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Selmer Ref 54 Alto Humming Bird

Selmer Ref 54 Alto Humming Bird



Selmer Paris Humming Bird 蜂鳥

This Selmer Reference 54 Alto was part of the “Tribute to Bird” collection celebrating the life of legendary saxophonist Charlie Parker. Each new model produced is uniquely identified by an engraving of a bird representing a different continent. This model from 2005 showcases an intricately beautiful engraving of a hummingbird, symbolising America


An extremely rare opportunity to purchase such a rare un-played collectors’ piece.The Hummingbird was the very first of the Selmer Collector’s Edition run of horns and remains to be the most sought after. Commonly accepted as the best modern horn that Selmer have made hence constant enquires as to their availability.


Selmer Paris stated that the very best Reference 54 pieces were hand selected to be offered in the collector’s range. They offered these unique collector’s edition instruments, "Tribute to Bird" as a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the death of the legendary Charlie Parker (1920-1955) and a tribute to the innovative approach with which he inspired the world of Jazz.


The Saxophone has impeccable detailing including extra engraving on the body and crook.


The Reference 54 Hummingbird comes complete with official Hummingbird case and accessory pack.Features

• Material: Brass

• Finish: Dark Gold Lacquer

• Key Touches: Pearl

• Neck: Selmer Reference 54

• Engraving: Hummingbird Engraving

• Case: Limited Edition Leather Selmer Case

• Mouthpiece: Selmer Super Session

• Made in: Paris1 year warranty

  • Details

    The "Reference" Alto exhibits a strong personality for an instrument of such modern design and manufacture, and each musician will recognise the original “Mark VI” feeling.
    Acoustics, ergonomic features and aesthetics evoke the spirit of this celebrated model :
    - rich, round tone colour, very centred blowing and exceptional tuning balance,
    - compact and precise keywork, comfortable handling,
    - a specific finish with a fine engraving and dark lacquer.
    The “Reference” Alto stands out for its great ease of playing, flexibility and power, giving free rein to each person's expressiveness.
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