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Posted in Brass, Wind, Gear    //    Post Date - November 18, 2014

Tired of your kid’s instruments falling to pieces? Made by KHS (creators of Jupiter, Hohner, Mapex, Sonor, Hercules), Nuova is KHS’s answer to the flood of ‘cheap’ entry-level wind and brass instruments from China now being sold across Australia and online.

“We have done the comparisons and at the end of…

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Jupiter 2069GL 
XO SERIES Artistic Alto Saxophone

Posted in Brass, Wind, Gear    //    Post Date - March 30, 2011

March 2011. Guest Reviewer: 
Paul Williamson Information: Jupiter instruments, in my mind, have historically speaking, been aimed at the student and school band market. I have been aware of Jupiter student model horns over the years in teaching and school stage band situations. I always have found them to be a good solid horn, well built with good pitch and a consistent tone across the range. When we talk student horns we are thinking bright tone that will project and a horn that is easy to get sound over the full range of the instrument, especially in the lower end, low C through B and Bb. When the XO Jupiter 2069GL Artistic arrived by courier I was unsure about what to expect from the new top of the line Jupiter Pro series Alto. I was pleasantly surprised when I opened the cardboard box and…

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