Old World Knowledge Meets New World Research With The Rampone & Cazzani 2008/J/OT/NOF# Bare Brass Bb Tenor Saxophone - No High F#
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It is likely that the first Italian saxophones (after the invention of the instrument in 1848) were made in Quarna by Agostino Rampone around 1875, with the first prototypes having a wooden body.
Since 1990, the Rampone & Cazzani company has been run according to the tenets of fine craftsmanship by the Zolla family, descendants of the Rampone family. The company is based in the village of Quarna Sotto, birthplace of the original founder. Rampone & Cazzani is focused on making top quality professional saxophones with a unique voice, aimed at satisfying serious and professional players worldwide.
Their mission is to create handcrafted professional caliber saxophones with a complex, distinctive, and shapeable sonic character. Their passion for their work drives their creativity, their research of precious primary materials, and their attention to detail. The 2008/J/OT/NOF# Bb Tenor Sax Features:
- Vintage bare brass
- Plated keys
- Rampone big bore geometry
- Body available in different metals with specific tonal characteristics
- Hand-hammered neck, body, bow, and bell
- Unlacquered finish to free the harmonics
- Light keywork action
- Elaborate hand-engraving
- 100% handmade Italian craftsmanship
- Low Bb
- No high F#
- Height: 800 mm / 31.5 in
- Weight: 3.8 kg / 8.4 lbs
Manufacturer: Rampone & Cazzani
Warranty: See manufacturer website for details