There are a number of different versions within the saxophone family. Images, sounds, and text used herein may have their own copyright and most are used by permission. New (Other) C $1,909.73. C $5,089.63. Additionally, the modern Buffet company insists that all of their horns from 1866 on were also available as A=442hz horns. Free shipping. Jean Paul USA Intermediate Tenor Saxophone TS-400 bands evette-buffet-crampon jazz soprano. If you believe this to be an error, please contact corrections@SaxPics.com. Buffet Crampon Cie Professional Alto Saxophone BC1863 W/ Case(Minimal Wear) The item you are currently viewing is a Buffet Crampon Cie Professional Alto Saxophone BC1863 W/ Case. Buffet Crampon Model BC8402-4-0 Tenor Saxophone in Matte Finish MINT CONDITION. or Best Offer. This is a saxophone that I could easily make my primary horn, a sax I would be proud to take to any gig. I tend to discount this statement because there's no evidence to support this and because adjusting down the 2hz is extrodinarily easy (in other words, there ain't much difference between A=440hz and A=442hz unless you're talking about electronic instruments). It's a great time to upgrade your home music studio gear with the largest selection at eBay.com. So, if you find one of these older horns, look for the "LP" stamp near the "Evette & Schaeffer" engraving. The 400 Series is designed for the advanced students and professional saxophonists. 6 years ago. Their saxophone production really took off in the 1950's, with the Dynaction and then Super Dynaction models, which many players consider to be some of the best French-made saxophones … Buffet Crampon creates its first saxophones, 20 years after the invention of this instrument by the Belgian Adolphe Sax. reply #20. Raymond Santos, Kansas City Symphony, Principal Clarinet & Buffet-Crampon Artist Midwest Musical Imports has been a wonderful resource for me. The bell, body tube and bow are all manufactured at Buffet Crampon in Paris. → Full Buffet serial number chart available. Buffet Crampon. Soprano: This has a higher register than the other versions and is the third-smallest type. The Vintage Saxophone Gallery - SaxPics.com Presented by USA Horn. I am looking at an Evette Buffet Crampon ROC soprano sax for $550. The Sax is Silver Plated. BUFFET CRAMPON S2 Used Alto Saxophone. Then there's the price point. Click here to view. If you have any comments, corrections, suggestions or picture submissions, please email them to SaxPics@SaxPics.com, If you feel any content is in violation of copyright, or for information regarding use of this site's content, please e-mail Copyright@SaxPics.com. 5, RUE MAURICE BERTEAUX - 78711 MANTES-LA-VILLE - FRANCE. 4,348 4.3K. $35.00 shipping. The early Buffet horns were in fact very similar to Adolphe Sax's original design. This one has a brass mate finish which gives it an elegant look. Selmer Tenor Saxophone (TS711) 4.0 out of 5 stars 13. Soda. Thank you. Since the company's conception, Buffet Crampon h… Fred Ormand, clarinetist, has been an important teacher and performer for over 60 years. $495.00. Buffet Crampon began manufacturing musical instruments in 1825 exclusively in France, but has since expanded their business to include production facilities in Germany and China as well. A good thing to note: France had several different pitch standards in the 19th century. I learned the saxophone (alto and tenor) when I was a teenager to have a good level, my last was a tenor sax-SELMER. Buffet Crampon 400 Series Professional Tenor Saxophone, High F#, Lacquer Finish There are … Buffet Crampon has a rich tradition in saxophone production, going back to the very early days of the instrument in the late 19th century. Why is this important? Buffet, however, instead of "reinventing the wheel", is extremely faithful to Sax's original design - primarily because Buffet was a Sax licensee. High pitch horns do not play in tune with modern horns and it is almost physically impossible to adjust down the 1/4-step-plus to A=440hz. Great deals on Buffet Crampon Saxophones. $2,404.30. Twenty-two summers were spent at Grand Teton Music Festival and there have been numerous performances at