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Allora Student Series Alto Saxophone Model AAAS-301  

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If you are filling out your saxophone section and looking for an affordable alto that is both durable and easy playing, the Allora AAAS-301 Student A...Read More

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Rich, strong, even sound.


If you are filling out your saxophone section and looking for an affordable alto that is both durable and easy playing, the Allora AAAS-301 Student Alto Saxophone is an excellent choice. It is free blowing and offers excellent intonation for an instrument at this price range. With professional-style keywork, a high F# note, tilting G# key/Bb table keys, leather pads and an adjustable thumb rest, the AAA-301 will get students off to a great musical start. Includes molded case, mouthpiece, ligature and cap.

The Allora line of instruments was developed to offer the student musician an excellent start to their music career, at prices that parents can afford. Allora instruments meet exacting standards for intonation, comfort, and mechanical reliability and are an ideal alternative to renting.

FEATURES
  • Professional-style keywork
  • Lacquered brass body, neck and bell
  • Adjustable thumb rest
  • High F# note
  • Tilting G# key and Bb table keys
  • Includes molded case, mouthpiece, ligature and cap

An excellent choice for the beginner.

SPECIFICATIONS

Student Series Alto Saxophone Model AAAS-301

  • Model: AAAS-301 alto sax
  • Level: student
  • Key: Eb
  • Body, neck and bell material: lacquered brass
  • Range: to high F#
  • Table keys: tilting G# and Bb
  • Pads: leather
  • Boosters: plastic
  • Thumb rest: adjustable
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AlloraStudent Series Alto Saxophone Model AAAS-301
 
3.6

(based on 9 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to play (4)
  • Quality craftsmanship (4)
  • Consistent (3)
  • Good audio (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Novice (4), Experienced (3)

      Reviewed by 9 customers

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      5.0

      Great sax

      By Gbluzy335

      from Malabar Florida

      About Me Professional Musician

      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Easy To Play
      • Quality Craftsmanship
      • Rich Sound
      • Warm Tone

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Allora Student Series Alto Saxophone Model AAAS-301:

          Bought this for my 8 year old daughter after her teacher recommended it, it's actually a very nice sounding sax and her teacher couldn't put it down! It sounds great,is put together extremely well and looks beautiful! You won't be disappointed.

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          we are very happy

          By none

          from reston, va

          About Me Novice

          Pros

          • Rich Sound

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Allora Student Series Alto Saxophone Model AAAS-301:

              My Saxophone player friend recommended this and my other saxophone player friend tested it when we received it. They both said this was a good saxophone. My daughter loves that it is brand new (instead of a rental) and there is a beautiful flower etched on the horn. I bought the maintenance plan in case it breaks which was my biggest worry. We have only had it for a week and she is a beginner but so far so good!

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              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Fast, but damaged...

              By Ray

              from Camarillo, CA

              About Me Novice

              Pros

              • Fast

              Cons

              • Damaged

              Best Uses

              • School Bands

              Comments about Allora Student Series Alto Saxophone Model AAAS-301:

              The Sax looked great, new, and hardley a mark, but....it had 4 valve rods that were bent and the springs were disconnected. How it got through QC is beyond me, other than, there is no QC. I have yet to return the thing, but will report on the replacement when I do. Hopefully this was a one off...but I doubt it.

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              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Disappointed

              By Band Mom

              from Madison, WI

              About Me Novice

              Pros

                Cons

                • Poor Quality

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Allora Student Series Alto Saxophone Model AAAS-301:

                  Purchased a used instrument. It was sealed in a box with "inspected" tape. It arrived in unplayable condition. I took it to a local repair shop. They recommended to return it as it needed a lot of repairs. I did. I had purchased 2 new instruments previously & was satisfied but this one was unacceptable.

                  Comment on this review

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  3.0

                  Not bad,just not great

                  By Gordon Bannister

                  from Ma

                  About Me Experienced

                  Ask me a question

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Looks Fine Handles Fine
                  • Quality Craftsmanship

                  Cons

                  • Some Notes Bit Off Pitch

                  Best Uses

                  • Play Along To Recordings

                  Comments about Allora Student Series Alto Saxophone Model AAAS-301:

                  Good quality construction,feels comfortable to hold,looks pretty good,but was a bit difficult to play with its mouthpiece.Tone quality of notes not as expected.This horn is good for young beginner student,but no one else.I played tenor and alto sax but quit 25 years ago.Getting back into it.Sound could be better.Thus 3 stars only.Case extras all fine.Can recommend for 14, year old,first timer.

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Alto Sax

                  By PGarvin1

                  from Florida

                  About Me Experienced

                  Ask me a question

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Consistent
                  • Easy To Play
                  • Great For My Personal Use
                  • Quality Craftsmanship
                  • Rich Sound
                  • Warm Tone

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Allora Student Series Alto Saxophone Model AAAS-301:

                      Just wanted an inexpensive alto sax to play for my own pleasure and this one fits my needs.

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                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      3.0

                      a good sax for a fledgling musician

                      By Jake the chicken man

                      from Norristown,Pa

                      About Me Novice

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Play

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Allora Student Series Alto Saxophone Model AAAS-301:

                          It seems to be a good sax for the beginner. A good product for the price.

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                          (17 of 17 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Good Beginner Instrument

                          By Robert

                          from Ohio, USA

                          About Me Experienced

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Consistent
                          • Easy To Play
                          • Quality Craftsmanship

                          Cons

                          • None

                          Best Uses

                          • School Bands

                          Comments about Allora Student Series Alto Saxophone Model AAAS-301:

                          Five stars as a low price beginner instrument.

                          I bought this for my son to learn on in school band. I have other saxophones to compare it. This was a good instrument for my son. It plays consistently throughout the range, feels solid, intonation is good. Price was on par with renting for a year, and quality is acceptible.

                          It already survived a drop. I had to adjust the octave key slightly afterwards, and now has a dent. Construction seems solid.

                          The case feels light and cheap.

                          Seems on par with the Bundy II I learned on. Keywork is probably a little better, and metal seems a little thicker.

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                          (30 of 37 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Best Student Horn on Market

                          By Jules 4 music

                          from San Francisco, Calif

                          Comments about Allora Student Series Alto Saxophone Model AAAS-301:

                          A terrific bargain I am a saxophone teacher and always seek the best for young students. this is by far the best for young students or as backup horn for instructor

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