P. Mauriat Master 97 Professional Tenor Saxophone - Gold Lacquer Finish

SKU: SWR-PMMAST97TS
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Finish
Gold Lacquer
Body material
Brass
Neck Material
Gold Brass
Key
Bb
Pads
Pisoni Pro
Level
Professional
Additional features
Sterling Silver Octave Pips
Manufacturer part number
MASTER-97T
Case/gig bag
Softshell Case
Neck type
Super VI
Bell decoration
Hand Engraved
Key buttons
Mother-of-pearl
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P. Mauriat’s Masterful Master 97 Tenor

P. Mauriat designed their Master 97 Series saxophones to exceed the demanding requirements of the most discerning professional players. Featuring dual-alloy construction with a gold brass neck and sterling silver octave pips, the Master 97 tenor brings a fresh, distinctive tonal color to the P. Mauriat tenor saxophone lineup. Generously graced with intricate hand engraving, this superb professional tenor sax is fitted with Pisoni Pro pads with synthetic resonators, which provides fast, fluid action and delivers a richly complex sound palette. This is a full professional saxophone that employs a new body design as well as numerous ergonomic upgrades. The Master 97 tenor comes with the excellent Super VI neck, which features a wide taper for freer blowing, adding to the sonic charms of this impressive horn. As with all P. Mauriat saxophones, stunning aesthetics and exceptional build quality are baked in, with precision ergonomic keywork, excellent responsiveness, and superior intonation yielding an instrument that faithfully conveys every nuance of expression in your playing.

Related Videos: Master 97 Professional Tenor Saxophone - Gold Lacquer FinishSuper VI neck: free-blowing design with wide bore taper

P. Mauriat’s Super VI neck is a favorite among experienced and professional saxophonists. The Super VI’s wider bore taper delivers a big, broad, bright tone and a responsive feel. With its free-blowing design, the Super VI gives you total control over the dynamics and timbral variation of your horn. Growling, raspy, breathy, or sweet — the Super VI neck allows you to explore the full voice of your instrument, and you can push it as hard as you want with the confidence you’ll be rewarded with a commanding sound.

Instruments that exude timeless character

The French brass and other metals used in P. Mauriat saxes are remarkably resonant due to the company’s arduous hand-hammering process, in which a saxophone body is hammered up to 400 times before moving on to the next artisan for final shaping. Tone holes are drawn from an instrument individually to ensure the precision and uniformity necessary for superior response and intonation. At P. Mauriat, lacquer is applied in three separate layers in order to achieve timeless, vintage visuals that will stand the test of time. Beautiful hand engraving is artfully performed with a simple hand tool and years of expertise. Once finished, each P. Mauriat saxophone is meticulously inspected and tested by one of the company’s roster of quality-control artists to make certain you receive a perfect instrument that will go the distance in your career.

Handcrafted vintage-inspired modern saxophones

An industry leader in vintage-inspired modern saxophones, P. Mauriat handcrafts their instruments in the French tradition with an emphasis on full-bodied vintage tone and optimized modern playability. To achieve these goals, P. Mauriat employs proprietary manufacturing techniques that result in instruments of outstanding quality and precision. Their zealous focus on fine craftsmanship produces saxophones that are highly prized among professional saxophonists and advancing players alike. Handmade to highlight the intrinsic characteristics of each individual model, the aesthetic beauty of P. Mauriat saxophones mirrors their vintage-flavored tone. Sweetwater is delighted to bring you P. Mauriat’s line of extraordinary instruments.

P. Mauriat Master 97 Tenor Saxophone Features:
  • Super VI neck
  • Gold brass neck
  • Hand-engraved bell and bow
  • Mother-of-pearl key touches
  • Pisoni Pro pads with synthetic resonators
  • Sterling silver octave pips
  • Includes mouthpiece, ligature, accessories, and PM contoured soft case
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A 25% handling charge is levied against all authorized returns except those due to our error. Unauthorized returns are subject to a 40% handling charge. Damages & defects must be reported to us within 14 days.
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