The SS1 Soprano is exceptionally responsive across the full range of the Saxophone with consistent tone from low to high. It produces a rich dark centered tone that is at home in almost any playing situation ideal for classical musicians and jazz musicians that prefer a darker more traditional sound. The SS1 features full-ribbed construction which adds stability to the keys enabling the saxophone to maintain adjustment longer. Also it comes with a high G key extending the range of the saxophone. Phoenix offers professional level instruments at a student level price.