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Paraschos Wooden Saxophone Necks

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Why do we categorize the saxophone as a woodwind instrument? Frankly, the only thing that separates saxophones from brass instruments is a square foot of Kidd leather and a sliver of cane. Well, that is until now.

Direct from Roberto’s Woodwind, that purveyor of sartorial excellence for the saxophone, comes the only product for saxophone that truly merits the title “wood” in woodwind. The product is a custom line of wood saxophone necks created by the Greek music company Paraschos. Palisander wood, to be exact, which is an extremely dense hardwood found in the equatorial Africa and Madagascar regions. It is often used for its resonant qualities in instruments like recorders and claves.

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