The latest addition to Jean Baptiste’s popular line of student saxophones, the 290, is the perfect marriage of quality, performance and affordability. Designed for saxophonists of all ages and performance levels, the 290 is a reliable sax that plays in tune, but won’t break the bank. With key work and ergonomics that will feel comfortable in the hands of any player, regardless of age or size, the Jean Baptiste 290 is the perfect saxophone to launch your musical career. The 290AL Alto Saxophone features a newly redesigned neck for enhanced projection and improved intonation. The new neck makes the 290 more free-blowing and responsive, so a beginner can play with greater ease and spend more time enjoying the instrument. The 290 features a yellow brass body with single post construction that results in a lightweight instrument that has a vibrant tone. The instrument is fitted with blued steel springs and high quality Italian pads that make the action light and quick, with a reliable long lasting seal. Lastly, the 290 is packaged with a protective case and American made plastic mouthpiece.
All Jean Baptiste instruments are inspected at the Jean Baptiste factory, and again at headquarters to ensure that every instrument will provide a worry free experience right out of the case. Every Jean Baptiste instrument is backed by a 1-year warranty to cover manufacturer defects