International Clarinet Fests.For over twenty years he headed up the clarinet program at the University of Michigan. They've been able to help me sell several of my instruments on consignment, which took the stress out of the instrument selling process. He is a noted chamber musician, having performed with Chamber Music Northwest and … Evette Buffet Crampon soprano sax. 2 user reviews on Buffet Crampon Alto Evette. When Buffet's first sax was introduced, it was probably a A=435hz horn, which was the French standard of the time. Manufacturing of Buffet Crampon professional clarinets, oboes, bassoons, and saxophones: 5 rue Maurice Berteaux 78711 Mantes la Ville – France; Manufacturing of Buffet Crampon student clarinets and oboes, and Julius Keilwerth, W. Schreiber, Besson, J. Scherzer, B&S, Hans Hoyer and Antoine Courtois instruments: Gewerbepark 52-54 Since 1825 the brand has developed around a know-how of exceptional instrument manufacture. $2,799.00. Former students now play in the San Francisco and Boston symphonies and the Royal Danish Orchestra and hold important university clarinet positions around the country. $995.00. Buffet, however, instead of "reinventing the wheel", is extremely faithful to Sax's original design - primarily because Buffet was a Sax licensee. Buffet-Crampon has re-entered the saxophone market with a strong product. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. Serial Number … BUFFET CRAMPON EVETTE ALTO Brass SAXOPHONE SAX Musical Instrument . Fast & Free shipping on many items! In 1866 Adolphe Sax's patent expired and a bunch of instrument makers, including Buffet, jumped on the Sax bandwagon and tried to "improve" upon the saxophone design. The 400 Series is designed for the advanced students and professional saxophonists. The bell is hand hammered in the old school tradition. If you don't see it, the horn might be fun to have as a collectible or if you do solo work (or work with electronic instruments), but not as a performance horn with modern ensembles. Got one to sell? Its then precisely formed under high water pressure. $3,159.00. Carl Fisher was the name of the US importer. He had a similarly long tenure at the Music Academy of the West, mentoring some of the most talented young clarinetists in the country.In retirement, Fred lives in Lawrence, Kansas, and pursues his other passion, golf! This a very special Saxophone. 5 offers from $1,127.00. As an orchestral musician, he has played with the Chicago, Cleveland and Detroit symphonies. Buffet Crampon S1 and Prestige alto saxophones Origin: France (www.buffet-crampon.com) Guide price: £1300 for the S1, £1500 for the Prestige (used) Weight: - Date of manufacture: 1975 (S1), 1985 (Prestige) Date reviewed: October 2006 Buffet's first version of their premier S range of pro horns Only 1 left in stock - order soon. Alto saxophone: Along with the tenor, the alto is a standard version of the saxophone. As you can see from the pictures it is in very good shape, for being over 100 years old. Buffet Crampon is a French manufacturer of woodwind musical instruments, including oboes, flutes, saxophones, english horns and bassoons; however, the company is perhaps most famous for their clarinets, as Buffet is the brand of choice for many professionals. Services Vintage BUFFET CRAMPON Tenor Saxophone - DYNACTION Nr 23144 - Repadded PERFECT . Buffet Harmony Saxophone Jean Louis Buffet was already making musical instruments … Let us know! The body tube is the S3 Prestige. My Everette is made in W Germany, So it's got to be at least 20 years old - Sounds great by the way. According to my documentation, Jean Crampon joined the company in 1871, thus these are the first "Buffet-Crampon, Cie." … Click here to view. Have an idea for a feature page? Adjusting up from A=435hz to A=440hz is a bit more difficult. You can send info to SaxPics@SaxPics.com. This instrument has 14pounds, so it is not very light. Please read the entire description. Fred Ormand, clarinetist, has been an important teacher and performer for over 60 years. From Netherlands. 