The Andreas Eastman 52nd Street saxophone is a professional instrument and comes un-lacquered for a truly vintage appearance. It is an exceptionally responsive horn in all registers from low to high, and produces a big, fat sound with precise intonation. A larger bell and rolled-style tone holes contribute to the sound qualities of this instrument that many compare to some of the great vintage horns of the past. Solid construction with comfortable hand position and extras such as adjustable palm keys.
This sterling silver Amadeus Flute's headjoint is hand-cut in Boston, MA at Haynes. Features include sterling silver body - .016 wall thickness, french pointed key cups, offset G key and an upgraded mechanism, B footjoint w/ gizmo key
Flexible, responsive and easy to play, Eastman Reeds are a favorite among those wishing a quick response and flexibility. Each reed is crafted from premium French cane using lower internodes than most other reeds. Venuto is superbly balanced and highly polished. The Venuto reed possesses a lower point to its topographical arch, creating a thinner side bevel. The extra steps taken in manufacturing Venuto ensure the musician a reed that plays well out of the box, enjoys a long performance life, and responds with a consistency superior to any reed in its price point.
The Eastman Music Company is pleased to offer a complete line of woodwinds and brasswinds. Eastman’s reputation for excellence lies in the talent and accomplishment of its designers, makers, and company philosophy. At the forefront at Eastman, is a commitment to the customer to make the finest instruments at each level of playing. This ensures the musical success and confidence of students, amateurs, and professionals.
Early in the development of each instrument line, Eastman chose to partner with master instrument makers. This unique collaboration has lead to remarkable instruments within the woodwind and brass families. These instruments include special features that are found on high-end professional instruments. The influence of these master makers is evident in the standard achieved for each instrument made.
The Eastman Workshop in Beijing employs many exceptionally talented and dedicated craftspeople. Highly-skilled artisans handcraft each instrument to bring the professional feel and sound that our customers expect.Among many remarkable processes used in manufacturing are a proprietary graduated bell spinning process, hand lapping of all valves and tuning slides, diamond tipped engraving, and a propriety trombone hand slide drawing technique. The Wm. S. Haynes Company is a major influence in the woodwind workshop; results include ergonomic key design, the most modern scale, and exceptional flute headjoint design. This old-world philosophy for making your instrument, along with the use of superior materials, gives you the confidence to play your best performance. Please enjoy this catalogue. We look forward to your lifelong relationship with Eastman.
When you play a Haynes flute, you join the ranks of some very distinguished world-class flutists, and follow in the footsteps of such great players as the legendary George Barrere and Jean-Pierre Rampal, as well as contemporary artists such as Michel, Debost, Claudi Arimany, Jeanne Baxtresser, Kathleen Chastain, and Gary Schocker.