Henri Selmer Paris 74 Professional Tenor Saxophone

The Selmer Reference 54 is a professional saxophone inspired by the Mark VI model released in 1954. It integrates the Mark VI's legendary acoustic characteristics with innovative, modern key work, and better intonation. A favorite among jazz saxophonists, the Reference 54 offers a rich, full sound with an even scale and great egonomics.


Features


The keywork of the Selmer Reference 54 saxophone utilizes a modern, ergonomic design. This instrument comes complete with shaped flight case, Selmer Paris S-80 C* mouthpiece, cap and ligature, and care products. Join the legions of jazz saxophonists that have rediscovered the sound of the legendary Mark VI and have made the Selmer Reference 54 their horn of choice. The Reference 54 takes its inspiration from a 1958 mid-70,000 serial number Mark VI. It plays and looks like a vintage Selmer, including longer bell to improve intonation and a vintage matte finish.


Tech Specs


Acoustics: Reference body style-full sound

Necks: Reference bore

Construction: ribs

Body material: Vintage matte finish over yellow brass

Mouthpiece: S-80 C*

Mechanism: compact key positioning - closer to the body and directly under the hand

Range: high F# key

Front F key: spatula

Left-hand thumb rest: plastic

Right-hand thumb rest: metal adjustable

Adjusting screws: high F, 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 leather with plastic resonators

Hand-engraved bell

Shaped flight case