5, RUE MAURICE BERTEAUX - 78711 MANTES-LA-VILLE - FRANCE, Professor of Clarinet (retired) University of Michigan, Soyez le premier à recevoir les nouvelles de Buffet Crampon, Your product has been added to the Shopping Cart. Buffet Model 400 Professional Alto Saxophone in Gold Lacquer MINT CONDITION. I plan on using it for playing in churches and my son to play in jazz band. STUDENT EVETTE BUFFET CRAMPON ALTO SAXOPHONE RESTORE OR PARTS INCLUDES NECK . Buffet Crampon 400 Series Alto Saxophone (Brass Matte Finish) 5.0 out of 5 stars 1. Our pioneering handcrafted methods are still employed today. According to my documentation, Jean Crampon joined the company in 1871, thus these are the first "Buffet-Crampon, Cie." horns ("Cie." essentially means "company"). While the first two series of Buffet horns are essentially Sax copies, the third series is shockingly different and introduces many interesting changes thoughout its long history. Buffet Crampon is firmly-fixed, through its history and its name, in the tradition of the manufacture of top of the range wind instruments. Buffet Crampon is a French manufacturer of woodwind musical instruments, including oboes, flutes, saxophones, english horns and bassoons; however, the company is perhaps most famous for their clarinets, as Buffet is the brand of choice for many professionals. This buffet crampon alto saxophone has engravings inside the bell and on the key cups, bow, neck, and body. or Best Offer. The design team for the SENZO is entirely French so the saxophone is conceptually 100% Buffet-Crampon in Paris. Features Of Buffet Crampon 400 Series Alto Sax. Tenor Sax - Evette Buffet Crampon - 870340 R.O.C. Buffets around this time are stamped "LP" or "HP" -- "HP" being "high pitch": an American standard where A=457hz. No Buffet feature pages were found in the database. Product description The new Buffet Crampon saxophones incorporate classic French design combined with modern innovations to produce exceptional instruments for any level or budget. or Best Offer. Pre-Owned. He married Zoe Crampon in 1836 and so the famous Buffet Crampon brand name was created. Well, in any event, there were no significant changes in their saxophone design, but it does appear that 1871 is the first year that the "Buffet-Crampon, Cie." logo was used :). Had it from... Evette Buffet Crampon soprano sax. Instruments Clarinets English Horn Bassoon Oboes Saxophones. For over 190 years, Buffet Crampon has been dedicated to making the finest clarinets in the world setting the uncompromising standard for sound, touch and beauty. I have an Evette Buffet Crampon alto sax serial # 253179 (ROC). There are double arms on the low C, Bb and B keys. This item is in excellent working condition with minimal signs of wear including very light minimal scratches. 1957 Buffet Dynaction/Olds Opera Tenor Sax, Original Laquer Finish, Plays Great! By morgansd, 7 years ago on Questions & Answers. Buffet Crampon 400 Series Alto Saxophone - YouTube Item # 0211002 | Model # AS400The Buffet Crampon 400 Series Professional Saxophone which is … "SaxPics", "The Vintage Saxophone Gallery", and "The Source for Saxophone Information" ©2016 USA Vintage Horn Corp. Full Buffet serial number chart available. The logo used today first appeared in 1844. I will discuss this next series on a different page. The Antoine Courtois company wins the gold medal at the Universal exhibition in Paris for “excellent workmanship and impeccable accuracy” in the quality of their instruments. Evette Buffet Crampon soprano sax. Alto Saxophone Buffet Crampon brand new. It looks good, it plays good, it sounds great. The four common series are as follows. He is a noted chamber musician, having performed with Chamber Music Northwest and the Music Academy of the West. Buffet Crampon - … Is that a good deal? According to the Buffet website, however: In 1830 Denis's son, Jean-Louis, took over the business. Saxophones are classified as a woodwind instrument. The Sax has some rare extra keys. $189.00. The new Buffet Crampon saxophones incorporate classic French design combined with modern innovations to produce exceptional instruments for any level or budget. By 1914, the new international standard pitch of A=440hz ("low pitch") was introduced. 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