This alto saxophone gets top marks from both students and teachers. The ideal student instrument, it features a significantly improved right-hand mechanism: the C/Eb rocker is now easily accessible. The spring system ensures smoother action of all keys on this sturdy instrument. The body and keys are crafted from brass in a quality gold lacquered finish for durability. All the elements of this saxophone have been made to ensure the best start to playing. The Jupiter JAS500Q Alto Saxophone comes in a lightweight backpack style case and includes Jupiter mouthpiece, ligature and cap, one reed, sling and cleaning accessories.