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O.C.V.

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Has anyone come across Paris saxes, clarinets or flutes? www.pariswoodwind.com
I bought one of their sopranos from a local dealer a few years ago when I needed one in a hurry. I tried various others includind Yanni, Selmer, Yamaha. I don't know if it was a fluke but the Paris felt and sounded the best to me. The only place I have seen them for sale or advertised is at this particular dealer who told me that the saxes and flutes were made by a group of ex Yamaha techs and the clarinets made in England, I think by Hanson, but that could be wrong. I've not seen them mentioned on this site and just wondered if anyone else knows them and has an opinion.
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jonf

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Not come across them, but there are two things that concern me a bit about their web site. First is their branding - why use the word Paris when they appear to have about as much connection with Paris as I have. Secondly, more significantly, I am always mistrustful of web sites which have no contact details on them. Who do you contact if there is something wrong?
 

kevgermany

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Assuming these are standard chinese saxes,and there's nothing to indicate otherwise, they're rather expensive... I agree with Jon's comments. But... Guesswork on my part, though.
 
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