The Oxford I-TS-A is a tenor saxophone. The tenor is a mid-sized member of the saxophone family and one of the two most commonly used saxophones. The I-TS-A has superb playing quality, and shines with its polished lacquer finish. It sports buttons in a Pearloid style, so you get the look of pearl without the cost. The mouthpiece has been factory adjusted to ensure quality and proper vibration, and also includes a reed. This saxophone produces a beautiful, deep, breathy tone. It even comes with a hardshell case, so you can easily and safely transport your instrument.