Selmer Paris Series III alto is the gold standard in classical saxophones. Its sound is superbly crafted and its ergonomics have been duplicated the world over.With brighter and more agile sound than its cousin the Super Action 80, the Selmer Series III alto saxophone is a professional alto saxophone that performs well in a variety of performance venues. For the classical saxophonist, the Selmer Series III alto saxophone offers a large color palette and extreme dynamic range. Jazz players will love the agility and immediate response of the Selmer. This alto saxophone will keep up with your most extreme ideas. Reducing the size and weight of the ribs (the body plates supporting the posts) by 30% results in a more free vibration of the instrument and enhanced resonance.