"From a musical and expressive standpoint, I can reach levels of finesse, of musical perception, that I had never reached before."
"The more I play it, the more I realize that this instrument is actualy limitless..."
Raquel Paños and Nahikari Oloriz
First Prize and the Jury Prize of the 91st edition of the Léopold Bellan International Competition, the Rayuela Ensemble brings together musicians from three different countries. Two saxophonists of the ensemble tried out the Supreme and played it in concert during the Andorra Sax Fest 2021. They share their first impressions with us.
"It truly felt great, it felt effortless, comfortable..."
"During the development process, we experienced superb surprises, and some nasty surprises. It's like a movie. We truly went through many happy and unhappy episodes to finally create the perfect instrument"
Sarah Roberts is an assistant professor of saxophone and jazz studies at the University of Texas at Tyler. She has an extremely diverse background in classical, jazz and popular music.
"The Supreme has an ease of playability that is unlike any other horn that I tried, especially in the low register!"
"When I go back to the Supreme, every morning, I get this feeling of pleasure, close to friendship. It may be the first time where I can see myself growing old with the same instrument."
Considered as one of the best alto saxophonists in French jazz, Pierrick Pédron tell us about his passage from the Reference to the Supreme saxophone...
"What I really like about this saxophone is the ergonomics. It's something very well thought out. And I feel really very very comfortable. It's extremely easy in the low register and in the high register, don't mention it!"