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Jupiter 893SG Artist Baritone Saxophone  

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    Jupiter

    A greatly responsive pro-level horn with wonderful projection.

    The 800 Series Artist saxophones feature solid sterling silver necks with silver-plated brass body and gold lacquered keys. They are fully articulated and include low A on baritone, tilting Bb spatula key, and height adjustable bell keys. Features also include metal tone boosters, a beautifully engraved bell and deluxe wood-frame case.

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    893SG Artist Baritone Saxophone Specifications:

    • Level: Professional
    • Key: Eb
    • Neck Material: Sterling silver
    • Body Material: Silver-plated yellow brass
    • Bell Material: Silver-plated yellow brass
    • Key Material: Yellow brass
    • Range Up to: High F#
    • Range Down to: Low A
    • Auxiliary Keys: Front F, tilting G#-Bb spatula
    • Springs: Blue steel
    • Pads: Leather
    • Resonators: Metal
    • Engraving: Yes
    • Includes: case, mouthpiece, ligature, cap, and care products
    • Crafted In: Taiwan
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    Jupiter893SG Artist Baritone Saxophone
     
    4.5

    (based on 6 reviews)

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    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Good intermediate horn, but no classic

    By JoeSaxNL

    from Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Comments about Jupiter 893SG Artist Baritone Saxophone:

    Yesterday I played a Jupiter 893SG bari sax, for about 45 minutes. I mainly play jazz and big band music. My impression was more positive than I thought on beforehand, even if this is not a saxophone that I would buy myself.The keywork looks and feels good, and is definitely better than the keywork on older Jupiter saxes that I have seen. The balance is good, and even if the horn feels light, it does not feel flimsy. It appears well made.My biggest reservations are in the sound. While the intonation is OK, the sound lacks some character. In the lower register it doesn't have the punch that you would expect from a good bari, and from A2 up, it sounds too nasal and thin. The Jupiter doesn't deliver the power that e.g. a vintage Conn or Buescher can. It is better for orchestra work than for big band or rock.However, all in all, it looked like a very good and affordable student instrument.

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Good beginning gig horn

    By bluemuzic

    from Nashville, TN

    Comments about Jupiter 893SG Artist Baritone Saxophone:

    This horn is good for the beginning gig player, but lacks a bit in quality of it's material. The metals used are thin and will eventually result in a higher cost of upkeep. Don't get it to play concert music, as it has a bit of an edge to the sound. Overall, it's good for it's price, but beware of the quality.

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    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

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    By Zvc5

    from st. paul, MN

    Comments about Jupiter 893SG Artist Baritone Saxophone:

    good quality sound and it looks flashy, too!

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Saxophonist for gospel group

    By Saxymike & The Gospel Horns

    from Alexandria, Virginia

    Comments about Jupiter 893SG Artist Baritone Saxophone:

    I have became interested in a bari sax, I have all the other sax's and I'm interested in a bari. This is the only one that I have tested and I thought that it can be a strong candidate.

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    5.0

    Greatest tenor alive.

    By tardy_2tiger

    from Lincoln, NE

    Comments about Jupiter 893SG Artist Baritone Saxophone:

    Plays awesome. Sharp looking and will last forever if treated with respect!!!

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Excellent response and mechanically sound.

    Comments about Jupiter 893SG Artist Baritone Saxophone:

    I played the Deluxe model at a local music store and was blown away by the ease at which it played. It had volume and a big bottom end so I purchased the Artist series which has a real nice finish. I also thank Musician's Friend for having the best price on the internet!

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