- 【Excellent Sound】The EASTROCK saxophone have been professionally adjusted before leaving the factory to ensure that have good sound without noise, and the buttons have good feedback and look perfect when the fingers are pressed down.
- 【Advanced Design】EASTROCK saxophone used upgraded quality leather so that make the saxaphone have higher air tightness,used the upgraded quality copper needle spring make the instrument more smooth.Choose EASTROCK must be your best investment,NEVER let you disappoint.
- 【Suitable For Any Level Player】EASTROCK saxophone is suitable for students,beginners,school,concert,gifts and any level players.Tone-bb E-Flat.Package included one soprano saxophone,portable lightweight hard case,Mouthpiece,neck strap,Reeds,Mouthpiece Cushion Pads,Cleaning Cloth&Cleaning Rod,White Gloves,Alcohol Pads.Absolute value for money.
- 【100% Money Back】EASTROCK musician instrument have 1 year manufacture warranty against defect.Any problems,please feel free to contact us,we must give you satisfied solutions.