After 100 years of innovation, design and "made in France"manufacturing, Henri SELMER Paris redefines the modernidentity of the altosaxophone with the Supreme, the latestmodel from his workshops.
It took more than 8 years of research and development to realize the ambitionof the world leader in high-end saxophones: to create the most accomplishedsaxophone ever designed, aninstrument where every detail has beendeveloped to surpass anything imagined and created so far. With theSupreme, Henri SELMER Paris has taken up the challenge of the idealinstrument, the one that would meet the expectations of all musicians -regardless of their musical genre.
Innovation at the service of tradition
The creation of the Supreme embodies the culmination of a century ofexpertise, combined with a perfectly mastered manufacturing tool that lives upto the instrument’s ambition. TheSupreme rises above musical genres. It has allthe qualities common to the models that preceded it, meeting the desires of allsaxophonists: beauty and care in the making of the BalancedAction, legendarysuppleness of the Mark VI, ease of the Super Action 80 Serie II, precision andelegance of the Serie III, power and roundness of the Reference.
The Enjoyment and Evidence of Playing
It is characterized by a perfectly balanced intonation, infinite sound colors, and agreat ease of response. It hides the natural and inherent constraints of thesaxophone, the playing limitationsare nonexistent. Its roundness and projectioncapacity make it an instrument that is both traditional and resolutely modern.The refinement and the care taken in its manufacture as well as acompletelycorrected ergonomics, reveal an enjoyment and evidence of playing never seenbefore.
Henri SELMER Paris, the standard for saxophone
Successors of Adolphe Sax, the Henri SELMER Paris workshops haveaccumulated 100 years of know-how and excellence in made in Francesaxophone manufacturing. Since the famous Series 22 model, launched in 1922, more than 800,000saxophones have been made in our workshops in Mantes-la-Ville, giving birth tomythical models that have shapedthe sound of the saxophone. The prevailingspirit of innovation and the close relationship with saxophonists from all overthe world is illustrated daily in the design of the instruments, madewith and formusicians.
Today, Henri SELMER Paris offers musicians the entire saxophone family,from sopranino to bass, in a wide range of finishes.