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Jupiter 847SG Soprano Saxophone

With the introduction of its Artist Series, Jupiter has added four new stars to the saxophone universe. The series includes an alto, tenor, baritone and, most recently, a soprano (model number 847SG). The new horn features a silver-plated brass body with gold lacquered keys and comes with two sterling silver necks: straight and curved. It also features an adjustable thumb rest, metal tone boosters, a forked high F and both high F-sharp and G keys.

With top-of-the-line professional horns costing about $3,500, the 847SG is a bargain at a suggested retail price of $2,150. In fact, the price is a key point in Jupiter’s marketing strategy for the entire 800 series. According to Derek Craig, Jupiter’s advertising director, the company is looking to find its niche in the market by offering “pro-level features and performance to advanced high school, college and professional players at a tremendous value.”

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